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Important Information for Buyers

All lots are offered subject toThomas Del Mar Ltd’s Condition’s of Business and to reserves.The Conditions of Business

for Buyers are published at the end of the catalogue.

Please note that all measurements including bore sizes are approximate.

Estimates are published as a guide only and are subject to review.The actual hammer price of a lot may well be higher or

lower than the range of figures given and there are no fixed “starting prices”.

A Buyer’s premium of 20% is applicable to all lots in this sale. Excepting lots sold underTemporary Import rules which are

marked with the symbol ‡ (see below), the Buyer’s Premium is subject to VAT at the standard rate (currently 20%). Lots

offered for sale under the auctioneer’s margin scheme and VAT on the Buyer’s Premium is payable by all buyers. Lots

marked with the symbol ‡ have been imported from outside the European Union (EU) to be sold at auction under

Temporary Import Rules. When released to buyers within the EU, including the UK, the buyer will become the importer

and must pay VAT at the rate of 5% on the hammer price.The Buyer’s premium will be subject to the standard VAT rate at

20%. Buyers outside the EU will normally be eligible to obtain a refund in respect of VAT, upon satisfactory documentary

evidence of exportation. Further information on this matter is available on request.


Restricted Materials

Lots with this symbol have been identified at the time of cataloguing as containing organic material which may be subject

to restrictions regarding import or export.The information is made available for the convenience of bidders and the

absence of the symbol is not a warranty that there are no restrictions regarding import or export of the Lot

Thomas Del Mar 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. All bids must be submitted in writing in good time and lots will always be purchased as

cheaply as possible (depending on any other bids received, reserves and competition in the saleroom).This service is

offered free of charge.

Thomas Del Mar Ltd. can supply quotations for shipping of purchases, including transit insurance and VAT refund

administration fees, and will assist in the application for any export licenses which may be required. Administration fees

may be applicable for this. Buyers are reminded that it is their responsibility to comply with UK export regulations and

with any local import requirements.


Payment is due in sterling at the conclusion of the sale and before purchases can be released. Please note that we require

seven days to clear sterling cheques unless special arrangements have been made in advance of the sale. We are pleased

to accept major credit cards (regrettably we are unable to accept American Express), for which a surcharge will be made

of 3% of the transaction total. International debit cards attract a 3% surcharge.There is no charge for payments made by

UK registered debit card. Cash and Credit card payments above £6,000 and “card holder not present” payments above

£2,000 will not be accepted without prior arrangement.

Electronic transfers may be sent directly to our Bank:

HSBC Bank Plc

38 High Street




IBAN No.: GB78MIDL40190481632140


Sort Code: 40-19-04

Account No.: 81632140

Account Name.: Thomas Del Mar Ltd


On receipt of cleared funds, lots can be collected fromThomas Del Mar Ltd’s premises at 25 Blythe Road, LondonW14 0PD.

Please note that collection is BY APPOINTMENT on +44 (0) 207 602 4805. All lots should be cleared within one month

of the auction date, after which they will be transferred to a third party for storage. A transfer fee of £10 per lot plus all

incurred transfer and storage costs due to the third party will be payable prior to release.