Credit card terms: Please ensure that your credit card is valid for AUSTRALIA. If we do not hear from 48 hours after the end of the auction will charge your card for the amount owing. This is a condition of your bidding. Remember bidding in an auctions is a legaly binding contract.
Contract: You bid is a contract to buy. You must ask questions prior to your bidding. Condition reports are available upto 12 hours befor the start of the auction
Buyer's Premium & Taxes: All lots are subject to a Buyer's Premium of 15% + GST (16.5% inclusive). All lots purchased using "ARTFACT / Invaluable Live" online bidding system attract an additional 3% + GST (19.8% inclusive)
Methods of Payment: We accept the following methods of payment: Cash, Bank Cheque, Bank transfer, EFTPOS, MASTERCARD, VISA & AMEX. Transactions over $500 must be signed in person.
There is currently a surcharge of 3% for all payments by American Express. There is no surcharge for other credit cards.
Credit card payments over $1000 can only be made in person with a PIN or signed transaction. If this is not possible then Bank transfer is required. MOTO is available for amounts under $1000 at our discretion.
Packing and Shipping: Packing and Shipping
Buyers must arrange their own carriers for the removal of large items such as furntiure. We are happy to recommend a number of local carriers. The buyer is responsible for any and all costs.
Small items, those suitable for carriage by Australia Post, can be packed and posted at the buyer's risk and expense. All items will be sent registered post and a modest charge will be added for time and postage materials.
All packages must be sent to the same address as your credit card is registered to.
Condition Reports: Condition Reports
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These can usually be provided by our specialists on any lot, up to 24 hours prior to the commencement of the sale. Any questions regarding condition MUST be resolved to the buyer's satisfaction BEFORE leaving a bid. Due to the volume of pre-sale enquiries delays should be anticipated and response times will vary.
Condition reports should be considered opinion only and the purchaser should satisfy themselves as to whether or not in their own judgement, the lot accords with the description or indeed their expectations.
On request, we can email digital images of any lot up to 24 hours prior to the sale. We will ONLY respond to email requests for images and not verbal requests. Please email your request to: email@example.com
We reserve the right to not offer this complimentary service if the lot values are considered too low or if unreasonable demands are made of this service.