Payment: Method of payment
Cash in Sterling. Cheques in Sterling supported by suitable cheque card or Bankers Draft in sterling made payable to Hutchinson ScottLimited. Bank Transfers in Sterling should be made payable to the account of Hutchinson Scott Limited Barclays Bank PLC, Boroughbridge sort code 20-37-13 account number 50403466. Cheques drawn on a Foreign Bank attract a transaction charge. Credit Cards accepted - however a surcharge of 2.4% (inclusive of VAT) of the total due will be levied. We make no charge for Debit Cards i.e. Switch, Delta or similar.
7 No lot may be removed during an auction, nor may any lot be removed until the purchase price has been paid in full. The
Buyer shall remove from Hutchinson Scott premises at his expense and lot purchased by him within seven days of the sale. The buyer will be responsible for any removal and storage charges if a lot is not removed within the seven days. Hutchinson Scott will not maintain insurance in respect of any such lot. Therefore, Hutchinson Scott will not be liable for any damage after the fall of the hammer. Collection by agents or carries must have written authority or a receipted Hutchinson Scott invoice for any lots.
8 In the event of a buyer failing to pay or collect a lot, Hutchinson Scott are at their absolute discretion and without prejudice to any other rights or remedies there may be, be entitled to exercise one or more of the following:
Issue proceedings against the buyer for breach of contract together with the costs of any proceedings on a full indemnity basis.
To resell the lot or cause it to be resold by public auction or private treaty. The original Buyer shall pay any deficiency in the purchase price resulting from any such resale, together with costs incurred.
To charge interest on any outstanding monies at the rate of 1.5% per month or part there of to the extent they remain unpaid for after seven days from the date of the sale.
CONDITION OF LOTS
All catalogue descriptions, verbal descriptions and advertisements for sales concerning attribution, genuineness, authorship origin date, age, quality and estimated price are statements of opinion only and not to be taken as statements or representation of fact nor basis of warranty or guarantee. Many lots will be of an age that precludes them being in prefect condition and purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the condition of any lot before the commence of the auction.
All bids must be in writing and handed to a member of Hutchinson Scott staff prior to the sale.
No commission bid will be taken over the telephone during the sale unless a previous customer of Hutchinson Scott.
Commission bids will be dealt with in strict order of receipt. Therefore, when two or more bids of the same amount for the same lot are received the first commission received shall be the buyer if the bid is successful.
Hutchinson Scott has absolute discretion to refuse a bid, to determine the advance of the bidding. To divide or split any lot, to combine an amount of lots and to cancel the sale without any reason and without previous notice.
Each lot is put up for sale subject to any reserve price put on it. Where there is no reserve price (but not otherwise) the seller has the right to bid either personally or by any one person who maybe the auctioneer.
Hutchinson Scott has the absolute right to refuse any person admission to its premises or attend the sale.
Explanation of Picture CATALOGUING
Any Picture listed with forenames and surname of the artist is in our opinion a work by that artist. For any lesser description the purchaser acts entirely on his own judgement.
Shipping Terms: We use third party shipping companies, specific shipping arrangments can be made with a buyer once the item has been sold.
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