1 TO 4. GROUND DUG - ITEMS IN THIS CONDITION RANGE ARE ONLY ACCEPTED AS HISTORICAL
SPECIMENS RECOVERED FROM BATTLEFIELDS OR ARCHEOLOGICAL DIGS. "WMA" DO NOT
OTHERWISE ACCEPT ITEM'S THAT FALL INTO THIS CLASSIFICATION RANGE.
5. FAIR - 50% ORIGINAL CONDITION. FLAWED. REFLECTS YEARS OF USE AND STORAGE. MAY
HAVE MOTH DAMAGE, "DINGS", DENT'S OR SCUFF'S AND MAY HAVE LOOSE OR MISSING
PART'S. COULD BE ACCEPTABLE AS "TYPE" EXAMPLE WITH RESTORATION.
6. AVERAGE - 60% ORIGINAL CONDITION. ACCEPTABLE SPECIMEN WITH SIGN'S OF USE THAT
IS TYPICAL FOR IT'S AGE. MAY NEED CLEANING AND/OR MINOR RESTORATION.
7. GOOD - 70% ORIGINAL CONDITION. CLEAN BUT USED, SOME NOTICEABLE FLAW'S AND SIGNS
OF AGE AND WEAR, BUT WITH NO SEVERE DAMAGE OR DETRIMENTAL FEATURE'S.
8. VERY GOOD - 80% ORIGINAL CONDITION. VERY NICE WITH ONLY MINOR TARNISH OR WEAR.
MARKING'S OR LABEL'S ARE READABLE. MINIMAL USE.
9. EXCELLENT - 90% ORIGINAL CONDITION. ONLY MINOR SIGN'S OF USE, WEAR OR TARNISH
MAINLY DUE TO AGE. MAY INCLUDE ORIGINAL PACKAGING. NO DAMAGE VISIBLE.
10. MINT - BEST RATING, 100% ORIGINAL CONDITION. NO SIGN'S OF WEAR OR DAMAGE. MAY
STILL BE IN ORIGINAL PACKAGING.
CONDITION CODES ARE USED TO REFLECT THE PERCENTAGE OF ORIGINAL FINISH ON AN
ITEM. IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT "UNISSUED" DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN
"MINT" CONDITION. WHEN GRADING, WE ALSO TAKE SIMPLE REPAIR OR RESTORATION INTO
THE NUMBER LISTED AT THE END OF EACH DESCRIPTION REFERS TO THE ABOVE CODE.
N.B. THE ABOVE CONDITION CODES ARE BASED ON OUR OPINION ONLY AND DO NOT
CONSTITUTE A LEGAL BINDING CONTRACT.
SIZES (WHERE APPLICABLE) ARE APPROXIMATE.
IF YOU REQUIRE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE CONDITION, DESCRIPTION OR
ABBREVIATION USED IN OUR CATALOGUE, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ABOVE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
13th November 2013 from
- Militaria Auction
(Lots 1 to 286)
Pre-Sale bids are accepted and based on a ‘First Bid’ received basis. (Two identical bids on the same item, the first received will be deemed the winning bid.) Pre-sale bids will only be accepted by telephone, post or email up to 10 P.M. (GMT) on the day before auction day. A discretionary holding deposit may be charged to all non-subscribers who are unable to attend the sale but wish to leave pre-sale bids. (Please contact us directly for subscription details)
Please note that we DO NOT open email bids on sale day, any bids left after 10 p.m. (see above) will therefore not be included in the sale.
The auctioneer reserves the right to bid on any lots on behalf of the bidder up to his/her maximum bid. (Excluding commission charges etc)
Telephone bidding is available on sale day, please contact the auctioneer directly for details.
Any items purchased that are required to be sent by post will be subject to a postal charge payable by the buyer. (Minimum recorded and insured)
PLEASE NOTE* THE AUCTION OFFICE IS UNAVAILABLE ON SALE DAY, WE CAN ONLY BE CONTACTED ON THE MOBILE PHONE NUMBER*
1/ All lots sold on sale day to attendant bidders are sold as seen. No responsibility can be accepted for any mistakes made concerning the authenticity or originality of any lot in its description.
2/ Any lots purchased by (unattended) pre-sale bids, that are proven to be incorrectly described, must be returned within 10 working days of the delivery date for a full refund (excluding any postage costs) in the same condition as despatched. Any claims made after this time will not be accepted. (Please advise the auctioneer before returning any items.)
Items that have a 'P' before the condition code number at the end of the description, refer to pictures being available online. (See 'Auction Pictures' elsewhere)
Items that have an 'R' before the condition code number at the end of the description, refer to items being reproduction or similar. (This is of course our opinion only and not nescessarily that of the vendor, see #1 above)
ALL firearms offered for sale through the auction either conform to current Home Office restrictions or have 'De-Activation' certificates. We DO NOT offer 'live' weapons of any sort for auction.
Payment can only be accepted by cheque with a current bank guarantee card, by cash in Pound Sterling (£) or by Pay-Pal (with added handling fee agreed with consent of the auctioneer). Anyone wishing to pay by alternate means should contact the auctioneer directly. Please make all cheques, money orders etc payable to:- Ware Militaria Auction.
All items remain the property of ‘WMA’ until the full payment has been cleared.
Vendors premium is a minimum of £1.75 or 12% (whichever is the greater) per lot sold. Any unsold items may incur an (Discretionary) administration fee of £1 per lot.
Buyers premium is £1.75 or 12% (whichever is the greater) per lot added to the ‘Hammer Price’.
We are unable to supply online valuations, we can only offer this service to clients with pre-arranged visits. PLEASE DO NOT make a trip without first contacting us, we cannot take any responsibility for being unavailable on any non-arranged visits!
Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm (EXCEPT SALE DAYS)
Saturday 9am to 1pm
We are unavailable on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Anyone wishing to contact us out of these hours may leave a message on our answering service or alternatively, contact us by email.
**PLEASE NOTE, WE ARE NOT AVAILABLE BY EMAIL ON SALE DAY, PLEASE SEE ABOVE**
If you have any queries, please contact the auctioneer directly.
We reserve the right to make changes to the above without prior notice