Auction 29 - Info

Important information for buyers – Auction 29

- The lots are definitely awarded in the auction room on the days of sale: 22th March 2017 – 10: 00am GMT+1.

- The lots are available for viewing at Pall Mall Gallery” in 5B Pall Mall – 30 Royal Opera Arcade, London SW1Y 4UY, United Kingdom from 20th to 21nd  March 2017 from 10:00am GMT+1  to 7:00pm GMT+1.

- The offers may be made through our websites (, or The-saleroom (, Biddr (, by fax, email, phone or directly to the offices of Bertolami Fine Arts. Offers made by email, by fax and through our website or website above mentioned, can be received until 8:00am hrs GMT+1 of 22 March, 2017 for lots 1-300 and until 12:00pm hrs GMT+1 of 22 March, 2017 for lots 301-800.

- BFA may accept absentee bids which are below the reserve price. If the bidding ends before the reserve is reached, Bertolami Fine Arts will submit the consignor the highest absentee bid below the reserve price received. The decision of the seller will be communicated to the bidder within fifteen days from the auction date.

- In the event of matching bids on the same lots, the earliest bid will take precedence.

- In the case of only one bid on a lot, the lot will awarded at the opening price. (e.g. if the opening price is £ 1.000 and the only bid offered is £ 1.500, the lot will be awarded at £ 1000).

- In the case of multiple bids on the same lot, it will be awarded to the highest bidder. The calculation of the offer will be made at predetermined increments (view “Predetermined increase”) added to the bid immediately lower than the highest received. (e.g. if the opening price is £ 1.000 and customer (A) offers £ 1,270 while customer (B) offers £ 1,800, the lot will be awarded to customer (B) at £ 1,370 (i.e. with a  predetermined increment of £ 100 over the immediate lower bid of £ 1,270).

- The realized sale prices list will be published on the Bertolami Fine Arts website within five days of adjudication.

- Payment for the purchased lots may be made by the following methods:
- Bank cheque or cashier’s check in favour of Bertolami Fine Arts LTD with surcharge of £ 10 for foreign checks
- Direct bank transfers in Euro may be made to Bertolami Fine Arts LTD with surcharge of £ 10 for outside European Bank transfer:
Barclays, IBAN: GB59BARC20577690199966 – Account Nr. 90199966 - SWIFT/BIC: BARCGB22
- Credit card (VISA and MasterCard) and PayPal are subject to a 3,5% surcharge on the total amount due;

- Payment of purchased items must be made within than 10 days from receipt of the invoice. If the invoice has not been paid within 15 days of the pro-forma invoice date, the interest will be charged at 1% monthly.

-Import costs for countries which require formal import requirements, will be charged to the buyer. In the case of unjustified contestation, by which the coins are returned to Bertolami Fine Arts, any customs and courier costs will be payable by the buyer.

- Bertolami Fine Arts reserves the right to withdraw any lot. The auctioneer during the auction, has the right to unite or separate lots and possibly vary the order of sale. He may, at its own discretion, withdraw lots if the bids in the auction does not reach the reserve price agreed between Bertolami Fine Arts and seller.

- The successful bidder will pay a commission to Bertolami Fine Arts, for each lot on the hammer price, of 23% (VAT included for European customer).

- All lots purchased on the Live-bidding of our website are subject to an increment of 1,5% on the hammer price.
All lots purchased on the Live-bidding of other websites as The-saleroom ( and Biddr ( are subject to an increment of 3% on the hammer price.

- All participants in the auction must, under the validity of an eventual award, complete a registration form with your personal data and the information requested before each auction. To buy you must possess the ability to act as required by law.

- Bertolami Fine Arts may accept mandates for the purchase, by making bids by the auctioneer, in competition with the public participating in the auction. Bertolami Fine Arts reserves the right to refuse bids from buyers not known unless they do not make a deposit to cover the whole value of the lots desired or, in any case, provided other adequate guarantees.

- The estimates of the possible selling price of each lot are printed under the description of the lots shown in the catalog and don’t include the commissions payable by the successful bidder. These estimates are approximate. The descriptions of the lots in the catalog may be subject to review by the public communications during the auction.

- Lots with more coins not shown are sold as seen and liked and are not subject to return by the buyer.

- All items are guaranteed authentic.

- In case of discrepancies, the online version of this terms of sale prevails.



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Bertolami Fine Arts LTD
63 Compton Street apartment 2
London EC1V 0BN
United Kingdom
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