TERMS & CONDITIONS:
Bidding Notice: All packages will be shipped by USPS, UPS, or Fed-Ex Ground within two weeks after payment has been received. If you wish items shipped a certain way, you must notify us before making payment. Shipping charges at cost we do not mark up shipping.
The lots listed in this catalog will be offered by Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., as owner or as agent for consignor(s) subject to the following terms and conditions. By bidding at auction, you agree to be bound by these Conditions of Sale.
HAMMER PRICE / BUYER'S PREMIUM
In addition to the hammer price, the buyer agrees to pay Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., a buyer's premium, and the applicable sales tax added to the final total. Buyer's Premium of 10% (of hammer price) when paying by cash, check or wire transfer ($20) or 14% when paying by credit card. Our terms supersede credit card terms. No chargebacks. Invoices over $3,000 USD must be paid via Wire Transfer, Personal Check, or Cashier's Check.
Buyers outside the United States must submit payment via wire transfer. Credit cards are not an accepted form of payment for buyers outside the United States. Payment must be received by Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., within the five business days immediately following the auction.
BEFORE THE SALE
Prospective buyers are strongly advised to personally examine any property in which they are interested before the auction takes place. Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., staff is always available to answer questions and supply additional information if available. Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., has described the lots herein to the best of their abilities and are not responsible for any errors or omissions
All lots are sold AS-IS and without recourse and neither Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., nor its consignor(s) makes any warranties or representations, express or implied with respect to such lots.
Neither Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., nor its consignor(s) makes any express or implied warranty or representation of any kind or nature with respect to merchantability, fitness for purpose, correctness of the catalog or other description of the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, medium, material, genuineness, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, exhibitions, literature, or historical significance of any lot sold. The absence of any reference to the condition of a lot does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. No statement, whether written or oral, and whether made in the catalog, or in supplements to the catalog, an advertisement, a bill of sale, a salesroom posting or announcement, or otherwise, shall be deemed to create any warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., and its consignor(s) make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold.
However, if within 7 calendar days after such notice the purchaser returns the lot to Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., in the same condition as when sold, and the purchaser, also within 7 calendar days after such notice, demonstrates to Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., satisfaction, by providing properly executed and notarized affidavit by recognized gemologist or experts in that estate and vintage jewelry, that a lot is counterfeit, Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., will refund the full purchase price.
AT THE SALE
Refusal of Admission - Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., has the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse participation in any auction and to reject any registration before Bidding. A prospective buyer must complete a registration form and provide credit card before bidding. Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., may require bank or other financial references.
Bidding as Principal - When making a bid, a bidder is accepting personal liability to pay the purchase price, including the buyer's premium, all applicable taxes and all other applicable charges, unless it has been explicitly agreed upon in writing with Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., before the commencement of the sale that the bidder is acting as agent on behalf of an identified third party acceptable to Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., and that Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., will only look to the principal for payment.
Online Bids - Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., will use reasonable efforts to carry out online bids and does not accept liability for equipment failure, inability to access the internet or software malfunctions related to the execution of online bids.
Reserves - Some lots in the sale are subject to a reserve which is the confidential minimum price below which such lot will not be sold. Reserves are agreed upon with consignors or, in the absence thereof, determined at the absolute discretion of Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc.
Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., Discretion - Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., has the right at its absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as it may decide, to withdraw any lot, and in the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to continue the bidding, to cancel the sale or to reoffer and resell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., sale record is conclusive.
The highest bidder acknowledged by Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., will be the purchaser. In the case of a tie bid, the winning bidder will be determined by Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., at its sole discretion. In the event of a dispute between bidders, Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., has final discretion to determine the successful bidder or to re offer the lot in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, the Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., sale record shall be conclusive. Title passes upon the fall of Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., hammer to the highest acknowledged bidder subject to the Conditions of Sale set forth herein, and the bidder assumes full risk and responsibility.
The buyer must pay the entire amount due (including the hammer price, buyer's premium, all applicable taxes, and other charges) no later than 5 p.m. on the first business day following the sale. Payment in U.S. dollars and subject to other limitations which may be imposed by Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., in its sole discretion); by credit card, wire, bank check, personal check or cashier's check drawn on a U.S. bank unless other arrangements are made with Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc. Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., a handling charge of $50 for any check dishonored by the drawee.
Credit Card purchases must be shipped to a verified billing address in the United States. Buyers residing outside the United State must pay with bank wires.
All items shipped to Massachusetts or picked up at our location are subject to 6.25% sales tax.
Terms & Conditions
AUCTION HOUSE AS AGENT
Except as otherwise stated, Stanley J. Paine Co., Inc., acts as agent for the seller. The contract for the sale of the property is therefore made between the seller and the buyer.
BEFORE THE AUCTION
Public Preview: All property is available for inspection in advance by private appointment. Prospective buyers are strongly encouraged to personally examine any property in which they are interested.
Buyer's Responsibility: Buyers are responsible for determining to their own satisfaction the true nature and condition of any lot prior to bidding. Though buyers are not legally required to inspect lots prior to purchase, failure to do so may constitute a waiver of complaint that an item was not delivered in a condition equal to the existent condition at the auction.