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gauk-index-DEFAULTGet an Amazing 25%, 50% or Even a Massive 80% off Retail Prices by Buying at Auctions

Property, Cars, Vans, Computers, Plasma TVs, LCDs, iPods, iPads, Bankrupt Stock, Cameras, Antiques, Mobile Phones All at Auction…

Buy cheaply at Auction for UP TO 80% BELOW RRP, keep your bargain or sell on straight away for a quick, juicy profit!

Welcome, welcome, welcome to the gauk Network of websites (pronounced ‘gawk’ and meaning simply ‘to find it cheaper’)

You’ve found easily the largest, most comprehensive auction product and event alert service of its kind in Britain GUARANTEED.

The place to track down and be alerted to all the fantastic items being sold right now at prices that would often seem, well frankly, absurd!

Incredible Auction Bargains They Don’t Want You to Find … What, Why, Where and When!

Contrary to popular conception, eBay isn’t only place on the web to find thousands of items coming up for auction … and these days, because there are so many people using it, eBay is no longer such a great place to find the best deals.

Well there’s good news for once!

Did you know that there are literally hundreds of well organised, reputable auction houses selling absolutely anything you can imagine, all over Britain right now? … And you’ve probably never heard of most of them!

We’re talking: Cars, Property, Bankrupt Stock, Proceeds of Crime, Seized Items, Overstock, Liquidated Assets … Anything from Antiques to Battleships … Diggers to iPods … Mobile phones to Turkeys at Christmas … anything you can imagine is being sold right now as you’re reading this.

Britain still appears to be in the grip of a deep and awful recession but the upside is that:

a) there’s more and more items going to auction houses

b) you can cash in!

Thousands upon thousands of auction lots flow through the country’s auction houses on a daily basis and come from many different sources … and gauk Auctions list the lot!

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THE RECESSION BEATER… Buy it 10%, 50% or even a Massive 80% Cheaper!

  • Government, Bankruptcy & Liquidation Auctions – assets from, receiverships and bankruptcies
  • Customs, MoD, Proceeds of Crime
  • Police, Post Office, Airport and Transport Department Lost Property
  • Repossessed, Local Authority, Utilities Property
  • Police, VAT, Tax & Court Seizures
  • HM Customs and Excise – confiscated and impounded goods
  • Public Utilities, UK & US Government Departments – excess, over-stocked and unwanted items
  • Finance Companies – repossessions & business assets
  • Trustees & Executor Disposals – from the settling and winding up of estates
  • Solvent Companies still trading – surplus assets sold due to relocation, restructuring and overstocking
  • Ex-demonstration and damaged items, including catalogue returns etc.

These Deals & Products Are Not Found Anywhere Else… Not on eBay, Amazon or Google!

There are a couple of very good ‘specialist’ websites available but they are ‘specialist’ and only cater for a particular niche such as antiques. Then at the other end of the spectrum there are many resources ‘claiming’ to publish auction directories and the like, but in reality this is old, outdated, rehashed misinformation that’s been doing the rounds on the internet and eBay for years.

gauk databases took over TEN years to compile, are constantly updated and take thousands of man-hours to maintain.

We’ve been copied, plundered and blatantly had our websites hacked and reproduced in a vein attempt to copy what we do.

BUT … the cold, hard truth is that it takes the participation of auctioneers, a large team of data-input staff, some very sophisticated, proprietary software, a bunch of very expensive, dedicated servers, a number of technical guys and a rather large budget to keep gauk running!

And we even strive to keep gauk searches advert free! Yes … a quite, tranquil retreat with none of those annoying, flashing images spoiling the enjoyment of bargain hunting.

You simply cannot find the gauk information anywhere else in one place and by using gauk services you enjoy the convenience of having all of it at your fingertips.

gavelbox-indexTake auctioneers – The full, unlimited service at gauk Auctions details almost 2,000 auctioneers. That’s approximately 10,000 auctions a month, and HUNDREDS OF THOUSAND OF ITEMS COMING UP AT AUCTION RIGHT ACROSS THE COUNTRY, and a huge selection are uploaded to into a single, easy to search, save and compare database.

So why don’t I find this stuff by doing a Google?

Well the fact is that you could probably find a small number auction house websites after a few minutes of searching IF, (and it’s a big if), you know exactly what you’re looking for, you know what the auction house is called, where it’s located and what they specialise in.

That said, you then need to search through each website and find the information you’re looking for, if they publish it online (which many don’t). You would need to spend time to find the auction events, the catalogues, the times and dates and then cross-reference them and save them somehow … Now imagine trying to do that for nearly 2,000 auctioneers … you couldn’t because it’s just a plain old fact that over 95% of these auction houses won’t come up on the first ten to twenty pages of Google.

That’s some 1900 auctions that just won’t be found on a simple Google search, eBay or Amazon … Why?

  • Auctioneers are not geared up for optimizing their websites for search engines so a Google search on ‘auctions’ for instance, brings up all sorts of results, much of it irrelevant rubbish! (Try it!)
  • Google isn’t like gauk because we are a ‘Specialist Auction Engine’ and our information is handled manually by ‘humans’.
  • Auctioneers do not list on eBay because the fees are prohibitive
  • Many auctioneers do not advertise in traditional press because the costs are prohibitive
  • And they certainly don’t list on Amazon because there is not that facility

You Find Stuff on gauk That You Simply Can’t Find Elsewhere.

We have thousands of enquiries a week from people just like YOU who are interested in what’s being sold across the country at auctions right now … We’ll help you ensure you know exactly what’s coming up at those sales, where they are and when.

Smart_CarCAR AUCTIONS: We Feature Hundreds of Car Auctioneers and detail thousands of cars at auction every week. Put simply, gauk Auctions list more cars coming up at auction that any other website … by far!

Search all the cars coming up at all the auctions houses simultaneously, right across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Comprehensive coverage of all vehicle auctioneers selling cars, vans and commercials at often ‘breathtakingly low’ prices.

Read About Car Auctions

index-housePROPERTY AUCTIONS: Buy Auction Property at 10%, 20% … Or More, BELOW Market Value!

gauk list virtually EVERY property auction house in the UK and more auction property than any other website.

  • Sell on at 5% below market for a quick sale & PROFIT!
  • Develop the property and make a killing
  • Rent it out for a secure, long-term investment
  • Keep it for a fantastic, cheap home!

Read About Property Auctions


Bankruptcies at an All Time High … Search ALL Bankruptcy & Liquidation Disposals Across the UK & Cash in!

Listings of ALL bankruptcy and liquidation auctions and agencies across the country.

Bankruptcies at an All Time High … Search ALL Bankruptcy & Liquidation Disposals Across the UK & Cash in!

Listings of ALL bankruptcy and liquidation auctions and agencies across the country.

Perfect for private home and Internet sellers and larger trade stock acquisition.

gauk list ALL the agents, auctioneers & stock for sale daily throughout England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Search, save & compare auctions of Bankrupt and Liquidated disposal lots.

Read About Bankruptcy & Liquidation Auctions


Police Auctions & Court Seizures of Confiscated, Stolen & Recovered, Transport and Utilities Lost and Found & Unclaimed Possessions handed in to the Authorities.

Full UK Coverage of Daily Sales …

Comprehensive coverage of all Police Auctions, Police Agencies, Court Seizures & Bailiff disposal sales across the country now.

gauk list ALL the stock daily with full details of auctioneers used to dispose of Police lost & found, stolen & recovered merchandise across Britain.

Read About Police & Government Auctions

diggerPLANT AND MACHINERY AUCTIONS: Looking for Plant, Machinery or Industrial Tools?

Search, Save & Compare ALL Listings of Daily Plant & Machinery Lots Across the UK

Auctioneers sell a wide range of plant, machinery, commercial vehicles & industrial equipment on behalf of local businesses, finance houses, banks, private traders, main agents and the general public.

Read About Plant & Machinery Auctions

index-antiquesANTIQUE AUCTIONS: Buy or Sell that Priceless Heirloom! ALL Antique Auctions & Agencies Across the Country

Daily Sales of Fine Art, Ephemera, Jewellery, Collectibles, Books, Maps & Coins, Pottery & Glass … in fact, anything at all to do with antiques!

gauk list ALL the agents & auctioneers who specialise in Antiques, Collectibles & Fine Art across Britain.

Read About Antique Auctions

uk-map100% COVERAGE: gauk Auction Search Engine covers the entire UK & Ireland including Southern Ireland. gauk is a worldwide service and also offers a USA auction database which we’re busy categorising and are now moving into Europe.

Whatever You’re Looking For … Find it Cheaper at Auction!

If you look to the left you’ll see the full list of categories and we list all the auction houses in the UK that sell items in each.

gauk websites are run specifically for dedicated bargain hunters, they are the first place people come to when looking for a steal. Whether it’s cars or vans, property or investment land, computers or software, linen or silk – it’s all being sold right now somewhere in your country.

We have developed a revolutionary system that will enable you to receive the most up-to-date, relevant information about the very latest up-coming sales.

It’s reassuring to know that we have been running gauk Network websites, worldwide since 1999. Although the website name suggests that we deal mainly with government auctions, which we do comprehensively, gauk has grown into a much bigger beast and now we cover the whole spectrum of sales.

Government Auctions UK, was originally published as ‘an experiment’, a place from where you could enter the ‘secretive’ world of Government and Police Auctions. There were no sophisticated features like now yet it contained everything someone needed to track down No Reserve auctions.

The Government Auctions website took on a life of its own, growing organically through search engine exposure and by word of mouth. It was this demand that drove the site development towards something much more comprehensive and what you see today.

Government Auctions UK was recently rebranded as plain old ‘gauk Auctions’ which fits far more comfortably within the network, and is now growing and expanding as fast as programming allows.

What about the sales you don’t hear about?

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My Gauk – Save All Auction Searches

At present you probably hear about sales by word of mouth, by reading an advert, or by requesting a catalogue from an auction you know is about to be held.

MY GAUK: Once you track down those elusive auction lots save them to My gauk … Here you can keep track of hundreds of items from across a range of auction houses across the length of Britain.

An exciting innovation introduced by gauk Auctions is that auction houses across the entire country have secure access to their details from any computer allowing them to edit listings and publish their news, ensuring you get up-to-the-minute information.

This unique system ensures our users have the most up-to-date, reliable information available.

With gauk Auctions, you’ll never miss an event again. The powerful, searchable database can be queried for, either something specific, or an auction in a defined area. If a client is looking for, let’s say property, or computers they filter this into our search facility and those auctions dealing with those items will appear. If a customer wants to find all sales in a specific area they simply choose the county of interest and Hey Presto! they are listed.

Don’t Miss an Auction Bargain … Bid Online From Home

Many auction houses post a complete catalogue of lots with a description of what’s being sold, and if they have a web presence already then we provide a link from their listing at gauk Auctions to their site. If they use a Bid Online service we will link to that service also.

click at gauk auctionsGauk Auctions have also invested heavily in their own commission bid system so if an auctioneer has activated their Bid Online service you can bid through gauk!

gauk Auctions site is extremely easy to navigate and simple to use. Clients keep coming back to us because we offer sound, up-to-date information … gauk Auctions websites are fast becoming the definitive bible for all those looking for a great deal, the first point of contact, the ‘Bible’ of the auction world.

Instead of having to ‘discover’ the latest sale information by waiting for the advert, or by calling in, or faxing, or by requesting a catalogue (some of which can cost as much as … 20), or by searching the net … people simply save the headache, a huge amount of time and expense … and use gauk!

  • Don’t sift through endless adverts, news and trade press for announcements that are often not there
  • Don’t try picking the brains of friends and traders with ‘insider information’
  • Don’t waste time and money calling auctioneers day after day to ask what’s coming up and when they’re holding sales
  • Don’t waste hours on the internet looking for information that’s buried so deep in search results
  • Don’t, not ever, pay retail prices again!

We strive to deliver the very best auction alert service out there and our goal is 100% coverage of every item coming up for sale across every county in the UK and Ireland with Europe and even the good old USA coming on board. This is a massive ask and although we don’t always get it completely right, we do a darn good job!

Each and every listing is regularly checked for accuracy – we have checked the links and auction information and even worked with the auctioneers to verify that all is as it should be. If an auctioneer’s website is not up to standard or out of date we simply do not list it!

The gauk Auctions database is now the ‘definitive’ source for correct information AND IS ACCURATE.

All gauk Auctions information has been manually checked and verified BY A HUMAN!

So we’re delighted with the results and we hope you will be too … Nothing remotely comes close to the quality and quantity of information we provide…

And rest assured that we’re not resting on our laurels! There’s an intensive programming schedule underway and we’re relentlessly striving to improve with up to 30% of income being reinvested into the site.

But that’s just the tip of a very large iceberg … read on to see all the features available to members:

  • Auction Lot Search Engine: Our dedicated data input team is armed with some very sophisticated proprietary software to manage the thousands of auctioneers events and manually upload literally hundreds of catalogues a month from a huge variety of auctioneers into a searchable database so you can search out specific lots by keyword. The remainder are in easily readable PDF format.
  • We list approximately 10,000 auctions a month: Times, dates, catalogues, auctioneer information, facilities, how to get there so you’re never lost, viewing times, contact information (e-mail them directly from gauk), links to their sites & a whole lot more…
  • Category Search: If you’re looking for, lets say property, or computers, then simply select the relevant category and those auctions dealing with those items will appear
  • Bid Online: We provide links to auctioneers bid online services and you can also bid through gauk if the auctioneer has activated this service
  • Area Search & Google Maps: If you want to find auctions in a particular area simply use the filters to select a county or town. Google Map is integrated into gauk listings, a brilliant way to find out exactly where an auction is being held. We’ve added all auctioneer’s postcodes into the database so at the click of a mouse you’ll instantly have a printable map on screen. Just what you need to arrive and park in plenty of time!
  • Auction Calendar: If you want to find auctions on a specific date simply use the calendar to filter all auctions on that day. gauk generally can list upcoming auction events many months in advance
  • Latest News & Archive: The ‘Latest News’ Section is where YOU hear about the ‘Stop Press’ sales as soon as we do. We then archive each edition creating a huge resource going back several years which you can search using the ‘News Search Engine’. If an auctioneer sold what you are looking for several months ago e.g. pallets of Plasma TVs you’ll know about it, and can contact them to see if they plan to sell them again
  • Email Auctioneers: This feature allows you to e-mail all auctioneers of a specified category your requirements.
  • If you can’t find what you’re looking for, simply choose a group of auctioneers who are most likely to deal with your requirement and send a polite request to them. Depending on the area of interest you may e-mail over 100 auctioneers at the click of a mouse
  • Guides and Reports: Hundreds, upon hundreds of relevant reports coving a multitude of subjects are detailed in this section so you’ve always got somewhere to go if you need a question answered. See the Jon Willis Hot Property News section – it’s a mine of property related articles
  • Updated By Auctioneers: The exciting innovation introduced by gauk is that auction houses across the entire country have secure access to their listing from any computer and can update listings themselves, ensuring you get up-to-the-minute information
  • Advert Free Client Area: Enough said!

Be The First to Hear About New Products Listed at Auction AS IT HAPPENS!!!

Member Features Also Include:

  • Newsletter direct to your address: Receive the gauk Newsletter on a regular basis. gauk ‘Insider Secrets’ keeping you informed of the very latest and upcoming sales … and weird and wonderful auction lots
  • Get Involved in the gauk Business Opportunity: Many gauk clients make a full time income buying and selling at auction (as did some members of staff). There is a whole section in the Members’ Area devoted to sharing the excellent ‘money making tactics’ with you and teaching you how to make a full time income.
  • Helpful Hints: Takes you step-by-step through the whole auction process – just what you need to know if you’re new to auctions. You’ll also find plenty of tips and tactics in here – little snippets of inside information that even seasoned auction bidders will find useful
  • gauk Wholesale: Another fantastic resource. Search 100,000 products from 30,000 suppliers. The database contains a wealth of useful information and contacts aimed at assisting small businesses.
  • gauk Overstock: A separate database featuring regularly updated overstock. Buy direct! This marketplace brings you stock that you won’t find anywhere else: returns and surplus stock direct from retailers and manufacturers.
  • gauk Support: Importantly, for peace of mind, we run a full time customer support desk. Ask us anything and barring earthquakes and tsunamis, we’ll generally get you an answer within 24 hours.

So what are you waiting for?

Register now to search, save and compare products from hundreds of auction houses specializing in the disposal of company and personal assets as well as court and bailiff seizures, proceeds of crime etc.

Auctioneers that sell goods on behalf of insurance companies, police, local authorities, The Ministry of Defence, Government departments and a whole host of organisation’s all over the country, many of which are now online so you can bid without being there.

You Just Can’t Afford to Miss Out on These Auction Bargains!