In order to access The Company Estate Sales’ (CES) services, you must read and agree to the following terms and conditions, as listed below:
Buyer’s Contract: A bid placed through the CES website is a binding contract to pay the amount bid and any fees due to CES.
If you are unable to pay for and pick up during the period specified for the auction, do not place a bid.
In addition, bidders using the CES website agree that they will not:
Place a bid through the CES website if they are under the age of 18 years old, orotherwise unable to enter into a legally binding contract.
Collude with other bidders or otherwise manipulate the auction process.
Fail to complete payment for winning bids.
Circumvent the CES fee structure for auctions.
Buyer’s Premium: It is the seller’s choice whether or not to charge a buyer’s premium. Bidders are responsible for reading and understanding the terms for each auction before bidding. Bidders are responsible for paying the buyer’s premium on any item for which they place a winning bid.
Close of Bidding: The closing time of each sale is listed on the website. Items will in the order in which they are listed on the website. On the final day of the sale, the website will list specific closing times for each item. However, any item that receives a bid within the last five minute of the closing time will automatically be extended for an additional five minutes from the time at which the bid was received. This automatic extension system will remain in effect as long as bids continue to be entered. If no bid activity is received for five minutes, the item will close and the winning bid will be registered.
Credit Card Information: Bidders agree to enter valid credit card information when registering on the site, and to update that information as needed. By entering your credit card information, you authorize CES to charge your credit card for the amount of any winning bid, as well as the taxes and buyer’s premium, if applicable. In addition, purchases over $1,000 will incur a 3% handling fee. Bidders may arrange to pay by cash, check, cashier’s check, or wire (see details below) to avoid this surcharge.
Forms of Payment: CES accepts payments via cash or check during the period specified for payment, listed with the details for each auction. Purchases over $2,500 may be made by credit card, cashier’s check, ACH, or wire.
PLEASE NOTE THAT BIDDERS WHO FAIL TO PAY AND PICK UP THE ITEMS FOR WHICH THEY HAVE PLACED WINNING BIDS DURING THE TIME SPECIFIED IN THE DETAILS FOR EACH SALE, AUTHORIZE CES TO CHARGE THEIR REGISTERED CREDIT CARD FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE WINNING BID, AS WELL AS ANY APPLICABLE TAXES AND FEES.
Item Condition: While CES endeavors to list any obvious faults in each item description, items are sold as is. CES agents assess each item and includes descriptions which indicate flaws such as cracks, chips or obvious damage. Bidders are cautioned that almost all of the items listed for sale on the CES website are vintage, antique, or second-hand and normal wear consistent with age and use is to be expected. Public previews of auctions are offered so that bidders can inspect items in person before placing a bid.
Limitation of Liability: CES maintains a list of recommended carriers and makes every effort to ensure that bidders receive items safely. However, you agree that CES is not responsible for any damage to items caused in shipment, whether or not the carrier used for shipping has been recommended by CES.
You agree that CES will not be liable for any indirect, special, punitive, compensatory, consequential or exemplary damages. The total extent of CES’s liability to you is limited to the amount of money paid by you to CES during the preceding three months.
Sales Tax: All sales are governed by state sales tax laws. Bidders who are exempt from state sales tax must provide a state sales tax exemption certificate before the sale concludes. You may be required to update your state sales tax exemption periodically by CES.
Winner bidders must pick-up and pay for items on Sunday July 23rd (10am to 4pm). Please plan on supplying your own labor in removal of the items. No exceptions!
**If items are not picked up, we can move purchased items to a warehouse space near Dobbins Air Force Base and will charge $50 to move large items, $25 for medium items, and $15 for small items. Pick up from the warehouse will have to be scheduled with Drew (contact at 678.576.8529). If you win an item and intend to have us move it to warehouse for later pick up please let Drew know**