Gentleman's Library Sale
27 Jan 2015, starting at 11:00 GMT with lot 1.
28 Jan 2015, starting at 11:00 GMT with lot 477.

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Auction information

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

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Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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Lot symbols
Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

This lot contains or is made of ivory. The United States Government has banned the import of ivory into the USA.

Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

AR Artists Resale Right

Goods subject to Artists Resale Right Additional Premium.

W Shipping & handling restrictions apply

Objects displayed with a w will be located in the Bonhams Warehouse and will only be available for collection from this location.

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

Auction viewings
London, Knightsbridge
  • 24 Jan 2015 10:00 - 16:00 GMT
  • 25 Jan 2015 10:00 - 16:00 GMT
  • 26 Jan 2015 09:00 - 17:00 GMT
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