Auction > Rules

FOR THE INFORMATION OF THE AUCTION PARTICIPANT


Authenticity of the pieces of art is certified by acts. Authorship-related, technical condition-related or other questions, connected with the works and complaints can be forwarded to the organizers within 5 days after holding of the auction.


AUCTION EXPOSITION

One can get acquainted with the original auction exposition in the Haus Gallery during two weeks prior to holding of the auction. There are also given pre-purchase consultations and issued additional information of the auction order.


REGISTRATION TO THE AUCTION
 

In order to guarantee the safety of the buyers and confidentiality of personal data it is recommended to register to the auction during two weeks before the auction in the Haus Gallery.

Registration to the auction takes place in the Gallery, but also through the Internet and over the phone. Click here for registration from the homepage. After the registration the participants are informed of the auction bidding number.

The buyer fills in a purchase sheet that remains in the secretariat of the Haus auction. Information that is entered into the registration sheet is required for the confirmation of the buyer's personality and for simplifying accounting at the auction. The organizer guarantees the confidentiality of the personal data of the buyer.

For avoiding the participation of occasional auction visitors, the participation in the auction is paid. Participation in the auction costs for a previously registered buyer 20 euros that includes the auction catalogue and an auction ticket for two persons. Previously registered buyers can pay for the participation in the course of the auction exhibition and directly before holding of the auction in the Gallery.

  

Every visitor, registering before the auction, fills in the registration sheet at the spot and buys a personal 20 euros auction ticket that guarantees the auction entrance for two persons. The auction bidding number is given to the buyer, having registered before the auction, according to the registration sheet.


BIDDING AT THE AUCTION

Bidding takes place according to the list of works in the catalogue. The bidding at the auction is run by an auctioneer, who informs of the initial price of the bidding, sets with the third hammer stroke the final price of the painting and solves personally all bidding-related questions.

The buyer gives a sign of his bidding at the auction by lifting the bidding number. Price step at the auction is 25 euros, if the price is higher than 2 000 euros, then the price step is 50 euros and from 5000, the price step is 100 euros. In case a participant wants to make a bid for a bigger sum that the previously mentioned price step enables him to, he says out his bid while lifting the number, but the bid must not exceed 300 euros. Bidding is done in full hundreds. In addition to the hammer price the buyer is obliged to pay buyers premium (7% from the final bidding). The final bidding is registered by auction secretaries.


PAYING FOR THE PURCHASED WORKS


For the pieces of art, having been purchased from the auction, can be paid either in cash, by a transfer or with a bank card. Every buyer is issued an according contractual invoice from the auction secretariat. For the auction works must be paid within 5 days after the auction date.


In case of paying in cash or with a card the buyer receives the painting immediately after executing the payment. In case of paying by a transfer the buyer must present upon the receipt of the work copy of the payment order. The buyer pays for the painting the final price that was announced at the auction, to which are not attached additional taxes.

Additional information can be received from the Haus Gallery at Uus Street 17, haus@haus.ee and on telephones (+372) 6 419 471, 52 77 334.