AGREEMENT: All bidders and others attending this auction agree that they have read and fully understand these terms and agree to be bound thereby.
IDENTIFICATION: All purchasers are required to have a Bidder's Number to bid, by providing their full name, address and phone number, as well as other suitable identification as requested at the time of registration.
ADDITIONS OR WITHDRAWALS: The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw from sale any of the items listed, or to sell at this auction items not listed, and also reserves the right to group one or more lots into one or more selling lots, or to subdivide the lot into two or more selling lots.
DISPUTE BETWEEN BIDDERS: If any dispute arises between two or more bidders, the Auctioneer may keep the original sale, or may immediately put the disputed item up for bid again and resell to the highest bidder. The decision of the Auctioneer will be final and absolute.
CONSIGNOR/SELLER BIDDING: Consignors and sellers are allowed to bid on and win their items in this auction. Such bidding will incur fees payable by the consignor/seller to Batterman's Auction in lieu of fees otherwise generated in an arms length sale.
RESERVES: The Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any and all bids at any time until the item is "sold". On lots upon which there is a reserve, the Auctioneer shall have the right to bid on behalf of the seller.
CONDITION OF ITEMS SOLD: The Auctioneer shall not be responsible for the accurate description, authenticity, genuineness of, or defect in any lot, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance will be made or sale set aside on account of any incorrectness, error in cataloging, or any imperfection not noted. No deduction will be allowed on damaged articles as all goods being exhibited for purchase are being sold "AS IS, WHERE IS", without warranties, or any other representation as to authenticity or suitability for a particular purpose. All pictures are considered part of the description.
RETURNS: All sales are final. No refunds, no exceptions.
TIME OF PAYMENT: All payments for successful bids must be paid in full before leaving the premises on the day of the sale.
MANNER OF PAYMENT: All successful bids, taxes and premiums must be paid to the Batterman's Auction cashier on the day of the auction unless otherwise announced, or other arrangements made in writing and signed by a Batterman's representative before the auction. No items may be removed from the premises before payment has been made. Payment methods include, and are limited to Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, cash, check, money order or debit card.
REMOVAL: Items must be removed from the auction premises within twenty-four (24) hours after the auction, unless previous arrangements have been made. Removal of items shall be at the expense, liability and risk of the Buyer. Purchases will be available for removal at the end of the auction and only upon presentation of paid bill. Batterman's will not be responsible for goods not removed within the time specified, and shall have the option of removing and storing at the expense and risk of the Buyer any items purchased but not paid for and/or not removed within the specified time. If the item(s) are not picked up, a storage charge of $5.00 per day per item shall accrue, commencing on the second day after the auction.
FORFEITURE: Failure to remove items from the premises within thirty days of the sale will result in forfeiture of items sold, and the items will be sold at a future auction with the proceeds being applied to the storage fees.
RECORDS: The records of sales are kept at Batterman's Auction and its bookkeeper's decision will be taken as final in the event of any dispute.
AGENCY: Batterman's Auction is acting as the agent only and is not responsible for the acts of its principles.
BUYER'S PREMIUM: A premium will be charged on all lots sold to the Buyer. For onsite auction attendees, the premium is 10% of the hammer price. For telephone, internet and absentee Buyers, the premium will be 15% of the hammer price.
SALES TAX: Tax, when and where applicable, is calculated on the hammer price plus Buyer's Premium.
LOCAL PICK UP ONLY OR BUYER TO ARRANGE SHIPPING: These items will need to be shipped via freight service, and the crating and shipping charges are the responsibility of the buyer.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Any additional terms or conditions of the sale, added by the Auctioneer, shall be announced prior to the auction.