Terms and Conditions
The lots listed in this catalog are from the deceased estate of Sherrill Schofield and consignee(s) 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 all items prior to bidding on Friday, October 23rd by appointment only between 1:00- 3:00pm, 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 are required to wear a mask and gloves during preview.
ONLINE SALE DATES: Online Bidding starts at 6:00am Wednesday, October 21st. Lots will close every minute starting with Lot 1 at 5:00pm on Sunday, October 25th. Individual closing will be extended 5 minutes when a new bid comes in within 5 minutes of lot closing.
PICK UP: All pick ups are on Monday, October 26th between 12pm and 6:00pm for small items and Tuesday, October 27th between 9am and 3pm Items will be picked up in Fletcher area (exact address will be sent to you after auction ends). Boxes and paper are available but you will need to pack your own breakables. We are sometimes able to hold small items at our office for an alternative pick up, you must schedule in advance of auction end and be aware that you will be charged $10 a week storage fees after the first week. Mask are required to enter the home. Please do not come if you or anyone in your household has Covid-19 symptoms. We will find an alternative pick up option for you.
SHIPPING: Shipping is offered on select items in the sale. Please check individual descriptions. If you are interested in shipping, please contact UPS for a shipping quote prior to bidding. You will need to confirm your address and phone after the auction ends and pay for your purchase. Once paid, your item is taken to UPS and they will contact you directly for shipping options and payment. Items may not be left at UPS for longer than a week or they will be donated. Call them directly for updates. Their phone number is 828-252-6930.
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. You can pay using the link on the invoice or by typing this in your browser “https://www.paypal.me/Sterling...” and entering your total. You can also pay to our email address through PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org call to pay by phone. *All items must be paid for by Friday prior 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 email@example.com All purchases have a 15% buyers premium added to the final bid prices well as 6.75% 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 or refunds.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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