Selling Commission 20% of the hammer price
Buyers Premium – There will be a minimum charge of £2 and then buyer’s premium will be set at 20% plus VAT at 4% (totaling at 24%) of hammer price.
Withdrawn Lots – Should vendors withdraw lots from the auction after they have been entered into the catalogue they may at their absolute discretion charge up to 20% plus vat of the estimated auction price.
The highest bidder shall be the purchaser and any dispute arising either before or after the sale shall be determined by the auctioneer.
No warranties – every item sold at auction is sold as is, where is and with all faults basis and without recourse and with no warranties guarantees or representation of any kind or variety whether expressed written implied or otherwise.
Purchasers shall give their bidding number after the sale of each lot and shall arrange for the removal of same at their own expense of the lots so purchased on the delivery day stated, without causing damage to either the premises or other lots. Any lots not so removed will be moved to an independent storage facility and will incur storage fees. After 3 months items will be disposed of.
The goods remain on the premises at the purchaser’s risk from the fall of the hammer and shall be taken with all imperfections damage or errors of description. Purchases are deemed to have thoroughly inspected each lot prior to the sale and the auctioneer does not give any warranty or guarantee whatsoever.
The purchase money together with 20% auctioneer’s fees shall be payable immediately after the auction. No lots will be given to or delivered to the purchaser until he/she has made payment in full.
TERMS OF PAYMENT
Full Payments can be made by card, cash or bank transfer and all are due immediately upon completion of the auction and must be paid in full within two days.
On the Square Auctions disclaims all responsibility for default by either the purchaser or the vendor because he/she acts as the agent for the vendor only and therefore does not pay out to the vendor until payment is received from the purchaser.
All prospective buyers by making a bid for any of the lots advertised acknowledge their attention has been drawn to these conditions of sale and that they are bound by them
The auctioneer may refuse to take any bid without giving any reason
All items paid for must be picked up no later than 7 days after the auction unless prior arrangements have been agreed with On The Square Auctions facility. After 7 days storage costs will be charged.
Items must be paid for in full before they will be packed and postage quoted. If you wish us to pack and post your item or arrange a courier on your behalf we will provide you with a quote for same and on receipt of payment we will process delivery.
We are not professional packers or shippers though will try out utmost to pack items in a correct way which will ensure items arrive safely however On the Square Auctions Ltd will not be held responsible for making any claim. We can arrange for insurance of the item/s but any claims must be made direct to insurance c/o shipping company.
There are some items that due to their nature size or weight we cannot post out, though we can recommend couriers who you can arrange to pick the item up from our salesroom.
Items will be sent out a minimum of a week after the sale and cannot be sent for a specific date or sent by a specific method.
Items sent within the UK
Depending on worth, size and weight items will either be sent by 1st Class Signed For / Special Delivery 1pm or Parcel Force or via Courier.
Items sent overseas
Please note we will not send glass or ceramics items overseas
We shall look at items on an individual basis. Depending on worth the item and the country the items to be sent to. Only small or non-fragile items will be considered for in house postage. These accepted shall be sent with Royal mail or parcel force.
Please note if we decide to post items abroad all clients will be required to email us a disclaimer accepting responsibility for breakages or loss of these parcels. We will not pay out for any claim against parcels sent abroad.
We remind clients using the Royal Mail postage system or certain couriers within the uk there are certain items which cannot be insured with postage. You are welcome to arrange your own courier to collect. If you want us to send the item without insurance you must email or write confirmation that you have understood and take full responsibility for any damage to your item. Until we have received this confirmation the items shall not be sent. If you need to have your item insured, we ask that you contact a specialist courier who can collect and pack the item themselves. (our office is open 10am to 6pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm. If you are sending a courier to collect an item and would like on the square auctions to pack the item please let us know and we shall take a payment for packaging only.
Note regarding framed pictures
If there is glass in a picture frame on the square auctions will not post the item as a whole due to potential breakage. A member of our staff will recommend that we remove the frame glass before in-house postage.