lots are subject to 5% import Duty on the importation value (low estimate) levied at the time of collection shipment within UAE. For UAE buyers, please note that duty is paid at origin (Dubai) and not in the importing country. As such, duty paid in Dubai is treated as final duty payment. It is the buyer's responsibility to ascertain and pay all taxes due.
(for watches) Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue
have bands which may be made of endangered or
protected animal materials such as alligator or
crocodile and which may not lawfully be exported
from the sale site without a CITES export permit.
As explained above, these lots are marked with the
symbol (~) in the catalogue.Accordingly, for
purchased watches that are to be shipped out of the
sale site for delivery,Christie’s will need to remove and
retain the band before shipping the watch and buckle.