BUYER'S PREMIUM The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium, at the following rate, thereon. 25% up to £300,000/20% thereafter. VAT will be charged on the premium at the rate imposed by law (see our Conditions of Sale at the back of this catalogue).
ADDITIONAL VAT † VAT at the standard rate payable on the hammer price * 5% import VAT payable on the hammer price No VAT is payable on the hammer price or premium for books bought at auction.
REGISTRATION All potential buyers must register prior to placing a bid. Paddle registration must be completed in advance of the sale day. Please note that bidders at Lyon & Turnbull will be asked to supply the following documents in order to facilitate registration: 1 – Government issued photo ID (Passport/Driving licence) 2 – Proof of address (utility bill/bank statement).
By registering for the sale, the buyer acknowledges that he or she has read, understood and accepted our Conditions of Sale.
COLLECTION OF PURCHASES Responsibility for packing, shipping and insurance shall be exclusively that of the purchaser.
Please note that due to The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005: Collection of any purchases from our Whisky & Spirits auctions will not be permitted before 10am. All collections must be signed for by a person over the age of 18. We reserve the right to ask for ID from the person collecting.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTIONS All item descriptions, dimensions and estimates are provided for guidance only. It is the buyer’s responsibility to inspect all lots prior to bidding to ensure that the condition is to their satisfaction. If potential buyers are unable to inspect lots in person (public viewing times listed in every catalogue), our specialists will be happy to prepare condition reports and additional images. These are for guidance only and all lots are sold ‘as found’, as per our Conditions of Sale.
Alcohols are catalogued as accurately as possible at the time of going to print. However, purchasers must take into consideration the natural variations and conditions of cases, labels, ullages, corks and wines. Lyon & Turnbull are unable to accept returns.
IMPORT/EXPORT Prospective buyers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to; rhino horn, ivory, coral and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective buyers should familiarise themselves with all relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import lots to another country. It is the buyer’s sole responsibility to obtain any relevant export or import licence. The denial of any licence or any delay in obtaining licences shall neither justify the recession of any sale nor any delay in making full payment for the lot.
ENDANGERED SPECIES Please be aware that lots marked with the symbol Y contain material which may be subject to CITES regulations when exporting outside the EU. For more information visit http://www.defra.gov.uk/ahvla-en/imports-exports/cites
Name: Colin Fraser