General terms and conditions of sale
CONDITIONS AND INFORMATION PRINCIPALLY Absentee bids Collection of Purchases – Storage fees
FOR BUYERS If you cannot attend the auction, we will pleased to execute Purchases can only be collected after payment infull in cleared
All property is being offered under French Law and the conditions written bids on your behalf. A bidding form can be found at the funds has been made to Osenat.
printed in this volume. lt is important that you read the following back of this catalogue. This service is free and confidential. Lots Purchased lots will become available only afterpayment infull
pages carefully. will be bought as cheaply as is consistent with other bide and the has been made.
The following pages give you as well useful information on how reserves. In the event of identical bids, the earliest bid received Storage fees will be charged by Osenat to purchasers who have
to buy at auction. Our staff is at your disposal to assist you. will take precedence. Always indicate a “ top limit ” - the hammer not collected their items within 15 days from the sale as follows :
price to which you would stop bidding if you vvere attending the - 10 € per day for furniture or cars
BUYER’S PREMIUM auction yourself - 5 € per day for object or paintings
The purchase price will be the sum of the final bid plus a buyer’s “ Buy ” and unlimited bids will not be accepted.
premium of 20 % inc. taxes. sur une tranche jusqu’à 350 000 euros et Orders shall be made in euro. Export
de 11 % HT (soit 13.20 % TTC) à partir de 350000 euros. Written orders may be Buyers should always check whether an export licence
Automobilia : 20% H.T. - sent by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org is required before exporting. It is the buyer’s sole
- sent by fax to the following number: 00 33 (0) 1 80 81 90 01 responsibility to obtain any relevant export or import
- hand delivered to staff on the premises licence. The denial of any licence or any delay in obtaining licences
VAT RULES - sent by post to the offices of Osenat. shall neither justify the rescission of any sale nor any delay in
Non-European buyers may have all VAT invoiced refunded to You may also bid by telephone. Telephone bids must be confirmed making full payment for the lot. Osenat can advise buyers on the
them if they request so in writing to the accounting department before the auction by letter, fax or e-mail. These as well as written detailed provisions of the export licensing regulations and will
within delay of 3 months of the date of sale, and if they provide bids must be received 24 hours before the auction so that we can submitt any necessary export licence applications on request.
Osenat with the third sample of the customs documentation guarantee satisfaction. However, Osenat cannot ensure that a licence will be obtained.
(DAU) stamped by customs. Osenat must appear as shipper Bidding b y telephone Local laws may prohibit of some property and/or may prohibit
on the export document and the buyer as the consignee. If you cannot attend the auction, it is possible to bid on the the resale of some property in the country of importation. As an
The exportation has to be done within the legal delays and a telephone. As the number of telephone lines is limited, it is illustration only, we set out below a selection of the categories
maximum of 3 months of the date of sale. necessary to make arrangements for this service 24 hours before of works or art, together with the value thresholds above for
the sale. which a French «certificat pour un bien culturel» (also known as
1 - BEFORE THE AUCTION We also suggest that you leave a covering bid which we can «passport») may be required so that the lot can leave the French
Pre-sale esti mates execute on your behalf in the event we are unable to reach you territory; the thresholds indicated in brakets is the one required
The pre-sale estimate are intended as a guide for prospective by telephone. Osenat Fontainebleau staff are available to execute for an export licence application outside the EU, when the latter
buyers. Any bid between the high and the low pre-sale estimates bids for you in English. differs from the national threshold.
offers a fair chance of success. lt is always advisable to consult us - Pictures entirely made by hand on any support and of any
nearer the time of sales as estimates can be subject to revision. 3 - AT THE Auction material, of more than 50 years of age : euros 150,000
Condition of Iots Conditions of sale - Furniture and objects, carpets, tapestries, clocks of more than 50
Solely as a convenance, we may provide condition reports. All the As indicated above, the auction is governed by the conditions years of age : euros 50,000
property is sold in the condition in which they were offered for printed in this catalogue. Anyone considering bidding in the - Watercolors, gouaches and pastels of more than 50 years of age
sale with all their imperfections and defects. auction should read them carefully. They may be amended by way euros 30,000
No claim can be accepted for minor restoration or small damages. of notices posted in the salesroom or by way of announcement - Original sculptures and copies of more than 50 years of age
lt is the responsability of the prospective bidders to inspect made by the auctioneer. euros 50,000
each lot prior to the sale and to satisfy themselves that each lot Access to the lots during the sale - Books of more than 100 years of age
corresponds with its description. Given that the re-lining, frames For security reasons, prospective bidders will not be able to view euros 50,000
and finings constitute protective measures and not defects, the lots whilst the auction is taking place. - Vehicules of more than 75 years of age
they will not be noted. Any measurements provided are only Auctionin g euros 50,000
approximate. The auctioneer may commence and advance the bidding at levels - Drawings of more than 50 years of age
All prospective buyers shall have the opportunity to inspect each he considers appropriate and is entitled to place consecutive and euros 15,000
object for sale during the pre-sale exhibition in order to satisfy responsive bids on behalf of the vendor until the reserve price - Prints, lithographs and posters of more than 50 years of age
themselves as to characteristics, size as well as any necessary is achieved. euros 15,000
repairs or restoration. - Photographs, films and negatives of more than 50 years of age
Sale preview 4 - AFTER THE AUCTiON euros 15,000
Pre-auctions viewings are open to the public free of charge. Results - Printed maps of more than 100 years of age
Osenat is concerned for your safety while on our premises and If you would like to know the result of any absentee bids which euros 15,000
we endeavour to display items safely so far as is reasonably you may have instructed us to place on your behalf, please - Incunabula and manuscripts (EU whatever the value is)
practicable, Nevertheless, should you handle any items on view contact: euros 1,500
at our premises, you do so at you own risk. Osenat - Tél. 00 33 (0)1 64 22 27 62 - Archaeology pieces of more than 100 years of age, originating
Fax 00 33 (0)1 64 22 38 94 directly from excavations (1)
2 - BIDDING IN THE SALE or: www.osenat.com - Archaeology pieces of more than 100 years of age, not
Bids may be executed in person by paddle during the auction or Payment originating directly from excavations euros 1,500
by telephone, or by third person who vvill transmit the orders Payment is due immediatly after the sale and may be made by - Parts of Historical, Religious or Architectural monuments of
in writing or by telephone prior to the sale. The auctions will the following method: more than 100 years of age (1)
be conducted in euros. A currency converter wili be operated in - checks in euro - Archives of more than 50 years of age (EU whatever the value
the salesroom for your convenience but, as errors may occur, you - cash within the following limits: is) euros 300
should not rely upon it as substituts for bidding in euros. - 1.000 euros for trade clients (1) Application for licence for these categories is subject to the
Bidding in Per son - 1.000 euros for French private clients nature of the item.
To bid in person at the auction, you will need to register for and - 15.000 euros for foreign tax nationals (non trade) Preemption ri ght
collect a numbered paddle before the auction begins. Proof of - credit cards VISA and MASTERCARD The French state retains a preemption right on certain works of
identity will be required. - Bank transfers should be made to: art and archives which may be exercised during the auction.
If you wish to bid on a lot, please indicate clearly that you are In case of confirmation of the preemption right within fifteen
bidding by raising you paddle and attracting the attention of the (15) days from the date of the sale, the French state shall be
auctioneer. Should you be the successful buyers of any lot, please subrogated in the buyers position.
ensure that the auctioneer can see your paddle and that it is your HSBC FRANCE Catalogue de scriptions
number that is called out. Account holder : OsenatOsenat shall exercise such due care when making express
Should there be any doubts as to price or buyer, please draw the Osenat statements in catalogue descriptions, as amended by any notices
auctioneer’s attention to it immediately. 9-11, RUE ROYALE posted in the salesroom prior to the opening of the auction or
We will invoice all lots sold to the name and address in which the 7730O FONTAINEBLEAU by announcement made by the auctioneer at the beginning
paddle has been registered and invoices cannot be transferred to Domiciliation: HSBC FR PARIS AUBER of the auction and noted in the minutes of the sales, as is
other names and addresses. In the event of loss of your paddle, Code banque: 30056 consistent with its role of an auction house and in the light of the
please inform the sales clerk immediately. Code guichet: 00811 information provided to it by vendor, of the scientific, technical
At the end of the sale, please return your paddle to the No compte: 08110133135 and artistic knowledge, and the generally accepted opinions of
registration desk. Clé RIB: 57 relevant experts, at the time any such express statement is made.
Bidding as principal FR76 3005 6008 1108 1101 3313 557
If you make a bid at auction, you do as principal and we may held SWIFT: CCFRFRPP Photos des pages : 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 33, 34, 36, 62, 63
you personally and solely liable for that bid unless it has been Siret: 442 614 384 00042 Pavlina Luun © Photos http://www.luuna.fr
previously agreed that you do so on behalf of an identified and APE 741A0 Conception / réalisation : Osenat
acceptable third party and you have produced a valid power of No TVA intracommunautaire: FR 76442614384
attorney acceptable to us.
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