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Terms & Conditions
Conditions Of Sale
The following as amended by any posted notices or oral announcements during the sale, constitutes the entire terms and conditions on which property listed in the catalog shall be offered for sale or sold through New Orleans Auction St. Charles Gallery, Inc. (the "Company"), for any consignor of such property for whom we act as agent.
As used herein the term "bid price" means the price at which a lot is knocked down to the purchaser and the term "purchase price" means the aggregate of (a) the bid price (b) a premium of 25% of the bid price by the purchaser to the Company and (c) unless the purchaser is exempt by law from the payment thereof, any Louisiana state or local sales taxes.
On the fall of the auctioneer's hammer, the highest bidder shall be deemed to have purchased the offered lot in accordance with all of the conditions set forth herein and thereupon (a) assumes full risk and responsibility therefore (b) if requested will sign a confirmation of purchase thereof, and (c) will pay the purchase price in full. All Sales are final.
The Company reserves the right to withdraw any lot at any time before the actual sale. Unless otherwise announced by the auctioneer at the time of sale, all bids are per lot as numbered in the catalog and no lot shall be divided for sale.
The Company reserves the right to reject a bid from any bidder. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the event
of any dispute between bidders, or in the event the auctioneer doubts the validity of any bid, the auctioneer shall have sole and final discretion
either to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer and resell the lot in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, the Company's sales records shall be conclusive in all respects. In the event of a tie bid between an absentee bidder and a live bidder, the lot will be sold to the
If a lot is offered subject to a reserve (the confidential minimum price below which the lot will not be sold), the Company may implement such
reserve by bidding on behalf of the consignor, whether by opening bidding or continuing bidding until the reserve is obtained, by placing consecutive bids or bids in response to other bidders. Consignors shall not be permitted to bid on their own items.
While the Company has endeavored to catalog and describe the lots correctly, each lot is sold "as is", and neither the Company nor the seller warrants or
represents, nor shall be responsible for, the description, genuineness, provenance, importance, or condition of a lot. No statement contained in
the catalog or made verbally prior to or during the sale shall be deemed to express any warranty, representation, or assumption of responsibility by the
Company or the Seller. Where possible, significant damage is mentioned but does not include all faults and imperfections.
In the event that the buyer of any lot fails to pay the purchase price thereof when due, the Company shall have the option, at its sole discretion, to (a)enforce payment by civil action or other proceedings against the buyer; (b) to void the sale as if said sale had not occurred; or (c) to exercise any other remedy or remedies available under the law, including but not limited to a second sale of said item in accordance with the provisions of Louisiana Civil Code, Article 2622, including the subsequent enforcement of any deficiency against the initial buyer.
PAYMENT OPTIONS. The Company reserves the right to require that advance bids received either by mail or by means of telecommunications be accompanied by a 25% deposit. The Company further reserves the right to require payment in full of the sales price ("Hammer Price") at the moment of successful bid. The Purchase Price must be paid by the successful bidder, in cash (in house only), on or prior to the close of the auction. Personal Checks are not acceptable unless a buyer is accredited with the Company or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check; otherwise certified checks are required. The Company reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay the Company a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Visa and Mastercard are acceptable for invoices up to $25,000. Please contact Accounting for additional information.
REMOVAL OF PROPERTY. Absolutely no items may be removed before the end of the auction. All items must be removed at the purchasers risk and expense promptly after the auction. The Company is not liable for any damage to goods after they have been sold. A storage charge of $5 per day will be assessed against any items remaining in the custody of the Company by the close of business of the fifteenth day following the auction. The Company does no shipping or packing. Our clients have successfully used the following drayage companies:
Craters & Freighters, Inc. 1-800-733-0310
D'Shan R. Joseph L.L.C. 504-891-0874
The Box 1-800-568-2699
The U.P.S. Store 504-523-3293
The artist's name:
In New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion, a work by the artist.
In New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion, a work of the period of the artist that may be in whole or in part the work of the artist.
In New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion, a work by a follower of the artist.
In New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion, a work in the style of the artist, possibly of a later period.
In New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion, a copy of the work of the artist.
Has the signature which in New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion, is that of the artist.
Has a signature which in New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion, might be the signature of the artist.
Is so dated and in New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion was executed at about that date.
Is so dated and in New Orleans Auction - St. Charles Gallery's opinion may have been executed at about that date.