We accept all major credit cards and bank wire transfers
Accepted payment methods
Payment: All Sales Are Final. We accept the following forms of payment: Cash (In House Only), American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashier's Check, Visa, and Wire Transfer. All winning bids must be settled by the end of sale. If we do not hear from you within 5 business days from the auction date, a credit card may be charged through invaluable. Purchaser is responsible for all bank fees incurred for wire transactions. Payment may be made by cash (In House Only), wire transfer, certified funds, credit card or other form approved by Worthington Holdings, LLC ("Worthington Galleries") in writing. We reserve the right to require payment by wire transfer or certified funds. Payments from outside the United States and Canada should be made by wire transfer. Credit cards will not be accepted for international transactions. Checks may take up to three weeks to clear and be verified. Buyers not known to us presenting a check must provide a "letter of guarantee" from a bank officer on original stationery to Worthington Galleries. This letter should state an exact amount of funds guaranteed and should be presented to the cashier at time of registration. Credit arrangements must be made by the Friday prior to the day of auction so bank statements or letters of guarantee can be verified. We reserve the right to not issue a bidder number or to withhold merchandise if appropriate credit has not been established. Worthington Galleries reserves the right to hold all merchandise until receipt of funds is verified. A $50.00 service charge will be assessed when a check fails to clear the purchaser's bank. In addition to this returned check administrative fee, late payment fees may be assessed. We require cash, cashier's check or wire transfer to replace the returned check and any service fees.
Shipping: Worthington Galleries provides in-house shipping at additional costs. We will separately invoice all winning bidders for packing, shipping, handling, and insurance costs. Please contact us to make shipping arrangements. If for whatever reason a winning bidder chooses not to use our in-house shipping, we will be happy to provide names of carriers and shippers. Should Purchaser choose to use a third-party shipper, Purchaser agrees that packing and shipping is done solely at the purchaser's risk and that the Purchaser will pay for all packing expenses, materials, carrier fees and insurance charges. Worthington Galleries will have no liability for any loss or damage to shipped items. Items must be paid for in full before they will be shipped. Any shipping estimates given are only estimates and cannot be construed as the final shipping cost. All property should be removed from the auction site premises at the auction's conclusion unless prior arrangements have been made with Worthington Galleries. Purchased items not picked up or shipped within ten business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of $10.00 per day. If the purchaser fails to have their item(s) removed from the Auction Site 30 days after the auction, Worthington Galleries reserves the right to take possession of the item(s) and dispose of them at their discretion to recoup storage costs.
Additional Terms: Condition and Descriptions: Worthington Holdings, LLC ("Worthington") has endeavored to accurately describe all items being sold. All items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. There are no warranties or representations of merchantability, of fitness, nor of any other kind, express or implied. All items are available for your examination prior to bidding. Your bidding will signify that you have examined the items as fully as desired, or that you have chosen not to examine them. Please note that photographs may have had size modifications for display purposes, or been trimmed to exclude framing, matting, and wide blank margins. Also, imperfections from the photography process can include reflections and variations in color due to digital processing. Worthington shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear, imperfections or aging. Any condition statement, written or verbal, is given as a courtesy to the client, and is only an opinion. It should not be treated as a statement of fact. Written and oral descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, materials or any other feature of items being sold. Our goal is to provide prospective bidders with accurate and detailed information. We recommend prospective bidders examine all items in which they have an interest. If you require absolute certainty in all areas of authenticity, and the results of your evaluation leave uncertainty in your mind, we recommend you not bid on the item in question. Estimates provided are our opinion of the price that a willing buyer would pay for the property at auction. These estimates are neither a representation nor a prediction of the actual selling price that will be realized at auction. All sales are final. No statement written or oral made by the auctioneer or a representative of Worthington shall be deemed a warranty or assumption of liability by Worthington or by any seller represented by Worthington. Worthington reserves the right to withdraw any property before the sale. The preview for the sale will be one day before the sale, or by appointment.
Your bid is a contract: In bidding on any lot offered, the bidder indicates acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Sale. Title of each lot passes when the auctioneer says, "Sold". The bidder is responsible for knowing on which item(s) he or she is bidding. If unsure, the bidder should inquire, or not bid. When becoming the winning bidder at auction, you have affected a contract and will be expected to pay for items in which you were evidenced to be the successful bidder. After the item is sold, any loss by fire, theft, breakage, or any other cause is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. Merchandise must be packed and transported by the purchaser at his own risk and expense.
Terms & Conditions: The bidder agrees to abide by all terms of the sale of any lot or item. Although a bidder is not entitled to a refund of any item purchased in an auction, should Worthington allow the return of any lot or item, no refunds will be made unless and until the purchased lot or item is received by Worthington. Furthermore, any costs or expenses in any way associated with the repacking, handling, mailing, shipment and return of the lot or item is the full responsibility of the Buyer. Should Worthington receive the item in any lesser condition that it was sold (which determination is at the sole and unilateral judgement and discretion of Worthington), Worthington may withhold the refund of the lot or item until such time the lot or item is repaired. Any and all such repairs shall be the responsibility of the Buyer. Should any dispute arise regarding a lot or item purchased by a Bidder or Buyer, such disputes must be resolved in the Circuit Court of Sumner County Tennessee, and the choice of law will be under the laws of the State of Tennessee.
Taxes: Purchases may be subject to 9.25% Tennessee sales tax unless the Tennessee Department of Revenue Blanket Certificate of Resale form is completed and provided, along with a copy of the resale certificate from your state and received prior to time of purchase. International buyers are responsible for tariffs, taxes, or assessments of shipped items to the buyer's country.