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    All items to be auctioned may be inspected at our premises during our preview. To receive a copy of our latest catalog, which you may order by telephone ++49 2 61 – 9 14 37 51 or via our home page and pay by VISA or MASTER Card.  You may also order a catalog subscription. Please click here.

    Condition reports are available upon request to the individual objects.

    On request we take more photos of individual objects and send them by e-mail to you. This service takes place only at the beginning of the preview.

    Saleroom Bidding:

    In personal appearance at our auctions you receive a bidder number at our reception desk, which entitles you to bid after your registration.

    Absentee bidding:

    Clients who are unable to attend the auction in person are invited to submit written bids. The stated maximum bid will only be exploited until the limit price has been achieved or a bidder at the auction respectively other written quotations are outbid. You will find a form in our catalog or please click here.

    Additionally your bid can be placed via our online-catalog.

    Telephone bids:

    In case of limit price exceeding € 250 you are also welcome to bid by telephone. You will receive a form in our preview or please click here. Furthermore you will receive our form also on telephone request. We call in a timely manner during the auction, so you can bid by telephone at the desired items.

    Live bidding:

    Our auctions will be broadcast live on the internet. This gives you the opportunity to participate in the auction. Please register in advance. So you can bid live during the auction from your PC, tablet or smartphone.

    New customers must also fill out our initial vendor registration and present their identity card or passport.


    For us to consider your Absentee or Telephone bid, please pint out the form, sign it and send it back by e-mail, surface mail or fax to:

    ENGEL Kunstauktionen
    Friedrich-Ebert-Ring 12
    D-56068 Koblenz

    Fax +49 (0) 2 61 – 9 14 37 52


    Absentee and telephone bids as well as the initial vendor registration form must be submitted 24 hours prior to the commencement of the auction. Otherwise we will not be able to warrant consideration.

    Bids are normally in stages of 10% of the reserve price (from a full hundred or thousand from € 100,00 to € 300,00, from € 1000,00 to € 3000,00 etc., above this by 50,00 €, 500,00 € etc.), up to € 100,00 but not less than € 5,00.

    A buyers premium of 23% will be added on the bid plus VAT of the premium. It takes standard taxation.


    Export deliveries to non-EU countries are exempt from VAT. If persons taking part in an auction take goods they have bought there to non-EU countries themselves, VAT will be reimbursed as soon as E N G E L  FINE ART AUCTIONS has received verification of the export and the buyers identity. Export deliveries within the EU are exempt from VAT with a valid VAT ID Nos..

    Purchases can be paid in cash in Euro, by EC card or via wired transfer. Foreign banks cheques are not accepted. The purchase price shall become payable upon the fall of the hammer. Purchases shall be retained by E N G E L  FINE ART AUCTIONS until the full purchase price plus any retailed charges have been paid. In case of payment delay we reserve the right of charging interest of the amount of 5% over the general bank interest rate p.a. added to the invoice total until the full purchase price have been paid. As the office may have a great deal of work, receipts and invoices issued during or immediately after an auction should be checked carefully and corrected if necessary; errors expcepted! All taxes, costs and fees for noncash payments (including the bank charges charged to E N G E L  FINE ART AUCTIONS) shall be at the buyer´s expense.  In case of remittance or payment in other currencies, exchange losses and bank expenses will be charged to the purchaser’s account. Invoices will be sent by surface mail and/or by e-mail.

    Paid objects can be picked up on the day of the auction or during our business hours. However, we ask for understanding that this is possible during the ongoing auction only in exceptional cases. Please use the break or the time after the auction until closing time. Absent buyers are obliged to pick up the items immediately after E N G E L  FINE ART AUCTIONS has adviced them that the bid has been successful. Please note our business hours.

    On customer request we organize the shipping of the objects. Upon receipt of a written shipment notification, shipment will be made to the best conditions. Please use our dispatch order, attached to the invoices sent by e-mail or surface mail or print it out again. Without a completed dispatch order there is no shipping. Payment of shipping costs alone is insufficient for the execution of the shipment. On reuqest we organize adequate and insured transport by postal or courier service or shipping all over the world. For shipment to a NON-EU-country in case of invoices of more than € 1.000,- export documents have to be presented at customes which we will prepare for you for a fee of minimum € 35,-.

    Auction results

    Auction results are transferred to the online catalog. Non responsibility is taken for the correctness of the results. Upon request lists of results are available 1 working day after the sale. Starting the first workday after the auction, you may enquire about the results and find them at (telephone: +49 261 914 3751).

    Starting the first working day after auction, the unsold items may be inspected at our premises and may be purchased at the limit price plus premium (22% plus VAT of currently 19% on the premium).

    For sales under the limit price the premium is 25 % plus 19 % VAT of the premium.

    For objects marked with “o. L.” (without Limit) you will receive price on request.

    Volksbank RheinAhrEifel eG

    IBAN: DE04 5776 1591 1031 7220 00

    Commerzbank AG

    IBAN: DE32 5708 00700642 1787 59
    Swift-BIC: DRES DE FF