ALL BIDDERS  ARE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS OF SALE IF THEY HAVE READ THEM OR NOT

 

The Auctioneer will comply by all rules set down by The Consumer Protection Act.

 All items are sold “AS IS”, “WHERE IS,” “WITH ALL FAULTS”, in its condition at the time of sale without any warranties or guarantees, either expressed or implied.

Bidder is responsible to inspect all items and age, condition, description and authenticity of all items prior to placing any bid.  No purchase shall be set aside, and  Whilst the Auctioneer will make every effort to describe items or artefacts correctly The Auctioneer shall have no liability for, as a result of any errors in description, cataloguing, miss labelling or imperfections of any item.  All lot catalogues are merely a guide and the accuracy thereof cannot be guaranteed or warranted by The Auctioneer and any lot or item information provided by The Auctioneer or its representatives is not guaranteed. All estimates stated shall be an estimated  guide to market value and shall not be indicative of final sale amount.

By placing a bid, buyers acknowledge that they have either inspected the item or property in question, or obtained a satisfactory condition report. The Auctioneer recommends each item be examined thoroughly, including inspection by an independent appraiser or third party consultant, to determine condition and whether or not items have been repaired, restored, or damaged and artefacts are authentic   Most items described in the catalogue are previously used and have, therefore, been subjected to extensive use the seller makes no warranty or representation with respect to the correctness of the catalogue.

Buyers must know what they are bidding on, as bids cannot be cancelled.  All sales are final.  In the event of duplicate bids, the earliest bid will be recognized. In the event of a dispute between two or more bidders, the item may be put back up for resale. The Auctioneer has the right to refuse any bid not corresponding with the value of the item being sold, and may reject any raise in the bidding which is less than the amount being called The Auctioneer’s  sale records shall be conclusive in all respects.  Sellers may not bid on their own property.  Pooling or collusive bidding are strictly prohibited. The auctioneer reserves the right to bid up to the reserve on behalf of the seller and not beyond as per CPA sec 45.

Bidding Procedures.  Method, order of sale, and bidding increments shall be at the sole discretion of the auctioneer.  The auctioneer reserves the right to delete or add items at its discretion. The Auctioneer  may at its sole discretion act to protect the interest of buyers and sellers as an agent, by bidding through the auctioneer.  The auctioneer may open bidding on any item by placing a bid as an agent for any buyer or seller.  The auctioneer may continue to bid as an agent for a buyer or seller, either by placing consecutive bids or by placing bids in response to other bidders. Provided, however, that The Auctioneer may, at its sole discretion, change, modify or alter bidding procedures and conduct auctions, or cancel or postpone auctions, at any time including after beginning an auction.  Announcements (verbal, written, online or otherwise) made on the day of the auction shall be binding over all printed material or oral statements made.

Bidder understands that auctions are rapidly occurring and unpredictable events and that missed bids by The Auctioneer,  telephone or internet interruptions may arise at any point during the auction process and are not the responsibility of The Auctioneer, and Bidder hereby agrees to waive and hold harmless The Auctioneer. from all claims by Bidder arising from any missed bid or auction interruption occurring for any reason. The Auctioneer is not responsible if a Bidder fails or is unable to place a bid in any medium for any reason. In the event of internet interuptions The Auctioneer. reserves the right in its sole discretion to reopen or extend internet bidding for an auction as it deems necessary and appropriate.

Immediately upon the conclusion of the auction for an item risk of loss shall pass to the Purchaser. The Auctioneer. shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any lot or item once the auction is concluded.  Bidder is responsible to insure all purchased items immediately.

The Auctioneer may refuse any bidder registration privileges at any auction and/or refuse access to, or remove any person from an auction site for any reason including, without limitation, bid or item tampering, collusive bidding, violation of these terms or inappropriate behaviour.  All Bidders agree to leave the auction site upon request by The Auctioneer

Your final bid is contractually binding offer to purchase, and if your bid is the winning bid you are required to pay your full invoice. Including any buyers premium published  prior  to the Auction. The auctioneer reserves the right to re auction the items if payment is not made within 7 days and the buyer will be liable for all commissions lost to the auctioneer.