Norton's Art 拍卖公司条款
Norton's Art - Terms and Conditions of Sale
These Terms and Conditions of Sale are made by and between Norton's Art ("We") and Bidders ("Buyers" or "Purchaser"). We reserve the right to make changes to the Terms and Conditions of Sale at any time. By participating in any sale, you acknowledge to be bound by these terms and conditions.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL! By Bidding, buyer acknowledges and agrees the policy of "absolutely no returns" on any sold and paid purchased lot(s). Norton's Art offers all property for sale at auction "as is", with no guarantees or warranties, meaning that the property is sold with all existing faults and imperfections. Buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, authenticity, age, condition, provenance, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality.
It's bidder's responsibility as a prospective buyer to inquire as to the condition of a specific lot before bidding. Upon request, condition report can normally be made available within two business days. Any condition information made available is done so as a courtesy. It is only an opinion and refers to the physical condition and should not be considered to be a statement of fact. Norton's Art accepts no responsibility for any error or omission.
Norton's Art reserves the right to withdraw any property at any time before the actual sale. We reserve the right to reject a bid from any bidder prior or during the sale.
Some lots offered may be subject to a reserve price which is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Norton's Art. Norton's Art will act on such reserves by bidding for the consignor. Reserve price may allow exceed the high estimate and if bidding ends before the reserve is reached, the property will not be sold.
The highest bidder deemed to have purchased the offered lot in accordance with all of the terms and conditions and will pay the purchase price in full plus a buyer's premium and any applicable taxes. A buyer's premium of 23% is added to the sold price of each individual lot purchased as part of the total purchase price.
All purchases (including buyer's premium) will be subject to a New York State Local sales tax to buyer whose account is registered as a New York State resident unless a valid tax exempt certificate is provided.
Payment is due no later than Five (5) business days from the end of the auction. Accepted forms of payment are PayPal, major credit (Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover), bank wire transfer. We also take money order, cashier's or personal check, (Note, we don't take personal check from international bidder). Purchased items paid by personal check may be removed from premises once the check has cleared the bank. If the buyer's invoice is not paid in full within 5 days after the auction, Buyer acknowledges and agrees that the sale is final and Norton's Art has the right and will charge the buyer's credit card of record on file for the total invoice amount.
We offer in house packing and shipping services, domestic & international, at the buyer's expense. Estimated shipping costs are given within the description of the lot. The final shipping cost will be calculated after sale to include a full insurance coverage if under the insurance allowed limitation. Buyers can use outside packer and shipper of their own choosing. No property purchased will be released until payment is made in full on the item(s) and has cleared the bank (it may take days for bank to complete the process checks). Normally the item will be shipped within 5 working days after payment is cleared.
Please note: All items will be shipped via UPS/USPS/LOCAL CARRIERS. We will provide buyers with tracking information and purchased insurance details, if any, after the item(s) is shipped out. Buyers agrees, whether or not you use our shipping service, that it is the buyer's responsibility to contact the shippers directly for any shipping issue and insurance, including reimbursement for damage or loss. Buyers will not hold Norton's Art liable for any damage or loss after merchandise has been released from our possession.
International Bidders: You are responsible for meeting all customs/import-export regulations. You are the sender of the item. Norton's Art just assists in packing and shipping items according to your request but cannot be held liable for international laws affecting the delivery of your items. Please be aware that if you purchase low insurance coverage or claim lower value that it is your risk w/o corresponding insured full coverage if any damage or loss during the delivery.
All lots must be removed from our premises at the buyer's expense, no later than ten (10) days post sale when buyer use 3rd party for shipping. Purchaser will incur a $5 per day fee per lot until the sold property is removed. In addition, we reserve the right to transfer non-removed property to a storage facility at the Purchaser's risk and expense.
Unless specify in the description, all display wood-stands are not included with the sold items.
Premium is 23% of the successful hammer price
We accept the following forms of payment. PayPal, Major Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express), Wire Transfer, Cash, Personal or Cashier's Check and Money Order.
We provide in house packing and shipping service at buyer's expense as a courtesy to our clients. The estimated shipping quote is listed in description and the actual shipping quote will be calculated after sale to include insurance. In a few exceptions that the insurance is not available to be purchased in full then we will inform buyer in advance. Buyer (You) need to inform us if you wish to use your own shipper so we will send you an adjusted invoice with the released form. Note: Responsibility and all liability of items as well as safe delivery is assumed by carrier, shipper, and packing company upon acceptance of merchandise. Buyer will not hold Norton's Art liable for any damage or loss after merchandise has been released from our possession.
New York State Local Sale Tax will be applied to New York State Resident