Important Information

Please note viewing is at Kirtlington Park (Oxfordshire OX5 3JN) on the dates indicated below.  The auction takes place at Dreweatts Donnington Priory on 30 and 31 May (10.30am BST).  There will be no viewing at Kirtlington Park on auction days.  All lots will be removed from Kirtlington Park on Monday 30 May and available for collection from Monday 6 June onwards.  Lots 606-618 will be available for collection from Donnington Priory.  The rest of the sale will be stored at Vangaroo Ltd (Andover). Lots at Vangaroo Ltd will be stored free of charge until Friday 10 June. Storage charges will apply from Saturday 11 June onwards. See below for further details.   

AUCTION NO: 14406

AUCTION FORMAT: LIVE ONLINE
This is a live online auction with an auctioneer.  Bidding is available in person at our salerooms, online, by telephone or you can leave commission (absentee) bids.  If not bidding online, please contact Dreweatts to register all commission bids or telephone bids by 12 noon BST on Friday 27 May. For a guide to bidding in a Live Online Auction, click here.   

BUYER’S PREMIUM:
Buyer’s premium is charged per lot at 25% of the hammer price (30% including VAT) up to and including £500,000, 20% (24% including VAT) of the hammer price from £500,001 up to and including £1,000,000, and 12% of the hammer price (14.4% including VAT) in excess of £1,000,001.

REGISTRATION:
It is now a requirement of Dreweatts that we undertake identification and address verification from clients in order to comply with money laundering regulations and fraud prevention.  We advise all clients to register at least 48 hours in advance of the auction as you may be asked to provide documents to verify your identity.  Registration for new clients will close at 12 noon BST on Friday 27 May.

If they have not already done so, all clients must provide two forms of identification before they can bid.   

To verify your personal account, please submit:  

  • a copy of a government-issued photo identification (such as a national identity card, passport or UK driving licence) showing your full name and date of birth, and
  • a proof of your current address, for example a utility bill or bank statement, mortgage document

If you wish to buy on behalf of a Company, please submit:

  • a certificate of incorporation, showing the company’s full name and registered address;
  • documentary confirmation of each beneficial owner owning 25% or more of the company;
  • the ID document (such as a driving licence or passport) of the authorised signatory and where the authorised signatory is not a director, a letter on company letterhead confirming the individual’s authority to act.  

Documents should be sent by email to live@dreweatts.com.  Depending on individual circumstances, further documents may be requested. Your invoice will be made out to the name and address registered to bid.

VIEWING AT KIRTLINGTON PARK:
Kirtlington Park, Kirtlington, Oxfordshire OX5 3JN | www.kirtlingtonpark.co.uk

Friday 27 May: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 28 May: 10am - 4pm
Sunday 29 May: 10am - 4pm

Please note: the auction takes place at Dreweatts Donnington Priory on 30 and 31 May (10.30am BST).  There will be no viewing at Kirtlington Park on auction days.          

AUCTION:
The auction will take place on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 May at 10.30am BST at Dreweatts Donnington Priory salerooms:

Dreweatts 
Donnington Priory
Newbury
Berkshire RG14 2JE

DREWEATTS 360 VIRTUAL AUCTION TOUR:
The Dreweatts 360 Virtual Auction Tour will be available from Friday 27 May. The service provides a virtual tour of sale displayed in the rooms at Kirtlington Park, allowing you to walk through each room, browsing and interacting with the lots as you go, just as if you were there in person. All from the comfort of your own home, at your own pace and at a time that suits you! 

CONDITION REPORTS:
Our specialists will be providing detailed conditions reports and additional images as requested.  Many of the lots already have condition reports so please check the website first (see text in italics at the end of the description). If you cannot see a condition report on the website, please click the “Ask a question” button to request one.    

CONTACT:
Tel: +44 (0) 1635 553 553
General enquiries and condition reports: furniture@dreweatts.com
Telephone and commission bids: bid@dreweatts.com
Commission bids may also be placed via your online bidding account. 

PAYMENTS: 
Once the auction has concluded, you will receive an invoice by email with a link to our online payment page as well as collection and shipping information.  Where auctions finish late in the afternoon or evening, invoices will be sent out the next working day.   

It is our policy not to accept third party payments. The name of the bank account or card holder should match the name of the buyer. Payment will be accepted by:

  • Bank transfer: Dreweatts’ preferred method of payment is by bank transfer direct into our bank account. Payments must be made from the account of the registered Buyer.
  • Online via SagePay: clients can pay online up to a limit of £10,000 via SagePay by following this link https://www.dreweatts.com/payments. Lots paid for using SagePay will be available for collection the following day (not the same day).
  • Debit card issued in the name of the Buyer by a UK bank and registered to a UK billing address.
  • Credit card: all major UK issued credit cards registered to a UK billing address and issued in the name of the Buyer, with the exception of American Express and Diners Club. Credit cards registered to an overseas billing address up to a maximum of £5,000 with the exception of American Express and Diners Club.
  • In cash up to £8,000: subject to relevant money laundering regulations. 

Please note: 

  • We no longer accept payment by cheque.
  • First time buyers: payment over the phone by debit or credit card is permitted up to a maximum of £1,000. For larger payments, please pay online or by bank transfer
  • To make a payment by telephone, please call: + 44 (0) 1635 553 553
  • We are unable to release items until funds have cleared and become visible in our account.  This generally takes 24 hours and may take longer depending on your bank. Please ensure the sale date and Invoice number is quoted on all payments, so that the payment can be applied to your account without delay.  

CUSTOMER DUE DILIGENCE CHECKS:
In order to comply with current Money Laundering Regulations, it is our policy to conduct appropriate Know Your Client checks on any buyers who transact at the threshold of £8,000 or more. Buyers will be required to provide the following information: 

  1. For individuals, official photo identification (a government issued ID document such as passport or driver’s licence) and a proof of address (utility bill, bank statement or driver’s licence).
  2. For legal entities, a certificate of incorporation (or equivalent), a register of shareholders/directors and ID documentation from the directors and beneficial owners of the business.

We reserve the right to withhold the purchased lots until such checks have been completed. 

COLLECTION OR DELIVERY:
Please note all lots will be removed from Kirtlington Park on Monday 30 May and available for collection from Monday 6 June.  Lots 606-618 will be available for collection from Donnington Priory.  The rest of the sale will be stored at Vangaroo Ltd (Andover). Lots at Vangaroo Ltd will be stored free of charge until Friday 10 June. Storage charges will apply from Saturday 11 June onwards.  Before being able to collect your purchases you are required to pay the hammer price, plus the applicable commissions, and obtain a receipt acknowledging payment. Collection of the purchased lots is at the purchaser’s risk and expense and whilst Dreweatts do not provide packing and despatch service we can suggest some carriers. For further details of suggested shippers, please click here.

STORAGE CHARGES:
Lots moved to Vangaroo Ltd (Andover) will be stored free of charge until Friday 10 June.  All items not collected by 4pm on Friday 10 June, will be subject to storage charges of £2 (plus VAT) per lot per part or full day thereafter. These charges will be the sole liability of the purchaser and will be billed directly to them by Vangaroo Ltd (Andover); Vangaroo may be willing to adjust their charges if they are instructed by the purchaser to deliver to them. On payment of all sales and storage costs, items will be available for collection by appointment from Vangaroo Ltd (Andover), tel: 01264 586566, email: office@vangaroo.co.uk. These charges are set by Vangaroo Ltd (Andover); we recommend that you contact them directly regarding queries relating to these charges and other questions relating to storage.    

VAT LIABILITIES FOR OVERSEAS BUYERS:
Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, private overseas buyers can only receive goods free of VAT/have the VAT amount refunded if Dreweatts acts as exporter in relation to the sale and arranges for the transport of the goods. If you would like us to arrange for the export and delivery of the goods there will be an admin fee of £100 plus the shipping cost. If you arrange for the goods to be picked up/delivered to you directly we will charge UK VAT at the appropriate rate and no refund will be available. Please note that if we export the goods to you, you will be responsible for completing the importation procedures as well as the payment of any relevant duty/VAT payable on importation into your country.

Business buyers are not affected by this change where the purchase has been made in the business or trading name and a VAT refund will be available on proof of export.

BIDDING INCREMENTS FOR LIVE ONLINE AUCTIONS:
The online bidding increments prior to the live auction are listed below.  Please note during the live auction, the bidding increments shall be at the auctioneer’s sole discretion.

From

To

Increment

 

0

£200

£10

 

£200

£300

£20

 

£300

then £320

then £350

then £380

ie. London bidding

£400

then £420

then £450

then £480

ie. London bidding

£500

£1,000

£50

 

£1,000

£2,000

£100

 

£2,000

£3,000

£200

 

£3,000

then £3,200

then £3,500

then £3,800

ie. London bidding

£4,000

then £4,200

then £4,500

then £4,800

ie. London bidding

£5,000

£10,000

£500

 

£10,000

£20,000

£1,000

 

£20,000

£30,000

£2,000

 

£30,000

then £32,000

then £35,000

then £38,000

ie. London bidding

£40,000

then £42,000

then £45,000

then £48,000

ie. London bidding

£50,000

£100,000

£5,000

 

£100,000

£200,000

£10,000

 

£200,000

£300,000

£20,000

 

£300,000

then £320,000

then £350,000

then £380,000

ie. London bidding

£400,000

then £420,000

then £450,000

then £480,000

ie. London bidding

 

LOT DESCRIPTION SYMBOLS GLOSSARY:

λ - Indicates that this lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges.

Y - Indicates that this lot may be subject to CITES regulations when exported.

† - Indicates that VAT is payable by the purchaser at the standard rate of 20% on the hammer price as well as being charged on the buyers’ premium.

Ɵ - Indicates that the lot is a zero rated item and therefore subject to buyer’s premium of 25% exclusive of VAT (0% VAT). 

‡ - Indicates that the lot is being sold whilst subject to temporary importation and that VAT is due at the reduced rate (5%). 

Ω - Indicates that the lot has been imported from outside the UK and is liable to the standard rate of Import VAT currently 20% on the hammer price.

β - Indicates that the lot is offered in Bond. This applies to wine. Bidding will be at duty paid prices other than for those lots marked ‘IN BOND/β’.  

Please see our Symbols Glossary and Terms & Conditions for more information.