EVE offers a range of ever evolving and adaptive services for it’s customers.
Operating scope – We operate physically in Northern Europe. Primarily in Northern France. We can travel further afield by arrangement and of course there is no geographical limits to those we can serve with online services.
Listing services – For individuals looking to sell their items online who want to avoid the online listing, pricing, measuring, documenting and photographing we are happy to arrange for a representative to call, photograph, price and catalogue and then list your items. Selling venues are optional and may include our own website, Ebay and/or Etsy. Fees are variable, dependent on logistics and consignment sizes but typical prices for local single items start at £30. Multiple single items from £10 each. With commision on sale price of 40% when sold. This service is generally only available in Northern France but we will consider travelling further afield for larger consignments by arrangement. Listing fees are payable in advance. Commision fees after sale.
Consignment sales – If you have a number of items you wish to sell but would prefer us to take care of everything (store, photograph, measure, price, list, deal with inquiries, wrap and dispatch etc.). We are happy to discuss your requirements. Fees are variable, dependent on logistics and consignment sizes but typical prices start at £250 set-up cost per consignment plus 40% of selling price at time of sale. This service is generally only available in Northern France but we will consider traveling further afield for larger consignments by arrangement. Set-up fees are payable in advance.
Online paper based valuations – We are happy to provide official valuations. Our fee is £35. Find out more and buy a valuation here: Buy valuation. Submit your product for valuation here: Submit product for valuation. Local ‘in person’ valuations can be facilitated by arrangement.
Probate valuations – A probate valuation ascertains the value of a deceased person’s estate to help calculate inheritance tax. Fees will be discussed before work commences and 100% paid in advance. Fees will be based on the size of the consignment and logistics involved (typically starting from £495).
Estate valuations – A walk around valuation is useful for people who have inherited properties or are downsizing. We will visit your premises and give valuations and information on the best ways to dispose of your items. Fees will be discussed before work commences and 100% paid in advance. Fees will be based on the size of the consignment and logistics involved (typically starting from £195).
Verbal valuations – Watch out on our social media for details of valuation sessions we will be providing throughout 2023. We can give you a verbal valuation of retail and trade values of your items. We can provide written official valuations as well but there is a fee involved (see above)
Inventory services – For selling, collecting, insurance, investment and reference purposes we can accurately catalogue your items electronically and/or on paper in a range of formats including printed catalogues, databases and even whole websites. We can also later update your catalogues as required. Fees will be discussed before work commences and 100% paid in advance. Our internet and database services are provided by our own computer and business services company; www.frukit.com
Other consultancy services – We can offer a confidential consultancy service on various aspects of the antiques and collectables market including acquisition for collection, investment and leasing. For example; We are pleased to have helped a number of local individuals get started in the trade. Fees will be based on the query and logistics involved (typically starting from £39 per hour for business services).