Refusal of Admission – Hindman LLC has the right, at our complete discretion, to refuse admission to the premises or participation in any auction and to
reject any bid.
Registration before Bidding – A prospective buyer must complete and sign a registration form and provide identi cation before bidding. We may require bank or other nancial references.
Bidding as Principal – When making a bid, a bidder is accepting personal liability to pay the purchase price, including the buyer’s premium, all applicable taxes and all other applicable charges, unless it has been explicitly agreed upon in writing with Hindman LLC before the commencement of the sale that the bidder is acting as agent on behalf of an identi ed third party acceptable to Hindman LLC, and that Hindman LLC will only look to the principal for payment.
Absentee Bids – We will use reasonable e orts to carry out written bids given to us prior to the sale for the convenience of clients who are not present at the auction in person, by an agent or by telephone. Bids must be placed in U.S. dollars. If we receive written bids on a particular lot for identical amounts, and these are the highest bids on the lot at the auction,
it will be sold to the person whose written bid was received and accepted rst. Execution of written bids is a free service undertaken subject to other commitments at the time of the sale and we do not accept liability for failing to execute a written bid or for errors and omissions in connection with the written bid.
Telephone Bids – On lots with a low estimate of $300 and above and if a prospective buyer makes arrangements with us prior to the commencement of the sale we will use reasonable e orts to contact them to enable them to participate in the bidding by telephone and we
do not accept liability for failure to do so or for errors and omissions in connection with telephone bidding. These telephone bids may be recorded at the discretion of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.
Online Bids – We will use reasonable e orts to carry out online bids and do not accept liability for equipment failure, inability to access the internet or software malfunctions related to the execution of online bids.
Reserves – Some lots in the sale are subject to a reserve which is the con dential minimum price below which such lot will not be sold. The reserve will not exceed the low estimate of the lot. Reserves are agreed upon with consignors or, in the absence thereof, the absolute discretion of Hindman LLC The auctioneer may open the bidding on any lot below the reserve by placing a bid on behalf of the seller. The auctioneer may continue to bid on behalf of the seller up to the amount of the reserve, either by placing consecutive bids or by placing bids in response to other bidders. With respect to lots that are o ered without reserve, unless there are already competing bids, the auctioneer, in his or her discretion, will generally open the bidding at half of the low estimate for the lot. In the absence of a bid at that level, the auctioneer may proceed backwards at his or her discretion until a bid is recognized, and then continue up from that amount.
Auctioneer’s Discretion – The auctioneer has the right at his or her absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as he or she may decide, to withdraw any lot, and in the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to continue the bidding, to cancel the sale or to reo er and resell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive.
Successful Bid – The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will be the purchaser. In the case of a tie bid, the winning bidder will determined by the auctioneer at his or her sole discretion. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer has nal discretion to determine the successful bidder or to reo er the lot in dispute. If any dispute arises after
the sale, the Hindman LLC sale record shall be conclusive. Title passes
upon the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer to the highest acknowledged bidder subject to the Conditions of Sale set forth herein, and the bidder assumes full risk and responsibility.
of $250,001 up to and including $3,000,000; and twelve percent (12%) of any amount in excess of $3,000,001.