IMPORTANCE OF TERMS Please take the time to read the following set of terms and conditions for the auction. By placing a bid, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to these terms and conditions.
BIDDER RESPONSIBILITIES Bidder is responsible for any and all activity, bids, and purchases involving Bidders account. Once a bid has been placed, it cannot be lowered or deleted. Bidder agrees to keep its username and password confidential.
CONDITIONS Gaynor’s Fine Consignments has endeavored to accurately describe the items being sold, but all property offered for sale is strictly "as - is" "where - is" with all faults. All sales are final and no refunds are given. The sales records and recordings shall be conclusive. It is the bidders responsibility to determine the exact condition/authenticity of each item. No statement in this catalogue or by representatives of Gaynor’s Fine Consignments shall be considered as a warranty or assumption of liability. Written and oral descriptions given by Gaynor’s Fine Consignments staff members are given as a courtesy to a client, are only an opinion, and should not be considered as a guarantee of age, composition, or authenticity. If an item comes with third party authentication or certification, any disputes must be taken up with the authenticator that issued the opinion. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear or imperfections. High resolution images are provided to assist a bidder in making an additional assessment of condition. By bidding, you signify that you have either closely examined the items, have chosen not to examine them, or have hired an independent agent to examine the item(s) for you. Condition reports are available via the online catalog or by contacting the Gaynor’s Fine Consignments office.
BUYERS PREMIUM There is a 15% buyers premium.
PAYMENT All items purchased must be paid for through the Auctionninja payment system (Stripe.com) unless other arrangements have been made prior to winning the auction. We also accept cash, checks and money orders, but please inform us if you wish to pay that way. Any wire transfer fees will be incurred by the buyer. Sales tax (6.25%) will be collected from all customers with addresses in the state of Massachusetts unless you provide us with a sales tax number (this must be provided to Auctionninja before you bid, the sales tax can’t be refunded after the close of an auction).
AUCTIONEER Scott Gaynor (Massachusetts Auctioneer #2962. The auctioneer always reserves the right to withdraw a lot for any reason he deems appropriate, including any lots that may have a reserve, or if there is a lack of bidding interest or lack of appropriate bids. Gaynor’s Fine Consignments shall have the right to withdraw any item at any time for any reason and to default any sale in the event of an error or dispute.
BIDDING All bidding is done via Auctionninja. We cannot place or alter a bid for you.
RESTRICTED MATERIALS Please note that lots containing ivory or any other plant or animal material may be subject to regulations imposed by the Endangered Species Act by the United States Fish and Wildlife Department as well as other restrictions under federal, state and/or local law. Some countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered plant or animal species and prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import these item(s) into another country. We also suggest that buyers in the United States check with their states wildlife protection agency for any restrictions on the purchase, possession or sale of ivory or any other animal material. Please note that bidders in New York and New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn. Items containing ivory can only be shipped to an address in the United States. Bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer will be solely responsible for obtaining any necessary license or permits applicable to the sale or transport of the item(s) including any export or import license and/or certificates as well as any other required documentation.
ESTIMATED WEIGHTS AND MEASUREMENTS Metal weight given for jewelry includes stones unless stated otherwise.
CLOCKS AND WATCHES No warrantee that any clock or watch is in working order is given. Virtually all clocks and watches have been repaired in the course of their lifetime and may include parts not original to them. There is no guarantee to works or movement. Unless otherwise stated, weight includes works.
STORAGE We have very limited storage space and storage is only available for auctions with a pick-up location of 200 Rte 137 S. Orleans. Unless prior arrangements are made, there is a $25 per lot per 7 calendar day storage fee that starts the day after the stated pick-up time.
ABANDONED PROPERTY Unless prior arrangements have been made, any lot(s) not picked up at the stated pickup time and location will be considered abandoned and no refunds given. Gaynor’s Fine Consignments is not obligated to notify the winning bidder of the abandoned lot(s).
SHIPPING & PICK UP If an item can be shipped, it will be identified as such in the auction description. We ship as many items as possible via our in house shipping center, however we don’t ship out large items. In that case, we offer complimentary drop off at Eastham Qwik Pack and Ship (508-240-1775). They have a great reputation and are very reasonably priced. Items that will need to be shipped out via Qwik Pack and Ship are identified as such in the items description.
All items are shipped insured. In the event that an item that we ship is damaged in transit, we will submit an insurance claim for you with the post office with the proceeds being sent from the United States Post Office directly to you. No refunds will come from Gaynor’s Fine Consignments.
Buyer is responsible for all VAT taxes, customs fees, or any other fees or taxes related to international or domestic purchases.
We do combine shipping whenever possible to save you money.