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Terms and Conditions of Service and Sales 2017-08-29T10:33:18+00:00

Village Gallery, Inc.

The lots listed in this catalog will be offered by Village Gallery, Inc. as owner subject to the following terms and conditions. By purchasing a piece or bidding at auction you agree to be bound by these Conditions of Sale.

BEFORE THE SALE

Condition reports are usually available on request. All lots are sold AS-IS and without recourse and Village Gallery Inc. makes any express or implied warranty or representation of any kind or nature with respect to merchantability, fitness for correctness of the catalogue or other description of the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, medium, material, genuineness, literature or historical significance of any lot sold. Village Gallery Inc. makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Village Gallery Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog.

 

AT THE SALE

Online Bids – We will use reasonable efforts to carry out online bids and do not accept liability for equipment failure, inability to access the internet or software malfunctions related to the execution of online bids.

Auctioneer’s Discretion – The auctioneer has the right at his or her absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as he or she 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, our sale record is conclusive.

Telephone Bids – If a prospective buyer makes arrangements with us prior to the commencement of the sale we will use reasonable efforts to contact them to enable them to participate in the bidding by telephone and we do not accept liability for failure to do so or for errors and omissions in connection with telephone bidding.

Successful Bid – The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will be the purchaser. In the case of a tie bid, the winning bidder will be determined by the auctioneer at his or her sole discretion. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer has final discretion to determine the successful bidder or to reoffer the lot in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, Village Gallery Inc. sale record shall be conclusive. Title passes upon end of the auction to the highest acknowledged bidder subject to the Conditions of Sale set forth herein, and the bidder assumes full risk and responsibility.

 

AFTER THE SALE

Payment – The buyer must pay the entire amount due (including tax, shipping and other charges) no later than 5 p.m. on the seventh (7) business day following the sale. Payment in U.S. dollars. We accept payment with American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover and if necessary Paypal.

Non Payment – If we do not receive payment in full, in good cleared funds, within seven (7) business days following the sale artwork will be automatically put back into inventory,

Shipping – Buyer Pays Shipping Cost which Includes Insurance or pickup  from Village Gallery Corporate Office

Pertaining To Auctions Exclusively 

Retracting your bid
Villagegallery.com considers a confirmed bid on an item to be a legally-binding expression of intent to purchase. Once you have submitted your confirmed bid, it cannot be retracted except in the following exceptional circumstances:

  • You made an obvious typographical error when placing a confirmed bid amount.

Exceptional circumstances do not include bids placed on a similar item, changing your mind, or stating that you cannot pay for the item.

To retract a confirmed bid, please contact Customer Service with your request and include the item listing number and a valid explanation. Bidders who retract their bids may not place new bids on that item.

Bidder’s Agreement
By logging in to Villagegallery.com, you agree to and accept Village Gallery, Inc. Terms and Conditions and are responsible for reviewing our list of Bidding and Buying violations.

Please bid only on items you intend to purchase.

Bidder’s Obligation
When you bid on an item on Villagegallery.com, you enter a legally binding contract, in which you express intent to purchase the item. Failure to do so in a timely manner will result in termination of your bid.

You are responsible for keeping track of all of your winning bids. You will receive an e-mail indicating you are the highest bidder. At that point, you have two days to pay for your items. This policy ensures timely resolution for both seller and bidder. Extensions are subject to approval.