Auction Terms & Conditions AFTER THE AUCTION: Winning items will be available to pick up from our warehouse at 7664 Airpark Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland, starting Friday, December 4, 2020, through Saturday, December 5, 2020, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Winning bidders will receive appointment information following the auction. You must bring someone to assist with the loading of furniture. There is no guarantee there will be someone to help you when you arrive!
SHIPPING will incur a $9.95 per box handling fee or $29.95 for art and oversized items in addition to the actual postage. You MUST arrange for shipping within 24-hours of the end of the auction. It may take up to one week to package and ship items.
SHIPPING FEES are billed electronically. Charges not paid within 48-hours of the online billing will be considered abandoned and will become the sole property of Maryland Estate Treasures, Inc.
After December 5, 2020, UNCLAIMED auction items will become the property of Maryland Estate Treasures, Inc. There will be no refunds or chargebacks for abandoned property.
REGISTRATION: Before you bid, users must register online. To help verify your identity, you must register? using a valid credit or debit card. Validation requires requesting a $1 HOLD on funds of the credit or debit card. It is not a charge. The hold will eventually expire.
PAYMENT: At the end of the auction, we will charge the credit or debit card you used to register for the auction. Please ensure your credit or debit card information is up to date and has enough space for the charge. DECLINED CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS WILL INCUR A $10 SERVICE CHARGE.
SALES TAX: Maryland law requires all purchases to include the state's 6-percent sales tax. You must enter the information when you register if you are a reseller or are registering on behalf of a tax-exempt organization. Please send a copy of your valid Sales & Use Tax License or Sales & Use Tax Exemption to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are required to maintain this information by law and will not make any exceptions.
Maryland law requires sales taxes to be collected on all purchases less than $200 regardless of reseller status.
BUYER'S PREMIUM: Maryland Estate Treasures adds a 20% buyer's premium to the hammer price for all items selling for $15 or less. All other items will have a 15% buyer's premium added.
TERMS: This is a SOFT CLOSE auction. Bids received in the last 30 seconds before the auction closes will extend the bidding for another 30 seconds. Bidding will continue until at least 30 seconds passes after the final bid.
All items are AS-IS, WHERE IS. Maryland Estate Treasures, Inc. makes no guarantee, whether express or implied, with regards to a lot's condition, value, age, maker, authenticity, etc. It is the responsibility of the buyer to inspect all purchases before bidding.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Maryland Estate Treasures, Inc. offers no returns on any lot for any reason. Credit card customers may not request a chargeback for any reason.
This auction is hosted from our warehouse at 7664 Airpark Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland.
NO PREVIEWS AVAILABLE FOR THIS AUCTION. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are not allowing previews. If you need additional information, please contact us using the links on the item page.
Maryland Estate Treasures, Inc. reserves the right to withdraw any lot at any time before the auction closes and for any reason. We also reserve the right to cancel, postpone, or reschedule the auction for any reason.
Buyer agrees that in any claim for loss or damage, Maryland Estate Treasures, Inc. will under no circumstances be held liable for more than the total purchase price of the item in question.
Maryland Estate Treasures, Inc. retains complete ownership of all photographs posted on the auction website (hibid.com), marylandestatetreasures.com, and social media. The use of photographs without our written permission is strictly prohibited.
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