Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Le Grand, CA, United States
DoneSun, Nov 3, 2013 6:00 PM GMT
HEWLETTS ANTIQUES, FIREARMS & WEAPONS AUCTION
SELECT ANTIQUE AMERICAN OAK, VICTORIAN & PRIMITIVE FURNITURE, INDIAN BASKETS & TRIBAL ARTIFACTS, EARLY WEAPONRY, ARMORY, SWORDS & BLADES, BRONZE STATUES, GOLD & SILVER, VICTORIAN WALL & MANTLE CLOCK AND MUCH MORE.
Auction & Auctioneer Information
PREVIEW SATURDAY 9-5 ALL DAY, AND 7-10AM SUNDAY START OF AUCTION
Terms & Conditions
Terms and Conditions HEWLETT ANTIQUE AUCTIONS PAYMENT Visa, Mastercard, Amex/Discover, Cash or approved check with personal I.D. must be approved by the clerks. The clerks may require a current letter of credit from your bank. All purchases must be paid for in full before the removal of any item from the sales room. We allow no charge accounts. All funds will be accepted at our banks current exchange rate. Bad checks will be prosecuted to fullest extent of the law. The auction house may at its discretion hold property until funds have cleared. SALES TAX Unless exempt by law the purchaser will be required to pay the sales tax. Current rate is 7.75%. BUYERS PREMIUMS: A buyers premium of 15.5% is applied to all online bidders. ALL GOODS ARE SOLD, AS IS AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH NO IMPLIED OR EXPRESSED WARRANTY It is the responsibility of prospective bidders to examine items and decide their level of interest. Neither the auctioneer, consignor, or seller are responsible for the accuracy of any printed, written or verbal description. PLEASE ATTEND THE AUCTION PREVIEW AND EXAMINE THE ITEMS. If Internet bidding, please call in advance for condition reports prior to making a committed purchase. BUYER RESPONSIBILITY On the fall of the hammer or in the customary manner, title to the offered lot will pass to the highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer, subject to the conditions set forth herein, and such bidder there upon assumes full risk and responsibility for the article. Our employees will exercise caution in handling the goods but do so at the buyers risk. SHIPPING All items must be paid for before they can be transfer to our local shippers. We have two facilIties to choose from; POSTAL CONNECTIONS, Owner Kris Chinnock at 209-388-9386 and UPS Store Merced 209-723-8543. We will take your item to the shipper of your choice the following day, you will be notified by email of the deliver. Your contact information will be given to the shippers and they will call you upon receipt of your merchandise. All large items requiring freight transportation is up to the buyer, arrangements must be made in 14 days of purchase. CONTESTED BIDS In the event of any dispute between bidders, or in the event of doubt on the part of us as to the validity of any bid, the auctioneer will have final discretion either to determine the successful bidder, or withdraw the lot, or to re-offer and resell the article in dispute. UNRESERVED AUCTION This is a legal term to show that the items will be sold to the high bidder regardless of price, and that the owner nor auction house has set No reserved or minimum selling price. Note: UNLESS THE ADVERTISED OR TERMS STATE ?RESERVED? THE AUCTION IS WITH UNRESERVED. OPENING & NOMINAL BIDS Small bids made with the purpose of disparaging an item may be rejected by the auctioneer. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject an opening bid that, in his opinion, is not commensurate with the value of the lot. The lot will be passed. POOLS are an association of dealers or collectors formed with the purpose of keeping down auction prices for the benefit of its members. They are illegal and under no circumstances will they be permitted. The auctioneer may at his discretion bid on behalf of the seller or elect to with-draw a lot if in his opinion a pool is operating. FIREARMS SALES: ALL FIREARMS ARE SOLD IN ACCORDANCE WITH ATF REGULATIONS Items may be withdrawn at any time prior to the offering of each lot. THE RECORD OF SALE kept by the auction clerks will be taken as final in the event of any dispute. ABSENTEE BIDS will be executed when possible as a convenience to the customer. The auction house will not be held responsible for any errors or failures to execute bids. The bid will be executed competitively. A credit card in the buyers name and valid ID is required. We will notify the bidder if successful. The decision to accept an absentee bid will be left to our discretion. Payment is due upon notification of a successful bid. Packing and shipping may be arranged as a courtesy and at the buyers expense. The auction house must have received cleared funds to release absentee purchased property. ABSENTEE BIDDERS must give lot number and description of item, amount of bid, day phone number, complete address Visa or Master Card and tax number. Bids will be accepted up to 1/2 hour before the start of the auction - And No Later. PHONE BIDDING Phone bidding is executed as a convenience to the buyer. A minimum starting bid of $500.00 applies when a phone line is requested to bid on a item. A back up or insurance bid to be executed on your behalf in the event of phone issues is Strongly suggested. We are not responsible for missed calls, dropped calls, busy lines or wrong numbers. A down payment and or credit card may be requested prior to sale. Payment is due upon completion of sale. Packing & shipping arrangements may be arranged at the buyers expense. CREDIT CARD A valid Visa or Master Card is required to register to bid. If payment arrangements have not been made within 48 hours after sale, the house may elect to charge any outstanding balance to the card on file. STORAGE All lots must be removed from our sales room within 14 days. Any lots left longer than 14 days without prior arrangement may be subject to a storage and handling fee at our discretion. EXCEPTIONS to these terms or conditions of sale will be announced at the start of the auction. We take pride in our auction business and hope you enjoy our auctions. We look forward to serving you and thank you for your attendance.
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