Retro Video Games

Welcome to London Auctions Retro Video Games Department

Welcome to London Auctions Retro Video Games, a premier destination for buying and selling retro gaming in London & Surrey. With years of auction experience, we promise to ensure the best prices for your gaming treasures, from vintage titles to modern classics and everything in between.

Whether you’re looking to sell your entire collection or just a few unwanted games or consoles, our team offers a straightforward and comprehensive selling process, ensuring your items achieve the best prices possible. Whether it’s iconic NES cartridges, limited-edition titles, or sought-after PlayStation classics, we’re here to guide you from initial valuation to sale.

Dive into the world of retro video games with London Auctions – where your collection meets enthusiastic buyers. Get in touch with one of the team today to find out more!

Why choose London Auctions Retro Video Games Department to sell your gaming treasures?

  1. Expertise and Experience: Our team comprises expert evaluators who understand the retro gaming auction market. We provide accurate estimates for your video games and offer advice on optimal starting bids and reserves for the best possible sale prices.
  2. Competitive Commission Rates: Benefit from a competitive commission rate for your retro video games auction. Our comprehensive selling service covers everything from initial valuation to the final dispatch of your items, ensuring a hassle-free experience. Auctions now offer a fantastic way of selling your collection ensuring more money ends up in your pocket vs selling direct to dealers!
  3. High-Quality Network of Buyers: Access our extensive database of global bidders, notified with each new gaming catalogue release. With online bidding in all our auctions, your retro video games gain excellent visibility to a worldwide audience, maximizing their selling potential.
  4. Transparency: Stay informed at every stage of the process. From the initial estimate to pre-sale and post-sale advice, along with a detailed post-sale statement, we keep you updated. Expect communication once you’ve been paid via a secure bank transfer.
  5. Quick Payments: Experience one of the fastest pay-out times in the industry – usually within 7 working days. Swift transactions are our priority, ensuring you receive your funds promptly after a successful auction.

 

To sell your retro video games with London Auctions, simply fill out our online enquiry form or give us a call. We’ll schedule a convenient appointment for you to bring in your games or, alternatively, we can visit you. Our team will then provide you with a fair and accurate valuation in line with current market trends.

What types of retro video games sell well at London auctions?

Retro video games are a hot commodity in our monthly sales. The kinds of games that regularly command strong prices include classics from platforms like:

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FAQ

What types of retro video games does London Auctions sell?

At London Auctions Retro Video Games, we specialize in curating and auctioning an impressive selection of classic video games. Our focus spans across renowned titles and distinctive platforms, offering a diverse range that includes vintage classics, limited editions, and beloved favourites. We consider most games as long as they are in good condition.

Can I sell my retro video games, even if they're not from well-known titles?

Absolutely! We welcome retro video games from all titles, irrespective of their fame or popularity. Our team of experts is equipped to provide a fair and precise valuation for your collection, ensuring that each game receives the attention it deserves. Often, lesser-known titles can be more desirable due to their rarity at auction.

In what condition do my retro video games need to be for auction?

London Auctions Retro Video Games accepts games in all manner of conditions. Just be aware that the better condition items are in the more desirable they are to collectors. Sometimes we may suggest that items are sent off to a third-party professional grader to ensure they achieve the best price possible when it comes to sale.                  

How do I ensure I receive a fair price for my retro video games?

Our dedicated team leverages market knowledge, expertise, and industry databases to provide you with a fair and accurate valuation based on current market conditions. Rest assured, we strive to secure the best possible price for each game or collection. Our global network of bidders ensures that your collection receives the attention it deserves!

What fees are involved in selling retro video games through London Auctions?

Our fees for selling retro video games are determined by various factors, including the title, platform, condition, and market demand. While our basic rates include a commission at 18% plus VAT, we understand that higher-value items and collections may warrant negotiation. We maintain transparency by providing a clear breakdown of all fees before you decide to entrust your retro video games with us.

I am a global bidder and wish to purchase retro video games at auction, can you send these to my home address?

Yes, we are able to dispatch everything we sell worldwide. For UK buyers, we do this via our in-house dispatch team. For international customers, we use a third-party shipping agent.

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