CONDITIONS OF SALE
1. The highest approved bidder to be the purchaser, and if any dispute arise between two or more bidders, the lot in dispute shall at the option of the auctioneer, be immediately put up again and re-sold. The auctioneer reserves to himself the right to refuse the bidding of any person and to offer these conditions at the time of sale.
2. The auctioneer reserves the right to bid on behalf of the vendor and no person shall advance less than such as is named by the auctioneer at each bidding or retract a bid.
3. The lots are at the risk of the purchasers at the fall of the hammer, and must be paid for and cleared at the purchaser’s expense by 12 noon on the Monday following the sale or as announced at the time of the sale. Under no circumstances may any lot be cleared until it has been paid for by the purchaser and checked to him by a porter employed by the auctioneers.
4. The lots shall be sold "as they lie" and cleared with all faults, including woodworm infestation, imperfections and errors of description in the catalogue, or as they may be divided or conjoined and shown at the sale and without any warranty whatsoever; the buyers being held to have satisfied themselves as to the condition, quality and description of the lots before bidding, as no allowance whatever will be made for errors in description or quality.
Lack of notation does not imply the item is undamaged
Condition reports and digital images are given solely to assist prospective buyers in deciding whether a particular lot is of sufficient interest to warrant its inspection, either in person or through an agent. Neither Davey and Davey or any of its employees can act as such an agent. Digital images of pictures and objects may not reproduce the true colours and tones of the originals.
5. Goods can be paid for by the following methods: cheque (when supported by Guarantee Card), cash, Bankers Draft, Building Society cheque, electronic transfer. If in any doubt contact us prior to sale.
6. In as much as the auctioneer acts only as an agent, neither he personally nor his firm shall be considered responsible for any default on the part of either the purchaser or vendor.
7. Any damage done to the premises by the removal of any lot or lots must be made good at the expense of the purchaser of such lot or lots immediately after the sale, the principles being held responsible for the acts of their servants. The purchasers shall be responsible for taking down mirrors, blinds, curtains, disconnecting etc., and fitted appliances, gas, electric or otherwise and taking up floor coverings
8. On failure to comply with the above conditions the amount deposited shall be forfeited; the lots uncleared within the time aforementioned shall be re-sold by public or private sale, without any intimation to the defaulter or defaulters, and the deficiency (if any) by such second sale, together with the expenses attendant thereon, shall be made good by the defaulter or defaulters at this present sale and be recoverable as and for liquidated damages, but any surplus that may arise there from shall belong solely to the vendor. The auctioneers or vendor shall have full right to enforce any contract made at this sale and to sue for the full price of the goods, and the foregoing provisions as to re-sale shall be entirely without prejudice to such right.
9. If any dispute shall arise, the decision of the auctioneer shall be final and binding upon all parties
10. The auctioneers are not responsible for any loss occasioned by fire, theft or accident.
11. If any lot, by the transposition of lot numbers or error be sold out of its proper order as printed in the catalogue, such sale shall be void and the lot will be re-offered in its correct sequence.
12. In compliance with the Auctions (Bidding Agreements Act) 1972 no lot or lots will be transferred under any circumstances.
Messrs. Davey & Davey disclaim all responsibility and/or liability as "supplier" as defined in the above acts.