$0 - 50,000:
$50,001 - 200,000:
'As-Is, Where-Is' and Condition : The Auction House makes no warranties, expressed or implied, of any nature with respect to fitness for purpose or merchantability or the correctness of catalogue or other descriptions of the attribution, period, genuineness, importance, medium, material, culture, source, origin, physical condition, size, or quality of any lot sold. References in the catalogue or condition reports to damage or restoration are for guidance only. The absence of any reference to condition or the reference to particular defects of any lot does not imply the absence of imperfections, effects of aging, or other defects.
Condition reports are made as statements of opinion by the staff of the Auction House and/or by independent consultants and are not made as or considered to be statements of fact. Condition reports in no way create any warranty or assumption of liability. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in excellent condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
Payment: Payment and Collection Responsibilities
On the fall of the auctioneer's hammer, the buyer immediately assumes the title of the property, is liable for the full hammer price, buyer's premium and all other taxes and fees, and assumes full risk and responsibility for the property purchased, including all costs and expenses of handling, shipping, insurance, taxes.
The buyer will receive an invoice listing all fees and the total due for all purchases immediately following the auction. Any buyer not present will be sent an invoice by email within (72) hours of the auction's completion. All buyers must immediately pay for the lot purchased, within a maximum period of seven (7) days after the auction, and remove the property from the premises of the Auction House within ninety (90) days of the sale. Any lot not collected within ninety (90) days of the sale will be subject to a storage fee of ten ($10) USD per day, per item.
Methods of Payment
Payment will be accepted by credit card, subject to a 3% transaction fee, debit card, personal check, subject to verification of funds, and/or money order for any lots purchased, including the full hammer price, buyer's premium and all other taxes and fees, for Five Thousand ($5,000) US Dollars or less. Buyer is subject to a $35 fee for bounced checks.
Lots purchased, including the full hammer prices, buyer's premium and all other taxes and fees, for over Five Thousand ($5,000) US Dollars must be paid for directly to the Auction House by wire transfer, money order, personal check, subject to verification of funds, and/or cashier's check. Buyer is subject to a $35 fee for bounced checks.
Paypal payments up to Three Thousand ($3,000) US Dollars, which include the full hammer prices, buyer's premium and all other taxes and fees are subject to a 2.9% transaction fee for US based buyers, or 3.9% for buyers outside of the US. Auction House is not responsible for any delays or actions caused by Paypal.
Shipping: The buyer is responsible for shipping all purchased property. As a convenience to the buyer, the Auction House may assist with the arrangement of the shipment of purchased lots at the buyer's request. The Auction House may also pack and ship items for the buyer using a delivery agent such as UPS or FedEx if a written agreement of packing and shipping fees has been made between the Auction House and the buyer. Lots will be shipped after the agreed upon fees have been paid in fully cleared funds. All shipments made by the Auction House for the buyer will:
• Be insured by the Auction House until the point of collection by the delivery agent and, dependent on the type and value of the lot(s), as well as the delivery location, may be insured by the delivery agent from the point of collection from the Auction House to the point of delivery.
• Require signature upon delivery.
• Have all customs forms completed if shipped outside of the US.
If deliveries are returned to us, the buyer will be responsible for all returned shipping costs as well as the cost to resend the package.
Buyers may also independently arrange for collection and shipment of their purchased lots using a delivery agent. Delivery agent must show written authorization for shipping.
The Auction House is not responsible for any damage or loss that occurs while the buyer's purchased lots are in another's care. The Auction House is not responsible for any damage or loss that occurs in the packing or shipment of any purchased lot.
The delivery of expensive, heavy or large objects may be costly. All buyer's must consider this expense prior to bidding.
*Please note, buyer will be responsible for all shipping of ivory; the Auction House is not able to ship on your behalf. It is the Buyer's responsibility to comply with federal and individual States' laws pertaining to ivory purchase and commerce.*
Sales Tax: If you are collecting lots you have purchased from our New Jersey location, or shipping lots to a New Jersey address, you are required to pay the 7% state sales tax. Only buyers with a valid resale license who file a completed New Jersey State Sales Tax Form ST-3 with the Auction House at the time of purchase will be granted exception.
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