Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Salem, VA, United States
DoneSat, Jan 26, 2013 3:00 PM GMT
Coins, Guns, Civil War, & Artifacts Auction
Coins, Militaria, Antique & Modern Guns, Civil War Books, & Native American Artifacts
Auction & Auctioneer Information
We are open Monday - Friday from 9am to 4:30pm, and 8am day of sale. You are welcome to come by anytime!
Terms & Conditions
1. Condition of Goods: In publishing this catalogue, Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC endeavors to accurately describe all items being sold but all property being offered is sold "as is". It is advisable that bidders personally inspect items. No statement in this catalogue, bill of sale, invoice, or any representative or employee of Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC shall warranty, represent, or assume liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, variety, importance, provenance, or historical relevance of any of these items. Please note that catalogue photographs may have had size modifications for display purposes, or been trimmed to exclude framing, matting, and wide blank margins. Variations in color may occur due to digital processing. Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC retains all rights to copyright and other intellectural property contained in this catalogue. 2. Disputes: 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. 3. Title to Goods: 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. 4. Removal of Goods: Purchased items must be picked up or arrangements made for shipping within two weeks of the auction. A fee of $5 per business day per item will be charged for items not removed within two weeks of the auction. 5. Shipping: Ken Farmer Auctions does not have a shipping department. We have compiled a list of shippers in our area and can email or fax the list to you. Feel free to contact them directly to obtain quotes for the packaging and delivery of your items, or make your own arrangements. Purchases will be released to the shipper when they are paid in full (by credit card approval or when checks clear the bank) to Ken Farmer Auctions. Payment for shipping is due directly to the shipper. Please notify us of the shipper you will be using. 6. Payment Terms: All accounts are to be settled by the end of the sale, with payment in US Dollar by cash, money order, traveler's check, Visa, Master Card, or personal check if you are a prior customer. All others using checks must obtain prior approval. Approval will be granted upon presentation of a "letter of guarantee" from an officer of your bank on original stationery. This letter should state an exact amount of funds guaranteed and should be presented to the cashier at time of registration. Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC reserves the right to hold all merchandise paid for by check until such check has cleared and receipt of funds is verified. There will be a $50.00 fee on all returned checks. Payment is due within ten days of the auction. Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC reserves the right to charge an additional 2% handling fee if bidders have not paid within 15 days of the auction date. 7. Sales Tax: Pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, all sales, including buyer's premiums, are subject to 5% sales tax. You may present a valid resale license and complete the necessary Virginia certificate for Sales Tax Exemption (available from Ken Farmer Auctions). Lots shipped out of state are not subject to VA State Sales Tax. 8. Buyer's Premium: 18% buyer's premium for phone or in-house bidders (2% service charge to use Visa or Mastercard). 21% buyer's premium for live internet bidders. 9. Gun Sales: All laws governing the sale of Firearms will be strictly enforced. Firearms requiring registration will only be released to approved Virginia residents or Federal Firearms License holders. Out-of-state bidders will need to make arrangements with their local FFL holder for transfer. We will not sell registered firearms to bidders in California or New York state. 10. Errors: Ken Farmer LLC is not responsible for any typographical errors or omission in this catalogue. Ken Farmer Auction LLC reserves the right to withdraw any property before the sale. 11. Exhibition: Our staff is present to answer questions and offer help with the auction process. Preview times: Monday - Friday, 9am - 4:30pm, by appointment; and two hours prior to the sale. 12. Absentee/Telephone/Internet Bidding: As a service to our customers, Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC will execute absentee bids if so authorized in writing under the provisions herein specified. The Absentee Bid Form provided in each catalogue should be clearly and completely filled out and accompanied by a valid credit card. All absentee bids will be executed competitively during the sale; items will be purchased for the lowest price possible. Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC cannot accept "buy" bids. In the event of tie bids between absentee bidders and those in attendance, preference will be given to the attending bidder. Where 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. Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC will not be responsible for any errors or failures to properly execute absentee or telephone bids. Absentee and phone bids will not be guaranteed after 12pm the Friday before the sale, and will not be accepted within two hours of the start of sale. 13. Agreement to Terms: In bidding on any lot here offered, the bidder indicates acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Sale. Title of each lot passes when the auctioneer says, "Sold". Thereafter, any loss by fire, theft, breakage, or any other cause is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. Merchandise must be packed and transported at the purchasers own risk and expense. If any employee or agent of Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk, responsibility and expense of the purchaser and Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by such employee or agent. 14. Bidder Responsibility: 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 effected a contract and will be expected to pay for items in which you were evidenced to be the successful bidder. No sales will be voided and no items will be offered for resale. 15. Acceptance of Bids: The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or reject bids in any increment. POOLS: Pools are illegal associations of dealers or collectors formed with the purpose of keeping down auction prices for the benefits of its members. They are not permitted at our auctions. 16. Check Out: If a checkout area is set up for small items, they will be released upon full payment and a paid receipt. Large items may be removed from the Gallery once a paid receipt is shown to a staff member at the door. If a checkout area is not set up, small items will be given to winning bidders and larger items will be placed in a convenient area. 17. Announcements: All announcements from the auction block will take precedence over any printed matter with the exception of "condition," as previously outlined in paragraph 1. For any questions, please contact us at: Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, LLC 105 Harrison Street Radford, Virginia 24141 (540) 639-0939; fax# (540) 639-1759; email@example.com. Telephone inquiries may be made between 9am-5pm Eastern Time. 18. Sale Results: Results will be posted on our website by the next business day.
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