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Special Terms of Sale
There is an 18% Buyer's Premium plus shipping charges in addition to the final sales price.
Disclaimer: All property is sold as is, where is and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representations of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. Buyer is to assume that any items with mechanical movements such as watches and clocks have not been serviced unless otherwise noted in description.
Bidding increments will be adjusted prior to start of auction. However, the auctioneer reserves the right not to follow it exactly as shown. Actual starting bids may be higher than shown on the internet due to Invaluable changing the starting bids to adjust to our bid increments.
Occasionally the Internet cannot keep up with the pace of our in-house auction. Placing a realistic absentee bid prior to the start of the auction will insure that you bid on those items you most desire. IT IS AT THE AUCTIONEER'S DISCRETION TO ACCEPT OR REJECT AN INTERNET BID. In addition the auctioneer may reopen a lot after the close of an Internet bid and may reject your bid even if you are designated as the winning bidder. This is very rare but because of the pace of bidding, it is sometimes unavoidable. By bidding via the Internet, you agree that the lot may be awarded to another bidder at the sole discretion of Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry Auction under these circumstances or any other reasonable circumstances. Internet bids are not available to us until the lot is opened on the floor. Frequently, the floor responds before an Internet bid is accepted. Therefore, floor bids are always considered first over identical Internet bids.
Your bid is a contract. Once you become the winning bidder you must make payment arrangements for your purchase. Failure to make such arrangements within 10 days of the Auction will cause you to become liable for legal action by GCCJ and you will lose your rights to the lots you bid on. Purchaser pays buyer's premium, shipping, packing materials, and insurance charges in addition to total purchase price. The shipping of any purchased items outside of the United States is hereby classified as 'foreign export'. All foreign export is the sole responsibility of the purchaser.
Due to the volatile nature of the precious metals market, coins considered 'market sensitive' will be repriced at least 2 hours prior to auction start.
Grading of raw rare coins and paper money is subjective. We grade coins using Photograde and the official A.N.A. grading standards for U. S. coins. Our professional numismatists use their 70+ years experience grading coins. We do not guarantee coins will be graded the same by some of the grading services. We will NOT accept returns of raw coins and paper money for this reason. We guarantee all coins to be genuine, except as otherwise expressly stated in the Description section of an individual lot. Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry makes no warranties or guarantees or representations as to any numismatic properties. GCCJ does not represent that a numismatic item has or has not been cleaned, that toning is natural or artificial, that any coin catalogued will meet the standards, or the grade, of any third party or third party grading service.
Due to the structure and speed of live Internet auctions, the final bid shown may NOT be the actual final bid. Please familiarize yourself with how live auctions work on the Internet before bidding.
RETURN POLICY: All items are sold "as-is". If our description of an item is materially misdescribed, we will accept return of the item. However, we MUST HAVE NOTIFICATION OF RETURN WITHIN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS FROM RECEIPT OF ITEM BY BIDDER, as shown by UPS, FEDEX or USPS tracking data, and the item must be received by us within ten days. Otherwise, all items purchased at auction are final sale and no returns will be accepted under any other circumstances. Return shipping is at the bidders expense.
Questions: Feel free to email us at least 24-hours prior to auction at [email protected] with your questions prior to bidding or call us at 239-234-1240. We cannot answer calls or emails sent to us during the auction.
Michael A. Joyce AU#3173/AB#1389
Gary Campbell AU#4352
If your invoice is $1,000 or more, we will require a bank wire or check as payment.
If you use the Payment Service, you will be required to provide information regarding your credit card or other payment instrument. You represent and warrant to [Auction House] that such information is true and that you are authorized to use the payment instrument. You will promptly update your account information with any changes (for example, a change in your billing address or credit card expiration date) that may occur. You agree to pay [Auction House] the amount that is specified for the item(s) you are purchasing in accordance with the applicable terms and conditions herein. If after four (4) business days you fail to pay for the items you win in full, the [Auction House] reserves the right to charge your credit card on file the entire amount due (including the hammer price, buyer's premium, all applicable taxes and other charges).
In the event you file a chargeback with your credit card facility to reverse or invalidate a processed payment, [Auction House] and WePay have the right to contest any such chargeback in accordance with the WePay Terms. We and/or WePay may request necessary information from you to contest the chargeback. If the chargeback is contested successfully, your payment will be released to WePay. If a chargeback dispute is resolved in your favor, you will recover the chargeback amount through your credit card facility.
No PayPal or WePay payment will be accepted for firearms, weapons, wine, liquor, or ivory.
There is an 18% Buyer's Premium plus shipping charges (see shipping section for more details) in addition to the final sales price.
By registering for this auction you are entering into a legal binding contract. Therefore, should you win your bid, you are obligated to pay.
We usually only ship non fragile items domestically ourselves, unless otherwise noted on your invoice. We ship USPS Priority Mail or Express Mail with signature confirmation, depending on the value of the shipment and First Class Mail for inexpensive items. Winning packages are mailed out within 3 business days after we receive cleared payment. All other items must be handled by an outside shipper. IF THERE ARE NO SHIPPING CHARGES ON YOUR INVOICE YOU MUST CONTACT A THIRD PARTY SHIPPER. We will only ship to the address listed on your Invaluable or PayPal invoice. It is your responsibility to change your ship to address with Invaluable or PayPal prior to payment. We will be held harmless for any packages delivered to address listed on your invoice. Buyer Pays Shipping Cost. Auction house usually ships non fragile items to the US and Canada. All other items require professional packing & shipping. We recommend that YOU contact Arlene Kaufenberg at Pack & Send, 239-433-0747 ([email protected]), but buyers may contact any shipper of their choice. Items will not be shipped out until payment has cleared. We do combine orders for shipping, if possible. Free local pick-up is also available at auction's location only. International Buyers: You are responsible for any taxes, duties, or surcharges that your country may impose. We will not alter your price or show as gift for customs as this is illegal. We will hold paid items here for a maximum of 10 days, unless other arrangements have been made. If not picked up or shipped within that time, we reserve the right to relist the items with the buyer forfeiting all payment. Please ask all questions BEFORE bidding. Ivory pieces in this auction will not be exported out of the country. Please know your local and state laws whether you can have shipped to you at your home and/or business (like California, New Jersey, or New York) before bidding. Local Pick-up: Local pick-up is free. However, please give us at 24 hours as to when you will be picking up your item/items. Items must be picked up at location where auction was held unless prior arrangements have been made.
Invoices are emailed out within 72 hours following the auction. If not received by the 72 hours it is winning bidders responsibility to contact auction house to request another invoice. However, please check your spam folder prior to contacting us. Claim of non-receipt of invoice does not dissolve winning bidder of his/her responsibility to pay for item(s) won. PLEASE READ: Due to recent credit card fraud charges, we ONLY EXCEPT payments through Invaluable's payment system as well as wire transfers, bank checks, money orders and PayPal. We must hold merchandise for TEN business days if paid with a personal/bank check or money order. Payment should be sent to: ATT: Cassandra Schultz, Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry, 14181 S. Tamiami Trail, #110, Fort Myers, Florida 33912. Payment is due within FOUR days of receiving your invoice. All domestic bidders must pay via wire transfer or check for invoices in excess of $1,000. All International bidders must pay via wire transfer for invoices in excess of $500. No PayPal or credit card payment will be excepted for firearms, weapons, wine, liquor or ivory.
If we do not receive your payment within 4 days of billing or if other arrangements have not been agreed upon by both parties, we reserve the right to charge your credit card on file with Invaluable. See credit card section for more information.
Florida Sales Tax
If item is being shipped to a Florida address or is picked up at one of our locations, 6% Florida Sales Tax plus any applicable county tax will be added to your invoice for all items except for US coins or paper money that has a monetary value.
All items sold "As Is". Please see description and pictures with regards to condition. Unsure? Please email us questions prior to bidding. No emails or phone calls will be answered during the auction.
This is a binding contract. No refunds.