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-ALL SALES ARE FINAL-
This is a public auction, conducted in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Sale, by Original US Coins & Collectibles (hereinafter referred to as "OUSCC"). By bidding on any lot offered by OUSCC, the bidder indicates acceptance of the following Terms and Conditions of Sale. Bidders are to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Sale, posted on Invaluable.com or other affiliated auction sites, at the time of the auction in which they are participating.
A 13% buyer's premium will be added to all successful bids, and is payable by the winning bidder as part of the total purchase cost.
All sales are subject to applicable state and local taxes. We make every attempt to keep up with each states sales tax rules and laws and apply them to each winning bidders lot and sale.
All Bidders must meet Auctioneer's qualifications to bid. Any Bidder who is not a client in good standing of the Auctioneer may be disqualified at Auctioneer's sole option and will not be awarded lots. Such determination may be made by Auctioneer in its sole and unlimited discretion, at any time prior to, during, or even after the close of the Auction.
To ensure the safety of all our bidders OUSCC reserves the right to request a minimum of two industry references and/ or a bank letter of credit for all new bidders.
Auctioneer reserves the right to exclude any person from the auction.
All merchandise must be paid for within Five (5) calendar days of the date of sale. We reserve the right to cancel any unpaid order after that time and to ban the bidder from future sales. Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and Discover) are accepted for auction payments up to $2,500.00 per invoice. Invoices and/or balances over $2,500.00 must be paid via personal or certified check, money order, or wired funds. Personal checks, money orders and cashier's checks may be held for up to 10 business days in order to clear funding.
All lots are sold "as is." ALL SALES ARE FINAL Lots graded by PCGS, NGC or other third-party grading services, or any lot viewed by the buyer or anyone on buyer's behalf prior to the auction, may not be returned. This is not an approval sale. All sales of lots to the highest bidder are final. Bidders are strongly advised and encouraged to research any lots (certified or not) upon which they plan to bid, and to determine bids, based upon their own evaluation. Bidders assume all risks concerning and related to the grade, quality, appearance, condition, history and origin of any lot. Bidders acknowledge that coin grading is not an exact science, that it can be subjective and inconsistent and that it is possible that two parties might assess or grade the same coin differently. OUSCC makes every effort to accurately describe all items offered in its sales.
Shipping costs will be billed separately and are non-refundable. Items will usually ship within 5-10 business days after payment has been received and/or funds have cleared. Coins will be shipped via Fed Ex or USPS or transported via armored carrier. Often, we ship within 1 day if a valid credit card has been accepted and used by a winning bidder in previous OUSCC auctions
The shipping charge includes fees for our third-party insurance coverage, as well as any costs incurred through the USPS or Federal Express. Any shipments made via armored carrier (Brinks, Dunbar, etc.) will be calculated and assessed at the time of shipment. THIS INSURANCE IS TO RECOVER SUNK COSTS INCURRED BY OUSCC
It is not possible for OUSCC to ship to some countries. Payment for all international orders is required in US funds. Please email questions to email@example.com* See SHIPPING TERMS FOR IMPORTANT TERMS FOR INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS*
Customs requirements for each country are the responsibility of the buyer. All packages shipped outside of the United States will include the required customs declaration and full value of the invoice.
Bids Via Telephone
Rights & Responsibilities
The auctioneer will determine the highest bidder. The auctioneer, alone, has the right to reopen the bidding for an item, if deemed necessary. OUSCC and its representatives reserve the right to remove any attendees who impede the preview and/or the auction. Title to all merchandise shall pass to the winning bidder after receipt of good funds by OUSCC. Bidders will be held responsible for their bids, including those bids placed incorrectly. PLEASE VERIFY BIDS BEFORE SUBMITTING THEM. In order to have a bid removed or corrected, bidder must contact OUSCC prior to start of the auction. Bidder waives auctioneer's responsibility and holds OUSCC harmless for failure to recognize, accept, receive or execute any lost or missing bids by internet, telephone, email, floor bid, fax, mail or other means. OUSCC reserves the right to postpone or cancel an auction without notice. Lots may be withdrawn at OUSCC discretion, without prior notice. Lots may carry a reserve. A reserve is a price below which the auctioneer will not sell an item, or will re-purchase the item on behalf of the consignor or for OUSCC. OUSCC permits bids to be placed by the auctioneer, or an employee of the auctioneer, up to the pre-determined reserve set by the consignor. OUSCC reserves the right to bid on items, for its own account and for the accounts of its clients.
DISCLAIMER AND WARRANTIES
NO WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IS MADE OR IMPLIED ON ANY LOT. NO WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO ANY LOT EXCEPT FOR WARRANTY OF TITLE, AND IN THE CASE OF TITLE, AUCTIONEER IS SELLING ONLY THAT RIGHT OR TITLE TO THE LOT THAT THE CONSIGNOR MAY HAVE AS OF THE AUCTION SALE DATE. ALL LOTS ARE SOLD "AS IS" AND WITH ALL FAULTS. PURCHASER HEREBY ASSUMES ALL RISKS CONCERNING AND RELATED TO THE GRADING, QUALITY, DESCRIPTION, CONDITION, AUTHENTICITY, AND PROVENANCE OF A LOT.
a. COINS AND CURRENCY LISTED IN THIS CATALOG GRADED BY PCGS, NGC, OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY GRADING SERVICE OR UNGRADED OR EXAMINED BY THE BUYER PRIOR TO THE AUCTION SALE MAY NOT BE RETURNED FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER BY ANY BUYER, EXCEPT FOR CLAIMS RELATED TO AUTHENTICITY.
b. For non-certified coins that have not been examined by the Buyer prior to the Auction Sale: if it is determined in a review by OUSCC that there is a material error in the catalog description of a non-certified coin or the OUSCC no later than seventy-two (72) hours of delivery of the lots in question, and such lots are returned and received by OUSCC, in their original, sealed containers, no later than fourteen (14) calendar days after delivery, in the same condition the lot(s) were delivered to the Buyer, time being of the essence.
c. If an item or items are returned pursuant to the terms herein, they must be housed in their original, sealed and unopened container.
d. Late remittance or removal of any item from its original container, or altering a coin constitutes just cause for revocation of all return privileges.
e. Grading or condition of rare coins may have a material effect on the value of the item(s) purchased, and the opinion of others (including independent grading services) may differ with the independent grading services opinion or interpretation of OUSCC. OUSCC shall not be bound by any prior, or subsequent opinion, determination or certification by any independent grading service.
f. Questions regarding the minting of a coin as a "proof" or as a "business strike" relate to the method of manufacture and not to authenticity.
g. All oral and written statements made by OUSCC and its employees or agents (including affiliated and related companies) are statements of opinion only, and are not warranties or representations of any kind, unless stated as a specific written warranty, and no employee or agent of OUSCC has authority to vary or alter these Terms and Conditions of Auction Sale. OUSCC reserves the right to vary or alter the Terms of Sale, either generally or with respect to specific persons or circumstances, in its sole discretion. Any variation or alteration shall be effective only if in writing and signed by an officer of OUSCC authorized to do so.
h. OUSCC is acting as an auctioneer. Title to the lots purchased passes directly from the Consignor to the Buyer. Accordingly, OUSCC is not making, and disclaims, any warranty of title.
i. Bidder acknowledges that the numismatic market is speculative, unregulated and volatile, and that coin prices may rise or fall over time. OUSCC does not guarantee or represent that any customer buying for investment purposes will be able to sell for a profit in the future.
j. Bidder acknowledges and agrees that neither OUSCC, nor its employees, affiliates, agents, third-party providers or consignors warrant that auctions will be unimpaired, uninterrupted or error free and accordingly shall not be liable for such events.
Waiver and Release
Bidder, for himself, his heirs, agents, successors and assignees, generally and specifically waives and releases, and forever discharges OUSCC, and its respective affiliates, parents, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, subsidiaries, employees, managers and members and each of them, and their respective successors and assignees from any and all claims, rights, demands and causes of actions and suits, of whatever kind or nature, including but not limited to claims based upon Auctioneer's negligence, whether in law or equity, tort or otherwise, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected (a "Claim"), which Bidder may assert with respect to and/or arising out of, or in connection with any challenge to the title to or authenticity of any goods purchased, the sale itself, any lot bid upon or consigned, and/or the auction, except where such Claim is otherwise expressly authorized in these Terms of Sale. It is the intention of Bidder that this waiver and release shall be effective as a bar to each and every Claim that may arise hereunder or be related to the Auction Sale.
If a dispute arises concerning ownership of a lot or concerning proceeds of any sale, OUSCC reserves the right to commence a statutory inter-pleader proceeding at the expense of the Consignor and Buyer and any other applicable party, and in such event shall be entitled to its reasonable attorneys' fees and costs. OUSCC reserves the right to cancel or postpone the Auction Sale or any session thereof for any reason whatsoever. No Bidder shall have any claim as a result thereof, including for incidental or consequential damages. Neither OUSCC nor any affiliated or related company shall be responsible for incidental or consequential damages arising out of any failure of the Terms of Sale, the auction or the conduct thereof and in no event shall such liability exceed the purchase price, premium, or fees paid. Rights granted to Bidders under the within Terms and Conditions of Auction Sale are personal and apply only to the Bidder who initially purchases the lot(s) from OUSCC. The rights may not be assigned or transferred to any other person or entity, whether by sale of the lot(s), operation of law or otherwise. Any attempt to assign or transfer any such rights shall be absolutely void and unenforceable. No third party may rely on any benefit or right conferred by these Terms and Conditions of Auction Sale.
Any dispute arising out of or related to these Terms of Sale, the Auction Sale or any lot, with the sole exception of actions by OUSCC to collect amounts owed to it and other damages, shall be submitted to binding arbitration pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, with any arbitration hearing to occur in Pinal County, Arizona. Absent an agreement of the parties, the arbitrator shall limit discovery to that which is necessary to enable the hearing to proceed efficiently. The arbitrator shall not have the power to award punitive or consequential damages, nor alter, amend modify any of the terms of this Agreement. The award by the arbitrator, if any, may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Each party shall pay one-half the costs of the arbitration. Bidder acknowledges and agrees that the competent courts of the State of Arizona shall have exclusive in personal jurisdiction, subject to the requirement to arbitrate, over any dispute(s) arising hereunder, regardless of any party's current or future residence or domicile. Bidder further agrees that venue of the arbitration proceeding shall be in Pinal County, Arizona; and any court proceeding shall be in the Pinal County Superior Court, in the State of Arizona, and in each case waive any claim of Forum Non Conveniens. Bidder agrees that any arbitration or legal action with respect to this Auction Sale is barred unless commenced within one (1) year of the date of this Auction Sale. AUCTION PARTICIPANTS EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY
ALL SALES ARE FINAL
Shipping Terms and Rates
ALL SALES ARE FINAL
Shipping costs will be billed separately and are non-refundable EVER
Items will usually ship within 5-10 business days (or less) after payment has been received and/or funds have cleared.
Items will be shipped via Fed Ex or USPS or transported via armored carrier. This for shipments made within the Continental US.
IF YOU ARE AN INTERNATIONAL BIDDER, SHIPPING COSTS ARE EXPENSIVE AND VARY GREATLY. To MAXIMIZE VALUE, Winning MULTIPLE lots can reduce the per item shipping costs. It often costs just as much to send one item as it does 20. BID OFTEN!!
OUSCC CANNOT guarantee successful shipment of items outside the US. INTERNATIONAL Bidders agree to these shipping terms and accept ALL RISK! A tracking number will be provided and bidder assumes all risk and waives all rights to be refunded invoice amount if the INTERNATIONAL shipment is lost or not delivered. Often, US & Foreign CUSTOMS WILL OPEN Packages for inspection, thus OUSCC CAN NEVER Guarantee safe delivery of ITEMS won in an OUSCC Auction.
INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS ASSUME ALL LIABILITY AND HOLDS OUSCC 100% HARMLESS AND WAIVES ALL CLAIMS TO FILE FOR LOSS OF ANY KIND FOREVER
The shipping charge includes fees for our third-party *insurance coverage, as well as any costs incurred through the USPS or Federal Express. Any shipments made via armored carrier (Brinks, Dunbar, etc.) will be calculated and assessed at the time of shipment.
*THIS INSURANCE IS USED TO RECOVER LOSS UNCURRED BY OUSCC AND NEVER DOES IT PROTECT BIDDERS OR PROVIDE LOSS INSURANCE FOR WINNING BIDDERS EVER. By participating in ANY OUSCC Auction, bidders accept these terms.
We try and group winning lots together to reduce shipping expenses but cannot always guarantee that will occur after each auction ends.
We DO NOT allow winning lots to be picked up in person. ALL WINNING LOTS ARE SHIPPED PER ABOVE SHIPPING TERMS.
In general, you can expect that at a MINIMUM, shipping charges will be at least $9.95 for items sold up to $300.00. Items sold at $301 to $999.00 will be shipped at $19.99. Items sold at between $1,000.00 to $2499.00 will be shipped at $29.99.These are all shipped via USPS Priority
Items sold between $2500.00 to $7,499.00 will be shipped for $39.99 and will ship via USPS Express
Items valued above $7,500.00 will be shipped at $49.99 and will normally ship either FedEx or USPS Registered.
ALL shipped items are insured by OUSCC. Those insurance costs are added to the winning bidders invoice.
By bidding in this auction, bidders accept these shipping rates and these charges will be added onto the winning lot invoice. Additionally winning bid costs can have 4 cost components:
1) Winning bid amount
2) Winning Bid Buyer fees (13% OUSCC) + (5% Auction Zip or Invaluable)
3) Sales Tax where applicable
4) Shipping/Insurance Charges as noted above
ALL SALES ARE FINAL-No returns-