You have agreed to be bound by the Conditions of sale and if your bid is successful, you are legally obliged to pay for the lot you have won. The purchase price will be the sum of your final bid plus other applicable charges, such as the buyer’s premium, local taxes, shipping expenses, loss damage liability fees, customs duty/import tax and any other charges that may apply.
A Christie's specialist may contact you to discuss this lot or to notify you if the condition changes prior to the sale.
The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.
Please refer to the Conditions of Sale for information on Wine Cataloguing Practices
Ullages and Corks of Old Wine:
Each lot is described in the lot description as correctly as can be ascertained but buyers of old wines must make appropriate allowances for natural variations of ullages, conditions of cases, labels, corks and wine. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of the sale. No returns will be accepted.