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This is a public auction sale conducted by Mumbai based licensed auctioneer, BOMBAY AUCTIONS of Bombay Coins and Stamps.(herein after referred to as “Auctioneer”). Bidding in this Auction constitutes acceptance by (the “Bidder”) of all the conditions of sale stated herein. The bids will be opened for bidding in numerical order. In the event that bids for the same amount are received for the same lot,the winning bid will be the earliest received. The decision of the Auctioneer as to identity of the winning bidder shall be final.
Bombay Auctions reserves the right to postpone or cancel the auction without notice in its sole discretion. Any lot/s may be withdrawn by the Auctioneer without notice prior to its being opened for bidding. The Auctioneer or Consignor shall not be liable for any cost or damages arising from either the withdrawn of material at the auction or the delay or cancellation of the auction. No “buy”/unlimited bids/bids from minors / bids lower than estimate will be accepted . Auctioneer reserves the right to include in any auction sale its own material.
Only registered members are allowed to bid in the auctions. First time bidders may be asked to provide references or a refundable money deposit and photo identification (ID)proof /address proof issued by government of India.
Lots may carry a Reserve. A Reserve is a confidential price or bid below which the Auctioneer will not sell an item or will re-purchase on the behalf of the consignor or for the Bombay Auctions. The Auctioneer reserves the right to place bids on the behalf of the consignor upto the amount of a reserve price established by the consigner. Estimate figure below each lot are the Auctioneer’s estimate of an expected price only.
Auctioneer shall not be liable for any errors for incorrectly entered or executed bids through email ,fax , phone Sms. Bidders are responsible for their bids including errors they may make in placing bids. Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse and reject the unsigned bid sheet. Any person submitting bids on behalf of any other person or a company/corporation/trust /institutions or persons agree to be personally liable for full payment of the invoice.
The Auctioneer acts solely as an agent and shall not be responsible for any default either by the buyer or by seller or for any action or claim which may arise in respect of any lot. Bombay Auctions reserves the right to place bids on behalf of the consigner upto the amount of a reserve price by the consigner. Auctioneer will not accept a reseve price from a consigner above the high estimate shown in the catalogue for the auction.
Lots are sold as shown with all faults,imperfections and errors of description . Neither the Auctioneer nor the seller shall give warranty to any buyer in respect of any lot, or be liable for any fault or error of description. All statements as to the items sold, whether made in catalogues, during the course of the auction,or otherwise are statements of opinion only, and are not and shall not be taken to be statements or representations of fact. The Auctioneer reserves the right in forming his opinion,to consult and rely upon any expert or authority considered by him reliable. Not withstanding the forgoing,if any lot should have been wrongly described in any material aspect, the buyer may reject the same,provided that he shall have given notice of intension to do so and shall have returned the same to the auctioneer within seven(7) days from the day of the sale,Under no circumstances will the auctioneer be liable for any costs,expenses or damages incurred by the buyer in respect of any lot,including,but not limited to,loss of any kind of profit whatsoever.
Auction is conducted in (`) Indian Rupees .Payments shall be by cash in Indian Rupees by cheques/D.D. drawn on Indian banks on receipt of invoice or at the time of delivery.
Bidders are strictly advised to scrutinize the lots they bid for. The Auctioneer cannot be held responsible for any discrepancy which might be discovered after the lots have been removed from their original packing and each lot shall be at the buyers risk from the fall of hammer.
The Purchase price shall be the sum of hammer and a buyers premium of 12.5% plus applicable sales tax on hammer and service tax on premium, Along with if applicable the handling,shipping,insurance charges for the delivery of the lot/s. The total invoice amount must be paid in full prior to delivery of the lot within 7 days of the date of invoice/purchase. The Auctioneer reserve the right to charge the interest at the rate of 2% per month for the overdue amount or may not consider the sale if the payment is not made within seven days of purchases. Credit card payments are subject to 2 % surcharge,Master Card,Visa and American Express.
The Auctioneer will not not hold himself responisible for the safe custody of any lots left for more than seven(7) working days after the date of sale,and reserves the right to charge storage and re-sell by auction or privately,and without notice to the buyer, any lots not removed from his premises within fourteen (14) days from the date of sale.Buyers shall be not be entitled to remove lots from the auction room during the course of the auction.
After bidding in the auction the bidder enters in a legal contract and accepts to honour all his/her successful bids within seven (7) days of the receipt of his invoice . By making a bid the buyer acknowledges his/her acceptance of these conditions of sale and shall be bound by them with Indian law and subject to Mumbai jurisdiction. In any circumstances if the Auctioneer is not satisfied by the bidder’s payment or by any other part of business,the Auctioneer had full rights to prevent such bidder to take part in the auction.
All items offered in this auction catalogue are to be genuine.
Subject to the transfer of ownership along with registration of antiquities in accordance with the provision of the Antiquities and Art Treasure Act,1972 and rules made thereafter, all lots of antiquities will be shipped out in as “as is” condition meaning that the item is sold with all existing faults and inperfections.Purchases are normally shipped within 60 days from the date of the receipt of the full payment and of the transfer of papers duly signed by the buyer. The transfer and or delivery of ownership of antiquities along with registration is aregulatory process administered by Archaeological Survey of Iindia and may take longer than envisaged perion of 60 days, the buyer will be informed about the current status or delay of their transfers and can choose to collect their purchases from our office after the transfer is completed.
After Registration on the websites the buyer is automatically bound to accept our terms and conditions.
E-mail fraud is a common tool of identity thieves so we urge you to note that BOMBAY AUCTIONS never sends emails asking you to reply with your account or other personal information. However BOMBAY AUCTIONS cannot be held responsible for external phishing scams.
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BOMBAY AUCTIONS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change,modfy, add or remove any portion of these TERMS AND Conditions,in whole or in part,at any time,and we will post revised version on the website, changes in the Terms and Conditions will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the website and/or the services offered on or through the website after any changes to the Terms and Conditions are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
* The description of the above lot by the auctioneer in the language of the auction is the governing description. Any translation using Google translate is a guide only - its accuracy cannot be guaranteed and it is used at your own risk.
Please note that all pictures are enlarged and are not to scale the colours of items may appear different in pictures. Buyers are advised to examine the items personally before making bid on the floor as well as on the website.
All items sold will be delivered in Mumbai.If the buyer insists to have delivery by post or courier with prior instimation.It will be sent by post or courier at the buyer's risk.
Subject to Mumbai jurisdiction.
Notes : Buyers are strictly informed that the items over 100 years old cannot be taken out of India without the permission of the Director General,Archaeological Survey of India, Janpath, New Delhi 110 011.
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