Silverwoods of Lancashire 

Silverwoods is one of the most popular and vibrant Auction Houses in the North of England, holding Fine Art and Antiques auctions with internet bidding, monthly sales of hundreds of antiques and collectables, Rural Bygones auctions and specialist collection sales.  Selling at auction is one of the best, and easiest, ways to turn antiques and collectables into maximum profit –  if you have not bought or sold through an Auction before don't worry we will guide you through the process. 

So browse the website and get in touch with us to find out how we can help you.


June Rediscovery Sale

Sunday 13th June 

'Timed' online through

Viewing available between the hours of 9.00 and 15.00 Monday 7th June to Wednesday 9th June

Auction will begin to close from 5pm on Sunday 13th June in Lot order.  

Click here to view catalogue and leave commission bids!

June Fine Arts Sale

Thursday 10th - Sunday 20th JUNE 

'Timed' online through

  • Entries now closed
  • Viewing of sale 9.00 - 3.00pm from Monday 7th June - Wednesday 9th June & Monday 14th June - Wednesday 16th June 
  • Bids begin to close from 5pm Sunday 20th June in lot order
  • Click here to view catalogue and bid


Entries welcomed now for the following sales :  

Rediscovery - 11th July & 8th August

Fine: Numismatic - 25th July 

NB: Numismatic includes best quality medals, coins, stamps, silver and jewellry) 

Fine: Furniture & Antiques - 21st August

All  sales 'Timed' online through

Valuation & Appraisal

To receive an initial appraisal, you can simply email images of your items with a brief description to: 

Alternatively, or as a next step, make an appointment for a free private consultation with one of our team of professional valuers. 

For our solicitor clients, we also offer valuations for insurance or probate purposes. Contact our senior auctioneer, Wilf Mould on 01200 423322 for an initial consultation.

Viewing of Lots

Fine Antiques, Furniture & Collectables

Silverwoods will now be placing emphasis on the display of lots in auction catalogues creating an emporium, of galleria of antiques, furniture and fine art within exhibition 'rooms'. Vendors, therefore, can be assured their items are displayed in the best way and for Buyers to see items in context; rather merely on racks. From 2021 we welcome customers every weekday 9.00 - 5.00pm when customers can see for themselves the next catalogue developing with new lots.  

Rediscovery: Antiques, Furniture and Memorabilia.

Viewing arrangements will be by appointment on days prior to the sale as advertised here.

Architectural Salvage, Rural & Domestic Bygones

All lots are now to be displayed in the 'bottom' building of the main auction. Viewing for the full catalogue of this sale will be 9.00 - 5.00pm Wednesday - Friday during the 'bidding' week

Our Payment Policy

Silverwoods is especially proud of its fast payment policy to customers, by BACS, within 14 days following a Rediscovery sale and 28 days following A Fine Arts sale. 

On-line Bidding

Online sales are conducted either with, OR  our own on-line bidding platform '' . Please note which platform is being used for each sale.

Registration and use for either platform is straightforward, allowing you to see our catalogues, search easily and leave bids or enjoy the thrill of bidding live at home.  

To register for go to the online auctions tab above and click LOGIN/REGISTER  then follow the instructions by entering an email and password. NB IMPORTANT: You will be sent an email to verify and confirm your identity; which you MUST carry out then you can access all our online sales in future.