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 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
Please note there is an amendment to our Conditions of Sale:
Paragraph 1 of the Conditions of Sale should read:
1. As used herein, the term "bid price" means the price at which a lot is successfully knocked down to the purchaser. The term "purchase price" means the aggregate of (a) the bid price, (b) a PREMIUM retained by us and payable by the purchaser EQUAL TO 25% OF THE FIRST $100,000 OF THE BID PRICE, 20% OF THE AMOUNT OF THE BID PRICE ABOVE $100,000 UP TO AND INCLUDING $2,000,000, AND 12% OF THE AMOUNT OF THE BID PRICE OVER $2,000,000, and (c) unless the purchaser is exempt by law from the payment thereof, any California, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, D.C., Washington state, or other state or local sales tax (or compensating use tax) and other applicable taxes.
For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.