No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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Cf. Ibid., plate 29, known as the 'Lewis's Pampille', also M.D.S. Lewis, Antique Paste Jewellery, Faber and Faber, 1970, page 39 for the same brooch