When you registered to bid you confirmed the following:
I agree that I have read and understood Bonhams' conditions of sale and I wish to be bound by them, and I agree to pay the buyer's premium and any other charges mentioned in the notice to bidders. I understand that this affects my legal rights.
For all Sales categories excluding Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
Buyer's Premium Rates
22% on the Hammer Price
GST at the current rate of 10% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges.
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VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.
Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.
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Please note that as a result of recent legislation ruby and jadeite gem stones of Burmese (Myanmar) origin may not be imported into the US. Rubies and jadeite of non-Burmese origin require certification before import into the US.