TERMS & CONDITIONS
1- Postage, shipping insurance & signature confirmation will be manually calculated after the sale for the entire group of purchases. If you have important questions, please feel free to call us at (760)610-4175.
2- This is a public auction and is conducted by a licensed auction company. There will be a 23% Buyer's premium added to all invoices, unless otherwise stated on catalog page. The auctioneer will open bidding at a reasonable price or the pre-bid amount on each lot and may set bidding increments as he/she deems necessary. The auctioneer's decisions are final. No lots will be broken, please do not ask.
3- Lots will be sold to the highest bidder. Absentee bids will be treated as limits, if applicable. GWS Auctions, INC reserves the right to refuse any bid. We reserve the right to pull any items at any time from our auction. We reserve the right to retract bids as we feel fit.
4- Wording, which is subjective, and other adjectival descriptions are the opinion of the Auction House. No warranty is expressed, implied or provided, since these opinions can and do vary among individuals. No lots may be returned by bidders.
4a- All "Estimated Values" provided are based on retail prices on comparable items in our local market (Beverly Hills, CA).
5- All Sales Are Final, no returns will be accepted.
6- All sales are strictly in U.S. dollars. Anyone wishing to purchase lots in CA will also be charged sales tax of 8.75% All winning bidders pay postage and handling, shipping insurance and delivery confirmation fee.
7-Please call us to make a payment after the auction closes, otherwise there will be an additional 3.5% charge for late fees.
8- All payments are to be made in full as soon as the hammer falls. NO EXCEPTIONS. If we have not received payment within 48 hours of the auction, a 35% reselling fee will be charged.
9- Postage charges will be based on FEDEX and USPS rates, a handling fee of $1 per item and any costs for packing material (we are honest, and simply charge for boxes and packing material not for packing time and other ridiculous things of that sort). WE ALWAYS USE NEW PACKING MATERIAL & NEW BOXES TO MAKE SURE WE ARE SHIPPING ITEMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH USPS or FEDEX PROCEDURE, SO IN THE EVENT YOU HAVE TO MAKE A CLAIM FOR A DAMAGED ITEM-THE CLAIM WILL NOT BE DENIED. Items will be shipped and insured with delivery/signature confirmation at buyer's expense.
PLEASE NOTE: (I) WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, STOLEN OR DAMAGED ITEMS. **PLEASE READ "SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS"**
10- Bids on behalf of corporations must be personally guaranteed by one or more of it's officers. Any credit card payment made by a corporation is subject to a 4.25% charge. Each bidder is responsible for his/her bids, and cannot act for a third party.
11-The buyer is responsible for attorney, other judicial fees, and expenses involved in collection of outstanding invoices.
12- If you are the winning bidder, you must pay for the item, no exceptions. If you need immediate assistance please call our auction house at: 760-610-4175, if you wait until the auction is over to report a problem with a bid that resulted in a win, and do not pay, you will be charged a 35% reselling fee, subject to the 23% buyer's premium. NO EXCEPTIONS.
13- Please note: Bidding in this auction, whether in person or on the internet, constitutes full acceptance by the bidder of the foregoing terms of sale.
14- All items will be sent within 5-7 (BUSINESS) days of the auction.
15- All terms and conditions are strictly enforced, with no exceptions. We have a "you win, you buy" policy. Please be advised that there is a 23% BUYER'S premium.
16-By accepting these terms and conditions, and bidding in our auction, you automatically agree to our "NO CHARGEBACK" Policy. Which states-That all bidders agree to NEVER initiate a chargeback for any reason unless we have misrepresented an item, and in that case we ask you to please contact our auction house to give us an opportunity to right the situation prior to you doing a chargeback. 760-610-4175.
17 - All inspections and due diligence are the sole responsibility of the bidder/buyer. Our titles are based on the information provided to us by the seller, and GWS Auctions, Inc. in no way guarantees authenticity or concur with information provided to us.
17A - All purchases over $2500 (including buyer's premium) will require a wire transfer
17B - All international bidders must pay via wire transfer only.