Terms & Conditions
Third Party Liability: All persons on the premises of or at a venue hired by the Auctioneer are there upon their own risk. They shall have no claim against the auctioneer in respect of any incident or injury howsoever arising.
Admission: The Auctioneer reserves the right of admission which in the case of the view or auction will be by catalogue and registration.
Catalogue: All descriptions, whether printed, digital or oral, are statements of opinion not fact. Intending Purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the condition, age and authenticity etc. of all lots.
Auction: The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or refuse any bid(s), regulate the bidding and amounts of any bid(s), rearrange, consolidate or withdraw any lot(s) or part of any lot without reason or notice. In the event of a dispute the Auctioneer has absolute discretion to settle such dispute. All transactions associated with our auction shall be governed by English Law.
Indemnity: The Vendor indemnifies the Auctioneer and his staff who act solely as agent for the Vendor.
Title: The Vendor warrants to the Auctioneer and the Purchaser that they are the absolute owner of any lot and is authorised to sell the same and pass marketable title free of any encumbrance or claim.
Instructions: Lots are sold at the Auctioneer’s discretion unless written instructions to the contrary are received and acknowledged by the Auctioneer more than 24 hours prior to the auction.
Proceeds: The Vendor authorises the Auctioneer to deduct all monies due to him from the auction proceeds. The Auctioneer shall not be liable for settlement of any lot(s) for which he is not in possession of cleared funds.
Acknowledgment: In making a bid for any lot, whether in person or otherwise, all bidders acknowledge they have read, understand and abide by all these Conditions of Sale.
Title: Responsibility for a purchased lot shall pass at the fall of the hammer, however legal title shall not pass until the Auctioneer is in possession of cleared funds in payment for that lot.
Payment and Clearance: All lots must be paid for in full within 7 days following the conclusion of the auction except were agreed by the Auctioneer in writing. No lot(s) may be removed until cleared funds are to hand except were agreed by the Auctioneer. Any lot(s) not paid for will incur storage charges calculated at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer and interest at 3% over Lloyds Bank Base Rate.
Purchase Price: The Buyer will pay to the Auctioneer the hammer price together with a Buyer’s Premium calculated at a rate of 30.00% (including VAT), together with any Value Added Tax and or Artist's Resale Right on the hammer price as noted in either the printed or internet auction catalogue.