Payment & Shipping


Payment may be made in cash, by cheque, bank transfer, debit or credit card. Payments may be made in cash to a maximum of £9000. Payments by cheque may delay in the delivery of your purchase until funds are cleared. If paying by credit card a surcharge of 2% plus VAT is applicable. If you have registered to bid live online payment may be taken from your debit or credit card immediately following the auction. Payments must be received within seven days of the auction. For complete payment condition view our terms of business.

Payment by debit card or credit cards are no longer accepted over the telephone. Payments by card can only be made in person at McTear’s Galleries or online, to make a payment click here.

For all payment related enquiries please contact

Michelle Henderson 0141 810 2880


McTear's are pleased to offer a global packing and shipping service through the experts at Auction Logistics from Mail Boxes Etc. If you are using bidding platform, the shipping prices for most lots in our Specialist Sales are on lot detail pages in advance of the sale day. buyers can purchase shipping conveniently online by following the payment link received by email after the sale.

Auction Logistics from Mail Boxes Etc. offer a complete collect, pack and ship service to most global destinations and include up to £150 Inclusive Cover protection per lot, with the option to upgrade the cover to the full amount paid for the item/s*.

For remote bidders that require shipping, please contact Auction Logistics from Mail Boxes Etc. directly for a shipping quotation by using the contact form below:

Auction Details
Lot DetailsDescription
* *
Delivery Details
Cover for Loss
or Damage:
      Value £
** Max cover is the hammer price + commission, VAT and shipping and is subject to approval and terms & conditions here.

( fields marked with * are required )

Shipping and cover is at the buyer's expense. Shipping payment must be made to 'Auction Logistics from Mail Boxes Etc.' prior to departure and excludes local duties and taxes. Please note that McTear's do not pack or ship items - all requests are sent to our specialist handlers at 'Auction Logistics from Mail Boxes Etc.'

Direct contact details for the Auction Logistics from Mail Boxes Etc. Customer Services team are;


Telephone: 0871 221 1233 - Calls charged at £0.13 per minute from UK landlines and mobiles plus your phone company's access charge

*Shipping services, Inclusive and Enhanced Cover and subject to our terms and conditions here.

Auction Logistics from Mail Boxes Etc

Upcoming Auctions

The Jewellery Auction
23 August 2017
The Jewellery Auction is a six weekly event to the calendar and features 200 items with a variety of...

The Silver Auction
24 August 2017
The Silver Auction at McTear’s, a six weekly live auction, has become a destination for silver...

The Asian Works Of Art Auction
24 August 2017
An auction of Chinese, Japanese, Middle Eastern as well as Indian, African and other artworks, to in...

The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction
24 August 2017
McTear’s hold an unrivalled international auction of Ceramics & Glass every month, punctua...

The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction
25 August 2017
This ever-expanding dedicated auction brings together a selection of clocks and instruments of all t...

The Works Of Art & Furniture Auction
25 August 2017
McTear’s furniture and works of art auction brings together a range of furniture, toys, collec...

The Scottish Pictures Auction
30 August 2017
A fine selection of Scottish paintings including exceptional examples by John Maclauchlan Miln...

The Coins & Banknotes Auction
19 September 2017
McTear's has experienced Coin Specialists who will advise you and value your items. Appointments can...

The Watches Auction
19 September 2017
McTear’s is the only auction house in Scotland to host an auction dedicated to Watches every s...

The Military Watches Auction
19 September 2017
This dedicated auction to military watches will take place in addition to the the usual six-weekly d...

The Rare & Collectable Whisky Auction
22 September 2017
No other auction house in the world auctions Whisky as frequently as McTear’s. With a dedicate...

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction
24 September 2017
If you are considering the sale of a single painting or a substantial collection, please feel warmly...

The British & International Pictures Auction
11 October 2017
A dynamic and diverse collection of high quality paintings from home and abroad. If you have high...


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