The highest bidder to be the purchaser and no bidding shall be retracted after the hammer has fallen. The Auctioneers reserve the right to refuse any bidding and in the event of any dispute, the lot may be put up again at the Auctioneers discretion, or the Auctioneers may declare the bidder.
All lots are put up for sale subject to any reserve price imposed by the Vendor, and to the right of the Vendor to bid either personally or by any other person, who may be the Auctioneer.
The description of the various lots is believed to be correct. For the guidance of purchasers, the approximate number of bales in each lot are given in the catalogue, but it must be emphasised that this information is given for guidance only. No warranty as to weight, quality or condition can be given, and an intending purchaser must, without exception, inspect any lot in which he is interested and raise any queries with the Auctioneers before the lot is sold.
All lots are sold for cash and must be paid for in the Sale Room at the termination of the sale. Prospective buyers from away are requested to bring a Banker’s Draft or pay by cash. No cash payments in excess of £10,000 will be accepted. If paying by cheque, NO LOT CAN BE MOVED UNTIL THAT CHEQUE HAS BEEN CLEARED.
5. METHOD OF SALE
All lots will be sold at “per stack or per lot”.
Prospective purchasers must make their own assessment of the estimated tonnage.
All lots must be removed BEFORE 25th MARCH 2018 unless an earlier date is stated at the time of sale and if not so removed, the purchaser shall pay the Vendor a penalty of £1 per tonne per week for each week or part week until final clearance. The purchaser shall indemnify the Vendor for any damage that may be caused to gates fences etc. in the course of the removal of any lot. The labour for clearance for each lot is the sole responsibility of the purchaser.
7. ORDER OF SALE
The Auctioneers intend to sell in the order lotted and as described in the catalogue, but must reserve the right to make any alterations, if so requested by a Vendor.
8. LIABILITY OF PURCHASER
Neither the Auctioneers nor the Vendors will be responsible for any lots damaged by fire, accident, or otherwise and all lots are the purchaser’s responsibility from the fall of the hammer.
9. FORFEIT OF DEPOSIT
Upon failure of complying with the above conditions money deposited in part payment will be forfeited and the lots which may remain uncleared after the time aforesaid will be sold by public or private sale, without notice to the former purchaser and the deficiency (if any) by such demand sale, together with all charges attending the same, shall be made good by defaulter at this sale.
10. SALE AFTER AUCTION
In the event of non-sale in the Sale Room, any further negotiation must be made through the Auctioneers as Agents of the Vendor. These conditions of sale will apply, subject to any arrangement to the contrary.
11. TRANSFER OF LOTS
In all cases of transfer of lots, the original purchaser will be held responsible for complying with all conditions.
12. The Auctioneers will be pleased to supply additional information on any particular lots, as far as they are able, as to the tonnage, quality and position and arrangements necessary for its removal.
The Auctioneers will also be pleased to carry out any written commissions from those not able to attend the Sale, and will purchase lots as cheaply as allowed by other bidders. Such commissions must be accompanied by a Banker’s Draft.
Buyers are reminded that each lot is their responsibility from the fall of the hammer and that insurance cover should be taken at once.