GENERAL TERMS OF SALESPurchased lots will become available only after payment in-full has been made. The sale will be conducted in Euros. Purchasers will pay in addition to the hammer price, a buyer's premium of 24% VAT excluded or 28.8% VAT included.
Pour toutes les enchères portées sur Drouot live, 1.5 % HT seront à la charge de l'acquéreur en plus du prix d'adjudication et des frais de la maison de vente.
Pour toutes les enchères portées sur Interenchères, 3% HT seront à la charge de l'acquéreur en plus du prix d'adjudication et des frais de la maison de vente.
The auctionneer is bound by the indications in the catalogue,modified only by announcements made at the time of the sale noted in the legal records there of. An exhibition prior to the sale permits buyers to establish the conditions of the works offered for sale and no claims will be accepted after the hammer has fallen. Some difference may appear between the original work and its illustration, there will be no claims in such matter. The measurements are given only as an indication.
Should the auctionneer recognise two simultaneous bids on lot, the lot will be put up for sale again and all those present in the saleroom may participate in this second opportunity to bid.
If you wish to make a bid in writing, you should use the form included in this catalogue, accompanied by your bank references, to be received by us no later than two days before the sale.
3. ABSENTEE BIDS
If you wish to bid by telephone, please make your request tobe called in writing, accompagnied by your bank references, to be received by us no later than two days before the sale.
4. TELEPHONE BIDS
Buyers are advised to collect successfull lots as soon as possible to avoid handling and storage costs which may be incurred at their expense. S.V.V. Rossini is not responsible for the storage of purchased lots. Storage fees at S.V.V. Rossini: Any bulky furniture purchase (0,5 cubic meter) will be sent to the furniture storehouse the next morning after the sale, the fees are chargeable to buyers. For any present buyer the day of the auction, the storage expenses will be dued from 11 a.m the next day after the sale. For all buyers (web buyers, room buyers and ordering customer), storage fees shall be due and payable from the 10th day after the auction (without including weekends and national holidays). The amount is 5€/day and invoice.All lots with hammer price higher than 10.000 € will be subject to an assurance and administration fee of 1% inclusive of taxe, of the hammer price;
5. COLLECTION OF PURCHASES
If payment is made by cheque or by wire transfer, lots may not be withdrawn until the payment has been cleared. From the moment the hammer falls, sold items will become the exclusive responsability of the buyer.
The buyer will be solely responsible for the insurance, S.V.V.Rossini assumes no liability for any damage to items which may occur after the hammer falls. An export license can take five or ten weeks to process, although this time may be significantly reduced depending upon how promptly the buyer supplies the necessary information to S.V.V.Rossini.
6. LOTS SHIPPINGTransport is carried out under the full responsibility of the buyer. The choice of the carrier and the organization of the transport belong to the buyer. The S.V.V. Rossini can provide, without contract, the contact details of carriers. We call in particular on the GTS Company (Golden Transports Services) specialized in the transport of works of art. In order to speed up the processing of your shipments, we have decided to outsource the handling of your packages. The Rossini company only takes charge of registered type shipments (shipping in bubble envelopes, maximum thickness 3 cm). If you want to go through one of your usual providers or through an external delivery service (like UPS, Fedex, DHL etc.), you will be charged packaging costs from € 30. The lots will only be given to the carriers after payment of the purchase. The export license formality may require a period of 4 to 6 months.