Contract: The hammer stroke will mark the acceptance of the highest bid and the pronouncing of the word "adjugé" or any equivalent will amount to the conclusion of the purchase contract between the seller and the last bidder taken in consideration.
The internet bid live constitutes a bidding contract between the bidder and Artcurial Briest Poulain F-Tajan.
Execution of online internet bids is a free service undertaken subject to other commitments at the time of the sale and Artcurial Live Bid does not accept liability for failing to execute an online internet bid or for errors or omissions in connection with this activity, including, without limitation, errors or failures caused by:
- a loss of connection on Artcurial's or your end
- a breakdown or problems with the online bidding software and/or
- a breakdown or problems with a client's internet connection, computer or system.
Payment: No lot will be transferred to the purchaser before it has been paid for in full.
The purchaser will be authorized to pay by the following means :
- in cash: up to 3000 euros, costs and taxes included, for French citizen; up to 7600 euros costs and taxes included, for foreign citizen on presentation of their identity papers.
- By cheque or bank transfer.
- By credit card: VISA, MASTERCARD or AMEX (in case of payment by AMEX, a 2,40% additional commission corresponding to cashing costs will be collected).
Shipping: A lot will be handed to its bidder once Artcurial has received full payment of its invoice. Lots which are not withdrawn within seven days after a sale (including Saturdays-Sundays and Bank holidays) will be stored at the buyer's expenses, in our storage located outside Paris.
Each client has to provide his shipping instructions at the account department with his payment.
Artcurial's shipping department can provide shipping fares wich include softpacking and express courriers.
For any heavy or fragile item, we can recommend the shipping companies which are more likely to provide the best service according to the country where you live.
For bidder living outside the EEC, the shipping and delivery expenses depend from the customs regulations of the country of residence. Each bidder has to pay local taxes, on top of the shipping costs. The importation of certain goods depends from on the customs regulations of the country of residence.
For less than 10 bottles, Artcurial's shipping department can provide shipping fares which include softpacking and express couriers.
Otherwise, Artcurial can advise appropriate clearing agent and shippers. Please notice that shipping wines towards some specific countries as USA is very difficult (various constraints related to customs regulation) or impossible.
Contact : Marianne Balse- shipping department- email : firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +33 (0)1 42 99 16 57
Premium: 19% HT
Please note that the 3% of Internet fee (Artfact or Invaluable fee) is included in our premium. There are no additional Internet charges.
Taxes - VAT: In addition of the lot's hammer price, the buyer must pay the following costs and fees/taxes:
1) Lots from the EEC: 19% + VAT (VAT=3,723 %)
2) Lots from outside the EEC: (indentified by an ¤ on the website)
In addition to the commissions and taxes indicated above, an additional import VAT will be charged 20% of hammer price.
Condition Reports: For more information, please contact: email@example.com
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For information about shipping please contact: Ronan Massart- shipping department- email : firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +33 (0)1 42 99 16 57