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18ct gold, diamond & sapphire ring, size K, weight 2.6gms. Estimate £80-100.

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Reading , Berkshire
18ct gold, diamond & sapphire ring, size K, weight 2.6gms. Estimate £80-100.
18ct gold, diamond & sapphire ring, size K, weight 2.6gms. Estimate £80-100.

ANTIQUES, PERIOD & MODERN FURNITURE & EFFECTS, COLLECTABLES, SILVER & JEWELLERY

Sale Date(s)
Lots: 1-700
Venue Address
31 Great Knollys Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 7HU
United Kingdom

General delivery information available from the auctioneer

Purchasers need to arrange their own collection.   

Packing & shipping services are available via

Mailboxes at:

www.mbe.co.uk/reading/auction - telephone 0118 951 7980

or Part & Parcel at:

partandparcel.co.uk – telephone 01252 545 611

We do not provide packing & shipping services ourselves

Important Information

ALL ITEMS MUST BE PAID FOR AND COLLECTED, OR COLLECTION ARRANGED, WITHIN 7 DAYS OF THE SALE AFTER WHICH STORAGE FEES WILL BE CHARGED OF £1 PER LOT, PER DAY

 

Registration

Bidders are required to register their details before bidding, and if bidding in person to satisfy any security arrangements before entering the auction room to view or bid. Any bidder who refuses to provide the requested identification will be refused permission to bid.

Signups for this auction are provisional and subject to the approval of the Auctioneers who will notify bidders by email.

Charges

There will be a Buyers’ Premium of 12% (including VAT) added to the hammer price of all lots.

There will be an Internet Charge of 5.94% (including VAT) added to the hammer price of all lots purchased via thesaleroom.com.

VAT

All lots marked with a ‘V’ next to the lot number in the catalogue will be subject to the addition of VAT on the hammer price at the standard rate, currently 20%.

Auctioneers’ Margin Scheme

The Auctioneers’ Margin Scheme allows items to be sold without VAT on the hammer price in most circumstances.  Under the Margin Scheme, the amount equivalent to VAT at the current rate which is included in both the Buyers’ Premium and Internet Charge, is not recoverable.  The VAT element will not be shown separately on the Buyer’s invoice. 

Descriptions

All lots have been described to the best of our ability from information supplied.  No liability whatsoever is undertaken in respect of faults, deficiencies or errors of description either oral or printed.  ALL LOTS ARE SOLD AS SEEN WITHOUT WARRANTY and are available for inspection prior to sale.   We strongly recommend that buyers view before bidding.

Reports on the condition of any lot are offered by the Auctioneers as a statement of opinion only, and not fact. The Auctioneers are not liable for any errors or omissions contained therein. Buyers must satisfy themselves as to the condition of any given lot prior to bidding.  All lots are available for inspection prior to sale, therefore Condition Reports are for guidance only and all lots are sold “as seen”.  The Auctioneers will not be held responsible for any damage or defect that has not been notified to the buyer. Catalogue illustrations are for guidance only and will not convey full information as to the actual condition of lots.

 

Where the term (a/f) is used this refers to a lot being ‘as found’.  It is used for

guidance only and indicates that in our opinion there is significant damage or repair to an item.  The omission of this term does not indicate there is not significant damage or repair to an item and the Auctioneers are not liable for the omission of this term.

 

 

Electrical Goods

 

These are sold as “Antiques or Works of Art” only.  If you buy electrical goods for use you must ask a qualified electrician to check them for compliance with safety regulations before you use them.

Viewing

Viewing is from 10.30 a.m. – 6 p.m. on the Friday prior to the sale and from 8 a.m. on the morning of the sale.

Invoices and Collection

No sale is confirmed to an online bidder until an invoice has been issued.  The Auctioneers do not provide a shipping service so buyers must make their own arrangements for the shipping of purchased lots if they cannot be collected in person.

All lots are at the risk of the buyer from the fall of the hammer and you are strongly advised to effect insurance immediately.  All lots must be paid for immediately and removed from site as soon as possible after the auction, but in any event no later than one week after the sale.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  No lots may be removed until payment in full has been received. 

Please note that no collections can be made on the day of sale after 2pm.

Any lots not collected within 4 weeks of the date of sale will be resold by the Auctioneers and all proceeds will be retained by the Auctioneers to cover storage costs.

Payment

Methods of payment are Cash, bank transfer or debit card.

PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD

Bank Transfer: Our bank details are National Westminster Bank; sort code 60:17:21; account number 95544070; IBAN no. GB 66 NWBK 60172195544070; BIC code NWBKGB 2L

Payment in Cash: In order to comply with money laundering regulations we will not accept payments in cash exceeding £9,000.  Cash payments in excess of £4,000 must be accompanied by valid proof of identity i.e. passport/driving licence, supported by 2 utility bills, bank statement or equivalent.  Cash payments via your bank will no longer be permitted. 

The Auctioneers will only accept payment from and permit removal of goods purchased by the successful purchaser or their duly appointed agent.  No lots will be transferred to third party invoices after the auction.

For the avoidance of doubt please note that the auction will be conducted in British pounds sterling.

For full conditions of sale please visit www.tsauction.co.uk

CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 1987 & THE CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR

TRADING REGULATIONS 2008:

All goods at the Auction are second-hand, unless otherwise stated & are sold as seen.

 

 

Collection

 

Purchased Lots can be collected from the auction room after the sale has ended or between 9am and 4pm up until close of business on the Friday following the sale, after such time they shall be subject to a daily storage charge of £1 per lot, plus VAT. No lots shall be released to a Buyer until any excess charges have been paid. In any event, the Auctioneers reserve the right to resell uncollected lots by Auction or Private Treaty and at their absolute discretion, they may warehouse goods at a Buyer’s expense. In all cases, the Auctioneers may act without notice and any incidental expenses incurred will become the responsibility of the defaulter

 

 

 

Electrical Goods

 

These are neither tested, guaranteed nor warranted to be in working order or suitable for purpose. These items may not conform to current Health & Safety regulations and are therefore offered as Works of Art/Antiques or for Display/Historical Purposes only. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a lot bears a valid PAT label, this is not to be taken as an indication that it is in working order.

 

 

 

Online Bidding

 

Thimbleby and Shorland offers an online bidding service via the-saleroom.com for bidders who cannot attend the sale.

 

In completing the bidder registration on www.the-saleroom.com and providing your card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Thimbleby and Shorland, you:

 

1.  Authorise Thimbleby and Shorland, if they so wish, to charge the card given in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via the-saleroom.com, and

 

2.  Confirm that you are authorised to provide these card details to Thimbleby and Shorland through www.the-saleroom.com and agree that Thimbleby and Shorland are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale.

Packing & shipping services are available via

Mailboxes at:

www.mbe.co.uk/reading/auction - telephone 0118 951 7980

or Part & Parcel at:

partandparcel.co.uk – telephone 01252 545 611

We do not provide packing & shipping services ourselves

 

CITES Import and Export Restrictions – Lots marked with * in this sale

Certain goods offered for sale may be subject to laws governing export from the country where it was purchased and import into another country. It is the buyer’s responsibility to be aware of these restrictions and obtain any relevant licenses. Certain endangered species are listed in the CITES Convention. Listed specimens and any parts or products thereof are subject to issuance of an export permit when leaving the European Union.

Appendix I species are also subject to issuance of a prior import permit from the country in which the goods are to be imported. Such permits are necessary before applying for export permits and it is the Buyer’s duty to initiate the proceedings with the relevant authority. The Buyer must be aware that certain countries prohibit the import of some species or any parts or products derived thereof. For example, the United States prohibit all import of African elephant ivory, and any item containing parts that may merely resemble African elephant ivory must be accompanied by relevant documentation stating it is not the latter. Worked items that are dated before 1947 are exempt from import restrictions for

intra-EU trade and shall not require export licences. Please be aware that all Lots marked with the symbol ‘*’ are subject to CITES regulations. Limitation of liability regarding CITES export licenses. Where licences are required for importing or exporting outside of the European Union, it is the Buyer’s duty to obtain them. Thimbleby and Shorland cannot be held responsible if the Buyer’s application for an export permit is unsuccessful. Subsequently, in the event of failure thereof, Thimbleby and Shorland shall not permit cancellation or rescission of the sale.

Terms & Conditions

1. The highest bidder for each lot shall be the Purchaser and, in the event of any dispute, the Auctioneers shall have absolute discretion either to settle such dispute or to re-offer the lot immediately.

2. No person may advance less at a bid than a sum to be named from time to time by the Auctioneer, nor shall any bidding be retracted. The Auctioneer may, without giving any reason therefor, refuse to accept the bidding of any person or persons.

3. All lots are put up for sale subject to any reserve price placed by the Vendors, who may bid for any lot or lots, either personally or through the Auctioneer or through any other person, as many times as they respectively may think fit.

4. Each intending Purchaser shall give his or her name and address in writing (if required) to the Auctioneers at the Sale and pay the full purchase money at the close of the Sale or, if required, the whole or a portion of the purchase money, as the Auctioneer may determine, during the course of the Sale. If any Purchaser fails to comply with any of these conditions the lot or lots in respect of which such failure is made may, if the Auctioneer thinks fit, be put up again and resold. If upon such resale a lower price is obtained for any such lots than was obtained on the first sale the difference in price shall be a debt due from the Purchaser in default upon the first sale.

5. No lot or lots shall be removed from the premises until paid for, but each and every lot shall immediately at the fall of the hammer be considered as delivered and be and remain in every respect at the absolute risk of the respective Purchaser or Purchasers thereof, and shall be removed at the Purchaser`s expense after the conclusion of the Sale and taken with all faults or errors of description.

6. The Auctioneers act only as agents for the Vendor(s) and are not responsible for any default by either Vendor(s) or Purchaser. In particular, they shall not be liable to pay the Vendor until payment is received from the Purchaser.

7. No undertaking of the Auctioneers or their employees to take charge of any lots after the sale or to forward them to their destination shall be held to impose upon the Auctioneers any legal obligation or vitiate any of the foregoing conditions.

8. Purchasers paying by cheque must be prepared, if required, to produce a banker`s reference. The Auctioneers reserve the right in their sole discretion to refuse payment by cheque.

9. In all cases of transfer the original Purchaser shall be held responsible for the purchase money.

10. The Auctioneers reserves the right to withdraw or divide any lot or to combine any two or more lots at their sole discretion and to sell in such order as they may think fit.

11. The Auctioneers have described the lots to the best of their ability and belief from information furnished by the Vendors who alone shall be responsible for any error or mis-statement which there may be. The Auctioneers undertake no liability whatever in respect of any faults, deficiencies and errors of any description, oral or printed, nor do they accept responsibility for the authenticity, genuineness, origin, age, condition or quality of any lot and all statements as to these matters whether contained in the catalogue or made orally are statements of opinion only and are not to be taken as being or implying a statement or representation of fact. Any intending Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each such statement. The Vendor does not make or give and neither the Auctioneers nor any person in their employ, have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to any of the lots without the express instructions of the Vendor.

12. The Auctioneers accept no responsibility in connection with the commissioning of their staff to bid for any lots. Reserves and commissions given verbally or by telephone are accepted at the sender`s risk and must be confirmed in writing before the Sale.

13. THIRD PARTY LIABILITY. All persons on the Auctioneers` premises before, during or after the Sale shall be deemed to be there at their own risk and with notice of the condition of the premises and of the method of arranging lots and shall have no claim against the Auctioneers in respect of any injury or accident which may occur from any cause whatsoever.

14. If any Purchaser shall fail to comply with the above conditions or any of them, the Auctioneers shall be at liberty to recover in full the amount of the purchase money of the lot or lots bought by such Purchaser together with all interest, costs, charges and expenses, without reference to any delivery or acceptance of the lot or lots, other than the first delivery by the fall of the hammer, or to resell any lot or lots bought by such Purchasers, either by public or private sale, and the full amount of the purchase money at the present sale, or the deficiency (if any) arising from the second sale, together with all interest, costs, charges and expenses, shall be made good by the defaulter and be recoverable as and for liquidated damages.

CITES Import and Export Restrictions – Lots marked with * in this sale

Certain goods offered for sale may be subject to laws governing export from the country where it was purchased and import into another country. It is the buyer’s responsibility to be aware of these restrictions and obtain any relevant licenses. Certain endangered species are listed in the CITES Convention. Listed specimens and any parts or products thereof are subject to issuance of an export permit when leaving the European Union.

Appendix I species are also subject to issuance of a prior import permit from the country in which the goods are to be imported. Such permits are necessary before applying for export permits and it is the Buyer’s duty to initiate the proceedings with the relevant authority. The Buyer must be aware that certain countries prohibit the import of some species or any parts or products derived thereof. For example, the United States prohibit all import of African elephant ivory, and any item containing parts that may merely resemble African elephant ivory must be accompanied by relevant documentation stating it is not the latter. Worked items that are dated before 1947 are exempt from import restrictions for

intra-EU trade and shall not require export licences. Please be aware that all Lots marked with the symbol ‘*’ are subject to CITES regulations. Limitation of liability regarding CITES export licenses. Where licences are required for importing or exporting outside of the European Union, it is the Buyer’s duty to obtain them. Thimbleby and Shorland cannot be held responsible if the Buyer’s application for an export permit is unsuccessful. Subsequently, in the event of failure thereof, Thimbleby and Shorland shall not permit cancellation or rescission of the sale.

 

Auctioneers: THIMBLEBY & SHORLAND, READING

 

NOTE: Purchasers or their agents are requested to obtain accounts and delivery orders at the Auctioneers` Office before leaving the place of sale and carefully to examine same. The Auctioneers cannot be held responsible for any errors in accounts or delivery orders unless they are notified of such errors on the day of sale and before the lots are removed from the premises.

 

 

 

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