TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE
Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. reserves the right to refuse individual admission and participation in our auctions, to reject bids at any time, and to withdraw any lot at any time from auction. The terms of this agreement may be modiﬁed without notice.
Auctions may be recorded for both audio and video for security and quality assurance.
By registering to participate and bid in this Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. auction, Buyer agrees to the Terms and Conditions of Sale as follows: Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. reserves the right to request a copy of a valid driver’s license and credit card to keep on ﬁle and is hereby authorized to process up to 20% of the low estimate on all lots requested for phone and/or absentee bidding. Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. also reserves the right to process payments using this credit card if the Buyer fails to pay invoice in full within 10 business days of invoice being sent.
Warranties & Representations
All property is sold AS IS, WHERE-IS, and without recourse. Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc., for itself and as agent for the seller, makes no warranties or representations of any kind with respect to any Lot., Buyer agrees that in no event shall Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. be held responsible or liable for the correctness, description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, value, or condition of any Lot. Nothing said or done by Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. shall be deemed a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability by Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc.
Auctioneer accepts bids in real time from all valid bidders, and the Auctioneer has sole discretion to decide winner at the end of bidding. Auctioneer reserves the right to bid up to a private and predetermined Reserve on behalf of the Seller –Reserve will not surpass the low estimate for the Lot.
Condition reports state our professional opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. As such, Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery is not responsible for any omissions or errors to these condition reports. The absence of any reference to the condition of a lot does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or free of imperfections.
Buyer agrees to pay Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. a buyer’s premium based on winning bid amounts as follows:
– Winning bids placed directly with the house via in-person bidding, phone and/or absentee: 24% of any winning bid (21% for cash or check payments).
– Winning bids placed on Live Auctioneers, Bidsquare, and Invaluable: 25% of any winning bid, regardless of payment method.
All purchases are subject to the sales tax rate as stipulated by their city and/or state unless a valid tax-exempt certiﬁcate is supplied to Auctioneer. If the sales tax nexus has been met by Auctioneer in Buyer’s state, Buyer’s local sales tax will be assessed on their purchase.
Payment & Pickup Policy
ALL SALES ARE FINAL and Non-Negotiable. Invoices will be emailed within three (3) business days following the auction. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to remit payment and remove their merchandise per the terms of this agreement.
ALL BUYERS: Full payment of invoice and removal of goods is required within 10 business days of ﬁrst invoice being sent.
Failure to remove purchased merchandise within the stated pick-up time frame will result in ongoing storage fees of $10.00 per lot, per day.
Merchandise left for more than 20 business days after auction day will be considered abandoned and ownership will transfer to the Auctioneer.
By placing a bid, bidder has agreed to full responsibility, risk, and liability of Lot, and to remit full payment including hammer price, applicable sales tax, and respective buyer’s premium in the event the buyer is acknowledged as highest bidder by the auctioneer. ALL BIDS ARE CONSIDERED LEGALLY BINDING AND NON-NEGOTIABLE. Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. accepts cash, checks, Wells Fargo direct wire transfers, and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover for most purchases – Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. reserves the right to demand payment via wire transfer or cash for all new and/or international buyers, and for the purchase of any jewelry, watches, or precious metals.
Please note a ﬂat $15 fee for domestic wire transfers and a ﬂat $16 fee for international wire transfers.
Credit card payments can be made at www.AandOauctions.com or in person – credit card payments cannot be processed via phone. To access the online payment feature, visit https://www.aandoauctions.com/auction-buyers/how-to-pay-winning-bid/pay-auction-invoice/ and have a copy of your invoice for reference. Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. will not release item(s) for shipment until payment has been cleared through their respective ﬁnancial institutions. Note there is a $30.00 fee for all returned checks.
Failure To Pay
Should Buyer fail to pay the balance of their invoice within 10 business days of invoice being sent, or otherwise comply with these Terms and Conditions, Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. shall be entitled to one or more the following remedies:
(1) to recover from Buyer all monetary loss arising from the resale of the Lot (including all costs of any resale or attempted resale);
(2) to retain any deposit or partial payment paid by Buyer;
(3) to recover from Buyer all of its costs and expenses of collection including attorney’s fees of ﬁfteen percent (15%) of the outstanding balance, interest on the outstanding balance of up to 3%per month, and other related costs;
(4) all other relief and remedies allowed by law. Georgia law applies and jurisdiction and venue over all disputes involving these Terms and Conditions shall be in Fulton County, Georgia.
NOTE: It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that the Auctioneer is provided with correct email address for invoice delivery.
To access all shipping details, visit: https://www.aandoauctions.com/auction-buyers/learn-how-to-ship-winning-auction-item/
**Please note: Written authorization from the client is REQUIRED in order to release goods to a third party.
PLEASE EMAIL YOUR SHIPPER RELEASE FORM TO: shipping@AandOauctions.com
Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. assumes no liability for damage to sold property beyond the pick-up time frames provided in this Agreement.