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NEXT AUCTION - 14th October 2018 at Cowbit

Thinking of attending one of our auctions, but wary of what's on offer and what sort of prices items can be purchased for? Why not subscribe to our auction list service for auction catalogues and reports? As a guide of what to expect we have made available the report from a previous Cowbit Auction held on 20th November 2016 as a FREE DOWNLOAD. Where else would you be able to pick up a nice Kolster Brandes Toaster Radio for just £16? (Typical eBay price is between £40 and £50), or perhaps a Watts Dust Bug for £2 (Typically sold for between £10 and £20 on eBay). With typically 200 to 400 items available at each auction, plus stalls selling a wide range of sets and parts (domestic and military), Radiophile auctions are really unmissable events for collectors, dealers, and just about anyone interested in vintage radio, vintage TV, and vintage military equipment. You don't HAVE to subscribe to The Radiophile to attend our auctions, but if you are interested in vintage radio why wouldn't you? - just turn up on the day or subscribe to the auction list to get catalogues and reports of all our auctions.

The Radiophile Auction List

Radiophile Auction Catalogues are available on subscription (£22.00 per year for print copies to UK subscribers or £12.50 per year for PDF copies sent by email) and give subscribers access to advance copies of each auction catalogue sent shortly before the auction, together with sold prices from the previous auction. Catalogues are also available to purchase for £1 each on the day of the auction.

The Radiophile Auction Service

The Radiophile organises several vintage radio auctions every year. These offer a valuable service to all involved with vintage radio.

We are keen to hear from all sorts of sellers, whether they are collectors looking to thin down their collection, or those who may be responsible for re-homing a collection of wireless items following a bereavement.

Radiophile Auctions are generally held at Gnosall and Cowbit. Details of forthcoming auctions can be obtained from Brian Pallister (auctions@radiophile.co.uk) - or use the 'Contact Us' form on the website. Dealers may also book stalls in the same way. More details on how to add your items to forthcoming auctions as well as terms and conditions are now available to DOWNLOAD here. Brian can also be contacted by telephone - but please email in the first instance.

Radiophile Auctions are run by a trusty band of volunteers, so it is not generally possible to get involved with storing lots before the auction or transporting them to the venue. On the other hand, if you can enlist the help of a man with a van and get the lots to the venue the day before the sale, a Radiophile Auction gives you a pain-free and practical way to re-home even large quantities of vintage wireless equipment.

Currently arranged dates for 2018:

28th January 2018 - Auction with Stalls at Gnosall
15th April 2018 - Auction with Stalls at Cotes Heath * NEW
29th April 2018 - Vintage Radio Exposition / Auction at Cowbit
24th June 2018 - Auction with Stalls at Gnosall
22nd July 2018 - CANCELLED
16th September 2018 - CANCELLED
14th October 2018 - Vintage Radio Exposition / Auction at Cowbit
18th November 2018 - Auction with Stalls at Gnosall

Sales will normally commence at approx. 12:00 noon - but see the auction catalogue for exact times at each auction. Stalls and viewing open to the public from 10:30am. Stall holders may set up from 8:30am.

Check back here for further dates and more details, or subscribe to the Radiophile Auction List for regular catalogues as well as details of sold prices and make sure you don't miss an event.
You do not need to be a subscriber to Radiophile to attend one of our auctions (though why not subscribe and see what you are missing!) - all Radiophile auctions are open to anyone (a small admission charge of £2.50 applies to auctions). NO buyer's premium on successful bids (THE AMOUNT YOU BID IS THE AMOUNT YOU PAY). Reasonably price refreshments are available as well as free car parking.

Cowbit Address: The Village Hall, Cowbit, PE12 6AL
Gnosall Address: The Memorial Hall, Lowfield Lane, Gnosall, ST20 0ET
Sambrook Address: The Village Hall, Sambrook, TF10 8AL
Cotes Heath Address: Cotes & Standon Village Hall, Station Road, Cotes Heath, ST21 6RS

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