Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSun, May 18, 2014 9:00 AM EDT
Denver, PA, USA
Morphy Auctions Sun, May 18th, 2014 Auction
Auction Starts at 9am.
On display now at Morphy Auctions Gallery. Gallery is open 7 days a week. Open every day 9AM to 4PM. Private preview sessions can be arranged.
2000 N. Reading Road
Denver, PA 17517
Terms & Conditions
GUIDE FOR BUYERS We advise all bidders to read the Terms and Conditions of the Sale before bidding with Dan Morphy Auctions. Those who bid are bound by those Terms and Conditions of the Sale, as amended by any oral announcement or posted notices, which together form the contract of the sale between the successful bidder (purchaser), Dan Morphy Auctions and the seller (consignor) of the lot. TERMS OF SALE When bidding on any lot offered by Dan Morphy Auctions, the bidder indicates acceptance of the following Terms of Sale: CONDITION OF ITEMS Dan Morphy Auctions makes every effort to accurately describe all items offered in its sales, however all items for sale are ?as is,? and it is the bidder?s responsibility (present or absentee bidders) to determine the exact condition of each item. Dan Morphy Auctions will not be held responsible for typographical errors. All items will be available for preview two (2) months prior to the auction. We do NOT guarantee toys, trains or clocks to be in running order. Grading Scale: Near Mint Plus 97% - 100% Near Mint 90% - 96% Excellent 80% - 89% Very Good 70% - 79% Good Below 70% ABSENTEE BIDS Dan Morphy Auctions will accept absentee bids if pre-authorized by mail, fax or through liveauctioneers. Absentee bidders must use the absentee bid form and clearly mark the lot number, title and maximum bid amount. Absentee bidding forms may be accessed online at liveauctioneers. If there are two (2) identical bids placed on the same item, priority will be given to the first bid received. All bids must be left in increments as explained on our bid form. If a left bid is ?out of increment,? the auctioneer has the right to round the bid up to the next correct increment. Dan Morphy Auctions is pleased to offer online absentee bidding as part of our auction services. Bidders may preview, register and place bids online through our Website. Online absentee bidding through Dan Morphy Auctions is available until 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the sale. Seller(s) agree to allow the Auctioneer to accept and execute absentee bids in a competitive manner for potential buyers and under the Morphy Auctions absentee bidding terms and conditions. During the live sale, the auctioneer will execute your absentee bid competitively up to the maximum amount you have indicated. Online bidding through Live Auctioneers is also available; Terms and Conditions still apply. If there is a tie bid between the Internet bidding venues (Live Auctioneers) and the floor, the floor bid takes precedence. BID LIVE VIA TELEPHONE An absentee bidder may also participate live in the auction via telephone. Requests for phone lines must be received at least three (3) days prior to the auction date. Dan Morphy Auctions cannot guarantee phone lines but will make every attempt to accommodate those who wish to participate through that method. Phone lines are provided on a first come first served basis. Please visit Morphy Auctions or call 717-335-3435 to request a call from our representatives during the live auction. All sales are final. Dan Morphy Auctions will not be held responsible for typographical errors and all lots are sold by description and not illustration/ catalog photo. BID INCREMENTS Bid increments listed are a general guideline. Actual increments are at the auctioneer?s discretion. $0 - $500................................................$25 $500 - $1,000........................................$50 $1,000 - $2,000.....................................$100 $2,000 - $5,000.....................................$250 $5,000 - $10,000...................................$500 $10,000 +.................... Auctioneer?s discretion If a lot does not receive a bid of 25% of the low estimate, that lot will be passed by the auctioneer. RESERVES The majority of our items are unreserved, but occasionally items may carry a moderate reserve. Please note that when a lot carries a reserve, the reserve is usually somewhere below our low estimate. In the case of a reserved item, the seller has authorized the auctioneer to bid on their behalf until the reserve price is reached. RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES The auctioneer will determine the highest bidder. The auctioneer alone has the right to reopen the bidding of an item if deemed necessary due to a dispute. If there is a tie bid between the floor and Internet or absentee bid, the floor bid takes precedence. Dan Morphy Auctions and its representatives reserve the right to remove those attendees who impede preview and/or the auction. Title to all merchandise shall pass to the highest bidder at the fall of the auctioneer?s hammer. The buyer will then assume all risk and full responsibility of the lot purchased once ownership has changed. BUYER?S PREMIUM A 20% buyer?s premium will be added to all successful bids and is payable by the purchaser as part of the total purchase cost. A 2% discount is applied to payments made with: cash, check or money order. Split payments are subject to a 20% buyer?s premium if a credit card is used as any form of total payment. SALES TAX All buyers will pay Pennsylvania sales tax of 6% unless a valid Tax Exemption Identification is on file or presented at time of purchase. Items shipped out of Pennsylvania will not pay sales tax. Please present a copy of your Tax Exemption Identification at the sale or at the time of leaving an absentee or phone bid. PAYMENT All merchandise must be paid in full within ten (10) days of the date of the sale. Purchases totaling $100,000 or more must be paid within three (3) days of the date of the sale. Call 717-335-3435 to pay your invoice by phone or mail payment to: Morphy Auctions 2000 N. Reading Rd. Denver, PA. 17517 We accept: American Express Visa, MasterCard, Discover, personal checks/ certified checks, wire transfers, money orders, and cash. Credit Cards: Morphy Auction will accept any Credit Card payment provided it is accompanied by the signed acknowledgment of our terms and conditions at the bottom of your invoice. Split payments are subject to a 20% buyer?s premium if a credit card is used as any form of total payment. Checks: There will be a $30.00 service charge for returned checks. Make checks payable to: Dan Morphy Auctions. Dan Morphy Auctions reserves the right to hold items paid for by personal check until said check clears. Dan Morphy Auctions has the right to hold all checks over $2,000.00, unless a letter of credit is provided from the bank. Note: Customers who have an established successful buying history with Morphy Auctions may be exempt from this. In the few situations where a successful bidder does not remit payment when due, Dan Morphy Auctions will proceed with the legal steps necessary to protect its interests. SHIPPING Packaging, shipping, and insurance on items will be available to successful bidders. Shipping and handling charges will be added to the invoice and are NON-REFUNDABLE. Shipping will be based on actual costs via FedEx, FedEx Freight or USPS (best way) and handling/ insurance will vary in cost depending on each invoice. All packages will be shipped with insurance. Items will ship seven to fourteen (7-14) business days after payment is received. For large size items, please inquire about shipping costs due to the size restrictions of freight shipments. A third party shipment may be necessary for larger items. Call for more information. For Shipping questions please call: 717-335-3435. International Bidders - By law Dan Morphy Auctions cannot and will not declare lesser values for any international purchases and all shipments will include the invoice with purchase totals including the buyer?s premium and shipping cost. All international bidders are responsible for paying all customs and duties on the items. POSTSALE RETURN POLICY Dan Morphy Auctions hires knowledgeable experts to provide catalog descriptions on the merchandise we sell. Every effort is made to ensure those descriptions are accurate and that they fully disclose any exceptions to condition. Buyers who wish to report a problem with a purchase they have made must notify Dan Morphy Auctions within three (3) days of receipt of their purchased item. All returns must be preauthorized and have a return authorization number. No credit will be given for items shipped back without authorization. If a return is authorized by Dan Morphy Auctions, the item in question must be shipped, with full insurance, so it arrives at Dan Morphy Auctions within one week of the aforementioned authorization. With respect to all returns, it is the buyer?s responsibility to cover the cost of the shipment and insurance, regardless of the reason for the return. Dan Morphy Auctions will NOT reimburse shipping costs to buyers who return auction goods. All rights reserved. Entire contents copyright 2011, Dan Morphy Auctions LLC. Copyright includes, but is not limited to, print media, microform and electronic media, such as CD-ROMS and online computer services.