Absentee Bid Information
absentee bids for the Saturday, September 26, 2015 auction must be
later than 6 pm EST on Friday, September 25, 2015.
send an email to AmericanaAuctions@yahoo.com
including the lot number(s) you wish to bid on, a short description and
maximum amount of your bid plus the 10% buyer’s premium.
include your name, address and phone number where we can
reach you. After we receive your email you will receive a phone
one of our staff to confirm your bid and to obtain payment information.
YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM US WITHIN 24 HOURS, PLEASE CALL TO
CONFIRM RECEIPT OF YOUR BID and feel free to call us with your
DO NOT attempt to fax a bid. We no longer accept faxed bids.
absentee bids will be accepted in amounts less than $50.00
without prior consent of the auction firm.
two or more absentee bids exist for any one item, the minimum the item
sell for must be no less than the amount of the lowest absentee bid
additional bid increment.
will be the responsibility of the absentee bidder to obtain a condition
for any and all lots on which the absentee bidder intends to place an
bid. By placing an absentee bid, a person or organization placing the
bids(s) agrees that he/she or organization is satisfied that the
the item, on which the bid is placed, is satisfactory and meets the
requirements of the bidder. Further, the absentee bidder agrees that
absentee bid placed on any item signifies that the bidder holds the
firm free of any subsequent claim regarding the condition of the
Additionally, the absentee bidder acknowledges that he/she or the
leaving the bid(s) has the right to examine the item in person prior to
auction or may have a representative examine the item on their behalf
received from the auction floor in live bidding on the day of the
take precedence over identical absentee bids.
bids must include a 10% buyers premium.
absentee bids must include a phone number or other method for immediate
placing an absentee bid, a person or organization placing the absentee
agrees to abide by the "Terms of Sale" and absentee bidding
procedures outlined herein.
& Conditions of Sales
All purchasers are required to register for a bidder number and to
name, address & proper verification.
to or withdrawal from sale: The
reserves the right to withdraw from sale any of the items listed, or to
this auction items not listed. The auctioneer further reserves the
group one or more lots into one or more selling lots, or to divide any
into two or more selling lots. Whenever the best interest of the seller
served, the auctioneer reserves the right to sell all of the items
between bidders: If any
dispute arises between two
or more bidders, the auctioneer will settle said dispute or may
the disputed lot up for resale to the highest bidder. The decision of
auctioneer shall be final and absolute.
auctioneer reserves the right to reject any and all
bids. On lots upon which there is a reserve, the auctioneer shall have
right to bid on behalf of the seller.
of items sold: The
auctioneer shall not be
responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness of,
defect in any lot, and makes no warranty in the connection therewith.
allowance will be made or sale set aside on account of any
in cataloging, or any imperfection not noted. No deduction will be
damaged articles as all goods being exposed for public exhibition are
"as is" and without recourse.
of payment: All bills
must be paid in full
before the end of the auction day and prior to shipment to absentee
of payment: All bills
must be paid to
representatives of the auctioneer at the auction unless otherwise
The full purchase price on all lots sold to the same buyer must be paid
the time fixed and before removal of any of the items.
with terms of sale: In
default of payment of bills in
full within the time herein specified, the auctioneer, in addition to
remedies allowed by law, may retain all moneys received, as deposit or
otherwise, as liquidated damages. Lots not paid for and removed within
specified herein may be resold at public or private sale without
notice, and deficiency, together with all expenses and charges of
be charged to the defaulting purchaser.
terms and conditions: Any
additional terms or conditions
of sale, added by auctioneer, shall be announced prior to auction.
shall be at the expense, liability, and risk of the
purchaser. Purchases will be delivered only on presentation of paid
Auctioneer shall not be responsible for goods not removed with-in the
specified, and shall have the option of removing and storing at the
risk of the purchaser any article purchased, but not paid for and
within the specified time.
Auctioneer shall not, in any event,
be liable for non-delivery or for any other matter or thing, to any
of any lot, other than for the return to the purchaser of the deposit
paid on said lot, should the purchaser be entitled to it.
Claims: No claims
will be allowed after goods are removed from
and property risk: Persons
exhibition, sale or removal of goods assume all risks of damage of or
person and property and specifically release the auctioneer from
therefore. Neither the auctioneer nor his principal shall be liable by
any defect in or condition of the premises on which the sale is held.
record of sale kept by the auctioneer and bookkeeper
will be taken as final in the event of any dispute.
auctioneer is acting as agent only and is not responsible
for acts of its principals.
Policy: Based on
Michigan law, it is our policy that:
will be sold to
individuals who are not 18 years of age and a resident of Michigan,
Ohio (except Columbus) or Wisconsin.
will be sold to anyone
not in attendance or personally picking up the gun following successful
at the auction.
will be sold to anyone
who cannot or will not certify that he/she is not subject to
on criminal history, mental health history, or other disqualifying
firearms will be sent or
transported over state lines by any Americana Auctions personnel or
otherwise agreed to, all shipping, handling and
insurance charges will be the sole responsibility of the successful
successful absentee bidder must make full payment for the item prior to
shipment of the item to the buyer.