Order of lots will be decided by the auctioneers and maybe separated or arranged at their discretion to ensure a minimum lot value.
Entry fees & any other charges will be deducted before payment is made to the seller which will be on the Saturday after the sale. It is the sellers responsibility to visit the office or contact us on that day.
Any unsold lot, with or without reserve, must be dealt with (taken away or re-entered in the next available sale) on the Saturday following the sale or will be disposed of at the auctioneers discretion.
All items will be entered into the next available sale at the auctioneers discretion.
Any reserve agreed will be subject to 10% auctioneers discretion on the day of the sale.
The seller should ensure that all items offered for sale are free of any contract, hire-purchase or leasing agreement & are theirs to sell. Wye Valley Auctions will not accept any responsibility for any infringements.
Once entered for sale, withdrawal of items will be at the auctioneers discretion & will incur a charge of £2.00 per lot.
Wye Valley Auctions will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to any lot unless insurance is specifically requested by the seller.
The auctioneers reserve the right to dispose of any unsold, unsuitable, unsaleable or unclaimed lots in any way they see fit. Sellers may be charged for disposal of larger items.
Transport of items either to the saleroom for entry or return following unsuccessful sale, will be charged.
Items entered for sale shall be in a saleable condition. Any cleaning or repairs deemed necessary shall be charged for.
Any quantities of items must be sorted into lots by the seller. If the seller requires the auctioneers to sort items, a charge may be levied for this service.
Any “powered” items, either electric of other source, will only be accepted for auction on a "spares or repair, sold as seen & untested" basis.
Whilst the Proprietors of Wye Valley Auctions make every effort to ensure the accuracy of their catalogue & description of any lot, it is the Bidders’ responsibility to ensure they are content with the quality, content, condition & authenticity of any lots prior to bidding. Any statements made regarding any items, either in the catalogue or orally, must be deemed as being opinion only & do not imply any warranties or representations of fact by the Proprietors of Wye Valley Auctions.
The Auctioneer has absolute discretion to divide any lot, combine any two or more lots or to withdraw any lot or lots from sale, to refuse bids, regulate bidding, to cancel the sale without giving any notice or reason.
The Auctioneer will bid on behalf of absentee bidders (COMMISSION BIDS) up to the maximum indicated by the bidder.
Unless previously instructed by the Vendors, the Auctioneer may sell items without reserve if they see fit.
The highest bidder shall be the buyer, except in the case of a dispute. If a dispute arises, it shall be settled at the Auctioneers discretion or offered for resale.
The Auctioneer shall regulate bidding at his own discretion.
Bids will ONLY be accepted from registered buyers in possession of a bidding card. The auctioneer may refuse your bid if you do not have a numbered bidding card.
By placing a bid, each buyer acknowledges that he has satisfied himself fully by inspection of the goods offered prior to bidding.
Each lot shall remain the Vendors risk until the fall of the hammer, where risk is transferred to the Buyer; items to remain within the saleroom until paid for in full. NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Legal title will not pass until lots are paid for in full. Payment can be made ONLY by Cash.
Lots shall be paid for in full & removed from the saleroom at the Buyers risk & expense by 4pm on the day following the sale. The Proprietors shall not be held responsible for the security of any lots not removed & for any lots uncollected after 5 working days, the Buyer shall incur charges of £5 per lot per day for storage until removed.
Buyers premium at the rate of 17.5% will be added to the hammer price of all lots purchased.
Each lot shall attract a minimum starting bid of no less than £5.
If any person makes a successful bid & fails to pay for that item, then that person will be barred from future sales.