CONDITIONS OF SALE
Ashbey’s Galleries Conditions of Sale are set out in this website. Bidders are strongly advised to read these and familiarize themselves with the terms and information relating to buying at auction. It is important to note that Ashbey’s Galleries act on behalf of the seller.
Pre-sale estimates are based upon the current market prices achieved at auction for comparable property, condition, rarity and provenance. Any between the high and low estimate will, in Ashbey’s Galleries opinion, stand a fair chance of success. Estimate are exclusive of Buyer’s Premium and VAT. Printed estimates in the catalogue may be altered and are subject to revision.
Lots may be subject to a reserve which is a confidential figure arrived at between Ashbey’s Galleries and the seller and below which a lot may not be sold.
Ashbey’s Galleries charges a premium to the buyer on the final bid price calculated at 18.00% not including VAT.
This is open to the public free of charge. Ashbey’s Galleries specialists are available to give conditions reports or advice at viewings. Email all requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
PAYMENT AND COLLECTION OF PURCHASES
All lots sold will be invoiced to the name and address that appear on the registration forms.
Successful bidders are required to make payment for their purchases immediately after the auction. All items will be released on proof of payment.
Bidders are not permitted to cancel or withdraw online bids.
If a lot receives a bid within the last 10 minutes of the sale, it will remain open for an additional 10 minutes. If any further bidding occurs, the extension timer will automatically reset to 10 minutes. If no further bidding activity occurs, the lot closes when the timer runs out.
METHODS OF PAYMENT
Payment may be made by:
- Bank Guaranteed Cheque
- Electronic Transfer (EFT)
- Credit Cards acceptable to Ashbey’s Galleries (Mastercard or Visa)
- Debit Cards
Ashbey’s Galleries CC
First National Bank
Branch: Long Street, Cape Town
Branch Code: 201 709
Account No: 6208 2580 541
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