Auction Terms

Going once going twice
once again sold! and then the hammer strikes for confirmation (old auction usage)

the amount you indicate that you want to spend the maximum for a lot

bid number
personal registration number with which you can bid in the hall

percentage to be paid on the hammer price

We guarantee the quality and authenticity of the individual lots as described in the auction catalogue, complaints about this are possible within 14 days after the auction.

Hammer price
amount for which the lot was declined in the auction room by the auctioneer

The number and description under which an object is put up for auction

viewing days
Days prior to the auction where you can view the lots

Written offer
By filling in a bidding note or e-mailing us with your bids, you do not actually have to attend the auction, but we bid for you as if you were in the room yourself.

an expert estimate of resale value or replacement value, at the time of the valuation

Insured value
the value for which the material is insured with us against all types of damage and theft

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