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.
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.