Conditions of Sale
The terms and conditions of auction purchases (Sale) are outlined here and are applicable to any and all sales made through Australia Standard Auctions, Pty Ltd. This includes sales completed in person, online, or absentee/phone bid. All sales will be completed at the discretion of the Auctioneer and the Auctioneer reserves the right to cancel any sales and deny future transactions with any customer (Buyer) if these terms are not met.
BEFORE THE AUCTION SALE
All buyers are strongly advised to inspect all items before auction as all items are sold AS IS, WHERE IS. Although Auctioneer makes every effort to express accurate descriptions and commentary given to Buyers online, in Auctioneer's catalogue, marketing material or verbal interactions, Auctioneer makes no guarantee or warranty of any kind with respect to the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, medium and materials, age, authenticity, provenance, culture, source, or historic significance of any goods. Employees, consigners, or any other representative of Australia Standard Auctions, Pty Ltd. are not authorized to provide written or verbal guarantees. Buyers must depend on their own review of the merchandise. All merchandise is sold AS IS, WHERE IS, regardless of condition, or additional review of merchandise gained after the sale.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Absentee and Phone bids are accepted at the Auctioneer's discretion. Buyers registering for phone or absentee bids must do so before 5 p.m. the day prior to the auction. All phone or absentee bids must be submitted in writing a signed agreement of the terms by Buyer via fax, email, or online submission to Auctioneer to be accepted. Auctioneer will not be held responsible if unable to reach buyers wishing to bid by phone. Auctioneer shall not be held responsible or liable for absentee or phone bids that are missed or otherwise not executed. Cancellation of any phone or absentee bids must be submitted in writing and executed at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the start of the auction. Submission in writing emailed to email@example.com will be the only guaranteed method of cancellation acceptance.
Online Bids are accepted at the Auctioneer's discretion through www.LiveAuctioneers.com. All buyers who register to bid online via www.Liveauctioneers.com, are also subject to approval by Auctioneers before registration is approved. Only those who submit for registration (24) hours prior to auction date will be guaranteed consideration for registration. All those submitting less than 24 hours before the start of an auction are only approved based on the discretion of the Auctioneer. The Buyer is responsible for all bids made on their Liveauctioneers.com account. All bids received via Liveauctioneers.com will be final.
Auctioneer and its employees shall not be held liable for any damages or injury to person or property sustained as a result from handling merchandise including, but not limited to lifting, moving, loading, or packaging of merchandise before or after the sale. Buyer is responsible for the packing, loading and removal of all merchandise.
DURING THE AUCTION SALE
The auctioneer is acting as agent only to the sale of merchandise and is not responsible for any actions of Consignors. Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid or bar any person from the Auctioneer's premises. Upon the occurrence of a dispute during or after a sale, Auctioneer's decision will be final. All information regarding merchandise is subject to clarification, changes or disclaimer at the time the item is being auctioned and will be sold based on Auctioneer's verbal or written information at time of the Sale.
All bids via phone, fax, email, or in person are final and binding regardless of Buyer's input errors. Auctioneer also does not accept liability for technology, website or internet failure, or unforeseen circumstances that may influence the execution of bids.
AFTER AUCTION SALE
Full payment includes hammer price, buyer's premium and all applicable taxes. All sales are final regardless of method of bidding or payment options. Auctioneer will only accept credit cards for transactions under US$5,000. All credit card payments are subjected to a 4% convenience fee. Auctioneer may, at their discretion, hold merchandise until check or wired funds clear bank account. If payment is not received within seven (7) business days of the sale, Auctioneer reserves the right to cancel sale and resell merchandise at a public or private sale. Failure to provide payment will result in revoking the Buyer's right to participate in future sales with Auctioneer.