***CANCELLED*** Two day auction of over 1200 lots including Ceramics; glass; books; ephemera including advertising & memorabilia - 1190 Lots

by Stroud Auction Rooms Limited
15th Jan 2013 from 10am GMT
Stroud Auction Rooms Limited
Stroud Auction Rooms Limited
Unit J
Bath Road Trading Estate
United Kingdom
01453 873800
Sale Description:
***CANCELLED*** Two day auction of over 1200 lots including Ceramics; glass; books; ephemera including advertising & memorabilia

You will no longer be able to bid live in this sale.
Sale Dates:
15th January 2013 from 10am GMT - Day 1 (Lots 1 to 616A)
Buyers Premium:
20% + VAT
Internet Charges:
Every sale and these conditions of sale shall be governed

by and constructed in accordance with English Law and

shall be subject to the jurisdiction of English Courts

2. Stroud Auction Rooms Ltd act as agents only in respect of

goods delivered for the purpose of sale and herein shall been

known as the ‘Auctioneers’ . Persons instructing Stroud

Auction Rooms Ltd to sell goods are herein known as

‘Vendors’. Persons who have acquired lots offered for

sale by Stroud Auction Rooms Ltd shall herein be known

as the ‘Purchasers’.

3. All persons attending a sale under the conduct of the

Auctioneers - whether at their saleroom or elsewhere - shall

be deemed to be on the land and premises at their own risk

and shall have no claim against the Auctioneers or their

principles in respect of the cancellation / postponement of

a sale or any loss, accident or injury to themselves or any

property however occurred in so far that the same is proven

to have been caused by direct negligence of an employee(s)

of the firm

4. The Auctioneers make every reasonable effort to ensure the

accuracy of advertisements , catalogue descriptions and any

other publicity but except where specifically instructed so

to by a Vendor, declare that all statements , oral or in

writing are those of opinion only, made without

responsibility and shall not give rise to any action in law

for damages, compensation or rescission of a sale by a

Purchaser, against any Vendor, the Auctioneer or their


5. Many lots are of an age or nature which preclude their

being in pristine condition. Some catalogue descriptions

may make reference to damage and or restoration, however,

omission of such a reference does not imply a lot is free

from defects nor does any reference to a particular defect

imply the absence of others. Purchasers should, therefore,

satisfy themselves by physical inspection of lots, before

bidding, as to the origin, authenticity, quality, age, weight,

size and general description - as lots are sold in their actual

state with all faults, imperfections or errors of description.

6. Electrical / Mechanical goods are sold on the strict

understanding that these are without warranty or any other

guarantee as to their serviceability or working order.

7. In making a bid, purchasers acknowledge their attention

has been drawn to theses conditions of sale and that they

are satisfied as to the description and condition of lots.

8. Persons handling lots do so at their own risk and shall make

good all loss or damage howsoever sustained ; each

estimate of cost to be assessed by the Auctioneers whose

decision is final.

9. Lots are sold subject to any announcements, declaration,

alterations of description or other matters, made by the

Auctioneers prior to the invitation of bids.

10. At the fall of the hammer, the highest bidder, acceptable to

the Auctioneer, shall be the purchaser and any dispute shall

be settled by the Auctioneers whose decision shall be final.


11. The Auctioneer may divide, combine, add or withdraw lots

and make any catalogue alterations without notice or

reason; they shall regulate the advance of bidding, accept or

reject (at their absolute discretion and without justification)

and bid on behalf of vendors, where there is a reserve price

or at their authorised discretion.

12. Prospective purchasers must register their full name and

address with the auctioneers before bidding. They will

then be issued with a number card which must be shown

every time they make a successful bid. Upon failure to do

so, the Auctioneer may re-offer the lot at their sole

discretion . (Proof of identity may be required)

13. As Agents only the auctioneers shall not be held

responsible for the default on the part of Vendors or

Purchasers. Any resultant deficiency, together with interest,

costs and expenses, shall be made good by the defaulter,

recoverable as and for the liquidated damages. This

condition is, however, without prejudice to interest, costs

and expenses shall be made good by the defaulter,

recoverable as and for liquidated damages. This condition

is however, without prejudice to the rights of the

auctioneer, in appropriate circumstances to enforce the sale

contract if they see fit

14. The contract of sale is made with the Auctioneer, as the

agents for the Vendor and payment shall be made only to

the Auctioneer. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the

Auctioneers shall retain a lien on all goods which shall not

pass to the purchaser until full payment has been received

15. Payment in full must be made using 1. Credit / Debit Card

2. Cash - 3. Bank Transfer - 4. PAYPAL


16. At the fall of the hammer, all lots shall be and remain, in

every respect, at the absolute risk of the purchaser

including those of fire, theft, burglary or any other

damaged caused unless by the direct negligence of the firm

or any employees.

The Auctioneers take no responsibility whatsoever for

damage which may occur during the shipping or postage of

items. Postage and packing is a service conducted by the

auctioneers at cost to the buyer (cost is deemed to be the

cost of the postage or shipping and cost of wrapping

materials) and in good will and therefore the auctioneers

retain the right to withhold this service without notice.

Any shipping or postage is done so at the explicit

instruction of the buyer with all risk and liability for loss or

damage passing to the buyer or their agent.

If a buyer wishes to use a particular carrier this must be

expressed at the time of payment. Any concerns or

liability for loss or damage are between the buyer and the

carrier. Postage and packing is therefore totally at the risk of

the buyer.

17. Purchasers shall pay for and remove all goods at their own risk and expense immediately following the sale; 72 hours after the day of sale lots shall be subject to a storage charges.


Stroud Auction Rooms be entitled to exercise one or more of the following remedies.
-issue legal proceedings against the Buyer for damages or breach of
-rescind the sale of the lot and re-sell the lot by Auction, private
treaty or any other means
-Charge the buyer all the charges and expenses of the resale
-Remove, store and insure the lot at the expense of the buyer
- charge interest on the purchase price at a rate of 4% per month
to the extent that it remains unpaid for more than 5 days after the
date of the auction;
-take payment via contra from any sold goods
-reject or ignore any bids made by or on behalf of the defaulting buyer
at any future auction or obtain a deposit before accepting any bids from
the buyer in the future

18. Notwithstanding any other terms in these conditions of

sale, if within seven days of a sale; a purchaser gives notice

in writing to the Auctioneers, that in his/her opinion a

particular lot (this shall not apply to books or other printed

matter) is a deliberate forgery, as defined below and within

fourteen days after such written notice, returns lots to the

auctioneers in the same condition as it was at the time of

sale - and by producing evidence, the burden of proof being

on the purchaser - satisfies the auctioneers that the lot is a

deliberate forgery, then the Auctioneers are authorised to

do so and will rescind the transaction and refund the

purchase price received by them, this benefit is not

assignable In the context of a ‘Deliberate Forgery’ means a

lot made with the intention to deceive when considered in

the light of the catalogue entry and which at the date of the

sale had a value substantially less than that it would have

had, had it been in accordance with the description.

However, there will be no right where the catalogue

description, at the time of sale, was in accordance with the

general opinion of experts, or fairly indicated there to be a

conflict of opinion of experts. Stroud Auctions Ltd reserve

the right in forming their own opinion and to consult and

rely upon the expert or authority considered by them to be

reliable and trustworthy.

19. The Auctioneers are prepared to accept commission bids on

behalf of intending purchasers, unable to attend at the time

of the sale, providing requests are made in writing up to

half an hour before the start of the Sale and given to the

Auctioneers. Bids will not be accepted via answer phone.

Any bids entered after the start of the sale are under no

guarantee of being entered. This service is undertaken free

of charge. The auctioneers cannot be held responsible for,

nor are they connected with commission bids given to


20. A buyers premium of 15% is payable by all purchasers and

is subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.

21. Payments made via Credit Cards are liable to a transaction

fee of 3%

22. Live Internet bids incur an additional 3% plus VAT.

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NOTICE: Sorry, no more registrations are being accepted for this sale.

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