A|A|A|A Payment Terms: Payment is due in HK Dollars immediately after the sale and should be made by the following methods:
Cash in HK Dollars, Wire Transfer and Credit Card (must present in person). All overdue balance will bear interest at the rate of
2% per month on hammer price.
It's A|A|A|A's policy to request any new clients or buyers to provide proof of identity (by providing some form of government issued identification containing a photograph, such a passport, identity card or driver's
license) and confirmation of permanent address. You are advised that
property will not be released until full settlement is received.
Wire transfer should be made to:
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd.
1 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
Beneficiary: Asian Art Auction Alliance Co., Ltd.
Account No: 640-089389-838
Please include your name and invoice number with your instructions to your bank. If you wish to pay for any purchase with
your Visa, Mastercard or UnionPay, you must present the card in person to A|A|A|A's office in Hong Kong. All charges are subject to acceptance by
A|A|A|A and Visa, Mastercard or UnionPay, as the case may be. In the case a charge is not approved, you will nevertheless be
liable to A|A|A|A for all sums incurred by you. Credit card purchases may not exceed HK$200,000.
Please note that A|A|A|A reserves the right to decline payments received from anyone other than the buyer of record and that
clearance of such payments will be required.
For Customers in USA, we accept PayPal:
Please indicate payment for "Elaine Cheung of AAAA".
A|A|A|A Buyer's Premium: You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 25% (20% A|A|A|A + 5% Invaluable) on hammer price as part of the total purchase price. All bids are due in Hong Kong Dollars.
Taxes: Neither A|A|A|A nor Seller assume any liability whatsoever for the collection of any taxes. Taxation is determined by the
governing body of the final destination of the shipment. Successful bidders are required to comply with their respective
jurisdictions' regulations regarding importation of alcoholic beverages. A|A|A|A assumes no tax liability whatsoever by virtue
of arranging any customer's shipping.
All Lots Sold : Bidding at auction you agree that all purchases are taken "AS IS" without representations of warranties of any kind. In no
event shall you bring an action against A|A|A|A or seller in connection with any claim that the item is not as described in the
catalogue or on the label.
A|A|A|A Shipping Terms: Collection
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Collection from A|A|A|A Hong Kong storage will be by appointment only. At least 3 working days notice must be given by
email. All clients (or their agents e.g. shippers) must examine all purchases or consignments premises from which they are
collected. It is A|A|A|A policy to request proof of identity on collection of a lot. Lots will be released to you or your authorized
representative when full and cleared payment has been received by A|A|A|A in Hong Kong. Removal, interest, storage and
handling charges will be levied on uncollected lots.
Release of Lots
Authority for the release of lots to the buyer will be an Email Release Order provided by A|A|A|A which will be issued only
after full payment has been received and appropriate identification has been provided. All enquiries relating to release should
be directed to A|A|A|A after the Email Release Order has been issued to the buyer.
Hong Kong Delivery
Once payment has been received by A|A|A|A and Email Release Form has been issued, the wines may be delivered according
to the instructions provided to A|A|A|A. Shipping by commercial means, particularly of older wines, can by very risky and is
at the buyer's risk. Please note that A|A|A|A does not ship wine to buyers. A|A|A|A will forward instructions and collection
requests from buyers to forwarding company for all delivery. On behalf of buyer, A|A|A|A will arrange shipping or schedule a
collection, subject to applicable law. All shipping and insurance costs and expenses must be pre-paid. A lot or invoice can only
be delivered to one address (it is not possible to split a lot or invoice for delivery to more than one address.)
Delivery outside Hong Kong
Auction House will help arrange shipment, at buyer's expense, after the invoice payment is made in full.
Where it is necessary to have a license to import wines, procural of the license shall be the sole responsibility of the buyer. All
agents/shippers collecting wine on behalf of buyers for non-Hong Kong shipments must examine consignments at A|A|A|A's
premises from which they are collected. A|A|A|A will not refund any shipping charges under any circumstances. Please be
advised that most countries regulate the shipment of wine. We urge you to investigate your country's regulations before
bidding or arranging shipment of wine into your country. A|A|A|A shall not assume any obligation nor bear any responsibility
whatsoever for applying for or obtaining any permits or licenses. Therefore, all bidders are strongly advised to investigate the
specific requirements to determine the manner in which alcoholic beverages shall be brought into their country so as to comply
with all local regulations. A|A|A|A makes no representation to the legal rights of anyone to ship or import alcoholic beverages
into any country. Wines may be sold and delivered only to persons who are 18 years old or above.
Re-packing of Wines for Shipping outside Hong Kong
A|A|A|A strongly recommends all wines to be re-packed into Styrofoam cartons for any shipment outside Hong Kong. A|A|A|A
shall not responsibility for shipments outside Hong Kong, regardless of whether the wines have been repacked or not. It is the
responsibility of the buyer or their shipping agent to re-pack wines into styrofoam cartons, otherwise wines may be released
in cartons/wooden case may not suitable for international shipping. When requesting wines to be re-packed, please indicate
A|A|A|A whether you want your shipper to collect any original wooden case. A|A|A|A will also release any original wooden
case to the shipper, unless otherwise instructed by the buyer.
Exportation / Importation
The export of any lot from Hong Kong or import into any other country may be subjected to one or more export or import
licenses being granted. It is the buyer's responsibility to obtain any relevant export or import license. Moreover, local laws
may prohibit the importation and/or the resale of wine. The denial of any license required or delay in obtaining such license
cannot justify the cancellation of the sale or any delay in making payment of the total amount due. A|A|A|A recommends that
you retain all import and export papers, including licenses, as in certain countries you may be required to produce them to
governmental authorities. Neither A|A|A|A nor Seller make any representation or warranty as to the legal right of any party to
ship or import alcoholic beverages to or from any jurisdiction. Further, neither A|A|A|A nor Seller assume any obligation or
bears any responsibility whatsoever for applying for or obtaining any such licenses or permits.