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* The description of the above lot by the auctioneer in the language of the auction is the governing description. Any translation using Google translate is a guide only - its accuracy cannot be guaranteed and it is used at your own risk.
Estimate: 15 GBP - 30 GBP
Category: Fine Art & Antiques

Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables

  • Venue Address

  • The Common
  • Chipperfield
  • Kings Langley
  • Herts
  • WD4 9BS
  • United Kingdom
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  • Sale Date

  • 23 Feb 2014 12:45 GMT
  • Viewing dates

  • 23 Feb 2014 08:30 GMT - 12:30 GMT

Important Information


We offer a full in house shipping service both nationally and internationally, unless the lot states collection only.

Terms and Conditions


VIEWING The catalogue contains a Lot no, Description and Estimate for each lot. The description is for guidance only and as some items are of an age or nature that means they may not be in perfect condition, we advise you to examine the lots yourself before the auction starts. Please take care when handling items, all breakages and damage will be charged for. Viewing times are shown on the front of the catalogue. All items are offered for sale as viewed and are sold as seen. The auctioneer does not take responsibility for origin or estimated price. All items are sold without any warranty or claim as to its suitability or fitness for its apparent purpose so as a prospective Buyer, you should use your judgement. All electrical items are sold on the express condition that the winner ensures they are examined by a competent electrician before connecting them to any source of electricity. All sales are final and no refunds are given. BIDDING Once registered (free of charge) your bidding number is on the paddle supplied, please keep it safe. To bid on an item, simply hold up your paddle to catch the attention of the Auctioneer. He will indicate who is leading the bidding for the item. The Auctioneer has complete discretion as to the increments/amounts by which bidding increases

Viewing on the Saturday and Sunday commence at 8:30 pm till 12pm

RESERVE?PRICE Some items have a reserve price. Where necessary, the Auctioneer will protect the reserve on an item and use his discretion up to 10%. If this price is not reached, the Auctioneer will record the item as unsold and move on to the next item. THE?BUYER The highest bidder as determined by the Auctioneer is the Buyer. He will ask for the Buyer’s bidding number, to record who secured the bid. The Auctioneer has absolute discretion to settle any dispute that may arise and to refuse bids or to advance the bidding as seen fit. His decision is final. THE?BUYER’S?PREMIUM This is the commission paid to the auctioneer by the Buyer over and above the highest bid value (often referred to as the Hammer Price) of each item.

OUR?BUYER’S PREMIUM IS 15% WITH A MINIMUM COMMISSION OF £5…. So if you are the highest bidder on an item with a £30 bid, the total cost to you is £35 Please take this into account when bidding.

ONLINE BIDDING We offer an online bidding service via for bidders who cannot attend the sale. In completing the bidder registration on the providing your credit/debit card details, you authorise Chipperfield Auctions to charge the card given in full payment including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via You also confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit/debit card details to Chipperfield Auctions through and agree that ChipperfieldAuctions are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale. Please note that any lots purchased via live auction service will be subject to an additional 3% + commission charge imposed on the hammer price in addition to the Buyers Premium of 15% . Our credit card surcharge is 4%. Payment must be made within 48 hours, storage of £5 per lot per day will be incurred thereafter.

PAYMENT You are welcome to pay by cash, cheque, electronic bank transfer, or by debit/credit card (credit cards are subject to 4% surcharge). We reserve the right to hold items paid for by cheque until the cheque has cleared. Please note, once the Auctioneer has determined yours to be the winning bid, a legal contract is created and you are responsible for and obliged to pay for the item. If a Bidder fails to pay for an item, the Auctioneer reserves the right to cancel the sale and re-sell the item(s) won. The Auctioneer can also proceed against the Buyer for breach of contract. So please only bid up to the amount you are prepared to pay and make sure you allow for the 15% Buyer’s Premium.

TAKING?YOUR?ITEM?HOME You may pay for your items whilst the auction is in progress provided that the items can be moved without disruption. Your stamped receipt will be handed to a Porter who will collect and help you pack your items. Please pay for and collect your items within an hour of the close of the Auction

IF?YOU?CAN’T MAKE?THE?AUCTION, WE?CAN?BID?FOR?YOU If you would like to bid for an item, but can’t be here when it is auctioned, we are happy to bid on your behalf. Simply complete the Absentee/Commission registration bidding form, stating the maximum you are prepared to bid. You can also bid over the telephone for lots estimated over £50, or in advance by e-mail, please ask for details. We require debit or credit card details for all absentee/commission/telephoned bids as security for your bid and may require a deposit of 50% of your maximum bid. We will then bid for you, up to your maximum, attempting to secure the item at the lowest required to beat all other bids. After the auction, we will contact you to advise you of the outcome. If you secure the lot, we will arrange payment and collection with you. Payment must be made within 48 hours, storage of £5 per lot per day will be incurred thereafter.

SELLING WITH CHIPPERFIELD AUCTIONS A commission charge of 17.5% of the hammer price will be deducted from the selling price (min. £5 per lot) on the commission. Where lots are entered without a reserve, the lot may be sold to the highest bidder, whatever that price is. Lots sold with discretionary reserves may be sold at 10% below the bottom estimate In the event a lot is withdrawn prior to sale, a charge of £25 or 5% of the lower estimate (whichever the greater) will be levied. Collection of furniture will incur a minimum charge of £75. The vendor warrants to CHIPPERFIELD Auctions that he/she is the true owner of the property (or has written authorisation from the true owner to sell the items) and has given CHIPPERFIELD Auctions full disclosure of the provenance and authenticity of the items entered. PLEASE NOTE VENDOR Lots Unsold MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE AUCTION within 1 hour of the close on the 2nd day A cheque (or BACS transfer) for the proceeds of the sale less all applicable charges will be mailed to the seller 28 days after the auction date – provided that CHIPPERFIELD Auctions has received full payment from the purchaser. Please note that goods entered into our sale are done so at your own risk and that you accept that CHIPPERFIELD Auctions are not liable for any damage or loss to your items while in our possession - See more at:


We offer a full in house shipping service both nationally and internationally, unless the lot states collection only.


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