ABOUT RUM AUCTIONEER
Rum Auctioneer is excited to bring the first dedicated online rum auction website to a global audience of rum devotees and become part of and further the global rum movement. 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 wine at auction, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us.
What are your opening times?
Our UK office is open 7 days a week between the following hours:
- Monday 10:00 - 17:00
- Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
- Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
- Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
- Friday 10:00 - 17:00
- Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
- Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Please note items can only be collected after 10.00am due to licensing laws.
If you would like to drop off or pick up bottles at our office in Perth, you must pre-book a time slot as we operate an appointment only system.
NOTICE REGARDING CORONAVIRUS - COVID-19: Please see our information page for up to date information on whether our offices are currently open to the public.
How does an online rum auction work?
Individual sellers consign to auction through our offices in Perth (UK or global based sellers) or Germany (EU based sellers). Once they have been authenticated by our highly-experienced team, photographs are taken and the bottles are listed on the website in the next available auction. Rum Auctioneer hosts rum auctions on a frequent basis, during which registered users across the globe can bid on bottles online. The highest bidder at the close of the auction is then notified by email and asked for payment within 3 days. The seller receives payment within 21 working days of the end of 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.