Auction Terms & Conditions Auction Terms & Conditions
By registering and bidding on any item, the bidder/buyer shows acceptance of the following terms and conditions. Do not register or bid unless you agree to all of the terms and conditions:
REGISTRATION: All information provided by bidder/buyer during the registration process must be current, complete, and accurate. Bidders must be 18 years of age or older to bid on the majority of items. John Peck Auctions, LLC. at its sole discretion, may deny registration to any person or entity.
DISCLAIMER: All lots are sold "AS-IS, WHERE-IS", with all faults, imperfections and errors. John Peck Auctions, LLC. and the seller(s) do not give or make any type of guarantee or warranty regarding the lots to be sold, implied or otherwise. John Peck Auctions, LLC. encourages all bidders to inspect lots in person before bidding. John Peck Auctions, LLC. has put forth every effort in preparing the catalog for every auction to provide accurate descriptions of all items, however, it is the bidder's responsibility to determine the condition and suitability of each lot. Due diligence is the responsibility of the bidder/buyer. Printed statements or descriptions by staff are provided in good faith and are matters of opinion. Any bidder's failure to inspect, or to be fully informed on the quality or condition will not constitute grounds for any claim, adjustment, refund, termination of the purchase contract, or refusal to close the sale. If you are unsure about any of the Term and Conditions, pricing, or how to bid; IF YOU ARE IN ANY WAY UNSURE AS TO ANY MATTER HEREIN, John Peck Auctions, LLC. RECOMMENDS YOU TO DO NOT BID.
CONDUCT OF THE AUCTION: Conduct of the auction and increments of bidding are at the sole direction and discretion of John Peck Auctions, LLC. John Peck Auctions, LLC. reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason and also reserves the right to cancel this auction, or remove any item or lot from this auction prior to the close of bidding. WE ACT ONLY AS AGENTS FOR THE SELLER. Sellers or their agents reserve the right to bid on their own behalf to protect their investment(s). All decisions of John Peck Auctions, LLC. are final.
MAX BID: When you place your maximum bid, the current bid price doesn't automatically jump to your max bid. Your bid will go to the next highest increment and will be increase as other people bid against you. The system will automatically bid up to your max in the increments specified. By placing any bids you have agreed by legal contract that your bid or max bid is what you are willing to pay for that specific lot(s) and may have to pay full bid or max bid amount of any bids placed. The buyer agrees and is responsible for every bid amount placed. Please keep in mind, John Peck Auctions, LLC DOES NOT force anyone to place any bid, you and you alone are responsible for your actions. Please bid accordingly. .
BUYER'S PREMIUM AND SALES TAX: Unless a specific auction states otherwise, a 13% buyer's premium will be charged on all items and lots if paying with credit card. A 10% buyer's premium will be charged on all items and lots if paying with cash or check. Every bidder/buyer pays the same buyer's premium and should bid accordingly. 6% MI Sales Tax does not apply to this auction as this is a one owner onsite auction except for titled items only. For example, if you bid $100 on an item at the auction and pay with credit card you will be charged $113 for the item on your auction invoice. If you bid $100 on an item at the auction and pay with cash or check you will be charged $110 for the item on your auction invoice.
AUCTION ENDING: Beginning at the stated closing time, the auction software will conclude bidding for one lot every 10 seconds in catalog order with the following exception: if a bid is placed in the last three (3) minutes remaining for that auction lot, bidding for that lot will automatically extend the auction for additional three (3) minutes. Some lots may be grouped together so that a bid on one lot will extend the time on all lots in that group. An e-mail of invoice will be sent to the winning bidder/buyer of each auction after auction has completely closed.
PAYMENT: All buyers must pay for their purchases in full before or by the scheduled removal date after auction ending. : Cash, Checks, Money Orders, Cashiers Checks or Credit Card. John Peck Auctions LLC will accept credit cards up to $1,000.00. ALL PURCHASES OVER $1,000.00 MUST BE WITH CASH, MONEY ORDER or CASHIERS CHECK. UNLESS PRE APPROVED by a managing member of John Peck Auctions LLC. Merchandise becomes the full responsibility of the bidder/buyer at time of payment and the bidder/buyer assumes all risk of loss and damage to property at that time.
ITEM PICK UP & REMOVAL: All successful bids must be picked up within scheduled removal dates of that specific auction unless other arrangements have been made. ABSOLUTELY No items can be removed until John Peck Auctions, LLC. has received and acknowledged payment in full. Any items not picked up by scheduled removal dates (for that specific auction), will incur a $3 per day storage fee starting after the prescibed removal dates. John Peck Auctions, LLC. will not hold any purchases beyond 7 business days without prior approval. After the 7 business days have expired you will forfeit all items of ownership back to John Peck Auctions, LLC without refund. John Peck Auctions, LLC. reserves the right to resell any property not paid for in full by the conclusion of the stated removal period. Buyers are responsible for rigging, loading, and removal of all items purchased without assistance from John Peck Auctions, LLC. as such assistance will not be available at the pickup location. PLEASE BE AWARE AT THE COMPLETION OF EVERY AUCTION SCHEDULED PICKUP DATE IF FULL PAYMENT HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED OR OTHER ARRANGEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN PREVIOUSLY MADE THE CREDIT CARD USED AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CHARGED THE FULL AMOUNT.
John Peck Auctions, LLC. Does offer shipping through UPS. John Peck Auctions contracts UPS to perform all professional packing services so items arrive undamaged. Winning bidders are responsible to pay actual shipping + packaging + $15 handling for any items. All shipments are automatically insured up to $100. It is rare, but in some cases it is possible for an item to become damaged in shipping through UPS. Buyer's are responsible to request and pay for added insurance if they choose. In the event an item arrives damaged the buyer should contact 989.835.6050 to file a claim. Claims are performed and handled directly with UPS and not with John Peck Auctions. Please note: if an item is valued over $100 and the buyer has not purchased added insurance UPS will only cover up to $100. John Peck Auctions WILL NOT provide a partial refund for damaged items if the buyer has made the choice to not purchase added insurance. Items we cannot and will not ship are anything considered HAZMAT, grand father clocks, titled items, machinery and large pieces of furniture. If you think an item you are interested in bidding on falls into these categories ask PRIOR to placing any bids so we can assist you. NOTE ON FIREARMS: we will also ship firearms through UPS. ALL firearms will be shipped from a FFL dealer to a FFL dealer of the buyers choosing. Winning bidders are responsible to pay actual shipping + packaging + $30 handling for any firearms.
SUSPENSION / PERMANENT BAN: A bidder/buyer will be suspended or permanently banned from all John Peck Auctions, LLC. for providing false or fraudulent information when registering. A bidder/buyer will be permanently banned from all John Peck Auctions, LLC. Online Auctions for failing to honor the "REMOVAL" terms made under that bidder/buyer registration.
TECHNICAL ISSUES: In the event there are technical difficulties related to the server, software, internet or any other online auction-related technologies, John Peck Auctions, LLC. reserve the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding, or close the bidding. Neither the company providing the software, nor John Peck Auctions, LLC. shall be held responsible for a missed bid or the failure of the software to function properly for any reason.
BEFORE THE AUCTION: You may attend pre-sale viewing for some auctions if it is available as not all are. In some cases property to be auctioned is on view for several days prior to the sale. You are encouraged to examine lots thoroughly or contact John Peck Auctions, LLC. prior to the auction commencement.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Your bid is a legally binding contract, no exceptions. Any winning bidder agrees to indemnify and hold harmless sellers, auctioneers, auction employees, auction company owners, directors, etc. from all claims, fees, judgments, expenses, disputes, legal fees etc.
As previously stated, if you fail to pick up your items on the load out day and don't contact us John Peck Auctions, LLC. will bill your credit card used upon registration for this auction.
Please feel free to contact us for any additional questions as we will be happy to assist you.
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