Notice: All bidders MUST register with a valid credit card. If you do not enter one you will NOT be approved to bid at my Auction! Also, All bidders must NOT have an outstanding balance with me or another auction Company. You will NOT be approved to bid. Get that paid for and the dispute will be removed and you will be approved to bid at my auctions.
All items are sold as is where is without warranty or guarantee of any kind.
The auctioneer is not responsible for the condition for any items sold.
All Sales are Final! (Absolutely No Returns). Internet and all remote buyers will pay a Premium of 22%. Ohio residents will pay 7.25 % Ohio sales tax. All shipping and handling charges are the sole responsibility of the buyer.
LEGAL POSSESSION: Bidder's agree to inquire and conform to any legal requirements regarding buying, receiving, owning or storing an item before bidding on an item. By bidding the bidder professes he/she has a legal right to buy and receive an item.
In Some Country's it is illegal to ship certain Items Such as Coins, Jewelry, and Gold & Silver. It is the buyer's responsibility from which you want items shipped, to know whether or not it is legal for us to ship. Illegal items will not be shipped.
Coins that are not PCGS, NGC, ANACS or other reputable grading services are not graded by auctioneer and are only mere opinions of the seller. Please use your own judgment to condition and grade of any item. Again, please ask questions before you bid by calling the Auction Gallery at 937-547-3202 at least 2 hours before the live auction begins. If we are unavailable please leave a message and we will answer your call as soon as possible. Questions will not be answered during the auction.
Terms and Conditions:
By submitting your bid, you agree that:
You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 22% and any applicable taxes, shipping & handling fees.
Richard Edwards Auctioneer - Terms
AUCTIONEER/AGENT STATUS: The auctioneer acts as agent only, and under the terms of this contract shall not be liable for any default of the purchaser, bidder, consignor, seller, or vendor.
AUCTION ABSENTEE BIDDING: Absentee bidding is used by those who cannot attend the auction in person. Absentee bids may be submitted via email, our website, INTERNET bidding websites, mail or fax. Absentee bidders agree to all terms and conditions. In terms of a tie bid between an absentee bidder and an auction floor bidder, the auction floor bidder will win the item at their amount bid. Although best effort is made, Auctioneer cannot guarantee the execution of absentee bids.
AUCTION BIDS: All items are sold to the highest bidder. The auctioneer may reject nominal bids, small opening bids or very nominal advances made with the purpose of disparaging an item. The auctioneer has the right to decline, reject, and or refuse any bid, from any venue. The auctioneer reserves the right to execute absentee bids on behalf of clients and vendors, but shall not be liable for errors or omissions in executing instructions to bid.
AUCTION BIDDER'S CONTRACT: It is expensive to set up, prepare, lot, photograph, list and run an auction. We have auction expenses, staff labor expenses, and on line charges to run an auction. We rely upon our auction earnings for our living. If you do not fully intent to honor a bid and make funds available the same day, close of auction, please do not bid. This is your contractual agreement. Bidders who do not honor and pay for bids cost us time, money and expense. We are permitting your participation in this auction based upon your guarantee that you will honor and pay for your bids. Bidders who fail to pay for bid winnings eliminate our opportunity to have sold the item in an auction to a willing buyer.
AUCTION APPROVED BIDDERS: Auctioneer reserves the right to rescind, reject, and or terminate any participants, participation in any auction conducted by Auctioneer, with or without explanation.
AUCTION CONTRACT: By bidding at this auction whether in person or by agent, absentee bid, telephone bid or other means, the buyer or bidder agrees that the contract created by these conditions of sale in the venue of in the State of Ohio.
AUCTION/AUCTIONEER LICENSES: The principal auctioneer is Richard L. Edwards Auctioneer
AUCTION REGISTRATION: Bidders agree to ensure all registration and billing information is accurate and up to date at the time of registration. All bidders are required to complete registration, including; full name, address, phone, email, signature (hard copy or electronic) and valid and current driver's license number. Those not willing to disclose this information cannot participate in the auction. Auction House will not be held responsible for any delays or losses due to inaccurate or false information provided at the time of registration. Bidders who register and provide inaccurate or incomplete information which involves a credit card on file which cannot be charged for bid winnings on 1st attempt on the day of , or after an auction, loses all rights to purchase the item(s) at the sole option of the auction house.
AUCTION EMPLOYEES: Auctioneer, Employees and associates of the auctioneer are permitted to purchase lots at competitive bidding under the same terms, rules and regulations as the general public.
AUCTIONEER RIGHTS: The auctioneer shall have the right to sell or pass any item at auction without explanation of cause.
BID ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: The auctioneer shall have the right to acknowledge bids, and recognize bidders, in the order as he observes them.
BID CARD: Only the raising of a bid card is accepted as a bid by live auction participants. If you do not raise your bid card and you are missed the bid will go to the bidder who followed instructions on bidding.
BID CARD RESPONSIBILITY: Bid winners are responsible for all winning bids made by the registered bid card number. Bid winners may NOT transfer any portion of their bid winnings to any other bidder, regardless of the other bidder's consent.
BID CARD PAYMENTS: All bids must be paid for in full, prior to removing any item from the auction business property or place of auction. Only one method of payment may be used to pay for auction bid wins. No splitting of payments is permitted.
BIDDER CHARGE BACKS: Bidders agree to pay all costs related to any "charge back" by banks and/or credit card companies, including fees, processing charges, collection cost, attorney and court costs. Any bidder who provides a credit card for charging auction winning bids, and later charges back the charge shall pay the auctioneer a $35.00 charge back administrative and processing fee in addition to the initial amount of the charge, regardless of by check or credit card, regardless of venue. Any person who refuses to pay such charges shall result in a suit for recovery of charges, fees and processing, brought in the State of Ohio . All bidders agree that the sole venue for hearing such cases shall be in Darke Co. Greenville Ohio Court.
BIDDER DEFAULTS: All bid winnings must be paid for by close of auction day or event, or process-able for payment, on or after close of auction day, by means of the credit card placed on file for that purpose with LiveAuctioneers.com during registering. Having and maintaining a valid credit card assigned during registration is a specific requirement and term of accepting a registration from all INTERNET bidders. In event a bidder fails to submit or enable payment for a winning bid on or after the date of auction, the bidder shall be in default or the bid terms and agreement. No portion of monies paid for an item shall be refunded in event of bidder default. All bidders agree that funds shall be available on the date of auction, regardless of method or venue by which payment is to be made. Failure to have funds available on a registered credit card the date of auction shall be deemed default. A credit card charge which is declined on 1st attempt shall constitute default. The bidder loses all rights to purchase an item in event of default.
BID DISPUTES: Once the items is declared sold either by auctioneer saying sold or by calling the bid number. Ohio state law requires selling the item to the party on which auctioneer claimed the item sold to.
BIDDER PAYMENT: Our sellers are expecting payment in a timely manner. It is imperative that you have funds available on your credit card the day of auction. Bidder's may lose all rights to purchase any item on which payment does not clear on 1st attempt, regardless of venue or means of attempted payment processing.
BIDDER RISK ACCEPTANCE: Bidder's agree to accept all risk related to purchasing any item at auction and agree to obtain inspections and necessary training in regards to the item ownership or use, exclusive at the bidder's cost. Bidders accept risk of loss or damage to any item which is won at auction, and in such cases the amount due for the item with all applicable charges shall not be diminished based upon item age or condition, and such charges shall remain fully in force. Bidders accept risk of loss or damage to any item left on auction house property, and/or stored by the auction house pending shipment to the winning bidder. Auction Business will take all reasonable precautions to protect items held in storage pending shipments but provides no insurance coverage for that purpose and bidder's agree the auction business stores items completely "at risk" to the bidders and/or winning buyer.
BUYERS PREMIUM: A buyer's premium of 22% for Remote buyers. Buyer's Premium is considered a component of the purchase price, and is therefore subject to state and local sales tax. All bidders, regardless of venue by which they bid, are required to pay by close of day on the auction day event, regardless of the actual day the auction business processes credit card charges, and agree to authorize one charge for the item cost, and another charge for shipping charges. If payment is not received and or process-able with funds available on or after close of the auction event day, the auction house has the right to deem the sale "null & void" and a non-paying bidder feedback will be left. We reserve the right to verify funds on personal checks.
CONDITIONS OF SALE: Bidders agree to accept all bid winnings "AS IS", "WHERE IS", without returns, warranty, exchange, refunds and credit.
CORRESPONDENCE: Participant correspondence is time consuming and costly in staff time requirements. All participants agree to direct phone calls to 937-423-2656 ONLY, and e mail to : Rich@edwardsauctions.com ONLY, in corresponding with the auction house. All participants agree to respond to e mail messages sent via liveauctioneers.com from the auction house within two days of being sent to the participant.
TELEPHONE and ABSENTEE BIDDERS: All telephone bids must be submitted no less than 24 hours prior to auction. Absentee bids may be submitted via email, our website, mail or e mail. Although best effort is made, Auctioneer cannot guarantee the execution of ABSENTEE and telephone bids.
TERMS OF SALES: All goods are sold "AS IS" NO WARRANTY: All items are offered at auction as "NO WARRANTY", sold "AS IS" - "WHERE IS", no exceptions whatsoever. There is no warranty of fitness, merchant-ability of suitability for any purpose.BY BIDDING, OR CONSIGNING ITEMS, YOU AFFIRM THAT YOU ARE ENTERING A LEGAL CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH THE AUCTION BUSINESS AND THAT YOU ACCEPT ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS CONTACT, WITHOUT EXCEPTIONS; Whereas I deis contract.