Terms and Conditions
The lots listed in this catalog are from the living estate of Barbara Shelburne and are being offered by Sterling Transitions Inc. as agent for consignor(s) subject to the following terms and conditions. By bidding at the auction you agree to be bound by these conditions of sale.
PREVIEW DATE: Preview will be May 26th 10:00am - 2:00pm by appointment only. Also feel free to email or call with any questions and we will do our best to answer and update lots. (828)338-8448. You must wear mask and gloves during preview.
ONLINE SALE DATES: Bidding starts at 6:00am Friday, May 22nd. Lots will close every minute starting with Lot 1 at 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 27th. Individual closing will be extended 5 minutes when a new bid comes in within 5 minutes of lot closing.
PICK UP: Pick up your winnings in Hendersonville area beginning Thursday, May 28th by appointment only. We will have pick up for small items only on the 28th beginning at 12:00pm until 6:00pm. Remaining large items or mixture of both large and small will need to be scheduled for Friday May, 29th 10:00am - 2:00pm. We are still trying to limit exposure to staff and buyers and feel this scheduled pick up is a good way to accomplish that, please plan to wear a mask as recommended by the CDC to protect yourself and others.
SHIPPING: Shipping is offered within the Continental US for some lots in this sale. We will work with our local UPS store at 828-252-6930. You must pay for your winning invoice before 6:00pm on Thursday, May 28th. Once paid, we will take items to the UPS Store and they will contact you with shipping options and pricing. If you would like an estimate, please call the store at 828-252-6930 with the item measurements. If item is left at UPS for two weeks and you have not returned their calls then our staff will donate the items even if it has been paid for.
PAYMENT INFO: You will receive an EMAIL with an attached invoice from Sterling Transitions Inc AFTER THE CLOSE OF THE AUCTION, not after the item was sold. This email will include payment instructions via PayPal and instructions for pick up and shipping. Paypal requires a secure sign in and accepts all credit card payments. Buyer will need an account on Paypal.com and will use our email address to make payment, email@example.com, for payment on PayPal. or by typing in the following into your web browser. “https://www.paypal.me/SterlingTransitions” Call or Email us if you prefer a different payment method. *First time buyers will need to pay with credit card by PayPal or over the phone prior to pickup. **All items must be paid for before end of sale pick up time by using Paypal or call / email us to communicate other payment preferences. Bring your paid invoice with you to pick up. Cash, local checks and credit cards accepted in person if communicated to our staff PRIOR to pick up. 828-338-8448 or firstname.lastname@example.org All purchases have a 15% buyers premium added to the final bid prices well as 6.76% sales tax..
SOLD AS IS No Guarantee: Everything is sold “As-is, Where-is” without guarantees of any kind. No Exceptions! Neither the auctioneer nor any consignor or staff member makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be deemed to have made any representation or statement at the sale or elsewhere to mean otherwise. Due diligence to verify the condition and description of a lot is the sole responsibility of the Bidder prior to placing any bid. No Returns.
Sterling Transitions Inc, offers lot descriptions to the best of its knowledge presented solely for the convenience of the Purchaser. Prospective bidders should investigate a lot thoroughly before bidding by reviewing all photos and descriptions and coming to preview prior to bidding. Sterling Transitions Inc. does not accept liability for any omissions or mistakes in the description or photos. A 15% Buyers Premium is added to all sold lots and is the responsibility of the buyer to pay. By bidding the Bidder acknowledges that Bidder has investigated the lot to his or her satisfaction or that Bidder has chosen not to do so, and agrees to accept the lot being bid on with no objections after the sale closes. If you are uncertain please contact us by email at email@example.com with your questions PRIOR to bidding. If you are still uncertain after we reply, please refrain from bidding.
We understand that sometimes things happen, so we ask for communication on your part as soon possible to let us know if you need to change pick up or cancel your bid. If we do not hear from you or you do not pay for your goods by the end of the pick up time then we will be unable to allow you to bid in future auctions with us. We apologize for the strict policy but this puts us in an unnecessary bind and we just ask you to call or email us ASAP if plans have changed.
Sterling Transitions Inc NCAL#10011
Betty Baker, Auctioneer NCAL#9997