Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSun, Jun 28, 2020 11:00 AM EDT
Long Island City, NY, USA
June 28th Antique Auction
Bronze statues, Clocks, Oil Paintings , Chinese and European Porcelain
Terms & Conditions
Terms and Conditions ALLSTATE ANTIQUES INC TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE IMPORTANT PLEASE READ ALL TERMS BEFORE BIDDING. ONCE YOU START BIDDING THAT CONSTITUTES FULL AND COMPLETE ACCEPTANCE OF ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE. 1. All property is sold "AS IS", "WHERE IS", with any and all faults. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, the estimations provided in the listings of our auction are subjective and depend on different opinions that are acquired in the market do not imply any fact. Allstate Antiques makes no claims of authenticity. 2. AUCTION CATALOG ITEM DESCRIPTIONS: are provided as a courtesy and are made to the best of our ability and knowledge and are subject to change. All pictures are part of the item description. All statements contained in the catalog or in any bill of sale, invoice or elsewhere as to importance, authorship, culture, source, origin, quality, measurement, period, count, rarity, provenance, exhibition and literature of historical relevance, or physical condition are statements of opinion and not representations or warranties. The sizes are approximations and ALLSTATE Antiques shall have no responsibility and holds harmless for any errors or omissions. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Allstate Antiques is not responsible for errors of description. There are no warranties or representations of merchantability, of fitness, nor of any kind, express or implied. Allstate Antiques is not responsible for any variations in appearance of online photographs. Due to various monitor settings, some colors may appear different in person than online. 3. All items are available for your examination prior to bidding. We recommend prospective bidders examine all items in which they have an interest. A range of estimates is given on each item or lot with a low and a high estimate. Estimates should not be relied on as a prediction of the actual selling price. 4. Submitting any bid, either via the internet or absentee, on any item, signifies the bidder has examined the items as fully as desired or that bidder/buyer has chosen not to examine them and acknowledges their acceptance of all terms and conditions of sale, as well as the respective rights and obligations of Allstate Antiques shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. In the event a bidder refuses to comply with any terms of sale, including failure to pay for any item, Allstate Antiques has the right to pursue all legal remedies available under the laws of the State of New York at the Bidder's expense. 5. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price, below which the lot will not be sold agreed upon by the consignor and Allstate Antiques. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. 6. RETURN POLICY: ALL Sales are FINAL. No Refunds, Credits or Exchanges shall be given. 7. PAYMENT: Payment in full is due is required within 7 (seven) days of the date of sale. Allstate Antiques will email (to address provided on the account) the Winning Internet Bidders and Winning Absentee In-House Bidders an invoice within 48 hours of the end of the auction. If you do not receive an invoice within 48 hours, it is your responsibility to contact Allstate Antiques directly at 718-472-2241 to confirm we have the correct email address on file. A dispute will be entered for any invoice not paid within 7 (seven days. 8. We accept the following methods as payment for U.S. auction purchases: American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Check, Cash. WE DO ACCEPT PAYPAL. CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED OVER THE PHONE FOR PAYMENT, CARDS MUST BE SWIPED IN GALLERY .If paying by check, money order, or cashier's check, Allstate Antiques reserves the right to hold all purchases until the check has cleared to the satisfaction of Allstate Antiques and its bank. Cash is accepted for in person payments only. There will be a $30 returned check fee for any and each check payments that are returned. There is a flat $15 fee for domestic wire transfers and $16 fee for international wire transfers. If we are prevented by fire, theft, or any other reason whatsoever from delivering any property to the purchaser, our liability shall be limited to the sum actually paid, by the purchaser for such property, with proof of receipt. : Purchases are subject to 8.875% Queens County/New York State sales tax except when a valid resale certificate has been furnished and verified valid by Allstate Antiques Auction, prior to any auction or sale. *** Per New York regulations: Non resale certificate holders are to pay the same tax rate as local buyers regardless if items are shipped out of state/country. *** 9. BUYER'S PREMIUM: A buyers' premium, which is an additional fee that a winning bidder is required to pay above the auction price, will be applied to all auction purchases added to the hammer price of each. Buyers premium is 20% plus commission (usually 5%) charged by auction platform. 12. PICKUP: All merchandise must be picked up within 7 Business Days of the date of sale. Items left beyond 7 days after the sale are subject to a $10 per item per day fee, NO EXCEPTIONS. Any storage fees accrued must be paid prior to item being picked up. Buyer is responsible to contact us directly to schedule pickup/shipping of the items. Pickup hours are Monday-Friday only, from 11am-4pm, for 7 business days following the sale at our 39-06 Crescent St, Long Island City, NY 11101. We have an in-house credit card processing payment system you can use to pay for items IF you are picking up within the 7 days after the auction. It is your responsibility to let Allstate Antiques know that you will be picking up and paying for your items within the 7 days after the auction to avoid a dispute starting. 13. After 30 calendar days, item(s) not picked up shall be considered ABANDONED, in which case the winning bidder (buyer) will forfeit ownership and items will be sold or donated without further notice. Allstate Antiques is not required to refund, credit or compensate the winning bidder (buyer) after this time. 14. SHIPPING: Allstate Antiques Auction is not responsible for shipping. All shipping is to be arranged and paid by successful bidders. Upon request, Allstate Antiques Auction will provide buyers with a list of recommended shippers. After it leaves our dock, Allstate Antiques shall not be held liable or responsible for damaged items. We ship within a week after the payment is received. We are no shipping company and we take our time to get the items safely over to you. Shipping cost are added as follows: shipping fees plus wrapping materials plus insurance fee. 15. Occasionally you may notice that an item is re-listed. This can be due to a variety of reasons such as a winning bidder in a previous auction not paying for the item, multiple types of the same item or it is one of the few items listed with a reserve and the reserve was not met. 16. While Allstate Antiques makes every effort to call to the attention of bidders the use of after-market parts in items such as clocks, jewelry and watches sold, the use of such parts or stones shall not constitute a warranty or representation that the items are original in their entirety. These modifications, customizations, and alterations may impair the ability of the original manufacturer to repair such item or certify the item as authentic. 17. Electrical items offered are often of some age. We strongly recommend a licensed electrician inspect any light fixtures (lamps, chandelier, etc.) prior to having them installed. Allstate Antiques accepts no responsibility for the wiring or lack of wiring of any item. 18. ABSENTEE AND INTERNET BIDDERS: are offered as a courtesy and Allstate Antiques LLC accepts no responsibility for a missed bid or withdrawal of any lot for any reason with or without notice. 19. NOTICE TO INTERNET BIDDERS: Auctioneer has full discretion in the event of a tie bid and will recognize the bid that he/she sees first. Therefore, it is possible for an item to sell to a floor bidder at the exact bid left by an internet bidder. For example, if an internet bidder leaves a bid of $500, but the auctioneers receives a floor bid for $500 at the same time the internet bid comes across, the auctioneer may recognize the floor bidder and the item would sell at that bid to the floor bidder if there are no advances. 20. Allstate Antiques LLC is not liable for malfunctions, errors or omissions (hardware, software, electronic, human or otherwise) whether or not due to Allstate Antiques LLC. fault or negligence, resulting in the inaccurate transmittal of bids, the failure to execute bids or any other irregularity. 21. Allstate Antiques LLC reserves the right to withdraw any lot at any time before the auction without liability. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid not commensurate with the value of the property offered. Auctioneer reserves the right to make verbal corrections at the time of sale. 22. It is Allstate Antiques' policy to protect the identity of any and all bidders and consignors at our sales.