No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT payable at 19.6% (5.5% for books) will be added to the buyer’s premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
Line Vautrin, Poesie in Metall, id., p.107, n.52.
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'L'AMOUR FAIT PASSER LE TEMPS. LE TEMPS FAIT PASSER L'AMOUR', AN ENAMELLED GILT BRONZE REBUS-COMPACT BY LINE VAUTRIN, CIRCA 1946