Terms and Conditions
1.All lots are sold as seen.
2.Commission is charged at the rate of 17% + VAT on the hammer price of each Lot.
The Auctioneers act as agent for the vendor and reserve the right to bid on their behalf on Lots offered subject to a reserve.
3.All descriptions are at the Auctioneers discretion and generic images may be used.
Bidders and purchasers are to register prior to bidding, giving their full name and address or business address. Please ensure that the bidders slip is completed legibly, completely and accurately. Failure to register prior to bidding will result in the lot being re-offered at The Auctioneers discretion.
4.No purchaser is entitled to remove any lot until paid for and must request a Porter to collect their purchases after supplying reasonable means of identification. Clearance must be undertaken within three working days Storage charges will apply if no collection is made by that time.
5.Electrical appliances are bought at your own inspection & should be checked by a qualified person before use.
6.The auctioneers will not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury occasioned or sustained by persons on the premises.
7.All items are sold on the basis of the buyer’s inspection. No guarantees or warranties are implied or given.
8.The highest bidder shall become the purchaser, and no persons shall retract a bidding. The Auctioneers, who reserve the right to refuse any bid, shall determine the advance on each lot.
9.Should any dispute or difficulty arise between two or more bidders, or otherwise, the lot or lots in dispute may be put up again or the purchaser declared, at the discretion of The Auctioneers, who are to be the sole arbitrators as to the amount of bidding, and every other matter connected with the sale; and their decision on each and every point in question shall be final and binding on all parties.
10.Descriptions are an expression of opinion after research and careful consideration. The descriptions are not intended to be a guarantee of authenticity. The Auctioneers will not be responsible for the correctness of the description or measurement or weight or genuineness or authenticity of any article they believe to be correct but are made as an expression of opinion only and the lots are sold subject to all faults and errors in description. Neither The Auctioneers nor sellers make any warranty to buyers in respect of the lots and any implied conditions or warranties are excluded except in the case of the seller those implied in section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 as amended by the Supply of Goods (Implied Terms) Act 1973.
11.On failure of compliance with the sale conditions. The Auctioneers shall be at liberty to resell the lot or lots without further notice, either by public auction or private sale, and the deficiency (if any) arising from such second sale, together with all charges and expenses attending to the same, shall be made good by the defaulter at this present sale, and be recovered as and for liquidated damages. Defaulters will be unconditionally barred from any future sale.
12.All lots shall be at the sole risk and charge of the purchaser from the fall of the hammer, and such lots to be taken away with all faults, defects and errors of description, of whatsoever nature, sort or kind without any power of dispute, at the risk and expense of the purchaser - the purchase money to be paid on or before delivery; and no purchaser shall be entitled to remove any lot until he or she has paid for the WHOLE of the lots purchased. Removal of lots can only be done after settlement of accounts and after the sale. Removal during the sale will only be permitted if convenient for The Auctioneers.
13.The Auctioneers will be pleased to execute bids free of charge for anyone unable to attend the sale, on receipt of written instructions. Commission bid forms are available on request. Commissions for the same amount on any one lot will be executed in order of receipt.
14.The buyer is deemed to have accepted these conditions of sale and notices by making a bid
15.All items must be paid for by 12pm Tuesday and collected before 3pm the same day unless agreed by the Auctioneers.
16.Each Vendor will supply their name, address, telephone number and VAT status and sign the Auctioneers entry form
17.The vendor authorises The Auctioneer to deduct commission and expenses at the agreed rates from the hammer price.