The auction is live and online. Except as otherwise stated, Elder's Fine Art & Antiques acts as agent for the seller. The contract for the sale of the property is therefore made between the seller and the buyer.
There is a 25% buyers premium that will be added to the hammer price and is payable by the buyer as part of the total purchase price for each lot.
All purchases are subject to Florida state tax unless shipped out of state. If you are picking up your winning lots you must provide proof of exemption (valid tax I.D.number), otherwise Florida State Tax will be added winning purchase.
Payment: If paying by cash or check it must be drawn on a U.S.bank, verification of identity is required, passport, identity card or drivers license and confirmation of permanent address. If paying by credit card or PayPal, there is al 2.5% convenience fee that will be added to the total amount of purchase. We accept PayPal, Discover, Visa and MasterCard or wire transfer ( $25 fee if by wire transfer). Once payment has been received and cleared, merchandise purchased may be released. Payments must be made within 7 days of auction unless prior arrangements have been made.
Our Guarantee: Elder's Fine Art & Antiques guarantees the authenticity of the said description. Said guarantee does not apply to those lots listed as "in the style of", "attributed to", "the school of". "in the manner of", or "after". Elder's Fine Art & Antiques is not responsible for errors or omissions in written or oral condition reports. All measurements are approximate. Elders makes every effort to accurately describe its merchandise, but in the event that errors occur, Elder's shall not be held responsible. It is the bidder's sole responsibility to be well informed before bidding. Bidding in our auctions indicates your acceptance of these terms and any terms announced the day of the sale.
We encourage you or a knowledgeable representative to visit and inspect all lots at this time. If this cannot be done, we encourage you to contact us with your condition report requests prior to the sale. Our staff will give you our opinion of condition, answer any questions and send photos if necessary. Any such opinion is not a professional conservator's evaluation and is not to be relied on as representations or statements of fact, but is given to the best of our knowledge. It is the buyer's responsibility to be aware of all conditions, addendum, and corrections prior to the sale.
Shipping: Elder's Fine Art & Antiques does not ship from the gallery but outsources to a local shipper (Venice Pack and Ship). We recommend getting shipping quotes prior to bidding. All items are shipped fully insured unless the buyer provides a signed waiver. A buyer making his or her own shipping arrangements is responsible for sending a written release to the auction house. Elder's Fine Art & Antiques is not responsible for any damage to items caused by shippers: all such claims must be settled between the buyer and the shipper. Shipping fees shall be paid by the buyer and NOT refundable. Buyers shipping internationally are responsible for obtaining pre-auction estimates and for making shipping arrangements directly with the third party shipper.