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Terms & Conditions of Sale

Registration
By registering to participate and bid in this Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. auction, Buyer agrees to the Terms and Conditions of Sale as follows:  
Refunds

All Sales are Final. No refunds are given under any circumstances.

Warranties and 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.  Disputes on items must be filed within three (3) days of an item’s receipt, or twenty-five (25) days of auction completion, whichever is sooner. Disputes will not be investigated beyond these timeframes and transactions will be considered complete.

Bid Discrepancies

In case of any discrepancy, from any source, the auctioneer’s record is the official record of the sale. In case of any tie bids, the auctioneer’s ruling is final. Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. will have sole and absolute discretion to determine who the successful bidder is and/or may withdraw the Lot or reoffer the Lot for sale, in the event of a dispute.

Shipping

Shipping arrangements are the sole the responsibility of the buyer. Ahlers & Ogletree does not offer shipping services.  A link to this Company’s list of preferred shipping vendors and services will be provided upon receipt of invoice. We encourage all bidders to receive quotes on shipment before bidding as A&O will be unable to remove winning bids due to shipping charges.

Payment and Pick-Up 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 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 plus transportation costs associated with the removal and relocation of the items. 
Merchandise left for more than 20 business days after the close of the auction will be considered abandoned.
 
 
 
 
Failure to Pay: 
 
Should Buyer fail to pay the balance of their invoice within 10 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.
Payment Methods
Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. accepts checks, Wells Fargo direct wire transfers, and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover for all purchases. Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. reserves the right to demand payment of wire transfer for jewelry for all NEW and/or INTERNATIONAL buyers. 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. To access the online payment feature, visit www.aandoauctions.com/how-to-bid/pay-online 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 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.
Buyer's Premium

Buyer agrees to pay Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. a buyer’s premium based on winning bid amounts as follows:

-In-Person, Phone, House-Absentee or HiBid Winning Bids: 21% of any winning bid (18% for cash or check payments).

-LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com, and BidSquare.com Winning Bids: 24% of any winning bid, regardless of payment method.

-Real Estate Winning Bids: 10% of the hammer price, regardless of payment method.

Damages

Buyer assumes full responsibility for any and all items when the hammer falls.  Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage to property left on its premises after the date of sale.

Estimates

Auction price estimates are given on each lot. Estimates should not be relied on as a prediction of the actual selling price or the actual value of any lot.

Lot Withdrawals

Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. reserves the right to withdraw any lot at any time from the auction for any reason.

Sales Tax

All purchases are subject to 8.9% Georgia sales tax unless Buyer has a valid tax exempt certificate on file with Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. Real estate taxes are subject to standard prorations found in the Purchase Agreement.

Modifications

Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc. reserves the right to modify, add, or remove any section of these terms and conditions of sale at any time, with or without notice.

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