Contract: The hammer stroke will mark the acceptance of the highest bid and the pronouncing of the word "adjugé" or any equivalent will amount to the conclusion of the purchase contract between the seller and the last bidder taken in consideration.
The internet bid live constitutes a bidding contract between the bidder and Artcurial Briest Poulain F-Tajan.
Payment: No lot will be transferred to the purchaser before it has been paid for in full.
The purchaser will be authorized to pay by the following means :
- in cash: up to 3000 euros, costs and taxes included, for French citizen; up to 7600 euros costs and taxes included, for foreign citizen on presentation of their identity papers.
- By cheque or bank transfer.
- By credit card: VISA, MASTERCARD or AMEX (in case of payment by AMEX, a 2,40% additional commission corresponding to cashing costs will be collected).
Shipping: A lot will be handed to its bidder once Artcurial has received full payment of its invoice. Lots which are not withdrawn within seven days after a sale (including Saturdays-Sundays and Bank holidays) will be stored at the buyer's expenses, in our storage located outside Paris.
Each client has to provide his shipping instructions at the account department with his payment.
Artcurial's shipping department can provide shipping fares wich include softpacking and express courriers.
For any heavy or fragile item, we can recommend the shipping companies which are more likely to provide the best service according to the country where you live.
For bidder living outside the EEC, the shipping and delivery expenses depend from the customs regulations of the country of residence. Each bidder has to pay local taxes, on top of the shipping costs. The importation of certain goods depends from on the customs regulations of the country of residence.
For less than 10 bottles, Artcurial's shipping department can provide shipping fares which include softpacking and express couriers.
Otherwise, Artcurial can advise appropriate clearing agent and shippers. Please notice that shipping wines towards some specific countries as USA is very difficult (various constraints related to customs regulation) or impossible.
Contact : Marianne Balse- shipping department- email : firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +33 (0)1 42 99 16 57
Buyers premium : Because of the charitable character of this sale, Artcurial | Briest - Poulain - F. Tajan will not charge a buyers premium
There is no Buyers premium and no Internet fee.
Condition Reports: Artcurial-Briest - Poulain - F.Tajan is happy to provide condition reports for individual lots upon request (PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT SEND CONDITION REPORT FOR THE LOT UNDER THE ESTIMATE OF 500 euros).
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In accordance with the French law, Artcurial-Briest - Poulain - F.Tajan is responsible for the information provided in his catalogues and not liable for the English translation, a courtesy to his English speaking clients. We recommended to our clients to see the objects during the sale's exhibition. A preliminary exposure making it possible to the purchasers to realize the state of the objects put on sale.