The aim of SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L, is the mediation in the sale of all art object types, jewels or collections units by means of deposit, exhibition or auction.
A.- FOR THE SELLER
1.- The seller, when transferring an object, will set the minimum sale price for the same one in common agreement with SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. If the object is to be auctioned, this price will become the auction starting one.
2.- The fact of transferring SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. an object authorizes to this one to photograph and reproduce it in catalogues, announcements or any support type it considers to be able to make its sale easy.
3.- The seller becomes responsible for the objects transferred by him are free from taxes, charges or any type of impediments that its commercialization prevents, as well as for being able to assume his property or to count on the right propietor’s authorization, becoming responsible for any expense it may cause forgery in the data given SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. by him.
4.- If the seller decided removing an already included object in the catalogue prior to the auction date and in unilateral way, he will have to pay SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L., on the starting price and for indemnification, both the agreed commission and that one from the prevailing buyer at this moment and the VAT corresponding both amounts.
5.- Once the object has been sold, SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. will deduct, by way of commission, the agreed percentage with the seller marked with the corresponding VAT, as well as the charge corresponding to catalogue inclusion detailed on the back of the deposit document signed by the seller. Those sold works from authors suject to 22/87 law of the intellectual property will have the deduced tax the law establishes.
6.- The seller will have not to pay any other expenses than those expressed on the previous paragraph. Just in the case that, after mutual agreement, they proceed with the object restoration, framing, cleaning, etc, or experts opinions are asked for meaning payment, these expenses will be exclusively charged to the seller independently of the object sale or not.
7.- SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. is responsible for the value of the object transferred for sale before the seller by means of the insurance policy it entitles. Such a cover reaches the established sale price, being this one the starting price in case of auction.
8.- The liquidation of the sold objects will be made thirty days after their sale and once SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. has received the payment charged to the buyer.
9.- The objects not adjudged in an auction will be able to be sold in the starting established price by SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. after the auction and whenever previous agreement against it does not exist.
10.- If in a three months term the seller does not remove the objects not sold in auction nor decides a new starting price with SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L., these ones can be put in auction again with a 40% lesser starting price. In case the unsold lots have not been withdrawn by the consignor in period of three months from the auction, nor incluided in a new auction, the pieces will be excluided from the SUBASTAS SEGRE’S general insurance cover.
B.- FOR THE BUYER
1.- SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. will appoint an auctioneer responsible for the auction direction. The lots will be for the highest bidder, being the auctioneer, in case of doubt about the bidder or the closing price, the one who considers with no appeal, being even able to proceed with the auction again. Also, the auctioneer will be able not to take into account the bids made by people whose solvency has not been properly credited.
2.- The buyer will have to pay a 16% commission on the closing price increased in the VAT corresponding to this percentage
3.- The bids will be increased according to the following scale:
Bids till 100 Euros will be increased by steps of 5 Euros. Bids between 100 and 200 Euros will be increased by steps of 10 Euros. Bids between 200 and 500 Euros will be increased by steps of 20 Euros. Bids between 500 and 1.000 Euros will be increased by steps of 50 Euros. Bids between 1.000 and 2.000 Euros will be increased by steps of 100 Euros. Bids between 2.000 and 5.000 Euros will be increased by steps of 200 Euros. Bids between 5.000 and 10.000 Euros will be increased by steps of 500 Euros. Bids between 10.000 and 20.000 Euros will be increased by steps of 1.000 Euros. Bids between 20.000 and 50.000 Euros will be increased by steps of 2.000 Euros. Bids over 50.000 Euros will be increased by steps of 5.000 Euros or according to the auctioneer’s judgement.
4.- Buyers will also be able to make their offers in writing, using the forms SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. will make available for this purpose. The auctioneer will defend the offer till the expressed limit, trying to adjudge the offered lot in the lowest possible price. Between two or more written bids offering the same amount for the same lot , the oldest one will have priority as well as the written bids have priority before the ones made in auction.
5.- It will also be possible to bid by telephone having established it before with SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. The fact of asking for a telephone bid, implicates the desire of covering the starting price. Once the communication has been established it will be, anyway, as if the buyer was in the room. In case of bad or interrupted communications SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. is not responsible for it and it is its right to cover, in the buyer’s name, the starting price of the lot for which the phone bidding was requested.
6.- Payment is due immediately after the sale by following methods: cash and Banker’s Draft.
Wire tranfer: BANKIA, Paseo de la Castellana 95. Edificio Torre Europa 28046 Madrid
IBAN: ES28 2038 1852 38 6000836086
Nº de cuenta: 2038 1852 38 6000836086
For payments made in any currency with variable exchange rate accepted by SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. the exchange rate of the day in which the payment is made will apply. If this one comes from abroad, it should be made by banker
7.- Data and descriptions showed in the catalogues are the result of the researches and knowledge of experts in SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L., who try to make easy the buyers selection, being data accuracy out of their responsibility. The lots will be available for their examination during the previous exhibition to auction, where the buyers will be able to form their own opinion. In the same way, SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. will not either accept claims of flaws, restorations,etc., already existing during the object exhibition, although they have not been described in the catalogue.
8- The buyer will have to pay and remove the lots acquired by him in a later term of 7 working days, owing 6 daily Euros for storage once the term has finished. If the buyer has not paid and removed the lots thirty working days after the auction date, SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. may consider the sale as finished without prejudicing the legal actions to be taken in a situation like this.
9.- If the buyer requests the sending of the lot or the ones acquired by him, the expenses for packing and dispatch will be charged to him. If he wishes to get an insurance covering this sending, he will have to communicate and pay it before to SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L., since without this requisite the insurance will not be considered formalized.
In case of litigation between SUBASTAS SEGRE S.L. ande the seller or the buyer, the parties submit to the Law Courts of Madrid with renounce to any other jurisdiction.