Terms & Conditions

Bids placed on any live auction websites (NextLot, Proxibid, LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable etc.) are not the same as bids left with the auction house directly. Such bids are executed from a proxy computer terminal against other internet bidders. In addition to such bids, the Auctioneer accepts other competitive bids including from bidders on the telephone, in the room, and absentee bids previously left directly with the auctioneer. The Auctioneer reserves the right and has full discretion to accept or reject any bids as well as to determine the winning bid in the event of any tie bids entered by different means, with preference going to absentee bids left directly with the Auctioneer. The Auctioneer is not responsible for any inadvertent or mistaken bids placed on any live auction websites, nor for any issues arising as a result of technical issues, internet connectivity, incorrect setting, or problems with a website beyond the Auctioneers control.

All items are sold as-is. Returns are not accepted, with no exceptions. Each bidder is responsible for making an independent assessment of the items they are bidding on. Bidders should expect that group lots will be in mixed condition. In addition to the descriptions and photographs included in the catalog, bidders are encouraged to arrange with the Auctioneer to view the items, in person, prior to the Auction and/or contact us with any questions prior to bidding.

On occasion, when receiving bids on more than one live auction website, a bid may be received on one website after the lot has been closed on another. The Auctioneer reserves the right to reopen any lot if an incoming bid is missed, so long as the Auctioneer has not opened the next lot and accepted any live bids. All internet bidders are advised to wait until the Auctioneer accepts bids on the next lot to confirm their winning bid.

Framed Items: For all framed items offered for sale, bidders are bidding on the item itself, and not the frame. The Auctioneer is not responsible for any damage to any frame and no refunds will be given on account of damage to frames. Please contact the Auctioneer prior to shipment if you wish to have the frame removed prior to shipping, which may reduce shipping costs.

Any claims as to authenticity must be brought to the Auctioneer’s attention within two weeks of the Auction closing. The Auctioneer may, in his discretion, withdraw any items from the auction at any time prior to the sale, without any notice.

All price estimates reflect the Auctioneers assessment of the fair market value of such items. Bidders are responsible for making their own assessment of each items value.

All items are to remain in the custody of the Auctioneer until payment is made and accepted in full, including any and all shipping charges, if applicable.

New York State Residents Must Add 8.625% State Sales Tax Unless You Submit A Valid Resale Certificate.

All domestic and international buyers who are not picking up their purchases, in person, are required to pay all shipping and handling costs, including insurance. The Auctioneer reserves the right, in his sole discretion, to determine which shipping carrier and service to use in order to ensure sufficient tracking and reliability, which may impact cost. All purchasers are encouraged to request a shipping quote prior to bidding. All items shipped outside of the United States will be declared at full value for customs. The Auctioneer is not responsible for any customs duties or taxes that may be incurred; such costs are the sole responsibility of the buyer. Buyers of larger items should contact us prior to bidding to discuss whether shipping can be arranged for such items and/or to arrange for pick up of such items by a carrier service.

Payment must be received by the Auctioneer within 10 days of the close of the Auction. All payments must be in U.S. Dollars only. Subject to the below, payments may be made by bank check, bank wire transfer, personal check, cashier’s check, money order, MasterCard, Amex, Discover, Visa, and cash. Any payments made by personal check must be drawn on a U.S. Bank. Any items paid for by personal check will not be deemed paid, and all items shall remain in the Auctioneers custody until the funds clear into the Auctioneers account.

Payments made by check, money order, cash (in person only), or wire transfer within 10 days of the date of the auction will receive a 2% discount to the buyer’s premium. All other methods of accepted payment will be charged the full buyer’s premium.
To pay by Paypal, please contact the Auctioneer to request an invoice. Credit card payments will not be accepted for: (i) payments on coins or jewelry; (ii) any international invoices of $1000 or greater; and (iii) domestic invoices of $5000 or greater. All international invoices of $1000 or greater and domestic invoices of $5000 or greater must be paid by bank wire transfer or certified check in U.S. Dollars only. Please contact us for our bank details, or with any questions you may have.

Both domestic and international buyers may call us at: (516) 594-0731, Mon – Fri. 9am – 4pm (Eastern Time) to arrange payment.

Bidding in this or any of our sales constitutes acceptance by the bidder of all Terms and Conditions. Thank you and kindly check our other auctions.

Note: All lots are subject to a 15% buyers’ premium if you leave absentee bids with us prior to the auction. Absentee bids can be placed with us prior to the auction by calling (516) 594-0731. These bids will be executed competitively on your behalf against live online bidders. Any lots won on weissauctions.com through NextLot are subject to 18% buyers premium, whereas any lots won through Invaluable/AuctionZip or LiveAuctioneers are subject to 20% percent buyers premium. The Buyers Premium can be reduced by 2% across all platforms if invoices are paid in full within 10 days of the sale with cash, money orders, certified checks, or bank wire transfers. We accept Amex, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Shipping is an additional charge.

Shipping Note: We handle all shipping in house unless otherwise stated in the lot description. We make it our goal to provide you with the most reasonable shipping prices available while ensuring that the items get to you safely. We ship using USPS or Fedex. Should you have any questions on shipping costs for any lot(s),  or shipping preferences/requests, please contact us prior to the auction and we will happily answer any questions. After payment of auction invoice is received we aim to provide you with a shipping quote within 3-5 business days, with items being shipped out right after payment for shipping costs is received.