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Conditions of Sale

Blackwell Auctions terms:

* All items sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" with all faults.

* All descriptions believed accurate but not warranteed.

* Bidder inspection is encouraged.

* By placing a bid, bidder signifies that they have examined the items to their satisfaction, or that they have chosen not to personally examine them.

*Absentee and phone bids are accepted for bidders who pre-register and provide payment information. The absentee bid form available on our website must be submitted by 5 PM the day prior to auction day.

* In the event of tie bids between an online bidder and a floor bidder, the tie will go to the floor bidder. Tied online bids will be assigned a winner by the auctioneer. We do our best to rotate winning tie bids through our online bidding platforms.

* We reserve the right to reject any bid at our sole discretion.

* Our in-house buyer premium is 15%. This applies to bids placed in person, absentee or by phone. Our online buyer premium is 20%. This applies to bids placed through our website/app, Live Auctioneers, and Invaluable/AuctionZip.

*Absentee and phone bids are accepted for bidders who pre-register and provide payment information. The absentee bid form available on our website must be submitted by 5 PM the day prior to auction day. The minimum bid for phone bids for online sales is $100, or the starting bid, whichever is greater, and is $50 for discovery sales.

* The Florida Department of Revenue does not accept out of state resale certificates. If the buyer takes delivery of the item in Florida, either in person or via mail, and does not have a valid FL resale certificate, applicable sales tax of 7% must be collected. Out of state dealers may produce a signed affidavit certifying that items are for resale, and then sales tax can be removed.

* We are in full compliance with laws regarding the sale of firearms. Firearms manufactured prior to 1899 do not require shipment to an FFL. Firearms that do require shipment to an FFL are noted in our catalogs and will only be shipped to an FFL. Local transactions are completed through an FFL with whom we have made arrangements, and non-local buyers can provide us with the FFL information of their choosing.

Payments:

*Invoices over $2,000 for USA buyers may require payment via cashiers check or bank wire transfer at our discretion. All international transactions over $500 must be completed via bank wire transfer.

*Online bidders will be invoiced the week after the auction through your bidding venue IF we will accept a credit card as payment. If we cannot accept a credit card, you will be invoiced directly via email with payment instructions. If we have invoiced you through your bidding venue, your card may be charged 4 days after an invoice has been sent. If a wire transfer is necessary, payment is expected within 7 days of invoicing, after which time an unpaid item dispute will be opened. Items will no longer be available one week after a dispute is opened.

*Personal checks are accepted -- shipping will be held until the check clears.

*If partial payment (deposit/layaway) arrangements are made, additional time may be allowable on a case-by-case basis. In any case, however, items not paid for in full (including buyer premium, taxes and shipping, if applicable) within 30 days of auction's close will be considered abandoned. Any deposits collected will be forfeit.

Shipping:

*For some items, we provide in-house packing and shipping via UPS and USPS that is done with excellence and is competitively priced. Your invoice will include a shipping fee if we’re able to ship your item, and you are also welcome to contact local third-party shippers or make your own arrangements for pickup or shipping.

* Some items are noted which must be shipped via 3rd party, freight or cargo services — you can contact them directly for quotes and to make arrangements.

*Purchases left at the gallery 60 days after the auction will be considered abandoned and will become the property of Blackwell Auctions, with no refund given.

Resources for 3rd party/freight/cargo delivery:

o UPS store 5980: store5980@theupsstore.com phone: (727)391-6094

o UPS store 4567: store4567@theupsstore.com phone: (727)725-9985

o ORBIT PROFESSIONAL PACKING CRATING (888) 247-8540 or 727-507-7447 lg@orbitppc.com www.orbitppc.com (U.S. & International)

o CRATERS & FREIGHTERS (813) 889-9008 ( 877) 448-7447 Fax (813) 884-8393 Tampa@cratersandfreighters.com www.cratersandfreighters.com (U.S. & International)

o CADOGAN TATE DESIGNER SERVICES miami@cadogantate.com (305)833-3700 (U.S. & International)

o EXPERT MESSENGER sales@expertmessengers.com (866)343-8863 (within Florida)

o We’ve had several buyers be pleased with this service -- https://www.uship.com/

* We are in full compliance with laws regarding the sale of firearms. Firearms manufactured prior to 1899 do not require shipment to an FFL. Firearms that do require shipment to an FFL are noted in our catalogs and will only be shipped to an FFL. Local transactions are completed through an FFL with whom we have made arrangements, and non-local buyers can provide us with the FFL information of their choosing.