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For Sale by Timed Online Auction - Sporting Memorabilia from the Tennis Career of Boris Becker

Sale Type: Timed Online Auction
Timed Online Auction
An auction conducted online only, where the bidding is open for all to see, on a lot by lot basis, sales automatically extend by ten minutes should any bidding activity take place immediately prior to a sale being due to close and will continue to do so until the bidding is exhausted. Sales are conducted subject to specific terms and conditions. Wyles Hardy & Co utilise the BidSpotter platform for these sales.
Currency: GBP Date posted: 6/6/2018 End date: 28/6/2018

On behalf of the Trustees in Bankruptcy of the Estate of Boris Becker

Contact: Terry
Tel:01442 832234
Alternative Contact David Fletcher
Tel:01442 832234

Sale Details


Watches and Commemorative Items together with Unique Trophies, Medals and Awards marking the achievements of Mr. Becker's prolific sporting career


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Schedule and notice to purchasers
Credit Card and Debit Card details are used for registration purposes.  Wyles Hardy & Co. Limited DO NOT accept payment by Credit Card but do accept Debit Cards.
Sales by Timed On-Line Auction on Behalf of Messrs M. Ford, F O’Connell and G. Lemon, Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy of the estate of Boris Becker.
Viewing: The lots for sale may be viewed on 20th June 2018 by appointment only between 9.30am and 4.30pm at: The Knapp Gallery, Regent’s University London, Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4NS.
Admission by Catalogue Only - £20.00 Admits Two Persons.
Damage: Person’s attending the viewing will be held liable for any damage they cause, and shall meet all costs and expenses incurred in the rectification of the damage so caused, as advised by Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd.
Bidding Process: Bidding will commence ending at 13.00 BST on 28th June 2018, subject to the normal 10 min extension.  Once closed all highest bids will be considered. 
Acceptance of Final Bids: IMPORTANT NOTE - Acceptance of all final bids is subject to prior approval by our client.  Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd reserve the right to reject any bids which they feel are insufficient. Successful bidders will be notified by email by close of business 29th June 2018. 
Invoicing: Please ensure that the details given at online registration are the same as those to which the invoice will be addressed (under no circumstances will invoices be altered once issued).
Instructions for Bidding: Access for bidding can be obtained through our website or   Full bidder’s details including a valid email address must be provided in order to bid.  You must be over 18 to use this service.  In the event of a bid being received within 10 minutes of the scheduled closing time, the bidding period on that lot will automatically extend by a further 10 minutes and for a further 10 minutes for any bid received thereafter. When bidding do not forget to `Refresh` your screen to ensure you are aware of current bids. 
Mailing List: All approved bidders will automatically have their details placed on a mailing list database for notification of futures sales undertaken by Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd only. In the event that you wish to have your details excluded from our database please notify us by email
Buyers Premium: In addition to the sum bid the purchaser will pay a buyer’s premium of 17.5% on the hammer price plus VAT.  The premium is not negotiable and will be charged to all purchasers. VAT will not be refunded on the buyer’s premium under any circumstances, including overseas purchasers.
Overseas Purchasers
On notification of the acceptance of an offer(s) overseas purchasers must advise if the goods are intended for export and the destination of same and provide the following information / documents: 
copy of their passport and another document confirming the identity; 
details of their bankers and their UK corresponding bank;
details of their shipping agents and their UK representatives.
N.B. Purchasers are solely responsible for obtaining export licences, where required.
Value Added Tax (VAT): All lots are sold exclusive of V.A.T.  No VAT is payable in addition to the hammer price save for the VAT on the buyer’s premium, which is non-negotiable.
Conditions of Sale: All lots will be sold, subject to the Terms and Conditions of sale, as shown on our website and those contained within this schedule.  Bidders are strongly advised to read them carefully and to re-visit the same from time to time to acquaint themselves with any amendments/additions.
Payment Terms: All purchases are to be paid in full, no later than 16.30pm BST Time on 6th July 2018.  
Payment to be made by : 
Account Name: Wyles Hardy & Co Clients Account
Account No: 48914576
Bank: NatWest Bank, Harrow & Watford Branch
Sort Code: 60-00-08
Quote Ref. AD1006 and the buyer’s number on your invoice (top left hand corner).
Debit Cards: We accept the following debit cards, Switch, Delta, Electron and Connect – we do not accept Credit Card payments.  Please note that, to protect both the purchaser and our client from any fraudulent activities, Debit Card transactions will only be accepted at our Bovingdon office with the card holder present, in person and with a second form of ID.
Cash: Limited to £500 maximum transaction value, payments above this sum will not be accepted in cash.
Bankers Draft: Please note Wyles Hardy & Co. NO LONGER accept Bankers Drafts as payment for purchases.
All queries regarding payment should be directed to our , quoting AD1006.
Insurance of Lots: The bidder / buyer is at risk once the buyer is notified of his successful purchases and is strongly advised to effect insurance at once, irrespective of whether title has passed. Title does not pass to the purchaser until payment has been received in full.  
Clearance of Purchases: All lots must be removed by appointment between 10.00 hours and 16.00 hours from 3rd July 2018 to 6th July 2018 from Wyles Hardy & Co. Ltd., Ley Hill Road, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 0NW at the buyers expense.  Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd do not undertake packaging, postage, delivery or shipment of goods and the bidder must make their own arrangements to comply with the clearance terms.
Pack and Shippers who may be able to assist include:-
Pack & Send - Tel. No. 0345 873 999 0.  Quotes available from
MBE Mailboxes - Watford Branch, Tel No. 01923 254480
Transfer of Lots: Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd will only accept payment from and permit removal of lots purchased by the successful purchaser or their duly appointed agent. 
Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd reserve the right to refuse to accept the bid of any bidder should they be unable to satisfy Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd on any of the above. 
If you agree to the Terms and Conditions and this specific Notice to Purchasers you may register for this event. Registering for this event means you agree to both the website’s Terms and Conditions and also Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd’s Terms and Conditions for this Sale.
Provision of Services Information: Wyles Hardy & Co. Ltd’s (whose trading style is Wyles Hardy & Co) principal place of business is Ley Hill Road, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 0NW, Great Britain.
Registered in England No. 2598566, Registered Office: 9 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4DJ, Great Britain.  VAT Registration Number: GB579 1851 94.
Please note Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd issue self billing invoices only.  
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