An Oriental cloisonne cigarette box with silver-plated mounts, 4.5" across and a blue ground
A Sale of Pictures, Books, Ephemera, Glass, Ceramics, Metalware, Treen, Collectors' Items, Clocks, Watches, Silver, Gold, Jewellery & Furniture
General delivery information available from the auctioneer
Michael Bowman employ an independent packer and so can arrange shipping of reasonably portable items within UK and overseas. It is possible for the buyer to settle their auction account with the shipping costs included. Larger furniture items would need individual consideration. Preffered Shippers:
Any payments over £1000 must be BACs or Bankers Draft. Credit Cards will not be accepted
Buyer's Premium 17.5% + VAT
Lots purchased online with the-saleroom.com will attract an additional charge for this service in the sum of 4.95% of the hammer price plus VAT at the rate imposed
Michael Bowman employ an independent packer and so can arrange shipping of reasonably portable items within UK and overseas. It is possible for the buyer to settle their auction account with the shipping costs included. Larger furniture items would need individual consideration.
Patrick Read of AP Services, tel 01626-362756 or 07736-544362 email email@example.com
Terms & Conditions
LIVE INTERNET BIDDING incurs an extra 4.95% plus VAT buyers' premium
TELEPHONE BIDDING is undertaken in good faith, but is entirely at the bidder's own risk. Neither the auctioneer nor his staff accept any legal or other responsibility for failure to execute the bid due to human error or technical fault.
RESERVE PRICES may be agreed between auctioneer and vendor. Alternatively, the vendor or his agents may bid – but the vendor may not also bid if it has been agreed that the auctioneer will be effecting reserves
The auctioneer will regulate the bidding and may refuse any bid.
All lots to be at the buyer's risk from fall of the hammer.
No lots to be removed during the auction.
All lots purchased by one person will be taken as being in one contract
Any damage caused to goods or property by a bidder or other third party to be made good by that party.
BUYERS' PREMIUM – 17.5% plus VAT (20.5% plus VAT for live internet bidders)
VENDORS'S COMMISSION – 15% plus VAT (total 18% inclusive of VAT)
UNSOLD CHARGES – 5% plus VAT applied at the auctioneer's discretion, for instance in cases where the agreed reserves have not been adhered to by the vendor.
TREATMENT OF GEMSTONES – It has become common commercial practice to treat diamonds and coloured precious gems in order to improve their colours. As long as the effects achieved are permanent, such treatments are considered entirely legitimate. In view of this, unless stated to the contrary, buyers should assume such treatments may possibly have been used.