This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.
ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.
If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.
Buyers' Premium and Charges
For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins & Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, and Wine & Whisky:
Buyer's Premium Rates 25% on the first $100,000 of the Hammer Price 20% from $100,001 to $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price 12% on the excess over $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price
Offsite Sold ProPerty Storage Information
Please note that all lots listed at the beginning of our printed catalogue, if not removed immediately after the sale, will be transferred to a nearby storage facility. For the convenience of the successful bidder of one or more of these lots, all purchased lots will be transferred to our offsite storage together. Please read the Conditions of Sale regarding the removal of sold lots.
Bonhams & Butterfields' storage and logistics partner is Box Brothers, a well-known organisation that specialises in crating, packaging and shipping. Our storage and logistics partnership provides several beneficial services. The first being 5 days of free storage.
During this auction, clients will be expected to pick up all property from Bonhams & Butterfields by 4.30pm on Wednesday March 9, 2011.
All items listed at the beginning of our printed catalogue, along with all other items purchased, if not removed immediately after the sale, will be transferred to Box Brothers warehouse. With an appointment made 24 hours in advance, clients can pick up their property at 2321 Filbert Street in Oakland.
Box Brothers will charge an uplift fee to transport your items to their warehouse. Small items that can be handled easily by one person will be charged $50. Larger items that can still be handled by one person will be charged $85. Large items that require two people to handle will be charged $100. Charges will be payable directly to Box Brothers. Should you choose to have Box Brothers ship or deliver your property, this uplift fee will be waived.
Clients will have 5 days of free storage to retrieve their property or make arrangements with Box Brothers to pack and ship their property. Storage fees will begin to accrue on the 6th day of storage.
Retrieval from the offsite warehouse is by appointment only. Clients must call 24 hours in advance. Clients can utilise the delivery services offered by Box Brothers or clients may make their own arrangements. Please call +1 (800) 942-6822.
Box Brothers is available to ship internationally. They offer importing and exporting services. Clients can select either airfreight or ocean cargo delivery options, which range from door-to-port, door-to-airport with door-to-door service also available. Clients can ship one item, co-load or container load at a discounted rate through Box Brothers. Please call +1 (800) 942-6822 for more information.
All purchases not designated for offsite storage will remain onsite at Bonhams & Butterfields for a period of 21 days beginning the date of the auction. During this 21 day period, clients may remove such property themselves, make arrangements with the Bonhams & Butterfields packaging and shipping department or provide their own shipper for removal of all property. If a client does not retrieve his/her property or finalise shipping arrangements within 21 days, the purchases will be removed to the offsite storage facility of Box Brothers. Again, uplift charges for packing and transport from our gallery to Box Brothers will be charged by Box Brothers.
Payment of the hammer price, premium and any applicable sales taxes must be made directly to Bonhams & Butterfields prior to the release of property. Any removal, storage or other fees due to Box Brothers should be made directly to Box Brothers.
Change of shipping address must be authorised by Bonhams & Butterfields Revenue Manager, Martin Romero, before Box Brothers will be permitted to re-route your purchases.
Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. A processing fee will be assessed on any returned checks. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.
For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.