INFORMATION REGARDING AUCTION 273 - Vintage Fine Wine & Spirits
The auction will be held on Wednesday 4th October 2023 at the Bertolami Fine Art headquarters in Piazza Lovatelli, 1 – Rome.
1.How to participate
The following methods of participation are available: in person, by telephone, online upon registration on our website www.bertolamifineart.com, or on our partner portals (see list below), by a written absentee bid to be received by 12:00 pm CEST Wednesday 4th October 2023
Unacquainted customers who have not already registered must provide a valid identity document.
You can place your bids during the auction by telephone, with the assistance of one of our operators. In order to take part in the telephone bidding, you must make a reservation by 12:00 pm CEST Wednesday 4th October 2023, specifying the lots you wish to bid for and your telephone number. Customers who have booked this way will be called at the number they have indicated a few lots before those for which they have expressed interest.
A telephone bid reservation has the value of a written absentee bid at the starting price as indicated in the catalogue. To book your phone bidding: fill out the appropriate form
You can place your bids during the auction by logging on to our website https://auctions.bertolamifinearts.com/en/register/1/ or on the following partner portals:
You can submit your bids in writing by filling out the appropriate form online, or by means of an e-mail, or a letter. Written absentee bids may be sent by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org – email@example.com) by post, or must be delivered to our headquarters in Piazza Lovatelli, 1 – 00186 Roma. All offers must be received by Bertolami Fine Art no later than 12:00 pm CEST on Wednesday 4th October 2023. Written absentee bid shall authorize the auctioneer to make offers on behalf of the signatory.
Lots will be visible, by appointment only
The following methods of participation are available:
- online and on our partner portals until Wednesday 4th October 2023
- by a written offer to be received by Wednesday 4th OCtober 2023 to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or via fax to 0039 063230610, by post, or must be delivered to our offices.
The minimum bid for each lot is the starting price shown in our website.
In the event of:
In the absence of bids during the auction, the lot will be awarded at the starting bid even if the sole bid received is higher (the amount of the pre-auction bid indicates the maximum bid the bidder is willing to place.
Example: Starting bid € 1,000 – Single pre-sale bid € 1,500 – Award at € 1,000
If no bids are raised during the auction, the lot will be awarded to the earlier bidder.
If there are no bids during the auction, the lot will be awarded to the highest bidder. The hammer price is calculated by adding to the amount of the next lowest bid an increment set out in the table below.
Example: customer A bid € 1,270 - customer B bid € 1,800. Customer B does not win at the award price of € 1,800 but at € 1,370. In other words, the automatic increase of € 100 provided for in the table is applied to the amount of the next lowest bid when the bids are within the € 1,000-1,999 bracket.
The purchasers of the winning lots will be able to choose between the following payment options:
(in the event of payment by foreign cheque, please add € 10 to the invoiced amount);
BPER Banca - Agenzia 28 - IBAN: IT18R0538705006000035185964 - SWIFT/BIC BPMOIT22XX
BANCO DESIO - IBAN: IT58J0344003209000000192600 - SWIFT/BIC BPSPIT31XXX
(in case of payment by non-European bank transfer, please add € 10 to the invoiced
Please note: Invoices paid by cheque, cash or bank transfer are exempt from the 3.5% administration fee.
The purchaser shall pay Bertolami Fine Art an auction fee equal to 25% of the hammer price of each lot. An additional commission shall be applied to lots purchased via online participation on our website www.bertolamifineart.com, which is calculated as follows:
www.bertolamifineart.com +1,5% of the hammer price
Bidspirit +1,5 % of the hammer price
Drouot +3% of the hammer price
Invaluable +5% of the hammer price
One Bid +1,5% of the hammer price
Shipping costs, additional customs duties, as well as costs related to the procedure for the release of the certificate of Free Movement or of any prior ministerial authorization required for the export of the awarded lots, are to be borne by the buyer.
In the event that, due to unjustified complaints, the goods should be returned to Bertolami Fine Art, the customs duties and shipping costs shall be incurred by the customer.
The conditions of sale that govern the relationship between Bertolami Fine Art and the customers taking part in our auctions are displayed in each catalogue. As these conditions are automatically accepted from the moment you participate in the auction, please read them carefully.
In the event of a discrepancy between the conditions of sale published in the printed catalogue and the version that appears in the online catalogue, the online version shall prevail.
The winning bids list will be published by Bertolami Fine Art on the website www.bertolamifineart.com, for information purposes only, within ten days of the closing date.
BID AMOUNT €
AUTOMATIC PRE-SET INCREASE €