Terms and Conditions

The following conditions of the sale govern the terms under which all items are offered and sold, and all those attending have a responsibility to make themselves conversant with terms and conditions prior to bidding:

  • Management shall not be responsible for any accidents occurring on the premises.
  • The auctioneer shall have the right to reject any opening bid. Hence he/she shall have the right to open the bidding on behalf of the vendor at such a figure as he/she deem appropriate.
  • A minimum of two bids are required to sell an item.
  • The decision of the auctioneer on all matters relating to the auction is final.
  • All goods advertised or displayed are subject to withdrawal, subdivision, or consolidation at the discretion of the auctioneer.
  • All merchandise is sold "as is where is" without recourse to the auctioneer or vendor.
  • The auctioneer or his appointee shall have the right to bid on behalf of an absentee bidder.
  • All sales are final and not subject to conditions.
  • A buyer premium may be applied, and if applicable will be announced at the start of the auction sale.
  • Guarantee is not made by the owners, the auctioneer, or any of the staff, of the correctness of the description, authenticity or perfection of any lot; and no sale will be set aside on these accounts and each and every statement spoken is an opinion and is not to be relied upon as a statement of or representation of fact.
  • All merchandise must be paid for on the date of the auction.
  • All merchandise must be paid for by cash, interac, personal cheque with bank letter of credit, Visa, or Master Card.
  • All merchandise is subject to HST.
  • A receipt must be presented before removal of the merchandise from the premises.
  • All merchandise must be removed on the day of the sale or by noon on the day after the auction, or otherwise as specified by special arrangements with O'Dea's Auction Room.
  • All merchandise left on the premises after being purchased, is left at the purchaser’s risk, and the movement of any merchandise within the auction facility or warehouse is at the purchaser’s risk.
  • The sale by auction is complete when the auctioneer announces it’s completion by the fall of the hammer or in other customary manner (such as announcing "Sold"), and until that announcement is made a bidder may retract his/her bid.

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