Wellington Auctions Buyers
Terms and Conditions.
1) Registration - There is
no need to formally register to place a bid on our auctions, we will
however, need your postal and email details to confirm your bid when
you place it, this to allow us to work out postage costs for
invoicing, and for us to be able to contact you after the auction.
2) Bidders are able to check the status via email during the
auction, however we will not disclose other bids, or what you need to
bid to be successful, this in fairness to other bidders. We will
notify you simply whether you are currently winning the lot or not.
3) Unfortunately we are unable to offer 'credit' at this
time, we are however prepared to offset sales against purchases if you
are known to us and are selling items in any of our auctions.
4) Estimated Values -The
estimated value shown after each lot are the auctioneer's estimate of
what the lot is expected to realise. The lower of these figures is the
reserve, bids will are unlikely to be accepted below this figure.
5) Postal Bidding - You are welcome to bid via the ordinary
'snail mail' postal system to the address listed throughout the
website, but all bids must be received by the closing time stated on
the auction pages, late bids will unfortunately not be considered.
6) Internet Bidding - Bids by email, can be accepted through
our website -
www.wellingtonauctions.com, they must include you regular postal
address at the time of bidding, so as to allow us to include the
correct postal costs on any relevant invoices. All bids will be
confirmed by reply manually, usually within 48 hours, if you do not receive a
confirmation, please telephone.
7) Telephone Bidding - Telephone bids will be accepted using
the numbers listed provided on this site, but
we will not be liable for any errors in transcribing lot numbers of
bid amounts via this method, although every effort will be made to
ensure accuracy. SMS bids can also be accepted, please include NAME,
ADDRESS, LOT NUMBER, MAXIMUM BID AMOUNT.
8) Successful bidders will be sent an invoice within 72 hours of
the close of the auction, this will be by email to the account that
your bid was placed from. Postal or Telephone bidders will receive
their invoices via 'snail mail' to the address provided at the time of
9) Wellington Auctions acts as agent only and is not liable for any
default of the purchaser or of the vendor.
10) 'As is' and 'offered on their merits' lots may not be returned
for any reason.
11) All returns must be received within 31 days of the closing of
the auction date, or 14 days of receipt, whichever is the LATER,
any items returned after this period for any reason, will not be
refunded, as we will already have paid out the vendor
12) Postage Costs: We operate an inhouse Postal despatch system,
and charge as close to cost as possible, these means Royal Mail costs
plus between £1 or £2 (this covers materials used in packing, and
labour cost.). We always quote Special Delivery charges for items over
£60, and Recorded Delivery for those beneath £60. Overseas postage
usually depends on location and value.