Absentee Bid

I hereby authorise you, with acknowledgement of the reservation of the seller's title, to bid on the following items on my behalf up to the specified limit. I hereby accept that a security may be established in the form of all items of mine already in the possession of Dorotheum and/or all items purchased for me under this purchase order.

Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG's terms and conditions including Tariff are used as the basis for the purchase order.

Exclusive jurisdiction shall be in Vienna. Austrian law applies. The place of performance is the location of the auction.
Please read the terms and conditions for the online absentee bid!
Lot No. *
Item
Price according to lot description
Top Limit of Bid (excl. Premium & VAT) *
if available:
Fields marked with * are mandatory.
New customers can and submit it with this order. (If you already have a customer number this is no longer required.)



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Terms and conditions for the online absentee bid
  1. If you are submitting an Absentee Bid to the Dorotheum for the first time and for bidders from Overseas: please print this form and fax it signed together with a copy of your passport to Fax No.: + 43 1 515 60 – 508, or send it scanned as e-Mail to bids@dorotheum.at.
  2. The limit(s) must be indicated in figures in Euros. Bids stating "buy at best price", "buy unconditionally" etc. will not be taken into consideration.
  3. Exact address must be given above.
  4. Lot number only is binding.
  5. In the event of identical bids, the earliest received will take precedence.
  6. Important for our clients resident abroad: Purchases to be shipped abroad are exempted of VAT if the relevant legal requirements are met and export is proved. You are, therefore, requested to let us have your shipping instructions together with your bid.
  7. The limit of your order does not include fees or VAT. The Dorotheum reserves the right to round up your bid limit to the next bidding increment.
  8. There is no right of withdrawal in long-distance and off-premises sales ("Fern- und Auswärtsgeschäfte-Rücktrittsrecht").

Please note that the total amount of applicable transportation costs resulting from distance, size and content cannot be calculated at present.

 

Information on taxation/examples of calculation of fees
Items marked "+" are subject to full legal VAT of 20 %,
those marked "#" are subject to reduced VAT of 10 %.
Items marked "-" are subject to reduced VAT of 13 %.
Items marked “V” (consignment sales) are sold in the name and for the account of the consigner.
Items marked "0" are not liable to VAT.
Items marked "*" might be liable to Resale Royalties.

 

- Example for margin tax or agent sales:
Sale of an object at the hammer price of EUR 3,000, with resale right royalty -> The gross price amounts to EUR 3,870 (hammer price of EUR 3000 + buyer‘s premium of EUR 750 +resale right royalty of EUR 120)
- Example for a fully taxable item subject to 20% VAT:
Sale of an object at the hammer price of EUR 3,000, with resale right royalty -> The gross price amounts to EUR 4,494 (hammer price of EUR 3,000 + buyer‘s premium of EUR 625 + resale right royalty of EUR 120 + VAT of EUR 749)

Motor vehicles/Technology, stamps, coins
- Example for margin tax or agent sales: 
Sale of item at the hammer price of EUR 1,000 -> gross price amounts to EUR 1,220 (hammer price of EUR 1,000 + buyer’s premium of EUR 220) 
- Example for a fully taxable item subject to 20% VAT:
Sale of item at the hammer price of EUR 1,000 -> gross price amounts to EUR 1,420 (hammer price of EUR 1,000 + buyer’s premium of EUR 183 + EUR 237 VAT)

Classic Motor Vehicles
- Example for margin tax or agent sales: 
Sale of item at the hammer price of EUR 1,000 -> gross price amounts to EUR 1,120 (hammer price of EUR 1,000 + buyer’s premium of EUR 120) 
- Example for a fully taxable item subject to 20% VAT:
Sale of item at the hammer price of EUR 1,000 -> gross price amounts to EUR 1,320 (hammer price of EUR 1,000 + buyer’s premium of EUR 100 + EUR 220 VAT)