Bontrager Real Estate & Auction
Date(s) 3/14/2023 - 3/21/2023
STARTS Tuesday March 14, 2023 at 9:00 AM; ENDS Tuesday March 21, 2023 at 6:00 PM (4 lots will close per minute.)
OUR POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND ADDITIONAL FEES DIFFER FROM THOSE OF OTHER AUCTION COMPANIES. MAKE IT A PRIORITY TO READ OUR TERMS, SHIPPING, AND PICKUP INFORMATION.
|Name||BATAVIA, NY COLLECTIBLES & ESTATES AUCTION|
Bontrager Real Estate & Auction
|Date(s)||03/14/2023 - 03/21/2023|
|STARTS Tuesday March 14, 2023 at 9:00 AM; ENDS Tuesday March 21, 2023 at 6:00 PM (4 lots will close per minute.)|
|Preview Date/Time||There is no scheduled preview for this auction. Read descriptions and view pictures carefully. If there are questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 585-343-4529.|
|Checkout Date/Time||MERCHANDISE PICK UP: By appointment in Batavia, NY on Friday, March 24th from 9 AM - 3 PM.|
|Buyer Premium||13% credit/debit; 15% cash or check|
|Description||This auction includes a variety of collectibles, coins, fine jewelry, vintage advertising, and much more. OUR POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND ADDITIONAL FEES differ from those of other auction companies. Make it a priority to read our instructions starting with lot 1a, etc. or in the “What You Need To Know” button so there are no surprises. SHIPPING: Each lot should have a “Shipping Available” or “No Shipping” icon. For those that don’t, bidders must contact us to ask if we will ship specific lots by using the “Contact Auctioneer” button in each lot, by calling 585-343-4529 (with lot numbers handy), or by emailing email@example.com. Read our full policy in the shipping tab, lot 1f, or "What You Need To Know" button. We do not ship everything. PAYMENT: At the close of the auction all payments will automatically be charged to the buyer's credit/debit card used at registration. We do not accept payment at the pick up site.|
Terms and Conditions
By bidding with our auction company, you are agreeing to the following. -ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Everything is sold "AS IS" with no guarantees, exchanges, returns, or refunds unless otherwise stated by the auctioneer. It is the responsibility of the bidder to assure him or herself as to the condition of items prior to bidding. In the event that Bontrager Real Estate & Auction Service agrees to provide a guarantee, all refunds, exchanges, returns must be requested within one week of the customer taking possession of the merchandise. No chargebacks are allowed. -CONDITION REPORTS given by the staff of Bontrager’s Auction Service are subjective, and while we strive to be honest, we will not be held responsible or liable for any errors in description. Buyer is responsible for examining items or obtaining adequate information about the item before bidding. Auction company does not take responsibility for the buyer's failure to examine or obtain information. Merchandise is not subject to adjustments once the item has been sold. -LIABILITY: Bontrager Real Estate & Auction Service and its staff will not be held responsible or liable for any errors in absentee/left bids or phone bids, nor for the possible failure to execute any bids for any reason. -PAYMENT is due in full within the time limits posted in the auction. For online auctions, all payments will be made through the credit/debit card provided at registration. We accept Visa, MasterCard or Discover. 13% buyer's premium and NYS sales tax is added to all items purchased. Late payment will result in a $25 late fee. Buyers with declined credit cards must provide payment information at the following link: http://www.bontragerauction.com/payment-verification/ Credit/debit card payments will not be taken over the phone. -ADDITIONAL CHARGES are as listed unless otherwise stated within the auction: - Purchased items left at auction site- minimum $20 - $50 plus the cost of disposal. -Moving purchases to provide any alternate pick up arrangement: $40 per hour, prorated based on size/volume/time. -Moving purchases that require shipping from an auction site to bring them to the auction center for packaging: $40 per hour, prorated based on size/volume/time. -Judgment of "size" of the lot is at the discretion of the auction company. -Lots must be picked up on the alternate date we give you, or within 7 days of the scheduled pick up date or they will be resold to recoup our time. -Storage at our auction facility- $10 per week. -Packing materials needed at auction sites: 50 cents per box. -Packing/handling in preparation for shipping usually starts at $5 and is dependent on staff time, materials, and size/weight/fragility of the item. In some cases, bidders will be charged less than $5 depending on the circumstance. -CONTRACT: By bidding with our auction you are entering into a contract with our terms and conditions. You are accepting responsibility to perform your duties as winning bidder, and agreeing that Bontrager Real Estate & Auction Service, its employees, officers, owners, representatives, agents, and consignors will not be held liable for any losses, claims, liabilities, judgments, expenses, fees, or other damages arising from the use of our services, website, auction property, and this site, including property damage, injuries, dispute with another bidder, or breach by bidder of this site. Any liability to a purchaser will not exceed the purchase price actually paid. Failure of bidder to uphold the bidding agreement as described in the Auction Terms can result in suspension of bidding privileges at Bontrager Real Estate & Auction Service. -EXCHANGES/RETURNS/REFUNDS: Everything is sold "AS IS" with no guarantees, exchanges, returns, or refunds unless otherwise stated by the auctioneer. It is the responsibility of the bidder to assure him or herself as to the condition of items prior to bidding. In the event that Bontrager Real Estate & Auction Service agrees to provide a guarantee, all refunds, exchanges, and returns must be requested within one week of the customer taking possession of the merchandise. No chargebacks are allowed. Successful bidders sign their receipts at the time of merchandise pick up indicating that all items are present and in satisfactory condition. -INTERNET SERVICES: Bontrager Real Estate & Auction Service will not be held responsible for any interruption in internet service, errors, and/or omissions, caused by any means and does not guarantee continual, uninterrupted or error free service or use of the Site. By bidding with our company you are accepting that this auction is conducted electronically and relies on hardware and software that may malfunction without warning. -RIGHT TO SUSPEND PRIVILEGES: Bontrager Real Estate & Auction Service has the right to void any sale, suspend bidding, re-sell any item/lots for any other reason. -SALES TAX & BUYER’S PREMIUM: All sales are subject to appropriate sales tax and buyer's premium. Buyer's premium is 13% (credit/debit) and 15% (cash/check) of purchase price and is subject to sales tax. Sales tax exempt paperwork must be complete and submitted, no later than one hour prior to the close of any auction. If the correct forms are not provided or complete, sales tax will be charged. Once it is charged, it will not be refunded. It is best to submit sales tax exempt documents as soon as possible so any issues can be resolved prior to the close of the auction. It is the responsibility of the buyer, not the auction company, to ensure that sales tax paperwork is complete, up to date, and on file, -BID RETRACTION: Bids cannot be retracted once the auction begins. -MERCHANDISE PICK UP: Buyers are responsible for making arrangements to pay for and pick up items within the time frames listed for the auction. Any variation resulting in late, early or alternate pick up or payment will result in additional fees for removal and storage (see "Additional Fees" section). There is no delivery service provided by the auction company, unless otherwise stated in the auction. Bontrager’s Auction Service is not liable for any damage to property left on the auction premises after the auction, whether or not payment has been made. We reserve the right to impose a storage fee of $10 per month for property not picked up within stated deadlines. Merchandise left 1 month after the auction is subject to sale with the proceeds covering storage and auction fees due to the auction company. In some cases we may not provide any alternate pick up arrangements, and lots that are not picked up will be disposed of or donated. Buyers are expected to load their own merchandise. Bontrager Auction service will not be responsible for damage to vehicles or merchandise if buyers choose to have them load instead of doing it themselves. -SHIPPING: Buyer pays all shipping fees, including any tax or duty associated with shipping outside the USA. -The auction company does not automatically ship every lot. If nothing is stated in the item description about shipping, bidders are required to contact the auction company to confirm that we will ship a specific lot by clicking the “contact auctioneer” button, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling the office at 585-343-4529. Buyers who do not contact us ahead of time to ask about shipping or deem shipping too expensive and then abandon their purchases are still responsible for payment. In the event that Bontrager Auction agrees to ship an item after the auction closes, including but not limited to items that were described in the auction with “no shipping”, Bontrager Auction will not be responsible for damages from any part of the packing or shipping process, nor will Bontrager Auction submit an insurance claim or refund on behalf of the buyer. Handling charges are dependent on the size/weight/fragility of the package, unless otherwise stated. In some auctions, buyers will be responsible for paying to transport the item from the auction site to the auction house for shipping. -In the event of legal proceedings arising from this contract or from the auction in connection therewith, buyer consents to being subject to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York, Genesee County. -Failure to read or understand the terms and conditions of the auction does not exempt the bidder from following them.
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
|Bid Amount||Bid Increment|
|0.00 - 4.00||0.10 USD|
|4.01 - 6.00||0.25 USD|
|6.01 - 19.00||1.00 USD|
|19.01 - 49.00||2.50 USD|
|49.01 - 99.00||5.00 USD|
|99.01 - 399.00||10.00 USD|
|399.01 - 999.00||25.00 USD|
|999.01 - 2,999.00||50.00 USD|
|2,999.01 - 9,999,999.99||100.00 USD|
|Buyer Premium||13% credit/debit; 15% cash or check|
|Payment Terms||-All payments are automatically processed at the close of the auction with the credit/debit card used to register. Please make sure the credit card you registered with is up to date and your billing address matches what the credit/debit company has on file. We accept Mastercard, Visa, and Discover.
--All changes in payment methods must be completed prior to registering or bidding in any auction. If you need to adjust your credit/debit card information in your profile, you will need to log on to HiBid.com, click on your name and go to Payment Methods. Scroll down and delete your payment method. Click on "add a payment method" and carefully type in your credit card information. Please make sure that your address matches the address to which the card is registered.
- If your credit card is declined for payment, please visit the following link to send us your payment information: http://www.bontragerauction.com/payment-verification/
To protect you, we are unable to take your credit card number over the phone.
Shipping / Pick Up
SHIPPING: We do not ship everything. Each lot specifies either "Shipping Available" or "No Shipping." We ship only to the US and Canada. We do not ship to PO Boxes. We are unable to overnight express packages. We do not ship ammunition. Firearms are shipped only to Federal Firearms Licensees. Most packaging and shipping will take place in-house, but items we deem as fragile (glass, lamps, etc.) will be taken to UPS for professional packaging at buyer’s expense. Buyer pays shipping, insurance, signature confirmation and handling fee- these fees are not negotiable. (Handling fees depend on materials/time required). We do not provide shipping estimates prior to the close of the auction. Bidders who do not contact us ahead of time to ask about shipping or later deem shipping too expensive and then abandon their purchase are still responsible for payment. If we agree to take lots to UPS for professional packaging, there is a $20 charge for transporting. There is a $50 charge to retrieve lots from UPS if the buyer decides their shipping cost to be too expensive. Note: Our auction software is used to determine the best shipping price because it allows us to compare prices and provide a discount. If the credit/debit card you have on file with Hibid.com isn't working, we are unable to do that and you'll be charged a higher rate. MERCHANDISE PICK UP LOCATION/DATE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: 8975 Wortendyke Rd, Batavia, NY 14020 on the following dates: -Fri 3/24: 9 AM - 3 PM You can make an appointment using the link in the body of the receipt email we send at the close of the auction. Everyone must have an appointment to pick up. Buyers should plan on loading their own items that must be loaded by hand; however if a skidloader is required our staff will be operating one on the scheduled pick up dates only. Bontrager Auction service will not be responsible for damage to vehicles or merchandise if buyers choose to have them load instead of doing it themselves. ALTERNATE PICK UP: If you are unable to make the pick up date, we encourage you to send someone else to pick up for you or kindly refrain from bidding in this auction. Any variation resulting in late, early, or alternate pick up or payment will result in additional fees for removal and storage. We charge $40 per staff hour (prorated based on time/volume) to deal with items that must be moved, stored, or transported to accomodate alternate pick up. There is no delivery service provided by the auction company, unless otherwise stated in the auction. Bontrager’s Auction Service is not liable for any damage to property left on the auction premises after the auction dispersal, whether or not payment has been made. We reserve the right to impose a storage fee of $10 per month for property not picked up within stated deadlines. Merchandise left 1 month after the auction is subject to sale with the proceeds covering storage and auction fees due to the auction company. In some cases we may not provide any alternate pick up arrangements, and lots that are not picked up will be disposed of or donated. If you don't receive an email with your receipt and pickup information after the auction closes, check your Spam, Junk, or Promotions folder before calling our office at 585-343-4529. PLEASE ARRIVE CLOSE TO YOUR SCHEDULED TIME: Merchandise is organized by appointment time. Arriving more than one hour early or late will result in additional wait time for you.
Notice: Financing terms available may vary depending on applicant and/or guarantor credit profile(s) and additional approval conditions. Assets aged 10-15 years or more may require increased finance charges. Financing approval may require pledge of collateral as security. Applicant credit profile including FICO is used for credit review. Commercial financing provided or arranged by Express Tech-Financing, LLC pursuant to California Finance Lender License #60DBO54873. Consumer financing arranged by Express Tech-Financing, LLC pursuant to California Finance Lender License #60DBO54873 and state licenses listed at the this link. Consumer financing not available for consumers residing in Alaska, Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, Vermont, Hawaii, or Wisconsin. Additional state restrictions may apply. Equal opportunity lender.