Besides the main auctioneering functions of the company, Humbert & Ellis Ltd. provide a number of other specialist and expert services at competitive rates.
We undertake all aspects of professional valuation including:
Insurance Valuations (accepted by all major insurers): individual items, including jewellery, collections or entire house contents.
Probate Valuations for the valuation of chattels and goods for deceased estates, accepted by all major law firms and HMRC.
Family Division in the unfortunate event of divorce and/or separation, we are able to provide mutually acceptable valuations on shared assets.
£150 for the first hour and £75 per hour thereafter + 2.5% of valuation, EXCEPT on FREE VALUATION DAYS and when items are consigned to our sales.
We able to undertake partial or whole house clearance with a fully insured staff and fleet of vehicles. Country estates especially welcomed. Commercial clearance available in select cases. Our clearance teams are experienced and careful.
We are licensed waste carriers and are subject to standard commercial protocol for the responsible and eco-friendly disposal of non-saleable items.
Jonathan Humbert will conduct select 3rd party commercial auctions sales at a rate of £300 per hour plus travel expenses + 1% of goods sold.
Subject to availability, Jonathan will conduct a limited number of charity auction sales each year at a special concessionary rate.
Private Client Services
For select high net worth customers we offer a discrete consultancy service for the off-market sale of high value items where privacy is required and contacts are everything. We can also provide an expert ‘locate, assess and acquire’ buying service for desired items, whether through private negotiation or at other auctions.