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ONLINE ONLY AUCTION - VIEWING FOR SPECIFIC ITEMS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT
Accepted cards for registration
Accepted cards for payment
UK Small packet(single small item eg: ring) £13.99+VAT
UK Standard Size(inc multiple lots) £16.99+VAT (per parcel)
UK Oversize Parcels (for large items eg; dinner service, guitars) £29.99+VAT (per parcel)
UK Jersey & Guernsey £29.99+VAT
Republic Of Ireland £34.99+VAT (per parcel)
Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands £34.99+VAT (per parcel)
Denmark, France, Germany & Monaco £39.99+VAT (per parcel)
Corsica £49.99 +VAT (per parcel)
Italy £35.99 +VAT (per parcel)
Spain £39.99+VAT (per parcel)
Greece & Portugal £49.99+VAT (per parcel
Bulgaria, Canary Islands, Gibraltar = £49.99+VAT (per parcel)
USA & Canada
Age Verification Service (UK)
Certain items (knives, weapons, alcohol etc) require age verification at the point of delivery in the form of photo ID (a legal requirement). This is a legal requirement and an additional surcharge of £9.99+VAT is charged.
Entertainment Memorabilia Auction Small Packets
Please contact us for a specific quote. All postage dependant upon specific location.
UK FURNITURE DELIVERY
Southern England - from £70+VAT
Midlands & Surrounding - from £90+VAT
Northern England & Scotland from £150+VAT
Conditions of Sale
In these Conditions:
(b) ‘Hammer price’ means the level of bidding reached (at or above any reserve) when the auctioneer brings down the hammer;
(c) ‘Terms of Consignment’ means the stipulated terms and rates of commission on which East Bristol Auctions Ltd accepts instructions from sellers or their agents;
(d) ‘Total amount due’ means the hammer price in respect of the lot sold together with any premium. Value Added Tax chargeable and any additional charges payable by a defaulting buyer under these Conditions;
(e) ‘sale proceeds’ means the net amount due to the seller, being the hammer price for the lot sold less commission at the stated rate, Value Added Tax chargeable and any other amounts due to us by the seller in whatever capacity and however arising;
(f) ‘You’, ‘Your’ etc refers to the buyer as identified in condition 2;
(g) The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate.
Information for buyers
2. Bidding Procedures and the Buyer
(c) Bidders shall be deemed to act as principals.
Bidding increments shall be at the auctioneer's sole discretion.
4. The Purchase Price
The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 18.5% + VAT on the premium at the rate imposed by law.
5. Value Added Tax
We accept payment via the telephone and also provide a secure payment portal through our website for your own security. Bidders leaving successful commission bids with us via telephone or email should be aware that payment will be made via this service. Online bidders, whether live or by automated online commission can pay via these services also. We do not accept Credit Card payments over £200 in any instance, we also no longer accept Cheques as a form of payment. Full payment terms can be found on your invoice.
(1) Immediately a Lot is sold you will:
(a) Give to us, if requested, proof of identity, and
(b) Pay to us the total amount due in case or in such other way as is agreed by us.
7. Title and Collection of Purchase
Ample opportunity is given for inspection. Each purchaser, by making a bid for a lot, is deemed to have knowledge of all the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied themselves as to the physical condition and accuracy of the description of the lot, including, but not restricted to, whether the lot is damaged, or has been repaired. No refund shall be granted on any lot for matters arising to condition.
Collection of won lots from our saleroom must take place within 5 workings days of the sale date unless there has been strict and written prior agreement. Please note that we do not have the capacity to store items for customers for more than this period of time without prior agreement. Uncollected items will be subject to storage charges of £5 per lot per day after the 5th working day. By agreeing to bid with us you agree to these terms and we reserve the right to charge for storage at our discretion by use of credit / debit card held on file, or upon collection by customer, or by telephone so as to release to carriers. If storage fees amount in value to more than the value of the lots purchase price and/or the low estimate, we the auctioneer take ownership of the lot(s) to recover the storage fees.
(3) No purchase can be claimed or removed until it has been paid for.
8. Remedies for Non-Payment or Failure To Collect Purchase
(a) To proceed against you for damages for breach of contract;
(b) To rescind the sale of that Lot and/or any other Lots sold by us to you;
(d) To remove, store and insure the Lot at your expense and, in the case of storage, either at our premises or elsewhere, at the cost of £5 per lot per day;
(e) To deduct this cost from any registered credit or debit card submitted for registration at time of bidding
(f) To retain that or any other Lot sold to you until you pay the total amount due;
9. Third Party Liability
10. Commission Bids
Whilst prospective buyers are strongly advised to attend the auction personally or via an online bidding platform and are always responsible for any decision to bid for a particular Lot and shall be assumed to have carefully inspected and satisfied themselves as to its condition, we will if so instructed clearly and in writing execute bids on their behalf. Neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall be responsible for any neglect or default in so doing or failing to do so. Where two or more commission bids at the same level are recorded we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to prefer the first bid so made.
11. Warranty of Title And Availability
(1) Whilst we seek to describe lots accurately, it may be impractical for us to carry out exhaustive due diligence on each lot. Prospective buyers are given ample opportunities to view, inspect and ask for written condition reports before any sale and they (and any independent experts on their behalf) must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of any description applied to the lot. Prospective buyers also bid on the understanding that, inevitably, representations or statements by us as to authorship, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance, condition, size or estimated selling price involve matters of opinion. Neither we the auctioneer nor our employees or agents nor the seller accept liability for the correctness of such opinions and all conditions and warranties, whether relating to description, condition or quality of lots, express, implied or statutory, and hereby excluded. All lots remain sold completely 'as is' - irrespective of any description, and no refund shall be issued on any lot where matters arising to condition are raised.
(3) Electrical items - any and all electrical items (including, but not limited to, lamps, toys, furniture etc) are sold as decorative 'antique' or 'curio' objects ONLY and must only be used after a qualified electrician / professional has inspected the item for safety. East Bristol Auctions and its agents are not liable for any injury, damage or loss relating to use of any electrical item. No guarantees, warranties or similar are implied nor given.
(4) Measurements and Sizes - any measurements or stated sizes should be assumed as 'approximate' where given, and buyers are specifically requested to check sizes match their expectations prior to bidding.
14. Online Bidding
East Bristol Auctions Ltd. offer catalogues across multiple online bidding websites. Each of these websites levies a different charge for this service and any prospective bidders are asked to satisfy themselves as to those charges on each specific website.
In completing the bidder registration on www.the-saleroom.com and providing your card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with East Bristol Auctions Ltd. you:
1. authorise East Bristol Auctions Ltd., if they so wish, to charge the card given in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via the-saleroom.com or other website, and
2. confirm that you are authorised to provide these card details to East Bristol Auctions Ltd. through www.the-saleroom.com (or other website) and agree that East Bristol Auctions Ltd. are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale.
15. Anti-Money Laundering
Buyers registering to bid via Saleroom.com and East Bristol Auctions own website will register to bid initially by entering an email address ( subject to validating) a current address of residence along with a valid debit or credit card that details will be matched against each other to verify your identity and to protect us from theft and fraud, complying with AML laws. Successful bidders of items over £10000 using internet bidding will be sent an email after purchase asking for these, which includes details on what kind of documents we can accept. Please note, in some instances, if we are unable to verify your identity as a bidder on items of a value over £10000, we will possibly not be able to process your bid and it may be cancelled as a result. Once your identity has been verified, we will inform you via email.
Buyers submitting telephone bidding requests and commission bids prior to the auction will also be subject to the above requirements and document requests prior to bidding thus satisfying both East Bristol Auctions and the current regulations for the Money Laundering Act .
Coronavirus: Due to the current Coronavirus / COVID19 situation this auction will be ONLINE ONLY. There will be no in-person bidding allowed. We are offering online bidding via our website (www.eastbristol.co.uk) for 3%(+VAT) or bidding through the-saleroom.com for 4.95%(+VAT), as usual. We can also accept bids via email, telephone or post at no additional cost. Our staff are on hand to answer condition reports by email or telephone, and extra pictures are available by request.
Our saleroom is closed to in-person bidders and members of the public can not be admitted. We are using a 'click and collect' type system in our carpark, and collections can be arranged strictly by appointment or courier only, after payment has been received. In all respects we urge people to use our postage & packing service (fully operational), or our furniture courier service (fully operational).
Viewing; From 2nd December 2020 we are able to offer in-person viewing slots for specific lots and certain sales. This must be booked in advance, and we require a list of the items you wish to view beforehand - these will then be brought outside to our Safe Viewing Area ready for your visit. Our saleroom is closed and you will not be able to simply 'browse'. Slots are limited, and not all items are available for viewing in all sales. Items can also be viewed via live video call with one of our experts. In all instances please contact us to arrange.
By signing up to bid - you are agreeing to the standard terms of sale as outlined, and are politely reminded that no guarantees of condition are given and all items remain sold 'as is' irrespective of any description, and no warranties or guarantees are offered on any item, in any sale. Ample opportunity to obtain condition reports, and to view items (both in-person and virtually), has been given.
Buyers Premium 18% (+VAT)
Lots purchased online with the-saleroom.com will attract an additional charge for this service in the sum of 4.95% of the hammer price plus VAT at the rate imposed.
We accept all major debit and credit cards (£200 limit if paying by Credit Card), cash or bank transfer. Unless paying in person, we request that all transactions over £500 are paid via bank transfer only. Online bidders, whether live or by automated online commission, must have a registered card on The-Saleroom.com payment portal. If no contact has been made within 7 days, payment AND postage will be automatically taken from the registered card.
ITEMS MUST BE COLLECTED / POSTAGE ARRANGED WITHIN 7 WORKING DAYS OF THE SALE OR STORAGE FEES WILL BE CHARGED AT THE RATE OF £5 (SMALL ITEM) OR £10 (FURNITURE) PER LOT, PER DAY.
Ample opportunity is given for inspection. Each purchaser, by making a bid for a lot, is deemed to have knowledge of all the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied themselves as to the physical condition and accuracy of the description of the lot, including, but not restricted to, whether the lot is damaged or has been repaired. We offer packing and shipping quotes for all items worldwide, visit eastbristol.co.uk for details and pricing. For a specific overseas quote, please contact us.
VAT: (*) indicates that VAT is payable by the purchaser at the standard rate on the hammer price as well as being an element in the buyer`s premium.
CONDITION REPORTS : (**) Detailed condition reports for all lots are available upon direct request to the Saleroom
Delivery, Postage and Packing available worldwide on all items. See www.eastbristol.co.uk for details