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Auction Info

Next Auction 

Saturday, January 16th beginning at 10:00 a.m.!

Dealers/Vendors Welcome! 

We will be inviting dealers/vendors to join us for upcoming auctions!  Check back for future dates and information on how to bid on your spot! 
E-mail
carouselauction@gmail.com
today to be added to the distribution list.

TERMS OF SALE 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  All bidders and other attending this auction agree that they have read
and fully understand these terms and agree to be bound thereby.

 

Identification – All purchasers are required to show a valid Driver’s License or valid Photo Identification
and must register with full name and address to receive a Bidder Number.

 

Additional to or withdrawal from sale – The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw from sale
any of the items listed or to sell at this auction items not listed, and also reserves the right to group
one or more lots into one or more selling lots or to subdivide into two or more selling lots.
 
Whenever the best interest of the seller will be served, the Auctioneer reserves the right
 to sell all of the items listed in bulk.

 

Dispute between bidders – If any dispute arises between two or more bidders, the Auctioneer
may decide the same or may immediately put the lot up for sale again, and resell to the highest bidder. 
The decision of the Auctioneer shall be final and absolute.

 

Sale by estimated count, measure or weight – Where items are to be sold by estimated count,
measure or weight, the purchaser will be billed for and required to pay for the estimated count,
measure or weight.  If, when delivered, any shortage exists, the purchaser will receive a
refund at the rate of purchase.
  If an excess exists upon delivery, the purchaser is required to
take and pay for this excess at the rate of purchase
.

 

Reserve – The Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  On lots upon which
there is a reserve, Auctioneer shall have the right to bid on behalf of the seller.

 

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, error in cataloging,
or any imperfection not noted.  No deduction will be allowed on damaged articles as all good being
exposed for public exhibition are sold “as is” and without recourse. 

 

Manner of payment – Cash, certified funds, and major credit cards will be accepted. 
All payments must be made to representatives of the Auctioneer at the auction unless otherwise announced. 
The full purchase price on all lots sold to the same buyer must be paid at the time of sale and before
 removal of any items. 

 

Buyers Premium – A 13% buyer’s premium will be added to all purchases made with major credit cards. 
A 10% buyer’s premium will be added to all purchases made with cash or certified funds. 

 

Sales Tax Sales tax will be collected on all purchases.  If buying for re-sale, purchaser must present
a copy of a valid State Tax Identification Certificate and fill out ST-5 exemption form. 

 

Compliance with terms of sale – If default occurs from purchaser’s inability to make payment in full
within the time specified, the Auctioneer, in additional to all other remedies allowed by law,
may retain all monies received as deposit or otherwise as liquidated damages. 
Lots not paid for and removed within the time specified may be resold at public or private sale
without further notice.
  Any deficiency, together with all expenses and charges of re-sale,
will be charged to defaulting purchaser.

 

Additional terms and conditions – Any additional terms or conditions of sale,
added by Auctioneer, shall be announced prior to auction.

 

Removal – Removal shall be at the expense, liability, and risk of the purchaser.  Purchases will
be conveyed only upon presentation of paid bill.  Auctioneer shall not be responsible for goods
not removed within time specified, and shall have the option of removing and storing at the expense
and risk of the purchaser any article purchased, but not paid for and removed within the specified time. 

 

Non-delivery responsibility – Auctioneer shall not, in any event, be liable for non-delivery 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.

 

Claims – No claims will be allowed after goods are removed from premises.

 

Personal and property risk – Persons attending during exhibition, sale, or removal of goods assume
all risk of damage of or loss to person and property and specifically release the auctioneer from liability thereof. 
Neither the Auctioneer nor his principal shall be liable by reason of any defect or condition
of the premises on which the sale is held.

 

Records – The record of sale kept by the Auctioneer and bookkeeper will be taken as final
in the event of any dispute.

 

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

Benefits of the Auction Method 

  • Most logical
  • Surest method
  • Sells at the time desired
  • Quickest method
  • Most Convenient
  • The highest price can be secured
  • Gives the sale individuality
  • Stimulates Competition
  • Auction advertising is more effective
  • Fairest method
  • Puts bidders in a positive frame of mind
  • Creates an atmosphere favorable to action
  • Brings buyers to a moment of decision
  • Most fascinating way
  • Raises the price little by little
  • Gives all an equal chance
  • Creates the sporting spirit
  • May bring more than asking price
  • Judgment of public controls price
  • Price is made by more than one
  • Public intelligence is the best guarantee
  • Bidders prepare for action
  • Sellers prepare for action
  • Arouses enthusiasm
  • Better grade of salesmanship
  • Bidders appreciate using their own judgment
  • Hospitality and sociability create interest
  • Owner sets no price ceiling
  • Most economical way
  • Most efficient
  • Modern plan of selling