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When do I need to consider import or export restrictions?

Normal goods like textiles, consumer durables, handicrafts, electronics items, etc. are generally allowed to be imported and exported by all countries, although some countries limit the quantity of goods of certain categories that may be imported (e.g. for textiles). However, certain types of machinery and equipment, even if it is sold as a collectable, may require an import license, setting conditions to import.

Import of weapons is always covered by specific licenses, the buyer is responsible to check if is possible to import items sold in the weaponry auctions into their country.

Negative list
Most countries maintain a negative list of items prohibited from import and export, such as protected species or items of protected cultural heritage. These should be available on your government's website.
This is particularly relevant for items in the category of archaeology, antiques, taxidermy and Asian arts. Please see here for more information.

There may be additional national import/export regulations for alcohol, which is relevant for items in our wine, whisky and rum & spirits auctions. 

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