Welcome to W.E. Whiskyauktion Europa!
We will guide you step by step to your first won auction on our platform.
On our site, whisky can be sold by auction by private as well as commercial customers.
Please take a look at our current auction calendar here.
Usually, the auction fee for the seller amounts to 7.5% of the hammer price.
If your whisky is classified as a Highlight, it is displayed directly on our starting page, visible for all our whisky lovers. Furthermore, the auction fee for you as a seller drops from 7.5% to 5%.
The auctioned bottles will be shipped to the buyer as soon as the money has been transferred to our account. Hence, you take no risks of payment default.
In order to sell whisky on our auction platform, please follow the following steps:
1. Register on our site (link on the bottom of the page)
2. Contact us (via phone +49 (0) 5066 99390 10 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org) and tell us which bottles you would like to sell with picture via email.
3. After consultation, the bottles have to get to the following address:
W.E. Whiskyauktion Europa UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
In case of pick-up we can arrange this for you, picking the bottles personally up where you are for a fee).
Prior to the auction and after your bottles have arrived:
As soon as the bottles have arrived here, we will examine the quality of the bottles, their boxes etc., take pictures and put them online for the respective upcoming auction.
As soon as the buyer has paid for the whisky, we will simultaneously send the money to the seller as well as the whisky to the buyer. There are no additional costs for money transfer except your bank account is not Euro.
Thereby, you will have successfully sold your first bottle(s) on our site!
The following fees apply to you as a buyer:
Fee for offering your whisky on our site: free
Setting a reserve price (minimum bid), if wanted: 0 Euro (up to 31.9.2017, then 3 Euro)
Auction fee: 5% (Highlight) or 7.5 % of the hammer price
Insurance safe money transfer within euro area: free
Special treatment of the auction-process on our platform:
Due to our objective of bringing buyers and sellers together, you will automatically be notified of the highest offer price. In case of you having set a reserve price that has not been reached till auction ends, you will still be notified of the highest bid. Then you have 48 hours to decide whether you accept the offer or resubmit the bottle to the next auction.
Video for stable packaging (German):
Please note that this video is only a guideline based on our personal experiences for private package. It is in no way an insurance against breakage and we assume no liability if breakage occurs.