About Rum Auctioneer

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About Rum Auctioneer

Rum Auctioneer is the first dedicated online platform dedicated to buying and selling rum at auction website. Founded in 2019 and located in Perth, we utilise our expertise and knowledge combined with our auction platform, to increase interest and passion in the global rum community. 

We endeavour to make the market more accessible for buyers and sellers of any background and geography. In our monthly auctions, you will find a diverse range of rare, unusual and interesting rums; from the dark and full tasting examples of Barbados, or the smoother lighter rums of Cuba and the distinctly punchy rhum agricoles of Guadeloupe, a wide and varied selection of rums are waiting to be discovered in our auctions.

We are passionate about connecting these bottles with those who share in our passion and actively support our customers in their aims, whether that be consuming, collecting or investing.

 

WELCOMING AND SUPPORTING OUR CUSTOMERS 

Whether buying or selling, our customers are the life of our business and we are ultimately working on their behalf.  Customers trust us with their most valuable possessions and rely on us to treat both them and their bottles with high esteem.   

We take this responsibility seriously, and – whether buying or selling – our customers can have every confidence in our services. Our experienced team  aims to enhance our customers' experience and enjoyment of rum by  sharing our expert knowledge and  placing our them at the centre of everything we do. The team here is always ensuring that our  services are efficient, consistent, transparent and flexible enough to act with care and attention to individual requirements. 

If you would like to find out more about our services, the team is here to help - so no matter whether you're looking for a valuation, have a collection of bottles you'd like to sell or have a query about buying rum at auction, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us

FAQs

What are your opening times?

UK Head Office Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

Book Appointment for UK Head Office

Please note, items can only be collected after 10.00am due to licensing laws and our offices can only be accessed if you have booked an appointment in advance.

 

London Seller Services Hub Opening Times: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

Book London Drop-Off Appointment (Bottle drop-offs only)

 

Germany Seller Services Hub Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

Complete our Seller Form and Request to Book a Germany Drop-Off Appointment (Bottle drop-offs for sellers based in Germany only)

How does an online rum auction work?

Customers across the world can choose to sell their rum with Rum Auctioneer. Our Client Services team will support sellers by providing valuations for their bottles and advice on the best way to get their bottles to our UK Head Office for sale in our next auction.

The bottles will be checked-in, authenticated, photographed, and then listed into the next available auction by our expert team. Rum Auctioneer hosts monthly auctions, where registered users from across the globe can bid on bottles via our website.  

After the auction closing date, the highest bidder will be notified by email. Payment is required within 72hrs. The buyer can then choose to ship, store, or collect the bottle(s). Buyer fees are applied during the online checkout process.  

The seller will receive payment within 21 working days of the end of the auction, directly to their chosen bank account. Seller fees will be applied to the seller’s invoice after the auction. 

I have a large collection to sell - can Rum Auctioneer help me?

Yes. Rum Auctioneer can offer sellers a full range of services when it comes to larger private collections. The time and effort required to build such a collection shows commitment, care and enthusiasm and as rum enthusiasts ourselves, we understand this and use our extensive experience in order to treat collectors prized possessions with the respect, esteem and attention they deserve. We work hand in hand with private collectors to make the process of using our services as seamless and straightforward as possible.

If you are interested in finding out more about our services, please get in touch with our Customer Service team.