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How to buy: Step-by-step

Founded in 1731, Uppsala Auktionskammare is one of the worlds oldest auction companies. Today we are one of the leading auctions houses for fine art and antiquities in Sweden. Here you will find a step-by-step guide on how to buy at our auctions.


1. Find lot

There are several ways to find lots that interests you. You can visit our viewings, browse our online catalogues or order printed catalogues.

Viewing

Before the auctions we display the upcoming lots at our saleroom in Uppsala. Viewings are always free and open to the public. During the viewing you may see all items for sale, meet with our staff, place bids and browse catalogues. Each lot is numbered and marked with an estimate.

Before our Important sales we also have viewings of selected items at our offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Online catalogue

You may browse our catalogues. In the online catalogue you find one or several pictures of each lot. You also find information regarding condition reports (only Decorative sales), saleroom notices and if an object is not allowed for export.

Printed catalogue

We always produce exclusive printed catalogues at our Important sales. You may purchase them at our offices or order them here.


2. Bid

Buying at Uppsala Auktionskammare has never been easier or more accessible, whether you want to visit our saleroom in Uppsala, or simply do it from home. There are several easy ways to discover the lots that are up for sale as well as participate in the bidding. Our highly skilled staff are always ready to help you and would be delighted to answer your questions regarding any auction or lot.

How to bid at our different sales
Importate sale
Decorative Sale

Credit limit for bidding

If you are a registered client and wish to bid at our auctions exceeding a total of SEK 3 millions (3.000.000 SEK hammer price, buyers premium excluded), you will need to make a deposit and / or supply a bank reference upon request. Please contact our customer service no later than three days prior to the day of auction to be approved for higher level of bidding than SEK 3 millions: support@uppsalaauktion.se


3. Pay

If you are successful you will receive an invoice by e-mail or to your postal address if you do not have a registered e-mail address. You may also find your invoices at My pages. Payment and collection must be made within eight (8) business days.

We accept payment with wire transfer and bank/credit cards. We accept Visa, Mastercard and China Union Pay. Please notice that we do not accept cash. You can pay your invoice online with bank/credit card at My Pages or at our Client Service Center at Dragarbrunnsgatan 73, Uppsala. For more information about payment methods


4. Collect

As soon as we have received payment for your invoice you may collect your purchases. Collection can only be made at our office in Uppsala at Dragarbrunnsgatan 73. Payment and collection must be made within eight (8) business days.

at Important sales

All purchases must be collected within eight (8) business days after auction. After eight business days a storage fee of SEK 50 per lot (SEK 100 for furniture and large items) and day is chargeable. If we cannot provide with storage due to upcoming auctions sold lots may, at the expense of the buyer, be transferred to the logistic company ArtMove in Stockholm.

at Decorative sales

All purchases must be collected within eight (8) business days after auction. After eight business days the logistic company ArtMove collects all lots, both payed for and unpayed lots, and transfer them to their terminal in Stockholm. Please notice that they will charge you for the transport to Stockholm and above this also SEK 50 per auction lot (SEK 100 for furniture and large items) each day that the lots remain uncollected. Payment for storage fees are made to ArtMove.

Want to order transportation? Find out more here


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concern or question, or if there is anything else we may further assist you with. We will gladly help you!

 

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