Please read the following "Terms of Sale" carefully. These terms are applicable to all bidders in this auction, collectors and dealers alike. Please do not bid in this auction if you do not agree to all of the terms listed below. Your submission of bids in this auction constitutes your acceptance of these "Terms of Sale." 

 


1. All items in this auction have been legally acquired, are legal to sell, and guaranteed to be as described or your money back. No sale is ever final if you're not happy.

2. All sales are final. Merchandise becomes the bidder's property when the hammer falls and the auctioneer calls the bidder's number. This is an auction sale, not an approval sale. By bidding in this auction, the bidder personally guarantees payment. The auctioneer has final discretion in all matters. In case of dispute, the lot(s) in question may be resold. Lots will be sold in their numerical sequence unless the auctioneer directs otherwise.

3. While Oglethorpe Auctions has endeavored to catalogue and describe the property correctly, all property is sold "as is," and neither Oglethorpe Auctions nor its consignor will be responsible for the description, genuineness, provenance, or condition of the property. No statement contained in the catalogue or made orally at the sale or elsewhere shall be deemed to be such a warranty or representation or an assumption of liability. Purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the condition, quality and description before bidding.

4. Oglethorpe Auctions reserves the right to withdraw any item at any time before the sale.

5. HIGH and LOW ESTIMATES are provided for each lot for reference only. 

6. TERMS: Cash, Visa, or MasterCard are preferred. Checks are accepted; however, unless previously approved and authorized by Oglethorpe Auctions, the merchandise will be released only upon notification by the bank that the check has cleared. Should the check fail to clear and is returned, the buyer agrees that within 5 business day to pay a $100 return check fee and to redeem the check with cash, Visa, or MasterCard.

7. BUYER'S PREMIUM: A 25% Buyer's Premium will be added to the final price of each lot purchased through Oglethorpe Auctions, LLC and will be paid by all bidders without exception.

8. GA SALES TAX: Appropriate Georgia Sales Tax will be added to all invoices, unless a valid GA sales tax certificate is on file with OA prior to the auction. Items shipped outside of GA (United States or international) are also sales tax exempt. 

9. Items purchased must be picked-up or otherwise removed within 7 days following the sale. Items not removed within 7 days following the sale will incur a $10 per day storage fee which must be paid prior to removal of merchandise.

10. RETURN POLICY: No lots may be returned without prior written consent. 
If our description of the item is not as described, we will accept return of the item; however, WE MUST HAVE NOTIFICATION OF RETURN WITHIN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS FROM RECEIPT OF ITEM BY BIDDER, as shown by FedEx, UPS or USPS tracking data, and the item must be received by us within ten days. A letter from a recognized expert in the field pertaining to the item in dispute must be presented for refund. Late remittance constitutes just cause for revocation of all return privileges. Return shipping is at the bidder's expense. In no event may any lot(s) be returned after twenty (20) days from the date of the auction. ALL SALES ARE FINAL! 

11. SHIPPING Oglethorpe Auctions does not ship! Please contact your favorite shipper, or select from one listed below. Oglethorpe Auctions will be happy to assist buyers, at the buyer's expense, with arranging for the delivery or shipping of purchases. Shipper must be paid separately. No lot will be released for shipping until payment is made in full Details of shipping arrangements shall not hinder or delay your payment to Oglethorpe Auctions, LLC. Items must be removed with-in 7 days of close of auction. Items not timely removed within 7 days will be charged a $10 per day storage fee which must be prior to later removing item.

12. ESTIMATES for each lot are given only as a guide to help gauge your bidding. Lots may sell for a price greater than or less than these estimates. 

13. STARTING PRICES may or may not be the actual price at which any item will sell. At the discretion of the auctioneer, starting prices may be lowered to encourage bidding, but this is up to the auctioneer.

14. The auctioneer may open the bidding on any lot by placing a bid on behalf of the seller. The auctioneer may accept or decline any bid, or challenge to any bid, as he in his sole discretion shall determine. 

15. ALL BIDDERS must register in order to bid. 

16. If the auction invoice is not paid for in full when due per invoice terms, including any applicable credit card processing fees, the unpaid balance will bear interest at the highest rate permitted by law until paid in full. If the matter is referred to an attorney for collection, bidder agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees, court costs and other collection cost incurred by Oglethorpe Auctions to collect past due invoices and that the services of process by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, shall be sufficient to confer "in personam" jurisdiction over bidder. 

17. Buyer agrees that any claim of controversy arising out of, or relating to the formation, interpretation of performance of these terms and underlying transactions or the breach thereof, is subject to arbitration or judicial proceedings and shall take place within the County of Glynn subject to the laws of the State of Georgia. 

18. BIDDING will be conducted ONLINE / LIVE as the auction progresses. Bidders may place their bids LIVE, via PHONE or by leaving ABSENTEE BIDS. Please keep in mind that Phone Bids will be accepted on a limited basis and must be arranged in advance.

19. QUESTIONS? Feel free to email us at OglethorpeAuctions@gmail.com with questions prior to bidding or feel free to call us at 912-634-1999. Please be sure to ask all questions at least 1 hour prior to auction start time, as we will not be able to take calls or answer emails sent to us during the auction.

Shippers:
Pak-Mail of St. Simons
912-638-8004
info@StSimonsPakMail.com

UPS Store #2572
620 Sea Island Rd.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912-638-6651

Good luck!


Shipping Terms

Oglethorpe Auctions does not ship! Please contact your favorite shipper, or select from one listed below. Oglethorpe Auctions will be happy to assist buyers, at the buyer's expense, with arranging for the delivery or shipping of purchases. Shipper must be paid separately. No lot will be released for shipping until payment is made in full Details of shipping arrangements shall not hinder or delay your payment to Oglethorpe Auctions, LLC. Items must be removed with-in 7 days of close of auction. Items not timely removed within 7 days will be charged a $10 per day storage fee which must be prior to later removing item.

Shippers:
Pak-Mail of St. Simons
912-638-8004
info@StSimonsPakMail.com

UPS Store #2572
620 Sea Island Rd.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912-638-6651