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    VIEWING DAYS
    Viewing days are held prior to each sale. All the lots to be offered at the auction will be displayed and our experts are on hand to provide further information and advice. If you require a condition report or a photograph of an item, please contact a member of staff.
     

    BIDDING
    If you would like to bid in person in the saleroom during the auction you are obliged to use a bidding number which will be handed to you after registering. You can register to bid at our reception desk until the start of the auction. To register you will have to provide your personal data and bank details which will be checked. Bidding is possible by raising your hand after the auctioneer has announced the lot. 
     
    If you are unable to attend the auction in person, you may submit an absentee (‘commission’) bid. The required form is available at our reception desk on the viewing days and is also printed at the rear of each sale catalogue. As is the case with registering as a bidder you will have to provide your personal data and bank details and submit your maximum bid. When a commission bid has been placed, the auctioneer will act on behalf of the bidder and will attempt to acquire the lot at the lowest possible price.
     
    It is also possible to bid by phone during the auction. A member of the auction house staff will phone you on the telephone number provided by you shortly before the lot is due to be sold. The staff member will then relay your bids to the auctioneer.
     
    Bidding can also be arranged via the auction house website. Please register your personal account on the AAG website. This account will enable you to leave a maximum bid on a lot number which has your interest. You will receive an email from us with a confirmation of your bid.  The auctioneer will act on behalf of the bidder and will attempt to acquire the lot at the lowest possible price.
     
    In addition we now also provide the opportunity to bid live at the auction via the internet.
    Be sure to register on the live bidding page of the auction house website at least two hours before the start of the auction. Subsequently you can see the auction live on the internet and participate directly as a bidder. The charge for participating as a live internet bidder is an additional 5% excluding VAT.
     

    CONDITIONS
    The purchase price consists of the hammer price increased with the buyer’s premium (including VAT) and, where appropriate, any resale royalty.
    Depending on the hammer price the buyer will be charged the following premium:

    Up to € 20.000            29,6%
    € 20.001 - € 200.000   25%
    From € 200.001           20%

    Items purchased must be paid no later than three days after the sale to Stichting Derdengelden AAG (bank account no. NL28FVLB0637264002 / BIC FVLBNL22). Items will not be released until payment has been received in full. 

    It is also possible to pay on the day of the sale itself, either by debit card (PIN) or credit card. We regret that a surcharge will be made on all credit card payments. 

    Items which have not been collected within five days will be put into storage at the buyer’s expense.