Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Knoxville, TN, United States
DoneSat, May 21, 2011 1:30 PM GMT
Spring Fine Art and Antique Auction
Over 700 lots from Southern collections and Tennessee estates. Categories include fine art, Southern and Asian decorative arts, silver, jewelry, porcelain, textiles, Civil War, glass, advertising, and historical ephemera.
Auction & Auctioneer Information
Knoxville, TN, USA
Friday, May 20th, from noon to 6:00 PM or by appointment.
Terms & Conditions
Case Antiques, Inc. www.caseantiques.com TNGL# 5157 Terms & Conditions 1. Case Antiques, Inc. has endeavored to accurately describe all items being sold. All items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. There are no warranties or representations of merchantability, of fitness, nor of any other kind, express or implied. All items are available for your examination prior to bidding. Your bidding will signify that you have examined the items as fully as desired, or that you have chosen not to examine them. Please note that photographs may have had size modifications for display purposes, or been trimmed to exclude framing, matting, and wide blank margins. Also, imperfections from the photography process can include reflections and variations in color due to digital processing. Case Antiques, Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear, imperfections or aging. Any condition statement, written or verbal, is given as a courtesy to the client, and is only an opinion. It should not be treated as a statement of fact. Written and oral descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, materials or any other feature of items being sold. Our goal is to provide prospective bidders with accurate and detailed information. We recommend prospective bidders examine all items in which they have an interest. If you require absolute certainty in all areas of authenticity, and the results of your evaluation leave uncertainty in your mind, we recommend you not bid on the item in question. Estimates provided are our opinion of the price that a willing buyer would pay for the property at auction. These estimates are neither a representation nor a prediction of the actual selling price that will be realized at auction. All sales are final. No statement written or oral made by the auctioneer shall be deemed a warranty or assumption of liability by Case Antiques, Inc. or by any seller represented by Case Antiques, Inc. Case Antiques, Inc. reserves the right to withdraw any property before the sale. The preview for the sale will be one day before the sale, or by appointment. 2. The Auctioneer will be the final judge as to who is the successful bidder. In the event of any dispute, the Auctioneer shall, at his discretion, decide whether or not to reopen the bidding. It is the bidder's responsibility to get our attention prior to our saying "sold". We reserve the right to reject any bids deemed inappropriate. If an item is withdrawn from the auction it will be offered again only at the Auctioneer's discretion. Title to all merchandise shall pass to the successful bidder at the fall of the Auctioneer's "hammer". The purchaser shall assume full responsibility for the lot purchased once title has passed. 3. Payment for all successful bids must be settled by the end of the sale. Payment may be made by cash (In House Only), approved check, or MasterCard/Visa credit cards if the customer is known to Case Antiques, Inc. Credit cards will not be accepted for international transactions. A convenience charge of 3% will be reflected in the final purchase price for the use of Visa or MasterCard. We reserve the right to require wire transfer or bank checks. Buyers not known to us who wish to write a check must provide a "letter of guarantee" from an officer of your bank on original stationery to Case Antiques, Inc. This letter should state an exact amount of funds guaranteed and should be presented to the cashier at time of registration. Credit arrangements must be made by the Friday prior to the day of auction so bank statements can be verified. We reserve the right to not issue a buyer's number or to withhold merchandise if appropriate credit has not been established. Case Antiques, Inc. reserves the right to hold all merchandise paid for by check until such check has cleared and receipt of funds is verified. It may take up to two weeks for a check transaction to clear and be verified. A $30.00 service charge will be assessed when a check fails to clear the bank on which drawn. In addition to this returned check administrative fee, late payment fees may be assessed. Cash, cashier's check or wire transfer is required for payment of the returned check and service charges. 4. A 15% buyer's premium will be charged to all floor, phone, and absentee bidders if payment is made by cash/check/certified funds/Bank wire transfer (In House Only). The buyer's premium on property purchased on Liveauctioneers.com will be in the amount of 18% of the successful high bid (The "Sales Price" is the hammer price plus the buyer's premium, plus applicable taxes). All bidding at auction and all purchases will be in U.S. Dollars. 5. All items for this auction are located in Knoxville, TN. Case Antiques, Inc. does not ship. We are willing to provide names of a carrier and shippers in advance if a purchaser so requests. Purchaser agrees that packing and shipping is done at the purchaser's risk and that the purchaser will pay for all packing expenses, materials, carrier fees and insurance charges. Case Antiques, Inc. will have no liability for and loss or damage to shipped items. Items must be paid for in full before they will be shipped. Any shipping estimates given are estimates, and are based on shipping within the Continental United States. Delivery and storage shall be available at purchaser's expense and risk. Otherwise, all property should be removed from the premises at the sale conclusion unless prior arrangements have been made with Case Antiques, Inc. Purchased items not picked up from our auction facility within ten business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of $10.00 per day. If any employee or agent of Case Antiques, Inc. shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk, responsibility and expense of the purchaser and Case Antiques, Inc. shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by such employee or agent. 6. All purchases are subject to 9.25% Tennessee sales tax unless the Tennessee Department of Revenue Blanket Certificate of Resale form is fully and completely filled out, along with a copy of the resale certificate from your state and received prior to time of purchase. International buyers are responsible for tariffs, taxes, or assessments of shipped items to the buyer's country. 7. Absentee/Telephone/Internet Bidding: As a service to our customers, Case Antiques, Inc. will execute absentee bids if so authorized in writing under the provisions herein specified. Absentee bids should be made on the absentee bid form provided. This form should be clearly and completely filled out and accompanied by a valid credit card. Absentee bids are executed competitively and confidentially. In the event of tie bids between absentee bidders and those in attendance, preference will be given to the attending bidder. If two absentee bidders bid the same amount, the first received will be honored. Telephone bidders also should submit a completed absentee bid form. Upon receipt of a properly executed bid form, we will make arrangements to call you just prior to your lot(s) of interest being offered. Please note that we will have limited time to try calling you once. Make sure that the phone number you have given us is correct and that your line will be open during the auction. Successful buyers will be notified within three (3) days of the sale. Case Antiques, Inc. will not be responsible for any errors or failures to properly execute absentee or telephone bids. Absentee and phone bids will not be accepted after 12pm on the Friday prior to the sale. All Liveauctioneers.com bidders will require registration and pre-approval. There are no guarantees of successful registration for those bidders attempting to register within 48 hours of the sale. Please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (865) 558-3033 if you have registration questions. Your bid is a contract. If you are the successful and winning bidder, you have entered into a legally binding contract to purchase the property. Your registered and approved credit card may be used as payment, unless Case Antiques, Inc. requires payment in another form or if you have another pre-approved method of payment. Please contact Case Antiques, Inc. to resolve any questions before bidding. 8. In bidding on any lot offered, the bidder indicates acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Sale. Title of each lot passes when the auctioneer says, "Sold". The bidder is responsible for knowing on which item(s) he or she is bidding. If unsure, the bidder should inquire, or not bid. When becoming the winning bidder at auction, you have affected a contract and will be expected to pay for items in which you were evidenced to be the successful bidder. After the item is sold, any loss by fire, theft, breakage, or any other cause is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. Merchandise must be packed and transported by the purchaser at his own risk and expense. 9. The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or reject bids in any increment that the auctioneer deems to be in the best interest of the client, the seller. Absentee and phone bidding for prospective bidders are offered for those who cannot be present at the auction. Please complete the Absentee Bid/Phone Reservation form. Absentee bids left with us are executed competitively and confidentially. Bids left on Liveauctioneers.com are not executed until the item is offered in the live auction and the order in which they are received is not a factor. We target to sell 80-90 lots per hour. Following are general guidelines for bidding increments: $0-$99 $10 increments $100-499 $25 increments $500-999 $50 increments $1,000-2999 $100 increments $3,000-10,000 $200 increments We make every effort to honor all absentee and phone bid reservations, but we are not liable for any losses incurred as a result of failure to execute absentee bids or failed phone reservations. 10. Please note that lots containing ivory, tortoiseshell, or other animal materials may be subject to regulations imposed by the Endangered Species Act and by the United States Fish and Wildlife Department. Some countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, and prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import these lots into another country. 11. For additional information regarding these Terms and Conditions of Sale, or any other matter relevant to this auction, please contact us: Case Antiques, Inc., 2240 Sutherland Avenue, Knoxville TN, 37919 (865) 558-3033 fax (865) 558-3032 or email at email@example.com. Telephone inquiries may be made between 9am and 5pm EST, Monday - Friday.
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