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Chandler's Auction and Estate Sales
Conditions: Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales strives to accurately describe the items being sold, but all property offered for sale is strictly "as-is" "where-is" with all faults. All sales are final and no refunds are given. The sales records and recordings shall be conclusive. It is the bidder's responsibility to determine the exact condition and authenticity of each item. No statement in this catalog or by representatives of Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales shall be considered as a warranty or assumption of liability. Oral and written descriptions given by Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales staff members in person or electronically are given as a courtesy to a client, are only an opinion, and should not be considered as a guarantee of age, composition, or authenticity. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear or imperfections. By bidding, you signify that you have either closely examined the items, have chosen not to examine them, or have hired an independent agent to examine the item(s) for you. Condition reports are available via the online catalog or by contacting The Gallery on First.
Auctioneer: Chandler Eshleman, NCAL#8031. The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw a lot for any reason he deems appropriate, including any lots that may have a reserve, or if there is a lack of bidding interest or lack of appropriate bids. Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales shall always have the right to withdraw any item at any time for any reason and to default any sale in the event of an error or dispute.
Terms: Sales are subject to the following terms and conditions of sale: Bidding is available by live in-house bidding, live internet bidding, absentee, and telephone. There is an 18% buyer's premium in person, and live internet bidding is available through online platforms with a 24% buyer's premium. Payment is due at the end of the auction by cash, certified funds, wire transfer, approved check. (Visa and MC for those in attendance only or when paying by phone). North Carolina sales tax is 6.75%.
Online Bids: Live internet bidding is available during the auction. Current bids on the internet will be executed on your behalf during the auction by www.LiveAuctioneers.com and/or www.invaluable.com. However, Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales cannot be held liable for live internet bids that are not sent, received, or executed by the administrator. If you are bidding live, real-time on-line, please bid quickly because there is a time delay in receiving live bids.
Absentee and Telephone Bids: Arrangements for absentee and phone bidding can be made by completing and submitting the Absentee Bid Form by 5:00 P.M. the day prior to sale day. This form is available in the gallery as well as via email by contacting the gallery at [email protected] Phone reservation contact numbers cannot be changed after 5:00 P.M. the day prior to the sale. All bids must be secured with a credit card number (Visa/MC). All absentee bids will be executed in a fair, competitive and confidential manner. While every effort is made to execute and honor absentee and phone bids, C.A.E.S is not responsible for failure to execute a bid and is not liable for any losses incurred as a result of failure to execute absentee bids or failed phone reservations. In case of identical bids, the first bid received will take precedence. Where appropriate, written bids will be rounded down to the nearest amount consistent with the auctioneer's bidding increments. NOTE: It is the bidder's responsibility to accurately record Lot Number and Bid Amount or Telephone number on any Absentee or On-Line bid form. C.A.E.S. assumes no responsibility or liability in the event a bidder fails to do so. Leaving an absentee or telephone bid indicates the bidder is willing to open the bid at one half the low estimate of the lot. Bids cannot be submitted, altered, or cancelled via voice mail or electronic messaging.
Estimated Weights and Measurements: Weights in catalog description have been estimated through measurement and are to be used as approximate guidelines and not relied on as exact. Unless otherwise stated, all stones have been measured and graded in their settings. Metal weight given for jewelry items with stones is inclusive of stone weight. Buyers are reminded that many colored gemstones have historically been treated to enhance their appearance. Clocks and Watches: No representation or warranty that any clock or watch is in working order is given. There is no guarantee to works or movements. Virtually all clocks and watches have been repaired in the course of their lifetime and may include parts not original to them.
Payment: All items purchased in person must be paid for on sale day. All items purchased via absentee or phone bid must be paid for within five business days of sale date. If a buyer fails to contact Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales within three business days following the sale, the credit card used to secure the bid will be charged the amount of the invoice. For items purchased through LiveAuctioneers.com or Invaluable.com. or Auction Zip, Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales will contact and send an invoice to all winning bidders via e-mail at the completion of the auction. If paying by check, Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales reserves the right to hold the item(s) until the check has cleared. Payment can be made by cash, approved certified funds, Visa, and MC (credit card by phone or in gallery). International bidders are required to pay by wire transfer unless prior arrangements have been made. At the auctioneer's discretion, certain lots will be required to be paid for by wire transfer.
Ownership: Ownership of an item is conveyed immediately following the fall of the auctioneer's hammer. While Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales try to handle and store all items with great care, Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales will have no liability for any loss or damage to an item after the hammer has fallen.
Loading: Loading purchased items is the responsibility of the buyer. C.A.E.S. will, as a courtesy, assist with the loading following the sale, but this is done at the risk and responsibility of the buyer. Arrangements for pick-up for buyers who wish to supply their own labor can be scheduled during gallery business hours. C.A.E.S will have no liability for any damage while providing loading assistance.
Storage: Unless prior arrangements are made, pick-up within 10 working days of the auction is required, or a $10.00 per lot/per day storage fee will be charged.
Abandoned Property: Without prior arrangements, any lot(s) remaining at The Gallery on First more than 60 calendar days after the auction purchase date will be considered abandoned and will be resold at auction to off-set the storage fees. C.A.E.S. is not obligated to notify the winning bidder that the abandoned lot(s) will be resold at auction.
Packing and Shipping: Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales do not ship. Packing and shipping is buyer's responsibility.
Again, by registering to bid you agree to all terms and conditions of sale.
Payment: All items purchased in person must be paid for on sale day. All items purchased via absentee or phone bid must be paid for within three business days of sale date. If a buyer fails to contact Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales within three business days following the sale, the credit card used to secure the bid will be charged the amount of the invoice. For items purchased through Invaluable or Auction Zip, Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales will contact and send an invoice to all winning bidders via e-mail at the completion of the auction. Payment or contact is required within three days of invoices being electronically sent. If you do not see an invoice within two days of the sale, contact Shannon at [email protected] If paying by check, Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales reserves the right to hold the item(s) until the check has cleared. Payment can be made by cash, approved certified funds, Visa, and MC (phone payment/fax/ or in gallery only). International bidders will be required to pay by wire transfer unless prior arrangements have been made. At the auctioneer's discretion, certain lots will be required to be paid for by wire transfer.
Packing and Shipping: Chandler's Auctions and Estate Sales do not ship. Packing and shipping is buyer's responsibility. As a courtesy CAES contracts regularly with The UPS Store 2717 for convenience for customers. You may contact them at 336-774-0671 or [email protected]
All fire arms requiring legal paperwork is handled through Atlas Firearms with a flat shipping charge of $50 collected when paying invoice with Chandler's International Auction and Estate Sales.