All questions and comments relating to the operation of this sale or to its content should be addressed to Morton & Eden Ltd and not to Sotheby’s.
Nash House, St George Street, London W1S 2FQ
Monday 20 April 10.00am to 4.30pm
Tuesday 21 April 10.00am to 4.30pm
Wednesday 22 April 10.00am to 4.30pm
This auction can be viewed online at www.the-saleroom.com, www.invaluable.com and www.sixbid.com.
Morton & Eden Ltd offers an online bidding service via www.the-saleroom.com. This is provided on the understanding that Morton & Eden Ltd shall not be responsible for errors or failures to execute internet bids for reasons including but not limited to: i) a loss of internet connection by either party; ii) a breakdown or other problems with the online bidding software; iii) a breakdown or other problems with your computer, system or internet connection. All bids placed through www.the-saleroom.com are also subject to our standard Conditions of Business.
In completing the registration on www.the-saleroom.com and providing their credit card details, unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Morton & Eden Ltd, buyers
i) authorise Morton & Eden Ltd, if they so wish, to charge the credit card in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via www.the-saleroom.com and
ii) confirm that they are authorised to provide these credit card details through www.the-saleroom.com to Morton & Eden Ltd and agree that Morton & Eden Ltd are entitled to ship the goods to the cardholder name and cardholder address provided in fulfilment of the sale.
Important Information for Buyers
All lots are offered subject to Morton & Eden Ltd’s Conditions of Business and to reserves.
Estimates are published as a guide only and are subject to review. The hammer price of a lot may well be higher or lower than the range of figures given and there are no fixed starting prices.
* Illustrated lots are marked with an asterisk. Images of additional items not illustrated in the printed catalogue are available online.
A Buyer’s Premium of 20% is applicable to all lots in this sale and is subject to VAT at the standard rate (currently 20%). Unless otherwise indicated, lots are offered for sale under the Auctioneer’s Margin Scheme.
‡ Lots marked with a double dagger symbol have been imported from outside the European Union (EU) to be sold at auction under Temporary Admission Rules. When released to buyers within the EU, the buyer becomes the importer and must pay import VAT (currently 5%) on the hammer price.
VAT may be refunded to buyers from outside the EU under certain circumstances and if satisfactory evidence of export is produced within three months of the date of sale.
Morton & Eden Ltd can obtain quotations for the shipping of purchases and assist in applying for export licences. However buyers are reminded that it is their responsibility to comply with UK export regulations and with any local import requirements.
Morton & Eden Ltd will be pleased to execute bids on behalf of those clients unable to attend the sale in person, subject to our Conditions of Business. Lots will always be purchased as cheaply as possible, depending on any other bids and reserves. This service is offered free of charge.
Written bids should be submitted before 6pm on the day prior to the sale.
Payment must be made in pounds sterling and is due at the conclusion of the sale and before purchases can be released.
Please quote your name and invoice number with the instructions to the bank.
Cheques and banker’s drafts should be drawn on a UK bank. We require seven days to clear cheques unless special arrangements have been made in advance of the sale.
Please note foreign cheques will not be accepted.
Credit and Debit Cards. All credit and non-UK debit card payments are subject to a surcharge of 2%.
Sterling Cash. Subject to statutory limits.