Informal evaluation of items for auction – Free of charge*The concerned parties should contact CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES and agree upon a specific date. Informal /unofficial valuation is given free of charge at the company’s premises, for a necessarily limited number of items; is to be presented in written, as a Business Proposal, with no obligation to proceed with the sale at auction.* (except wines).
What to do in case of not being able to bring the item to our premisesIf the item is of difficult carrying or very fragile and according to our best judgment a conditional valuation may be given on the basis of a high-quality photograph, specifying the particular dimensions, any markings, signatures or other significant references. These valuations are also free of charge and do not entail any obligation to proceed with the sale at auction.
Local valuationsAt the request of the person concerned and whenever understood necessary or convenient, CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES can arrange for its experts to visit your home or the location of the items for an unofficial valuation with the purpose of putting them up for auction. As in previous cases, such valuation is free of charge and does not entail any obligation to proceed with the sale at auction.
Formal valuation of itemsWhenever the parties concerned require a written and signed official valuation for inheritance, insurance, auction placement, property inventory updates or any other purposes, CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES may also arrange for its experts to visit the customer’s home or the location of the items.
In this case, the date, terms and conditions attached to the above valuation should be laid down in advance being the costs of the valuation, exclusive of VAT, calculated using the following sliding scale:
up to € 50,000 – 2%from € 50,001 to € 100,000 – 1.75%from € 100,001 to € 500,000 – 1.5%from € 500,001 to € 1,000,000 – 1.25%from € 1,000,001 to € 1,500,000 – 1.00%from € 1,500,001 to € 2,000,000 – 0.75%over € 2,000,001 – 0.50%
Please note:1. Should a certain item, or authorship, though insusceptible of expertise by Cabral Moncada Leilões to be nevertheless susceptible of conditional appraisal, the indicated values are to be considered under reserve and necessarily indicative; in those cases, the correspondent fees will be reduced by 50% accordingly;2. The cost of the items official assessment subsequently put up for and sold at auction will be deducted from the amount owed to CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES by the owners.
Regardless of putting an item up for auction, CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES advises you:
What to do next?After a decision has been taken to put an item up for auction, CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES will notify customers of the date of the following auctions and current Business terms and conditions.
An “Auction Sale Agreement” must be entered between CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES and the item’s owner-seller. In addition to the owner-seller’s full ID, both civil and fiscal, the contract identifies and describes each and every item, the premiums and fees due and the minimum estimate sale price to be agreed between the parties.
The minimum sale price agreed between the parties, also referred to as the “reserve price” will be the amount of the valuation which will be expressly set out in the respective catalogue. (Minimum sale price agreed between the parties in the contract / reserve = base auction price in the catalogue).
Charges payable by seller:Premium * ….…………………………………………… subject to the amount of the sellInsurance ** Hiscox / Villas-Boas ACP …….. 1% on the reserve price, including items not soldAdministrative FeeLive auctions ……………………………..…............ € 10,00 per item, including items not soldOnline auctions ……………………………..…........ € 2,00 per item, including items not soldCatalogue photographs *** ……………………. subject to dimensionsVAT …………………………………………….………….. value added tax is only charged on the premium and other services (and not on the value of the auction sale, except when indicated).
Copyright – Law 24/2006 **** This amount comprises a law fully defined percentage calculated upon sales prices exceeding €3,000; the charged percentage varies according to the value reached at auction, according to the law; should the author or the rightful proprietor of the rights demand payment from CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES before payment has been provided to the seller then CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES reserves the right to deduct the amount in question from the total amount due to the seller.
* Only payable if item is sold; charged on sales price; to be deducted from the amount of the winning bid;** Charged on the value of the agreed reserve*** Fee: Full page – € 120; ½ page – € 60; ¼ page – € 30**** 4% on sales price from €3,000 – €50,000; 3% from € 50,000.01 – € 200,000; etc. The total amount of copyright on each transaction may not exceed € 12,500
NEW LEGAL FRAME CONCERNING JEWELLERY AND ASSAY OFFICELei nº 98/2015, 18.08.2015; Dec. Lei nº 44/2016, 17.8.2016Each and all items including precious metals put to sell by CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES comply with all the applicable legislation, and are marked whenever necessary, according to the law.Costs:Expert Certificate or Declaration (in order to legalize an item near the Assay Office - Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda ……………………………………… € 10 (+ VAT)Assay Marks: Imprensa - Nacional-Casa da Moeda: in accordance with Portaria 403-B/2015.
CITES – Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and FloraEach and all items including materials from the Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora protected by the Convention put to sell by CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES are to be previously certified by the Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas and comply with all the applicable legislation, and are marked whenever necessary, according to the law.Costs per certificate /lot:ICNF Certificate ………………………….………… € 31,40 (VAT exempted)Administrative fee ................................... € 10 (+ VAT)
When does the seller receive the proceeds of the sale?CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES undertakes to deliver the bill of sale to the seller within ten (10) days from the moment the payment in full of the item is made by the buyer. The payment of the amount of the sale to the seller, less premiums, charges and taxes payable, shall be made within eight (8) days after the sale account is made available. The seller must contact CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES for such purpose.
Considering that the buyer must pay within ten (10) days from the auction’s last session it is therefore expected (but not guaranteed, as it is conditioned to the payment in full and collection of the item by the buyer) that the payment to the seller is made within twenty eight (28) days from the date of the auction’s last session.
Prior to live auction – Catalogue and previewLive auction catalogues are available at www.cml.pt; printed catalogues can be obtained directly from Cabral Moncada LEILÕES.The items up for live auction will be exhibited to the public from 10:00am to 8:00pm for a five-day period before the first session. The exhibition period always includes a weekend, to accommodate parties who are unable to visit during the week. On Sundays the exhibition period goes from 3:00pm to 8:00pm.
Usual live auctions sales calendarAuctions may have one or several sessions distributed over one or two weeks (Mondays to Thursdays). All sessions are held at the premises of CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES starting at 7:30pm and usually ending around 11:00pm.
Admission and biddingAdmission to auctions is free and there is no obligation to bid.In addition to our usual customers, we welcome all who are interested in attending an auction for the first time with no experience of bidding.CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES will be pleased to provide full information and explanations which may assist interested parties on how an auction is organised, allowing them to bid in the best possible circumstances.
It is sensible to establish, in advance, the maximum amount you are willing to pay when bidding for any item. Buyers should bear in mind that they will also have to pay the premium and appropriate VAT.
There are several ways of bidding for and purchasing items on live auctions:
1. In personInterested parties must register when arriving at the premises of CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES by filling in and signing a form, stating their name and address, telephone number, identity card/passport number and taxpayer identification number. They will be given then a numbered paddle to use for bidding. If you wish to bid in person, all you have to do is to raise the numbered paddle you were given at registration desk and clearly show your intent to the auctioneer who will accept your bid as soon as possible. Once you have finished bidding and secured the item, the auctioneer will state out loud the number of the winning bidder’s paddle and repeat the correct amount of the sale before moving on to the next item.
2. Purchase Orders / Written bids
3. Telephone bidsThe telephone bid form can be obtained at www.cml.pt or requested to Cabral Moncada LEILÕES. The form should be filled in, signed and returned to us in person, by e-mail or fax at least three hours prior to the beginning of the particular sale. CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES will call you from the room where the auction is being held just before the item or items, you are interested in, are being put for sale, to allow you to follow that particular bidding.Telephone bidding is a courtesy service for purchasers who are unable to attend the auction. It is confidential and free of charge.
4. Bidding through CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES own online platform www.cml.liveauctions.ptIn addition to the submission of purchase orders referred herein above, it is possible to place online bids on CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES exclusive online platform www.cml.liveauctions.pt, throughout the entire duration of the live auction. In order to bid online, the potential buyer of our live auctions should register itself in advance at www.cml.liveauctions.pt by filling in the fields with its name, address, taxpayer number, telephone number and email, declaring to know and accept our Business Conditions. The prospective online buyer should keep confidential the chosen password and be fully responsible for its use.
5. Bidding through other online platforms where the live auction has been made available.
As mentioned at the beginning of the present Customer Guide, the Business Conditions shall apply to online auctions and online participation in live auctions, with the adaptations and modifications, resulting from their specificity, to which we refer.
Prior to online auction - Exhibition The catalogues with the image and description of each and every item included in CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES online auctions are only available in digital version at CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES internet website www.cml.pt
In-person viewing and analysis of goodsAll goods that are part of online auctions are available for prior viewing and analysis in person, subject to prior booking; information on the condition of the goods can also be provided under request of the potential buyer.
How to bid in online auctionsRegistration and bidding - online purchase orders~In order to place an online bid, the potential online buyer should be of age, previously register on CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES website www.cml.pt, mandatorily fulfilling the name, address, taxpayer number, telephone number and email, and declaring to acknowledge and to accept this Business Conditions. The potential online buyer shall keep confidential the chosen password and is responsible for any unauthorized access to his account.
Cancelation and suspension of the registrationCABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES reserves the right to cancel or suspend the register of anyone who failed to comply to its obligations in due time, namely the payment or the withdraw of one or more items, in previous auctions.
Online purchase orders cannot be canceled or revoked and are confidentialThe potential online buyer accepts that his online purchase orders at the CML Platform, once accepted, are final and cannot, by no means, be canceled or revoked until the term of the correspondent online auction. Online purchase orders received and accepted by CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES are confidential.
Minimum value and purchase orders executionOnline purchase orders can only be accepted when its value is equal or superior to the base value of each item;If your purchase order (bid) regarding a certain good is higher than the base value of the item, the system will gradually and automatically increment your bid in order to cover any other bids (until the limit indicated by you, which is confidential but that you can consult at any time).In cases when two equal maximum bids are submitted, the first bid received will take priority.If you are outbided at any time you will receive an email indicating this. You may then choose to enter another bid of superior value or not.
When to bidOnline purchase orders may be presented in our online platform www.cml.pt since the beginning of the auction until the end of the bidding of each lot of that same auction..
Online bidding incrementsIn no circumstance, online bidding increments shall exceed more than 10% of the previous purchase order; these are to be executed by CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES as follows:
Values between (€)
0 - 50
50 - 100
100 - 200
200 - 300
300 - 800
800 - 1.400
1.400 - 3.000
3.000 - 8.000
8.000 - 14.000
14.000 - 30.000
30.000 - 80.000
Acima de 80.000
Monitor your bids Once you have left a purchase order (bid) on a lot, you will be notified on screen if you are the highest bidder or not. If you are subsequently outbided, you will be notified by email, and provided with a link to increase your bid. We encourage you to monitor your lots throughout the auction to ensure your status as highest bidder up until the close of the auction.
Auction closing An end time is displayed for each lot on the lot detail page. Lots will close progressively and sequentially, in 15 seconds increments, unless a bid is placed within 3 minutes of a lot's scheduled end time. If this occurs, CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES will extend the sale of that lot by 3 minutes from the time of the last bid.
The extension of any one lot's closing time does not affect the closing time of the following lots. This may result in lots closing out of numerical order.
Your purchases If you remain the highest bidder at the close of a lot(s), you will receive an email at the auction’s close notifying you of your purchase(s).
No right to withdrawThe online buyer at live or online auctions acknowledges and accepts that his purchase has been undertaken in an online auction and therefore does not benefits from the right of free resolution of the contract according the legislation concerning distance and off-premises contracts;
LiabilityThe CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES online auctions platform www.cml.pt operates, in each and all phases (including but not limited to, registration, access to the account by registered users, purchase orders and bidding management, determination of the winner bid and communication with the registered users) in a fully automatic mode.
Periods of unavailability may occur on the CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES online auctions platform www.cml.pt or Third Parties Platforms, as well as problems or faults in their functions may arise, which may be caused by a variety of causes, including, namely, internet connection problems, electric overload, virus, cyber- attacks, programming errors or inconsistencies.
Online Auctions - Platform Operating Problems may compromise the achievement of one or more than one online auctions, or may affect, in a particular auction, one or more items (lots); likewise, Platform Operating Problems may affect the users in general, a group of users, or just a single user, which may, namely, be unable to register, to access his own account, to give a purchase order or a bid; or, being able to give a purchase order or a bid, such purchase order or bid was not taken into consideration, or not receiving certain communications (such as the reception of an higher bid) or receiving wrong communications.
Online Bidding at Live Actions - Platform Operating Problems may affect online users, that can be unable to register, to access his own account, to give a purchase order or a bid; or, being able to give a purchase order or a bid, such purchase order or bid was not taken into consideration, or not receiving certain (such as the reception of an higher bid) or receiving wrong communications.
CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES as well as its officers, employees or associates is not liable, in any case, for any Platform Operating Problems of CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES online auctions platform www.cml.ptShould a Platform Operating Problem occur during an online auction, CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES may, but is not compelled to, repeat the affected auction, or to put to sell again the affected items in a new live or online auction.
Which are my obligations when purchasing an item at an auction?
1. For each lot, purchasers must pay the full amount of the winning bid, plus a commission, which includes 23% VAT, according to the Special Regime for Item Sales at Auction, as follows:
up to and including € 300
(20%) 24,60% (23% VAT included)
in excess of € 300 up to and including € 1.000
(18%) 22,14% (23% VAT included)
in excess of € 1.000 up to and including € 3.000
(15%) 18,45% (23% VAT included)
in excess of € 3.000 up to and including € 20.000
(12%) 14,76% (23% VAT included)
on the portion of the hammer in excess of € 20.000
(10%) 12,30% (23% VAT included)
2. Shall collect the good on our facilities;Payment and collecting period of purchased itemPayment should be made and the item collected within a period of ten (10) days from the purchase in matter. Items may only be collected after the full amount of the sale has been paid.Regardless of the nationality of the buyer (his full identification will be required), payment can be made through:
Please take good note that credit cards will not be accepted.
LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTIONSBank: Banco BPI, S.A. Nome da conta: Sociedade Comercial de Leilões “O Pregão”, Lda.IBAN: PT 50 0010 0000 5034 1370 0014 2SWIFT Code: BBPIPTPL
May I buy an auction unsold lot?Items withdrawn from an auction because they were not bid may be sold later by the estimate value plus the commission and tax due, pursuant to art. 9 of the business terms and conditions concerning the buyers. Such items are not negotiable under any circumstances.Should the online buyer fail to withdraw the paid item within a period of ten (10) days from the purchase in matter he will be liable for storage and removal expenses and/or insurance that may occur, according to the correspondent price list:
Storage costs for acquired lots – all auctions, live and online
Furniture / Large objects
Up to 30 days
After 30 days
Free of charge
30 € + 2 € per day
30 € + 1 € per day
After the said ten (10) day period without the payment due having been made, CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES reserves the right to sell the good to a third party at its auction price or to put it up for sale in an online auction, without that the purchasing customer may object or claim any compensation.
MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORISM FINANCING PREVENTION AND COMBATLaw no. 58/2020, of August 31st, operated the second amendment to Law no. 83/2017, of August 18th, transposing into the Portuguese legal order the European Parliament Directive (EU) 2018/843 and of the Council, of May 30th 2018 (Directive), commonly referred to as the “Fifth AML Directive” and Regulation No. 314/2018 of May 25th, subject CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES to comply with the general duties of PCML/TF.The duty of identification and diligence (article nr. 23 et seq. of the Law and article 5th of the Regulation) is required when are established business relations or are carried out occasional transactions of an amount equal to or higher than € 15,000 (fifteen thousand euros), regardless of the way of payment and either the transaction was performed through a single operation or by several operations apparently linked in some way.
CITES - CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE OF ENDANGERED SPECIES OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORAEach and every one of the lots incorporating materials from endangered species of wild fauna and flora, put up on auction by CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES, were certified in advance pursuant to CITES’s provisions. According to the law, the buyer should request the register in his own name near the competent authorities.
LEGAL FRAMEWORK REGARDING JEWELLERY AND MARKING – LAW 98/2015As prescribed in the Law nr. 98/2015, of August 18th, and Law nr. 44/2016, of August 17th, each and every one of the lots made of precious metals, put up on auction by CABRAL MONCADA LEILÕES, is in compliance with the referred to Law and its respective regulation, being also duly marked, according to the law.
This abstract has been provided as an information guide. It is not a substitute nor does it excuse from the consultation of the current Business Conditions published in every Cabral Moncada Leilões catalogues and available on the website www.cml.pt.In case of any discrepancy between the Portuguese version and the English version of the Business Conditions, the Portuguese version shall always prevail.