Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Norwell, MA, United States
DoneSun, Sep 27, 2015 2:00 PM UTC
The Ocean Liner Collection
Trump Tower Architect Der Scutt Collection; Ocean Liner Models, Ephemera and Library. 442 Ship Models and thousands of pieces of ocean liner memorabilia. Imperator, Caronia, Aquitania, Normandie, Ile de France and other famous liners and Blue Riband Winners. Also to be sold: The architectural model for Trump Tower, commissioned by Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump.
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Terms & Conditions
Please see Terms & Conditions AS WELL AS ONLINE BIDDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS. All bids placed in this catalog or on this website serve as your acceptance of all these terms! These terms and conditions apply to all online bidding at auction sales conducted by or in conjunction with Boston Harbor Auctions, BHA or Lannan Gallery, Live Auctioneers, Invaluable or any other advertised Internet Bidding console, software or platform advertised with regard to this sale (?Internet Bidding"). By registering to participate in a Boston Harbor Auctions auction sale (a "Sale") via Internet Bidding, you expressly agree to these terms and conditions. These Boston Harbor Auctions Internet Bidding Terms and Conditions are supplemental, meaning that they shall apply in addition to the general Terms & Conditions of Sale and other terms and conditions applicable to bidders and buyers participating in the subject Sale (as part of the collective Bid Conditions) and shall be deemed incorporated by reference and made a part of the Bid Conditions for such Sale. The general Bid Conditions are published in the catalog for the Sale (the "Catalog") and/or on our website, among other places. Additional information applicable to the Sale may also be sought out on our web site, and/or in a notice displayed at the Sale venue, and it is your responsibility to review that information. Please be aware that announcements affecting the Sale may also be made orally before and during the Sale without prior notice. In registering to bid at any Sale, you agree to the applicable Bid Conditions. In addition, use of the any Internet Bidding service or platform listed above is at all times subject to the Boston Harbor Auctions use of website. If you have never bid at an auction and/or do not have dependable Internet skills or connection Boston Harbor Auctions and Lannan Ship Model Gallery, LLC strongly advise you to consider bidding in person or over the telephone. References in this document to Boston Harbor Auctions, "we" or "us" mean any representative of Lannan Ship Model Gallery, LLC or Boston Harbor Auctions, References herein to "you" and "your" mean the person or entity registering to bid or bidding in a Sale via the any of the listed Internet Bidding services. 1. Registration 1. Before you can bid online, you must register to bid online. If you have bid online with us before, all bidders must register for each sale you intend to place bids with. If the sale is two days, you must register for each day. The registration page can be accessed by clicking here. Please note that you must be registered at least 24 hours prior to the start of any Sale or you may not be able to bid online in that Sale. 2. Once you have registered you should keep your account details strictly confidential and you must not permit any third party to use or access your account on your behalf or otherwise. You will be liable for any and all bids made via your account. 2. Online Bidding Process 1. Once you have successfully registered for Internet Bidding in a Sale, you will be eligible to bid online at that Sale. 2. During a Sale, you can bid for a lot by clicking the Bid button. Each bid shall be final and binding as soon as the bid button has been depressed by you. There are no mistake bids. Bids cannot be retracted so bid wisely and accurate.y. 3. The current bid will be displayed on your screen during the Sale. In the event of a tie between a bid placed by you online and any other identical bid(s) (including bids made in person at the Sale, telephone bids, absentee bids, and other online bids), it will be at the auctioneer's discretion as to which bid shall be accepted. 4. You acknowledge that you are bidding in a live auction and you agree that each bid submitted as provided in these terms and conditions is irrevocable and cannot be amended or corrected, even if submitted in error and notified to us. You accept full liability for all bids submitted via your Online Bidding account (including the liability to pay in full and on time in accordance with the Bid Conditions for any lot that is the subject of a successful bid submitted from your account). 5. Please note that Boston Harbor Auctions and Lannan Ship Model Gallery, LLC reserves the right to reject a registration to bid online, withdraw its permission for you to use Online Bidding, or terminate an Online Bidding account, for any reason at any time prior to, during or after a Sale. 3. After the Sale 1. To find out if you have been successful in your bidding, you may check the results that are published by the live internet bidding site that you chose to bid with. 2. You agree to pay for and collect any lot that is the subject of a successful bid submitted by you or from your Online Bidding account, in accordance with the Bid Conditions. 4. Use of the Online Bidding Service and Limitations Of Boston Harbor Auctions and Lannan Ship Model Gallery, LLC Liability 1. Lots are available for inspection prior to any Sale, and it is for you to satisfy yourself as to each and every aspect of a lot. You are strongly advised to examine in person any lot on which you may bid or have it examined on your behalf before any Sale. 2. If you choose to use an Internet Bidding service, you do so entirely at your own risk. Access to and use of Internet bidding is dependent upon, among other things, the availability of the internet and the speed and quality of internet connections, and we therefore encourage bidders to attend Sales in person whenever possible. 4. The content displayed via on any Internet Bidding service may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors and we do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the content or that any defects will be corrected. Any reliance on any such content, advice, statement, or other information shall be at your sole risk. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Internet Bidding service and to make any changes to the features, functionality or content of the Internet Bidding service at any time. 5. Access to the any of the Internet Bidding services is made available as a convenience and on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to suspend or terminate any aspect or feature of the Internet Bidding service (including the Boston Harbor Live) at any time, with or without notice. Without limiting the foregoing, we may suspend access to the Internet Bidding service to carry out scheduled or unscheduled maintenance or for any other reason at any time. 6. WE ACCEPT NO LIABILITY FOR ANY FAILURE OR DELAY IN EXECUTING BIDS OR ANY ERRORS CONTAINED IN BIDS PLACED VIA THE ONLINE BIDDING SERVICE. 7. BOSTON HARBOR AUCTIONS, LANNAN SHIP MODEL GALLERY, LLC AND ITS SUPPLIERS PROVIDE THE INTERNET BIDDING SERVICE AND THE BOSTON HARBOR AUCTIONS AND LANNAN SHIP MODEL GALLERY, LLC WEB SITE "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE ACCEPT NO LIABILITY FOR ANY FAILURES, DELAYS OR ERRORS CAUSED BY INTERRUPTIONS IN THE AVAILABILITY OF THE ONLINE BIDDING SERVICE OR OUR WEB SITE OR ANY ERRORS OR DEFECTS IN THEIR CONTENT OR FUNCTIONALITY, ANY SOFTWARE AND/OR HARDWARE DEFECTS (WHETHER YOURS OR OURS) AND/OR ANY INTERNET CONNECTION PROBLEMS (WHETHER YOURS OR OURS), AND WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE ONLINE BIDDING SERVICE OR THE WEB SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. 5. Changes to These Terms and Conditions We may from time to time make changes to these terms and conditions. Any changes may be posted on our website at bostonharborauctions.com and we will endeavor to notify you of the same by means of a notice and link to the revised terms on our web site. Please review these terms and conditions regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by us. If you use Internet Bidding after changes have been made and posted, you shall be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree to such changes, you should not make any subsequent use of the Internet Bidding service. 6. Governing Law, etc. These Boston Harbor Auctions Internet Bidding Terms and Conditions shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws that govern the general Bid Conditions in respect of the applicable Sale as specified therein, and by the other terms and conditions as are set forth in such Bid Conditions. Terms & Conditions of Sale 1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Boston Harbor Auctions below which the lot will not be sold. A representative of Boston Harbor Auctions will initiate such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. The reserve should not be considered equivalent or relevant to the Suggested Opening Bid. For more information on a Suggested Opening Bid, please see the end of these terms. 2. Bidding on any item in this sale and catalog indicates your acceptance of the following terms and all other terms printed within, posted and announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet or other absentee bid 3. The property in this Sale is sold ?as is?. All sales are final. Boston Harbor Auctions (hereinafter referred to as BHA) has exercised reasonable care to catalog and describe correctly the property to be sold, however, neither BHA, it?s representatives, the auctioneer nor its consignors warrant the correctness of description, attribution, authenticity, or condition of said property. No statements shall be deemed such a warranty or representation or an assumption of liability with respect thereto, but are to be construed as opinions only. Bidders are encouraged to personally examine all property to be sold prior to the beginning of the auction.The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is perfect or free from wear, flaws, or characteristics of age 4. The highest bidder accepted by the auctioneer shall be the buyer. In the event of any dispute between bidders, the auctioneer may determine who is the successful bidder or the auctioneer may re-offer the article in dispute and his decision shall be final. 4. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any nominal raise or any bid or raise which, in his opinion, is not commensurate with the value of the article being offered. At his discretion, he may also reject any nominal raise or any bid that he may determine as having a detrimental effect on the item in question or the sale as a whole. BHA may refuse to issue bidding privileges to any person not in good credit standing with BHA, or to any person who is deemed by BHA in its sole discretion, to be disruptive of or harmful to established auction practices, either before or after the acceptance of bids or the fall of the hammer. 6. Except as herein otherwise provided, title will pass to the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer, and the property is thereafter at the purchaser's sole risk and responsibility. BHA is not responsible for any items after the lot has been hammered. Any purchase not removed from the showroom at Sale?s end may be subject to a storage fee of 1.5% of the purchase price per lot. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Boston Harbor Auctions. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser?s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 7. Payment is due in full no more than 3 days following the Sale. BHA accepts cash, check, Visa, MC, Amex, & Discover for payments $4,999.00 and under. Online bidders may pay through Paypal after authorization. All payments $5,000 and over must be made in the form of a personal, bank or business check made out to Lannan Gallery. Boston Harbor Auctions reserves the right to hold all merchandise paid for via check until payment has cleared with the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay BHA & Lannan Gallery a handling charge of $25.00 for any dishonored check. At BHA option, payment will not be deemed to have been made in full until BHA has collected funds represented by checks, or in the case of bank or cashier's checks, their authenticity has been confirmed. On title passing to the highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer, and subject to all the conditions set forth herein, such bidder will thereupon pay the full purchase price (hammer, buyer?s premium, any tax added and/or shipping/handling). A buyer's premium will be added to the hammer price to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. Online bidders will pay a 23%buyer's premium. Buyer?s premium for showroom bidders, phone and absentee bidders is 20% above the hammer price. 8. All purchases are subject to the Massachusetts sales tax (currently 6.25%) unless the purchaser A) possesses a Massachusetts sales tax exemption or resale number and registers that number with the company, B) is an out of state vendor who meets all the requirements of Massachusetts Department of Revenue GLC 64H 1(5) and Directive 89 10 and registers with the company prior to each purchase, or C) has purchases shipped out of state directly from BHA by a bona fide shipping agent. Dealers, museums, etc. can apply for a Massachusetts number prior to the auction by contacting the Massachusetts Department of Corporations and Taxation, 100 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02204. Any item removed from the showroom by a person not in possession of a Tax Exempt or Resale Certificate or Federal ID number or one who is not a authentic, registered shipping agent will have their invoice updated to reflect the MA 6.25% Sales Tax Laws. Buyers are responsible for paying State Sales Tax. 9. Delivery, Shipping, Pickup of Items Boston Harbor Auctions provides packing and shipping options as a courtesy, however, it is ultimately up to the purchaser to coordinate their own shipping if the shipping logistics are beyond the capabilities of BHA. Buyer Pays Shipping, Packing, Handling and Insurance costs. It is the buyer's responsibility to have winning lots removed from the showroom within at the time of sale. If a buyer needs assistance we may assist. Boston Harbor Auctions recommends Global Pack Ship 151 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111. (617) 742-6245. If winning items require additional handling please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any concerns. As stated in paragraph 7, any item removed from the showroom by a person not in possession of a Tax Exempt or Resale Certificate or Federal ID number or one who is not a bonafide shipping agent will have their invoice updated to reflect the MA 6.25% Sales Tax Laws. Buyers are responsible for paying State Sales Tax. BHA is not responsible for the acts or omissions of carriers, whether or not recommended by BHA. We do not ship via the U.S. Post Office unless special arrangements are made. Please allow 4-6 weeks from receipt of payment for delivery. 10. Boston Harbor Auctions and its consignors make no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Boston Harbor Auctions expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Boston Harbor Auctions relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Boston Harbor Auctions and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 11. These Conditions of Sale cannot be altered except in writing by BHA or by public announcement by the auctioneer at the time of the sale. 12. Bidding on any article(s) indicates acceptance of the terms set forth above. 13. These Conditions of Sale and any suits arising thereunder shall be construed and governed by the laws of Massachusetts. SUGGESTED OPENING BID (SOB) An estimate of a lot is placed with regard to what price the lot will likely fetch. In an ascending open auction it is considered important to get at least a 50-percent increase in the bids from start to finish. To accomplish this, the auctioneer must start the auction by announcing a suggested opening bid (SOB) that is low enough to be immediately accepted by one of the bidders. Once there is an opening bid, there will quickly be several other, higher bids submitted. Experienced auctioneers will often select an SOB that is about 45 percent of the (lowest) estimate. Thus there is a certain margin of safety to ensure that there will indeed be a lively auction with many bids submitted. Several observations indicate that the lower the SOB, the higher the final winning bid. This is due to the increase in the number of bidders attracted by the low SOB. When 50 bidders compete, the winning bid will be about twice as high as when only two bidders compete. * A suggested opening bid should not be a bidder?s guide to a reserve.?
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