1) The Auctioneers have absolute discretion to divide any lot to combine
any two or more lots or to withdraw any lot from the sale, to refuse
bids ,regulate bidding or cancel the sale without giving any reason
or without previous notice.
2) At his discretion the Auctioneer may
bid on behalf of the vendor for all goods which are being offered,
subject to reserve or otherwise.
3) The highest bidder shall be the buyer,
the Auctioneer may at his sole discretion determine the advance bidding
or refuse a bid if during the auction the auctioneer considers that
a dispute has arisen he has absolute right to settle the dispute or
re-offer the lot.
4)The Auctioneers accept no responsibility
for any statement, whether printed or made orally, as to grading,
authorship, attribution, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance
and condition being reliable or accurate but all such statements are
statements of opinion and are not to be taken as being, or implying
any warranties, guarantees or representations of fact.
The Auctioneers reserve the to consult and rely on any expert or
authority reasonably considered by them to be reliable.
5) Ample opportunity is given for inspection.
Each purchaser making a bid for a lot deemed to have knowledge of
all the sale conditions and to have satisfied himself fully before
bidding by inspection or other wise as to the physical condition
of and the accuracy of the description of the lot including but not
restricted to, whether the lot is damaged or has been repaired.
6) All lots are sold as shown, with faults
imperfections and errors of description, However, if within 7 days
of the sale of any lot the buyer gives notice in writing to the Auctioneers,
that the lot sold is a 'forgery', the Auctioneers are authorized to
and will rescind the sale and refund the purchase price received by
them. This right is limited to the Buyer of the lot and may not be
A 'forgery' means: An imitation made with the intention of deceiving
as to authorship, origin, date,age,period,culture or source which
is not shown to be such in the description and which at the date of
the sale has a value materially less than it would have had if it
had been in accordance with that description.
7) Each lot will be at risk of the purchaser at the fall of the hammer
and will be taken away at the buyers risk and expense within 5 days
of the sale unless prior arrangement has been made with the auctioneers.
8) The title in the goods shall not pass
to the buyer until the purchase price has been paid in full and including
the premium at the stated rate.
9) The purchaser shall give in his name
and address and pay for all his respective purchases at the close
of sale. No lot will be taken away until paid for and a pass obtained
from the Auctioneers.
10) If one person purchases two or more
lots, the price of all must be paid for before the collection of any.
11) If any lot is not paid for and removed
in accordance with the provisions of the Conditions of Sale, then
the Auctioneers may without prejudice to any other rights it may have,
remove, store and insure the lot at the expense of the defaulting
Buyer and after the expiry of 5 days from the date of the auction,
if the purchaser is still in default, resell the lots either by public
auction or private contract, without any being given to the defaulter,
and the Purchaser making such a default shall be liable for the deficiency
(if any), arising from the such resale and for the resulting expenses
if any surplus arising shall belong to the original vendor. Jeffs
& Son reserve the right to charge the buyer interest at the rate
2% per annum above the Bank of England Minimum lending rate in force
at the date of the sale on the amount of the purchase money (less
any deposit paid)
from the expiration of such period of SEVEN DAYS after the sale until
the day of actual payment of all monies due.
12) The buyer shall pay the auctioneers
premium of 12.1/2% on the hammer price and agrees that when acting as
agent for the vendor, the auctioneers will also receive commission
from the vendor.
Third Party Liability
Any person or his personal property on the Auctioneers' premises
before during or after the sale shall be deemed to be there at his
or her own risk and shall have no claim against the Auctioneers in
respect of any injury he or she may sustain or any accident which
may occur. Importance Notice to Buyers of Furniture
All items are held at the risk of
the buyer. If they are not removed within 5 working days of the sale
the Auctioneers reserve the to instruct a local carrier to remove
them for storage. The Buyer will be responsible for paying the afore
mentioned carrier charges incurred and for making arrangements in
advance for the removal of items from their store after payment of
their charges and on production of our receipt for the items.
Types of payments for goods purchased
include cash,Building Society cheque, or at the Auctioneers discretion
a personal cheque with current cheque card and purchasers address
on reverse of said cheque (personal cheques will have to clear before
goods are released).