Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Lahaska, PA, United States
DoneMon, Mar 21, 2016 3:00 PM GMT
Fine Jewelry Auction
Featuring fine estate and designer jewelry.
Auction & Auctioneer Information
Previews by Appointment March 14th - 18th. Please call 855.226.4496 to schedule.
- 22% up to $50,000.00
- 20% up to $250,000.00
- 18% above $250,000.00
Terms & Conditions
CONDITIONS OF SALE HAMPTON ESTATE AUCTION, INC. AS AGENT The lots listed in this catalogue will be offered by Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. as owner or as agent for consignor(s) subject to the following terms and conditions. By bidding at auction you agree to be bound by these Conditions of Sale. BEFORE THE SALE Prospective buyers are strongly advised to personally examine any property in which they are interested before the auction takes place. Condition reports are usually available on request on lots with a low estimate of $300 and over. All lots are sold AS-IS and without recourse and neither Hampton Estate Auctions, Inc. nor its consignor(s) makes any warranties or representations, express or implied with respect to such lots. Neither Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. nor its consignor(s) makes any express or implied warranty or representation of any kind or nature with respect to merchantability, fitness for purpose, correctness of the catalogue or other description of the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, medium, material, genuineness, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, exhibitions, literature or historical significance of any lot sold. The absence of any reference to the condition of a lot does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. No statement, whether written or oral, and whether made in the catalogue, or in supplements to the catalogue, an advertisement, a bill of sale, a salesroom posting or announcement, the remarks of an auctioneer, or otherwise, shall be deemed to create any warranty, representation or assumption of liability. Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. and its consignor(s) make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalogue. AT THE SALE Refusal of Admission - Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. has the right, at our complete discretion, to refuse admission to the premises or participation in any auction and to reject any bid. Registration before Bidding - A prospective buyer must complete and sign a registration form and provide identification before bidding. We may require bank or other financial references. Bidding as Principal - When making a bid, a bidder is accepting personal liability to pay the purchase price, including the buyer's premium, all applicable taxes and all other applicable charges, unless it has been explicitly agreed upon in writing with Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. before the commencement of the sale that the bidder is acting as agent on behalf of an identified third party acceptable to Hampton Estate Auction, Inc., and that Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. will only look to the principal for payment. Online Bids - We will use reasonable efforts to carry out online bids and do not accept liability for equipment failure, inability to access the internet or software malfunctions related to the execution of online bids. Reserves - Some lots in the sale are subject to a reserve which is the confidential minimum price below which such lot will not be sold. The reserve will not exceed the low estimate of the lot. Reserves are agreed upon with consignors or, in the absence thereof, the absolute discretion of Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. The auctioneer may open the bidding on any lot below the reserve by placing a bid on behalf of the seller. The auctioneer may continue to bid on behalf of the seller up to the amount of the reserve, either by placing consecutive bids or by placing bids in response to other bidders. With respect to lots that are offered without reserve, unless there are already competing bids, the auctioneer, in his or her discretion, will generally open the bidding at half of the low estimate for the lot. In the absence of a bid at that level, the auctioneer may proceed backwards at his or her discretion until a bid is recognized, and then continue up from that amount. Auctioneer's Discretion - The auctioneer has the right at his or her absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as he or she may decide, to withdraw any lot, and in the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to continue the bidding, to cancel the sale or to reoffer and resell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive. Successful Bid - The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will be the purchaser. In the case of a tie bid, the winning bidder will determined by the auctioneer at his or her sole discretion. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer has final discretion to determine the successful bidder or to reoffer the lot in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, the Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. sale record shall be conclusive. Title passes upon the fall of the auctioneer's hammer to the highest acknowledged bidder subject to the Conditions of Sale set forth herein, and the bidder assumes full risk and responsibility. AFTER THE SALE Buyer's Premium - In addition to the hammer price, the buyer agrees to pay Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. a buyer's premium and the applicable sales tax added to the final total. HAMMER PRICE / BUYER'S PREMIUM In addition to the hammer price, the buyer agrees to pay Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. a buyer's premium and the applicable sales tax added to the final total. Hampton Estate Auction, Inc.'s premium structure for LiveAuctioneers.com customers is: twenty-two percent (22%) of the successful hammer price on each lot sold for up to and including $50,000, twenty percent (20%) between $50,001 and up to and including $250,000 and eighteen percent (18%) of the amount $250,001 and over. Payment - The buyer must pay the entire amount due (including the hammer price, buyer's premium, all applicable taxes and other charges) no later than 5 p.m. on the seventh (7) business day following the sale. Payment in U.S. dollars may be made with cash; bank check, personal check or cashier's check drawn on a U.S. bank unless other arrangements are made with Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. a handling charge of $50 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Tax Exempt Notice - Lots marked with an asterisk (*) or square are tax exempt as permitted by law. Collecting Purchases - Once Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. has received all funds due to us, the buyer shall collect purchased lots within ten (10) business days from the date of the sale or cleared payment. Packing and Shipping - Winning bidders are responsible for making shipping arrangements. We can recommend the following local shippers: THE UPS STORE 4950-C YORK RD PO BOX 2000 BUCKINGHAM, PA 18912 Phone: (215)794-1199 firstname.lastname@example.org THE UPS STORE 6542A LOWER YORK RD NEW HOPE, PA 18938 Phone: (215)862-3600 email@example.com PHILADELPHIA MAILROOM 8001 Castor Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19152 Phone: (215)745-1100 firstname.lastname@example.org Non Payment - If we do not receive payment in full, in good cleared funds, within seven (7) business days following the sale, we are entitled in our absolute discretion to exercise one or more of the following measures, in addition to any additional actions available to us by law: a.) to impose a late charge of one and a half percent (1.5%) per thirty (30) days of the total purchase price b.) to hold the defaulting buyer liable for the total amount due and to begin legal proceedings for its recovery together with interest, legal fees and costs to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law c.) to cancel the sale d.) to resell the property publicly or privately with such terms as we find appropriate, to resell the property at public auction without reserve, and with the purchaser liable for any deficiency, cost, including handling charges, the expenses of both sales, our commission on both sales at our regular rate, all other charges due hereunder and incidental damages. In addition, a defaulting purchaser will be deemed to have granted us a security interest in, and we may retain as collateral security for such purchaser's obligations to us, any property in our possession owned by such purchaser. At our option, payment will not be deemed to have been made in full until we have collected funds represented by checks, or in the case of bank or cashier's checks, we have confirmed their authenticity. e.) to offset against any amount owed f.) to not allow any bids at any upcoming auction by or on behalf of the buyer g.) to take other action as we find necessary or appropriate. Failure to Collect Purchases - If property is not picked up within ten (10) business days following the sale, whether or not payment has been made, Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. reserves the right to charge $5 per lot per day or to deliver said property to a public warehouse for storage at the purchaser's expense. Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage to property left on its premises for more than ten (10) business days following the sale. In addition, we reserve the right to impose a late charge of one and a half percent (1.5%) per month of the total purchase price if payment is not made in accordance with the conditions set forth herein. For property that is not picked up after thirty (30) calendar days, an additional administration fee of $75 will be charged. Property which is paid for but left on our premises for any reason in excess of sixty (60) calendar days is subject to sale by us with the balance of any funds recovered in excess of storage charges and any other fees being remitted to you. LIABILITY Condition Reports - Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. is not responsible for the correctness of any statement of any kind concerning any lot, whether written or oral, nor for any other errors or omissions in description or for any faults or defects in any lot. Neither the seller, ourselves, our officers, employees or agents, give any representation, warranty or guarantee or assume any liability of any kind in respect of any lot with regard to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, description, size, quality, condition, attribution, authenticity, rarity, importance, medium, provenance, exhibition history, literature or historical relevance. Except as required by local law any warranty of any kind whatsoever is excluded by this paragraph. Purchased Lots - If for any reason a purchased lot cannot be delivered in the same condition as at the time of sale, or should any purchased lot be stolen, mis-delivered or lost prior to delivery, Hampton Estate Auction, Inc. shall not be liable for any amount in excess of that paid by the purchaser. Legal Ramifications - The rights and obligations of the parties with respect to these Conditions of Sale, the conduct of the auction and any matters connected with any of the foregoing shall be governed and interpreted by the laws of the jurisdiction in Pennsylvania. If any part of these Conditions of Sale is found by any court to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that part shall be discounted and the rest of the conditions shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law. Discretion - Any and all of the conditions may be waived or modified in the sole discretion of Hampton Estate Auction, Inc.
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