Live bidding may start higher or lower.
25% including the internet fee of the Drouot bidding platform
* By written bid given to info@oldmasterprint
(no later than 2 hours before the start of the live auction)
*By entering a bid on the Drouot platform in the days/weeks before the auction,
(no later than 30 minutes before the start of the live auction)
*Through the Drouot life bidding platform during the event.
The auction has an international audience and works with written bids or internet bids only. (Through Drouot and Invaluable) The internet bids can be made before the start of the auction or 'live' during the auction. For reasons of efficiency no physical inspection of the goods is provided.
Each lot is described to the best of our ability and in good faith. No responsibility will be taken for faults or incomplete info. If you are uncertain of an aspect of the item we advise you to conduct your research in advance to stand stronger while bidding. Please feel free to ask us for more info.
The condition is shown by photo's. Please check them before bidding and feel free to ask more info if needed. Additional questions about condition or description must be send 48 hours prior to the start of the live auction.
All disputes over the sale fall as appropriate, under the jurisdiction of the Belgium law, regardless of the domicile of the parties. The Courts of Belgium, and in particular, the justice of peace of the District of IZEGEM or the courts of the judicial district of West Flanders, KORTRIJK section, have exclusive jurisdiction to settle all disputes arising in connection with all aspects of all matters or transactions to which these Conditions of Business relate or apply
The European consumer protection and, in particular, the strict Belgian implementation is applicable. A private citizen if resident of the European Community can return the item for a full refund within 14 days after receipt without limitation of his other rights as provided by the European consumer protection.
Accepted forms of payment:
Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Wire Transfer, PayPal
Payments must be made in full within 7 business days after receipt of the invoice. The auction house preserves the right to charge the credit card of the buyer 7 days after the auction if not paid before, this according the authorization given by the buyer during the registering process of his credit card on the auction platform.
No responsibility will be taken for the lots if not paid within the prescribed period.
If a lot is not paid in full within 2 weeks, an interest will be charged of 12% a year. If full payment is not made after one month old master print reserves the right to resell the lots and charge the original defaulting bidder with both the difference and the expenses incurred.
All items are sold using the Margin Scheme and it should be noted that the VAT included in bid price and premium is not recoverable as input tax.
Buyer pays shipping costs.
All customs charges, import taxes, other taxes and costs must be paid by the buyer.
We organize all shipping, worldwide at fixed prices:
Europe: 22 €
Outside Europe: 40 €
All Items must be paid in full before they will be shipped.
Items will be send insured. An insurance fee might be added to the invoice.
Claims for lost or broken items during transport are handed over to the insurance policy of the shipper and be reimbursed according to their terms. Old master print cannot be held responsible for any additional compensation for the loss or damage of the item.
The buyer is free to organize his own shipping at his own expense.
The items can only be released after full payment.