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GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
All persons attending a sale under the conduct of the auctioneers
shall be deemed to be on the land and premises at their own risk
and shall have no claim against the auctioneers or the Gartell Light
Railway in respect of the cancellation or postponement of the sale
or any loss, accident or injury however occasioned.
Part of the Gartell Light Railway Centre is an industrial yard.
Please be aware and respect this and do not wander around any buildings
which are not designated for auction purposes.
The auctioneers do try to ensure that catalogue descriptions are
as accurate as possible up to the time of going to print but declare
that statements made are those of opinion only, made without responsibility
and prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves by the physical
inspection of lots as to the origin, authenticity, quality, size
and general condition before bidding. In addition to this lots are
sold with all faults and imperfections and the auctioneer shall
not be responsible for any defects whatsoever. No warranty is given
with regard to any lot other than the seller had the right to sell
it. Any express or implied conditions or warranties whether relating
to description or quality are hereby excluded.
All lots are sold subject to any announcement, declaration, alteration
of description or other matters made by the auctioneers before the
auction of any lot.
Persons handling lots do so at their own risk and shall make good
any loss or damage however caused. Such costs will be assessed by
the auctioneers whose decision shall be final.
The auctioneer has sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance
the bidding as he may decide, to re-sell the lot in the event of
a dispute, to divide any lot, to combine lots, to exclude any person
from the auction room.
The auctioneer will execute commission bids (see auction notes
and commission bid form). The auctioneer shall not be responsible
for any neglect or default in executing or failing to execute any
At the fall of the hammer, the highest bidder acceptable to the
auctioneers shall be the purchaser and any dispute shall be settled
by the auctioneer whose decision shall be final.
If within 5 working days of the sale a person gives notice in writing
to the auctioneers that in their opinion a particular lot is a deliberate
forgery and provides evidence of same then the auctioneers will
rescind the transaction and refund the purchase price received by
Purchasers of large items of railwayana etc. may be left at the
Gartell Railway at the purchaser's risk but must be collected from
the site within two weeks of the close of the auction by prior arrangement.
Failure to do this and the Gartell Railway reserve the right to
charge storage fees.
Sold lots transferred to TRA storage facility are not insured and
TRA will not be held responsible if these are lost, stolen, damaged
or destroyed. All lots not removed within two calendar months of
the end of the sale will incur a storage charge of £1 per
day. If the storage fees then equal the selling price, then TRA
will re-sell them by auction or private treaty without any further
notice to the buyer.
IMPORTANT NOTICES FOR BIDDERS
* Denotes that the lot is illustrated.
Commission bids by post or fax must be with us no later than 5.30pm.
WEDNESDAY 8th. MAY 2013.
Commission bids by email must be received no later than 5.30pm.
WEDNESDAY 8th. MAY 2013.
URGENT CONTACT ONLY may be made by telephoning 07718 159625 on
Friday 10th May 9.00am to 5.00pm and morning of sale up to
9.30am. THIS PHONE WILL NOT BE ANSWERED AFTER THESE TIMES.
Please note that we cannot offer telephone bidding at this sale.
This is due to poor / intermittent mobile phone reception.
Please use the alternative commission bid form or arrange your own
Please note a Buyers Premium of 10% will be added to bidder's invoices
Payment can be made in cash (subject to money laundering limits),
by cheque from persons known to us, or by debit / credit cards.
In accordance with money laundering regulations TRA are not able
to accept high value payments in cash. There will be a £5000
cash limit per auction invoice.
Payment by credit card will incur a 3% surcharge. Please do not
forget your pin number.
Payment by cheque from persons not known to us :- Items purchased
will be held by us until cheque has cleared.
Enquiries regarding the outcome of commission bids must be made
on MONDAY 13th. MAY 2013 and payment in full must be received
by us no later than FRIDAY 17th. MAY 2013.
There is a no smoking policy throughout "The Pines" function
suite and other viewing and dining areas..
Refreshments will be available all day.
Bags and large coats will not be allowed in the viewing areas.
Certain items can only be viewed under steward supervision. Security
personnel will be in place.
Facilities for disabled persons are available but certain areas
are of restricted access. Our staff will be happy to provide assistance
for you if required. Please advise us before your visit by telephoning
01949 21105 before Wednesday 8th May 2013.
There will be a 30 minute interval approximately half way through
the sale. Ample time to enjoy a trip on the Gartell Light Railway!!
If you are attending the sale personally and wish to bid in the
auction please register your details at the registration desk to
obtain a bidder card.
We accept the following debit / credit cards:-
NORMAL OFFICE HOURS
9.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday
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