Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
New Orleans, LA, United States
DoneThu, Jun 14, 2012 9:00 PM GMT
WYES ART COLLECTION TWELVE
Local and nationally renowned artists, gallery owners, and art collectors have donated over 800 pieces of art, sculptures, antiques, wood works, jewelry, pottery, and mixed media to be auctioned off during WYES' live televised art auction, the 30th annual WYES ART COLLECTION TWELVE.
Auction & Auctioneer Information
WYES Art Preview at WYES May 20, 2012 6 - 9 p.m. May 21, 2012 noon - 8 p.m. May 22, 2012 noon - 8 p.m. WYES Studios 916 Navarre Avenue New Orleans
Terms & Conditions
CONDITIONS OF SALE Proceeds will benefit WYES, 916 Navarre Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70124. WYES assumes no risk, liability or responsibility for the authenticity of the authorship of any property identified in this catalogue (that is, the identity of the creator or the period, culture, source or origin, as the case may be, with which the creation of any property is identified herein.) All property is sold ?as is? and WYES does not make any warranties or representations of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event will be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty of description, genuineness, attribution, provenance, historical period, or condition of the property, and no statement in the catalogue or made at the sale or in the bill of sale or invoice or in the script of elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty or representation or an assumption of liability. WYES makes no representations or warranties, expressed or implied, as to whether the purchaser acquires any reproduction rights in the property. WYES reserves the right to withdraw any property at any time before actual sale. Items will be sold to the highest bidder at the full amount of the successful bid. In the case of duplicate bids, the earliest bid received will be the one selected. Advance bids are considered the earliest bids in the case of their participation. When any successful bidder accumulates items totaling $1,000, a credit card must be submitted to secure the purchases before any further bids will be accepted. WYES reserves the right to reject a bid from any bidder. The highest bidder acknowledged by WYES shall be the purchaser. In the event of any dispute between bidders, or in the event of any doubt on the part of WYES as to the validity of any bid, WYES and/or the Auctioneer shall have the sole and final decision either to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer and resell the article in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, the WYES sales record shall be conclusive in all respects. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. WYES reserves the right to dispose of the property in any manner it deems appropriate if the successful bidder does not remove the property within the agreed upon period of time. No Louisiana state or local tax is required on the purchase of items offered for sale by the Greater New Orleans Educational Television Foundation, which is a tax-exempt organization. ITEM SALES SCHEDULES A schedule listing each item, the day and approximated time it will be sold will be available for pick-up at the WYES Studios located at 916 Navarre Avenue, New Orleans on Thursday, June 14, 2012 and on-line at wyes.org. REMOVAL OF PROPERTY ALL SALES ARE FINAL ? Successful bidders must arrange for payment and removal of purchases before the close of cash and carry the day following their confirmed high bid. Out of town bidders have an additional 24 hours to pick up their confirmed item. WYES reserves the right to dispose of the property in any manner it deems appropriate if the successful bidder does not remove the property within the agreed upon period of time. Payments may be made by cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. The purchaser shall be responsible for transporting his purchase. Items may be paid for and picked up at the WYES Studios located at 916 Navarre Avenue, New Orleans, during the following hours: Thursday, June 14, 6:00 p.m. ? 11:00 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2:00 p.m. ? 11:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2:00 p.m. ? 11:00 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2:00 p.m. ? 11:00 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2:00 p.m. ? 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 22, 4:00 p.m. ? 11:00 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2:00 p.m. ? 11:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2:00 p.m. ? 11:00 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2:00 p.m. ? 6:00 p.m. NOTICE TO ALL BIDDERS If you wish to know when a particular item will be presented, the information will be available as of Thursday, June 14, 2012. Please contact the Auction Office at (504) 483-8487 if you would like a list faxed or e-mailed to you. They will also be available for pick up at the station and on-line at wyes.org. ADVANCE BID PROCEDURE Advance bids will be accepted at the pre-air exhibition and on-line until airtime the day the item is sold. All bidders are advised to bid as early as possible. In the event of identical bids, the earliest advance bid received will take precedence. All bids will be marked with the date and time of receipt. A separate bid form must be used for each item on which you bid. The item number is listed in the catalogue. For item description, please use ?on-air title? as listed in the catalogue. The amount bid must be in whole dollar amounts. Please note the ?estimated value.? Advance bids will be accepted only if the amount of the bid is at least 50% of the estimated value. When you place your advance bid, it is advisable to bid the highest amount you are willing to pay. All advance bids must be guaranteed by a credit card at the time of submission. NO ADVANCE BIDS WILL BE EXECUTED UNLESS SECURED BY THIS METHOD. Advance bids will be executed on your behalf by a Proxy bidder in competition with the on-air and in-studio bidding. Items are bid for the absentee bidder by the Proxy as though the bidder were in attendance personally and will be bought for the lowest possible price, which may be below the bid placed. This service is confidential, the Auctioneers are not privy to said information, and is offered as a convenience to persons who cannot attend the sale. In the event that the advance bids are in excess of the floor bids, the proxy for the highest bidder will bid one progression above the second highest bid to obtain the article for the bidder. WYES will not be responsible for errors or failure to execute bids. If you are viewing and it appears that your advance bid will be surpassed, call the bid number on you television screen immediately and ask for the person executing the advance bids if you wish to increase your bid. If your advance bid is the highest bid, you will receive a confirming telephone call. Unless you can be reached to make other arrangements, the item will be charged to the credit card number supplied with your advance bid. A listing of the on-air schedule will be available Thursday, June 14, 2012 in order for the bidder to ascertain when each piece is scheduled to be sold.
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