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Drop Off Your Bottles

Drop Off Your Bottles

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If you are interested in selling online with Whisky Auctioneer, we require that all items are brought or sent directly to our Rum Auctioneer office at: 


Rum Auctioneer 

West Building 

Ruthvenfield Grove 


Inveralmond Industrial Estate 

PH1 3FN 


If you would like to drop off your bottles in person at our office in Perth, you must pre-book a time slot as we operate an appointment only system. Our office is open from Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm. 



We’re pleased to let you know that we’ve designed up a new way to deliver our pick-up and drop-off services from our office.  From Tuesday 9 June, you will be able to book an appointment for a fast-track, contactless pick-up or drop-off of your bottles, both saving you time and keeping you safe. Please note that this is the only service to drop-off bottles at our office and strict social distancing measures are in place.

Please note that whilst all appointments are booked through our sister-site Whisky Auctioneer and your appointment confirmation email will be sent from, your appointment will be assigned as Rum Auctioneer.  

If you would like to drop off your bottles in person at our office in Perth, you must pre-book a time slot as we operate an appointment only system. It is essential that our Senders Form is completed and printed in advance.

You can find out more about this service here.


What are your opening times?

We are open 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 - 16:00

Please note items can only be collected after 10.00am due to licensing laws.

We are also able to accommodate other times if it is required, please contact to arrange if this possible well in advance please.

How do I sell my rum?

To sell your rum you will firstly need to register on our website and then either deliver or post your bottle(s) to Rum Auctioneer; we do the rest! All the information you need to sell your rum can be found in our Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Rum at Auction.

How much is my rum worth?

The value of a bottle of rum is constantly fluctuating according to supply and demand. Rum Auctioneer can provide a valuation according to the latest market trends. If you would like a free, no-obligation valuation, please visit our Free Auction Estimate page.

What fees are involved for selling rum?

There is a £3 listing fee per bottle (not per lot). Once a bottle is sold, sellers pay a 5% commission on the final sale price.

If you wish to place a reserve on an item there is a fee of £4.00 per lot.

Please note VAT is charged to commission, listing and reserve fees.  VAT is not applicable to the hammer price of the whisky.

More information including additional fees, reserve price restrictions and payment terms can be found here.

Contact Us

Rum Auctioneer,
West Building
Ruthvenfield Grove
Inveralmond Industrial Estate
United Kingdom

Tel: 01738 245576