Buyer Pays Shipping Cost. Please allow 2-3 weeks from payment for proper shipping.
Contact For Payment Details. Note that this is a timed auction, bids will be entered into an absentee format. All bidding ends at 8PM eastern standard time as long as a bid has not been cast. Bidding will continue in 5 minute intervals until no bids are received within the 5 minute interval. If a bid is placed, the auction is extended for an additional 5 minutes. When a 5 minute interval passes with no bids the auction is over.
Accepted payment methods
PLEASE NOTE: ALL BIDDERS MUST READ AND ACCEPT THE TERMS AND
CONDITIONS OF THIS SALE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE AND BID. THESE TERMS
ARE A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE AUCTION AND THE BIDDER.
EACH ITEM IS SOLD AND PURCHASED AS IS, WHERE IS. Items may have minor condition issues that are not noted in the description. It is each bidder's responsibility to judge the condition of an auction item. Bidders are encouraged contact us by email with any condition questions, and to review the condition, description and photos carefully. All sales are final.
NO WARRANTY: We have tried to identify any condition issues in each item description. No implied or written warranty on any items and American Antique Auctions will not assume any responsibility or liability with respect to age, condition, rarity, provenance or historical relevance of the items being sold. Unless stated, assume battery operated toys do not work.
BIDDING: The Auctioneer will be the final judge as to which bidder is the highest
bidder. In the event of any dispute in this matter, the auctioneer shall at his discretion decide to reopen the bidding or not.
For online bidding each item has a minimum bid identified in the item description. You
may bid as much as you want over the minimum bid. You may raise a bid by the increments indicated below, in the term titled Bidding Increments. Bidders are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all bids.
BIDDER REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Register throush LiveAuctioneers and must be known to us or provide credit card information through LiveAuctioneers. Absentee bidding instructions on the web site. Bids will not be accepted unless the bidder has properly registered prior to the auction. Auction house is not responsible for Address Errors or moves. What you list with LiveAuctioneers is the address we use!
EMAIL BIDS: Bidders may bid by email, by credit card only. Email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Approved email bidders will provide their current mailing address. Email absentee bids will end at 8PM the night prior to auction.
TELEPHONE BIDS: Under limited circumstances, telephone bids may be accepted if the
bidder has been approved prior to the auction. APPROVED TELEPHONE BIDS must be set up 24 hours prior to the start of the auction.
Registered Live Telephone bidders will be called on auction day 10 minutes before lot
availability when possible. Auction house is not responsible for telephone dropped calls
or other communication malfunctions.
ONLINE BIDDING: Via Live Auctioneers
BIDDING INCREMENTS: See Live Auctioneers
BID REJECTIONS/WITHDRAWAL OF LOTS: American Antique Auctions reserves the
right to reject any and all bids from any bidder or potential bidder at any time without
restrictions. American Antique Auctions also reserves the right to withdraw any lot at
any time prior to the end of the auction and assumes no liability for such withdrawal.
BID FAILURES, ERRORS AND OMISSIONS: All absentee bids will be executed as a
convenience to bidders, but American Antique Auctions will not be responsible for any
failures, errors, or omissions related to the execution of any bids, including any related
computer problems. All bids must be submitted consistent with the terms of the auction
and the bidding instructions.
BUYER PREMIUMS/CHARGES: Online auction premium 21%.
HIGH BIDDERS/INVOICES: Invoices will be emailed to successful bidders following the auction. Invoices will be sent by email to bidders providing an e-mail address Payment by LiveAuctioneers, Visa or MasterCard etc. Full payment is due within 3 days of receiving the invoice.
State sales tax will be charged to residents of New Jersey unless a valid tax exemption or resale certificate number is provided.
NOTE: All bids are contractual obligations. Bidders are obligated to honor their bids as contracts to buy the items
involved. Invoices overdue by 7 days or longer will be submitted to an independent
collection agency and result in additional liability for processing charges and/or legal fees. Bidders with invoices overdue by 10 days or longer will also permanently lose bidding privileges with American Antique Auctions. Items will be sold any time after 10 days. Storage fees at $20 a day after 10 days.
Buyer Pays Shipping Cost. Shipping by PROPAK or your own quality antique shipper. Shipping items that fits in a priority mail box may be done in house as a courtesy under certain circumstances.
Should an item be damaged in shipment, insurance claims would be made directly with the USPS etc. ALL packaging must be saved. American Antique Auctions will assist successful bidders in making an insurance claim if an item is properly insured and damaged in shipping. However, American Antique Auctions does not accept, and disclaims, any responsibility or liability for any shipping or mailing related damage!
PRICES REALIZED: Prices realized will be posted on the Live Auctioneers site.
BIDDING PROCESS PROBLEMS: In the event that the online bidding process is
disrupted, or another significant bidding system problem occurs, American Antique
Auctions reserves the right to extend or reschedule the auction-end date without