Terms and Conditions
Please read carefully prior to bidding.
The below terms and conditions of Auction constitute the entire agreement with the successful bidder relative to the property purchased at auction. In bidding with Elite Shopping.TV Corp. you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms:
1. All items offered at auction are sold as is, where is, no refunds, no returns and without recourse. All descriptions are based on the opinion of Elite Shopping.TV Corp. Descriptions including photographs, condition, weights, authenticity, provenance, manufacturer, artist, origin and measurements are believed to be accurate, however, neither, Elite Shopping.TV Corp, the auctioneer nor consignor makes any warranty or representations of any kind to the merchandise being offered. All measurements and weights are approximate. Elite Shopping.TV Corp encourages in person previews or contacting us prior to bidding for additional information on desired lots.
2. Elite Shopping.TV Corp is not responsible for any omission or errors in the description or further verbal descriptions given by the auctioneer(s) the day of the auction or by any employee preceding or following the auction.
3. Elite Shopping.TV Corp encourages all potential bidders to preview our items in person. We hold several days of previews before each auction at our studio located at 157 Kimbles Road, Hawley, PA 18328. Please call our office on 570-390-7800 to arrange a preview.
4. Elite Shopping .TV Corp reserves the right to withdraw lots prior to the commencement of each auction.
5. Estimates published, showing the high and low ranges for each item, are the opinion of the appraiser of Elite Shopping.TV Corp as to the fair auction value for each item. Elite Shopping.TV Corp makes no warranties as to the finite value for item(s) sold. You as the bidder decide the final price.
6. While lots are listed at times without reserve prices, Elite Shopping.TV Corp or its consignors may assign minimum selling prices to select lots in each auction. Elite Shopping.TV Corp may execute bids on the behalf of our consignors due to reserve prices.
7. Elite Shopping.TV Corp reserves the right to refuse admission to our facility, reject a bid or refuse to acknowledge certain bidders. The highest bidder, whether in the studio, absentee, on the telephone or online will be acknowledged and recorded by the auctioneer.
8. No auction lot may be removed from the gallery until payment has been accepted and cleared. Please see our payment, pickup and shipping section for further details. All items won must be paid within 5 (5) days or a dispute will be filed and opened.
9. The purchase price payable by the buyer shall be the sum of the final bid plus a buyer's premium of 25%.
10. All items must be picked up, or have shipping arranged, within 8 days following the auction date. A storage fee of $25. Per lot per day applies on the 9th day. Elite Shopping.TV Corp is not responsible for items left at the Studio for more than 8 days. After 8 days, all unclaimed lots may be re-listed for sale and any payment, is gratefully accepted as a tax-deductible donation to a charity of the Elite Shopping.TV Corp's choice.
11. Purchases are subject to 6% Pennsylvania sales tax with the following exceptions:
(a) Items shipped outside of PA by a trucking or shipping company are exempt from PA state taxes.
(b) Registered re-sellers are exempt from PA state taxes, however a completed resale certificate must be provided to Elite Shopping.TV prior to the time of purchase.
12. We do have an in-house shipping department. We will pack and weigh sold items that are within normal shipping sizes. We are not equipped to assist with the pickup of items from our studio. All items and lots are signed out by your selected shipper. Elite Shopping.TV Corp is not liable for damaged or missing items after they are signed out and removed from our studio. Elite Shopping.TV Corp is not responsible for or liable for any lots paid for and not picked up within 8 days of the auction date. By departing the pick up site you or your agent acknowledges that you have all your items and that you are satisfied with them. No claims are permitted after removing items from the studio, as condition issues cannot be validated once items are released into your possession. Elite Shopping.TV Corp is open Monday through Thursday 10AM to 4:30PM for pick-up. We are in the secured gated complex of MX1. There is a call box of the left side of the driveway for your or your pick-up agent to ring to gain access to Elite Shopping.TV Corp.
13. Elite Shopping.TV is not responsible for damages or mis-deliveries made by the services hired and paid for by successful bidder. Items picked up by a third party must have prior approval for pickup from the purchaser and it is the purchasers responsibility to notify Elite Shopping.TV Corp who and when the shipper is going to pick up. We are not responsible for your shipper not picking up the lots when requested.
14. All glassware is sold as is. Elite Shopping..TV Corp will remove glass from all framed pieces of art and dispose of it before shipping. We do not ship glazing over art unless it is acrylic. Elite Shopping.TV Corp will not guarantee the authenticity of any signature unless so stated at the time of auction. We are not responsible for typographical errors.
15. We do not process credit cards. If you wish to pay with a credit card, you must go through Pay Pal. We do not accept Pay Pal payments for transactions over $1,000.
16. For transactions over $1,000. Please wire your funds to Elite Shopping TV Corp. For oversea transactions use ChasUS33.
Routing Number: 021000021
Account Number: 209712592
17. If you wish to pay for a purchase over $1,000 and do not want to process a bank transfer, please send us an e-mail that you will accept a surcharge of 3% (4.5% for foreign transactions) your total purchase to use Pay Pal. We will then send you a new invoice through Pay Pal with the 3% or 4.5% or foreign transactions added to the balance