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The Hôtel Drouot offers a free packing service. It allows buyers to transport their purchases in the best possible conditions.

Located on the ground floor of the building, in the Customer Area, this service is available during auctions, Monday to Friday from 1:30pm to 6:30pm.


6 bis, rue Rossini
75009 Paris - France
Tél. +33 (0)1 48 00 20 18

Due to the current sanitary context, access to Drouot’s Storage Service has been adapted.

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Drouot's Storage Service is open Monday to Friday from from 1:30pm to 6pm.
The storage area can be accessed after presenting an ID card.

Lots purchased at the Hôtel Drouot can be collected free of charge in the auction room until 7pm on the evening of the sale and between 8am and 10am the next morning.

If you are unable to collect your lot immediately, the Storage Service will take care of it.

This service is subjected to the following conditions:

- Administration fees incl. tax by lot: €5, €10, €15, €20, €25, depending on the nature of the lot*.
- Storage fees incl. tax by lot: €1, €5, €10, €15 or €20/day, with effect from the 5th working day depending on the nature of the lot*.

Administration fees are capped at €50 incl. tax per collection.
A 50 % reduction of storage costs is granted to foreign clients and French professionals based outside of Paris, upon presentation of supporting documents.

Please be advised that:

- Lots are handed over by Drouot Storage after full and clear payment of the storage costs, upon presentation of the paid invoice and/or the sales’ticket.
- Any lot that has not been collected within one year from its entry date into the Storage Service will be deemed abandoned and its ownership transferred to the Hôtel Drouot as a guarantee to cover storage costs.

* Lots are deemed:
Extra small: jewellery, books, unframed works on paper smaller than A4 format
Small: paintings measuring less than 1.5 x 1.5 m, lots with a small volume and small weight
Medium: paintings measuring more than 1.5 x 1.5 m, lots with a small volume but high weight
Large: lots with high volume & weight
Huge : sets of furniture

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More information on tarifs, please visit the customer service desk at the bottom floor

More information on tarifs, please visit the customer service desk at the ground floor of the Hotel.
Open Monday to Friday, from 11am to 7pm.


45, rue du Faubourg Montmartre
75009 Paris - France
Tél. +33 (0)9 52 23 95 66

Atelier de Drouot specialises in the conservation and restoration of paintings and painted objects for private collectors and institutions. L'Atelier handles works on canvas, wood, copper, wall paintings and large-format paintings.

Open Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 6:30pm and by appointment on Saturday.


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