Terms & Conditions

Disclaimer: Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. reserves the right to refuse individual admission and participation in our auctions, to reject bids at any time, and to withdraw any lot at any time from auction. The terms of this agreement may be modified without notice. Auctions may be recorded for both audio and video for security and quality assurance.

Registration: By registering to participate and bid in this Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. auction, Buyer agrees to the Terms and Conditions of Sale as follows: Online, Phone, Absentee, and/or In-house Registration: Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. reserves the right to request a copy of a valid driver's license and credit card to keep on file and is hereby authorized to process up to 20% of the low estimate on all lots requested for phone and/or absentee bidding. For online auctions, Graves Auction Gallery, LLC also reserves the right to process payments using this credit card upon auction closing unless prior arrangements are made. We do not guarantee that all phone and absentee bids will be fulfilled.

Warranties and Representations: All property is sold AS IS, WHERE-IS, and without recourse. Graves Auction Gallery, LLC., for itself and as agent for the seller, makes no warranties or representations of any kind with respect to any Lot., Buyer agrees that in no event shall Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. be held responsible or liable for the correctness, description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, value, or condition of any Lot. Nothing said or done by Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. shall be deemed a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability by Graves Auction Gallery, LLC.

Condition: Condition report statements are generally provided as a courtesy to interested clients upon request and outside of 48 hours of the start of the auction. Such reports state our professional opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. As such, Graves Auction Gallery LLC is not responsible for any omissions or errors to these condition reports. The absence of any reference to the condition of a lot does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or free of imperfections.

Buyer's Premium: By placing a bid, bidder has agreed to full responsibility, risk, and liability of Lot, and to remitting full payment including hammer price, applicable sales tax, and respective buyer's premium in the event buyer is acknowledged as highest bidder by auctioneer. ALL BIDS ARE CONSIDERED LEGALLY BINDING AND NON-NEGOTIABLE. Buyer agrees to pay Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. a buyer's premium based on winning bid amounts as follows: - In-Person, Phone, or House-Absentee Winning Bids: 15% of any winning bid (12% for cash or check payments). - Live Auctioneers and Invaluable Winning Bids: 20% of any winning bid, regardless of payment method. - Real Estate Winning Bids: 10% of the hammer price, regardless of payment method. Sales Tax: All purchases are subject to 7% Georgia sales tax unless Buyer has provided a valid tax-exempt certificate to Graves Auction Gallery, LLC.

Payment and Pick-Up Policy: ALL SALES ARE FINAL and Non-Negotiable. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to remit payment and remove their merchandise per the terms of this agreement. ALL BUYERS: Removal of goods is required with the specified timeframe outlined in each auction.  Failure to remove purchased merchandise within the stated pick-up time frame will result in ongoing storage fees of $10.00 per lot, per day plus transportation costs associated with the removal and relocation of the items. Merchandise left for more than 5 business days after the close of the auction will be considered abandoned and forfeit.

Payment Methods: Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. accepts cash, checks, direct wire transfers, and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover for all purchases. Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. reserves the right to demand payment of wire transfer for jewelry for all NEW and/or INTERNATIONAL buyers and for purchases over $2,000.00. Please note a flat $15 fee for domestic wire transfers and a flat $16 fee for international wire transfers. Credit card payments can be made at www.gravesauctiongallery.com or in person - credit card payments cannot be processed via phone. To access the online payment feature, visit www.gravesauctiongallery.com to access your invoice via your account.  Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. will not release item(s) for shipment until payment has been cleared through their respective financial institutions. Note there is a $30.00 fee for all returned checks. Failure to Pay: Should Buyer fail to pay the balance of their invoice within 10 business days of invoice being sent, or otherwise comply with these Terms and Conditions, Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. shall be entitled to one or more the following remedies: (1) to recover from Buyer all monetary loss arising from the resale of the Lot (including all costs of any resale or attempted resale); (2) to retain any deposit or partial payment paid by Buyer; (3) to recover from Buyer all of its costs and expenses of collection including attorney's fees of fifteen percent (15%) of the outstanding balance, interest on the outstanding balance of up to 3% per month, and other related costs; (4) all other relief and remedies allowed by law. Georgia law applies and jurisdiction and venue over all disputes involving these Terms and Conditions shall be in Fayette County, Georgia.

NOTE: It is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that the Auctioneer is provided with correct email address for invoice and receipt delivery. Shipping: Shipping arrangements are the sole the responsibility of the buyer. Graves Auction Gallery does not offer shipping services. A link to this Company's list of preferred shipping vendors and services will be provided upon receipt of invoice. This list may also be found at www.gravesgallery.com. Graves Auction Gallery, LLC strongly suggests that bidders obtain shipping quotes prior to bidding as all sales are final upon fall of the hammer. Online purchases, unless paid in person via cash or check, will not be available for pickup until at least 48 hours after the auction concludes due to time necessary to process credit card payments. Online purchases cannot be picked up during the auction as time must be allowed for invoicing these bids. Liability: Graves Auction Gallery, LLC. assumes no liability for damage to sold property beyond the pick-up timeframes provided in this Agreement.