Terms & Conditions
- Highest bidder shall be buyer. If
any dispute arises, the Auctioneer shall have absolute discretion
to settle dispute. ALL SALES FINAL, NO REFUNDS.
- By bidding on any item, the bidder
shows acceptance of the terms of the auction.
- Lots shall be paid for in full by
cash, good check, MasterCard, VISA, and Discover, and taken away
at Buyer's risk and expense. 13% Buyer's Premium - 3% discount for
cash or check.
- The Auctioneer may divide or combine
any two or more lots or withdraw any lot at any time prior to the
time of sale of such lot.
- Ownership of title passes upon the
fall of the Auctioneer's gavel, and although the winning bidder may
not remove the property until such property is paid for, thereafter
the property is at risk of the buyer and neither the seller, nor
the auctioneer shall be responsible for loss or damage.
- Persons unknown to the Auctioneer & writing
checks shall be subject to the Auctioneer's Approval.
- Certain items in the sale are being
offered subject to reserve which is the confidential minimum price
below which the lot will not be sold. Humphries Auctioneering may
implement such reserves by bidding through its representatives on
behalf of the consignor.
- Humphries Auctioneering identifies
each lot for sale as best as possible. Every item is sold "As
Is, Where Is". It is the bidder's responsibility to determine
the exact condition of each item. Neither the auctioneer nor the
seller makes any warranties or representations of any kind or nature
with respect to said property. Catalog descriptions and condition
reports are for simple identification purposes ONLY. No representations
are made to the authenticity, age, origin or value. Bidders should
rely solely on personal inspection and not on information listed
on the site or otherwise provided by auctioneer or seller. Bidder's
failure to inspect, or otherwise be fully informed as to the nature,
quality, condition, quantity and size of any item will not constitute
ground for any claim, adjustment, refund, termination of the contract
for sale, or refusal to close the sale. Please take advantage of
any preview to inspect items.
- Items must be picked up day of sale
unless prior arrangements have been made with the auctioneer. Long
and short-term storage of items is available.
- Humphries Auctioneering will without
limitation have the right to hold the purchaser of items not paid
or cleared, liable for the bid price, and may at its option cancel
the sale, retaining any payments as liquidated damages or resell
the items without notice.
- This is a privately owned and operated
auction. We reserve the right to refuse admittance to any person(s).
No transfer will be recognized from one buyer to another.
- All bidders, regardless of method
or location, are subject to North Carolina or Virginia (depending
on auction location) State Sales Tax unless bidder has a State Sales
Tax Exemption Certificate and has supplied a copy to Humphries Auctioneering.
- Purchasers are responsible for all
costs involved with shipping and removal of their purchases and any
and all damages incurred during removal of purchases. The auctioneer
may require proof of adequate insurance from the purchaser. The purchaser/bidder
hereby indemnifies the auctioneer and the vendor against any and
all damages arising from the dismantling and removal of any lots.
- Any first or final bid which does
not commensurate with the value of the articles offered, or which
is merely a nominal or fractional advance, may be rejected by the
Auctioneer if in his judgment such a bid would be likely to affect
the sale injuriously.
- A bidder is deemed to have accepted
an item when making a bid. No bidder may retract their bid.
- All announcements made the day of
auction take precedence over any previous announcements or advertisements.
- Internet bids are a contract and
you are responsible for honoring them. Every legal remedy available
will be used to insure the performance of winning bidders. Bidder
accepts responsibility for and agrees to indemnify, defend and hold
harmless each seller and auctioneer and their employees, governing
body, officers, owners, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, agents
and representatives from and against any and all claims, losses,
damages, liabilities, judgments, fees, costs and expenses including
reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses related to, arising from
or associated with buyer's, his agents or representatives, use of
the site, including but not limited to personal injuries or property
damage incurred on the sale premises or during removal and transport
of any auction item, and arising out of, based upon, or resulting
from any breach or violation by bidder of this site user agreement
or any use by bidder of the site or as a result of a dispute with