FAQs Preview and Auction

We look forward to welcoming you to our preview in Cologne and have summarized frequently asked questions in the FAQs.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to our Classic Week preview in Cologne from 12 – 15 November 2021.

Of course, we will continue to observe the applicable hygiene regulations and distance rules. 

We have now summarized frequently asked questions for you in our FAQs.

Will there be a preview?

Yes. According to the notification of the city of Cologne dated 17.05.2021, we are allowed to conduct previews in compliance with the current Corona regulations.

VAN HAM will ensure that the required requirements and hygiene regulations are met. This includes visitors having made an appointment in advance, a negative rapid Coronavirus test, or proof of full immunization or recovery, or no more than 1 visitor/40sqm staying with us.

Please understand that under these conditions there may be waiting times for admission.

What do I have to consider when visiting the preview?

Please make an appointment here for the preview before visiting.

A smile replaces a handshake as a greeting.

Since protective masks are mandatory, please wear your FFP2 protective mask or medical mask.

We must ask you to provide us with a negative rapid Coronavius test (not a self-test) no more than 24 hours old prior to your appointment. This can be replaced with proof of full immunization or recovery. Where you can take a free citizen test near VAN HAM can also be found here in the FAQ.

Please follow the distance rules of 1.5m in the building. At the information counter there are lines indicating the necessary distance.

 

At the entrance you will find a hygiene stand with disinfectant, protective masks and disposable gloves for those who wish to handle objects.

Bids and passes are accepted by our staff only with disposable gloves, or hands are disinfected before and after.

Due to the spacing rules, there may be waiting times especially at the display cases and jewelry counters.

You can also access the PDF catalog digitally via QR code.

What do I have to consider when visiting the auction in person?

 

In order to comply with the required corona regulations, we also have to regulate the participation in the auction with an appointment allocation. You are welcome to reserve a seat as of now, indicating the auction date and the lots you are interested in. To do so, please contact Mr. Himmes by email at s.himmes@van-ham.com or by phone at +49 221 92 58 62 153.

We must ask you to provide us with a negative rapid Coronavirus test (not a self-test) not older than 24 hours prior to the appointment. This can be replaced with proof of full immunization or recovery. Where you can get a free citizenship test near VAN HAM can also be found here in the FAQ.

A smile replaces a handshake as a greeting.

As protective masks are mandatory, please wear your FFP2 protective mask or medical mask.

Please follow the distance rules of 1.5m in the building. Lines at the information counter indicate the required distance.

Please also use the possibilities to participate in the auction in writing, by phone or via internet/live-online bidding.

 

At the entrance you will find a hygiene stand with disinfectant, protective masks and disposable gloves.

All persons wishing to participate in the auction in person must register at the reception desk on the auction days with an ID card. At the hall bidder registration, the time will be noted on our registration forms to facilitate tracing in the event of an infected person.

For couples, the partner's name must also be noted on our registration forms for easier tracking in the event of an infected person.

Seating is by pairs of chairs spaced 1.50m apart. Only couples from the same household can sit together on a pair of chairs.

Bids and passes are accepted by our staff only with disposable gloves, or hands are disinfected before and after.

You can also access the PDF catalog digitally via QR code.

Payment & Pickup 

You are welcome to pay for auctioned works as usual during the ongoing auction and pick up your works at the output. We ask you to pay contactless by EC card.

Please pay attention to the minimum distance of 1.5 m.

Due to special circumstances, there may be delays in the issue. Larger objects will be handed over at the goods receiving door in the parking lot.

Rapid Coronavirus Tests stations nearby VAN HAM

 

 

Marienburg Apotheke (Pharmacy)

Pferdemengesstraße 22, 50968 Köln

0221 - 383 433

Further information

 

Testzentrum Corona-Walk-in (Test station)

Bonner Straße 178, 50968 Köln

Further information

 

Apotheke Kürsch (Pharmacy)

Bonner Straße 205, 50968 Köln

0221 290 26 088

Further information

 

dm Filiale (Test station)

Schönhauser Straße 60, 50968 Köln

0800 3658633

Further information

 

St. Antonius Apotheke (Pharmacy)

Schönhauser Straße 62, 50968 Köln

0221 98547517

Further information

 

Testimed24 (Test station)

Brauneberger Straße 2, 50969 Köln

Further information

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