Contract Information: Your bid is a binding and legal contract. In all cases, a left or absentee bid will be executed as cheaply as possible. The auctioneer will make every effort to execute bids on your behalf, but will not be held responsible in the case of a failure to execute a live or absentee bid.
Payment Information: We will normally notify successful bidders within 7 days. It has proven difficult to Fax all winners reliably, so we will MAIL or E-MAIL invoices. Personal checks drawn on a U.S. bank are acceptable. Note that shipping charges are extra and will be billed at the time of shipment. Payment is due on receipt of invoice, and no later than 30 days from the auction.
Shipping Information: SHIPPING: We use two companies to ship clocks that provides services worldwide: Parcel Place in Hampton, NH managed by Frank Hagstoz, phone number (603) 964-8555, email email@example.com and the local UPS Store managed by Alex Williams, phone number (603) 434-9899, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: we are often able to offer "in-house" shipping on the watches.
PICK UP IN LIEU OF SHIPPING: If you or your agent/friend would prefer to drive to our home office in Windham, NH to pick up purchases, an appointment can be arranged. You should still plan to settle your account within 10 days of invoicing.
Buyer's Premium: Internet-Live bidders pay 15% Buyer's Premium. They also pay an additional 3% Artfact Live fee, producing a total 18% premium for Artfact transaction.
Condition Information: CONDITION SCALE, in order: Poor, fair, good, very good, excellent, & outstanding. If the lot description includes the words "as-found", the item came to us from storage and, although we may have noted external shortcomings, we have not looked inside. General maintenance items such as broken suspension springs, broken or missing weight cords, & missing keys are not mentioned. Although most clocks were running when we took possession of them, we cannot guarantee that they will run without adjustment when you get them home. Dimensions are approximate. In the rare case where there has been hidden and undisclosed damage or restoration that materially affects the value of the item, we must be notified within 7 days of your receipt of the merchandise. We are as fair as possible in straightening out oversights. Transit damage alone is not sufficient reason to return an item. We will assist in claims against transport companies.
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