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Conditions of Sale

Terms and Conditions of Auction: Online Bidding

Online Bidding:
All online bidders are required to register with the online platform of their choice. Registration for online bidding follows the rules and requirements set by the platform chosen. In addition to those requirements, these Terms & Conditions apply.

Online Registration Requirements:
Registration online is for a specific auction only. Grant Zahajko Auctions, L.L.C. has the authority to approve or disapprove an individual for bidding at their auction. In addition to the requirements for the specific platform, Grant Zahajko Auctions, L.L.C. may require an individual to submit a valid credit card prior to the auction to be accepted for bidding.

Buyer’s Premium:
A 25% Buyers Premium will be added to all online bids. All bidders agree to accept our Terms & Conditions of Auction when bidding.

Buyer’s Review of Lots:
Bidders should examine all lots prior to bidding as all items are sold as-is.

Bidder Disputes:
If any dispute occurs between two (or more) bidders, the Auctioneer may decide the sale. Or the Auctioneer may immediately put the lot up for sale again and resell to the highest bidder. The decision of the Auctioneer shall be final, fixed, and unequivocal.

Personal and Property Risk:
Persons in attendance during preview, sale, or removal of goods, assume any and all risks of damage of or loss to person and property, and specifically release the Auctioneer from liability therefore. Neither the Auctioneer, Grant Zahajko Auctions, L.L.C., nor their principal, shall be liable in the event of any dispute. The Auctioneer and Grant Zahajko Auctions, L.L.C., may tape record and/or video tape any auction, and the buyer agrees to allow such tape recording and/or video tape to be submitted as evidence in a court of law. Buyers agree to pay all reasonable fees incurred in enforcing these terms.

All invoices must be paid in full before their merchandise will be shipped or released to them. The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Payment is due within 4-days following receipt of the invoice either through the online platform or from Grant Zahajko, L.L.C.  The seller accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, Pay-Pal, and wire transfer. Any invoice totaling over $7,500 will require a wire transfer. Additionally, all items shipped to a location in Washington State, must pay sales tax based upon the location to where the item is being shipped, unless a copy of a valid reseller permit or tax exemption is provided. A 1.5% monthly interest rate will incur on all unpaid invoices after 30 days, in addition to storage fees.

The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping and handling (time & materials to pack) costs. We combine items for shipment as possible. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, USPS Parcel Select, USPS Media Mail (if applicable) and Priority Mail International for all packages outside of the USA. We also ship via Fed Ex. We require insurance and signature confirmation on all packages. We do charge a fee for packaging materials and time to pack. We will do our best to package all shipments in-house but reserve the right to forward your item to an outside shipper if the item is too large or fragile. We will contact you to help coordinate an outside shipper quote. Our preferred outside shipper is: Action Shipping 11807 E Trent Ave, Spokane, WA 9920. 509-926-2445.

Removal shall be at the expense, liability, and risk of the purchaser. Purchases can be removed from premises only upon presentation of a paid invoice. The Auctioneer shall not be responsible for goods not removed/shipped within 30 days and shall have the option of removing and storing at the expense and risk of the purchaser any article purchased.

Any shipping invoice not paid in full within 30-days of auction will be sent to storage at a cost of $25 USD minimum, or 5% of the purchase price per lot (whichever is higher) per month. No property will be released until storage fees are paid in full.

If after 90-days the invoice and storage fee has not been paid in full, the merchandise will be:

  • Resubmitted in the next appropriate auction, without reserve, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiencies, 30% commission, and all costs of sale which is a minimum of $50 per lot.
  • If unsold at auction the item will be considered abandoned and no refunds will be issued.

Non-Delivery Responsibility:
Auctioneer shall not, in any event, be liable for non-removal, or for any other matter or thing, to any purchaser of any lot, other than for the return to the purchaser of the deposit, or sum paid on said lot, should the purchaser be entitled to it.

No claims will be allowed after goods are removed from premises by bidder, or after receipt by bidder.

Compliance with the Terms of Sale:
In default of payment of invoices in full within the time specified, the auctioneer, in addition to all other remedies allowed by law, may retain all moneys received as deposit or otherwise as liquidated damages. Lots not paid for and removed within the time specified herein may be resold at public or private sale without further notice, and any deficiency, together with all expenses and costs of re-sale, will be paid by the defaulting purchaser.

Condition of Items Sold:
The Auctioneer shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness of, or defect in any lot, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance will be made, or sale set aside, on account of any incorrectness or error in cataloguing, or any imperfection not noted. No deduction will be allowed on damaged articles as all goods being exposed for public exhibition are sold “as-is” and without recourse.

Grant Zahajko Auctions LLC may, but shall have no obligation to consider any reasonable request to refund any lot for discrepancy of description. Grant Zahajko Auctions LLC must be notified within 21 days of date of sale of the discrepancy and if Grant Zahajko Auctions agrees to a refund, the lot must be returned to Grant Zahajko Auctions LLC, in same condition it was in at the time of sale, within 30 days of the date of sale. NO refunds will be given after 30 days of date of any sale for any reason.

Addition-To, or Withdrawal-From, Sale:
The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw from Auction any of the items listed for sale. The Auctioneer also reserves the right to sell at this Auction items not currently listed. Additionally, the Auctioneer reserves the right to group one or more lots into one or more selling lots or to subdivide lots into two or more selling lots. Whenever the best interest of the seller is served, the auctioneer reserves when necessary the right to sell all of the items listed in bulk.

The Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any, and all, bids. On lots with a reserve, the auctioneer has the right to bid on behalf of the seller.

Additional Terms and Conditions:
Any additional terms or conditions of sale, added by Auctioneer, shall be announced prior to the Auction and are binding.

The Auctioneer is acting as agent only and is not responsible for acts of its principals.

Coin Sale:
Specific terms may apply. See Auction details.

Real Estate:
Specific terms may apply. See Auction details.

Fire Arms:
All firearms will require transfer of shipping by FFL Broker at expense of buyer of $30. Other specific terms may also apply. See Auction details.