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BILL HOOD & SONS ART & ANTIQUE AUCTIONS
2885 S Congress Ave, Suite A+B, Delray Beach, FL 33445
Ph(561) 278-8996 Fax(561)278-8977 e-mail [email protected]
PLEASE NOTE: ALL BIDDERS AND OTHERS ATTENDING THIS AUCTION SHOULD READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE FOLLOWING TERMS.
BIDDER REGISTRATION - Please Register for Auctions 1 hr ahead of Auction start time. If you sign up after that time you may not get approved for bidding.
IDENTIFICATION - All purchasers are required to have giving full name, address and telephone number. The bidder is responsible for knowing which item is up for bid. If he is unsure, he should inquire or not bid. If you are winning bidder at an auction you have affected a contract and will be expected to pay for the items. The auctioneer will not honor "mistakes". The auctioneer reserves the right to accept bids in any increments he feels is in the best interest of the seller. He also reserves the right to reject the bid of any person whose conduct, actions or adverse comments he feels are not in the best interest of the seller. The bidder should inspect all items before bidding, because… you bid, you win, you own.
DISPUTES - The auctioneer shall designate the winning bidder after each item is auctioned. If a dispute arises between two or more bidders, the auctioneer reserves the right to reopen the bidding. The decision of the auctioneer is final and absolute.
CONDITION OF ITEMS SOLD - All items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. All items should be examined in person prior to bidding. Descriptions of items appearing in prior advertising are believed to be correct. However, descriptions or any oral statements made by the auctioneer or his agents or officers concerning any item shall not be construed as a warranty, either expressed or implied. Your bidding will signify that you have examined the items as fully as you desire, or that you have chosen not to examine them. The bidder examines the merchandise and accepts it as is. Written and oral descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, materials or any other feature of times being sold. The buyer relies solely on his own information and inspection. We recommend prospective bidders examine all items in which they have an interest. If you require absolute certainty in all areas of authenticity, and the results of your evaluation leave uncertain in your mind, we recommend you not bid on the item in questions. We do not give refunds. The winning bidder becomes the owner of the item immediately at the close of the bid. The auctioneer is not responsible for error. All sales are final. No statement written or oral made by the auctioneer shall be deemed a warranty or assumption of liability by Hood Auctions or by any seller represented by Hood Auctions. Our printed materials (i.e. Partial Catalogs, Catalogs, or Advertisements) are meant merely as a guide, not a guarantee. Please determine condition, genuineness and/or authenticity BEFORE you bid as all items are sold "As is, Where is." However, if within 30 calendar days after the sale of any lot the purchaser gives notice in writing to the Gallery that the lot is counterfeit and within 14 calendar days after such notice the purchaser returns the lot to the Gallery in the same condition as when sold, and the purchaser, also within 14 calendar days after such notice, demonstrates to the Gallery' satisfaction, by providing properly executed and notarized affidavits by two (2) recognized scholars or experts in that particular field in which the lot is categorized, that it is counterfeit, the Gallery will refund the full purchase price.
TIME & MANNER OF PAYMENT - All bills must be paid in full before leaving the premises the day of the sale. If you are not at the auction all items are to be paid and removed within 7 days. The full purchase price on all lots sold to the same buyer must be paid before the removal of any items. We accept cash, approved checks, Visa & Master Card. Credit Cards and PayPal are provided as a service and will have process fee of 3-4%. To avoid process fee Pay w/ Check, Wire, Venmo, Zelle or Cash.
COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS OF THE SALE - In default of payment within the time specified, the auctioneer, in addition to all other remedies allowed by law, may retain any and all monies received as deposit or otherwise as liquidated damages. Lots not purchased and removed in the time specified may be resold at public or private sale without further notice, and deficiency, together will all expenses and charges of re-sale, will be charged to the defaulting purchaser.
REMOVAL - Removal shall be at the expense, liability, and risk of the purchaser. The Auction Company shall not be responsible for delivery and reserves the right to hold purchases pending check clearance.
CLAIMS - No claims allowed after goods are removed from premises.
PERSONAL AND PROPERTY RISK - Persons present at the exhibition, sale or removal of goods assume all risks of damage or loss to person or property and specifically release the auctioneer and auction company from liability.
RECORDS - The record of sale kept by the auctioneer and bookkeeper will be taken as final in the event of dispute.
LIMITED WARRANTY - Although Hood auctions exercises due care in describing the paintings and drawings listed and uses its best judgment in attributing authorship, neither Hood Auctions, its employees, nor the consignor/seller make any express or implied warranty as to such authorship.
There is a $35.00 charge for any check presented to us and then returned by your bank for any reason.
ALL ITEMS SOLD AS IS WHERE IS WITH NO GUARANTEE.
28% BUYER'S PREMIUM WILL APPLY TO ALL PURCHASES
FLORIDA BUYERS PAY 7% UNLESS YOU HAVE A FLORIDA RESALE TAX NUMBER
***Payment Policy: Please Pay Promptly. Credit Cards and PayPal are provided as a service and will have process fee of 3-4%. To avoid process fee Pay w/ Check , Wire, Venmo, Zelle or Cash. If you fail to pay for item(s) in a timely manor and you have not contacted us- Bill Hood & Sons Auction reserves the right to cancel the sale. If you choose Paypal, Send the funds to [email protected], Call or email for bank info for wire transfers. we reserve the right to charge your credit card on file for invoices if you fail to respond w/ payment after 4 days.
Bill Hood Auction Gallery Offers in house shipping on Most items: Call or text Maria at 561-351-2013 or email Maria [email protected]
For third party shipping call James Giannuzzi (Pack it Tight) at USPS -United States Postal Service, 561 272-7310 [email protected]
The UPS store, managers name is Alex, phone # 561-279-2440 email [email protected]