LOCATION: Chesapeake, VA 23322 (for the safety of our client, the full address will be listed 2 days prior to auction inspection)
AUCTION CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, November 2nd at 10:00 A.M.
Bidding closes on the first item, then closes at a rate of 1 item every 2 minutes thereafter in catalog order until bidding on all items has closed.
INSPECTION Day 1: Friday, October 28th from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
INSPECTION Day 2: Monday, October 31st from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
INSPECTION Day 3: Tuesday, November 1st from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
REMOVAL DAY 1: Friday, November 4th from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
REMOVAL DAY 2: Monday, November 7th from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Questions? Call Chelsea at (757) 235-2440?
Visit: www.peoplesonlineauction.com and place your bid today!
Terms and Conditions of Sale:
Shipping assistance is available for this auction!
All items will be professionally packed and shipped by PostNet offering FedEx, UPS, USPS & DHL located in Chesapeake, VA.
For Shipping Customers Only:
FOR YOUR SAFTEY- BUYERS MUST SEND A SIGNED COPY OF THEIR INVOICE, PICTURE ID MATCHING BIDDER PROFILE AND COPY OF THE CREDIT CARD USED TO MAKE PAYMENT (PLEASE BLACKOUT ALL BUT THE LAST 4 NUMBERS ON THE CARD).
BUYERS MUST SEND ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE VIA EMAIL (firstname.lastname@example.org) OR FAX (757-421-2425) BEFORE THEIR ITEMS WILL BE RELEASED FOR SHIPPING.
This information must be sent PRIOR to the removal/pickup date. Also, please indicate on your invoice to ship your items and your preferred shipper choice (UPS, FedEX, USPs, DHL). If no choice is stated, Peoples Auctions will make the determination of shipper to be used. Your items will be transported to the shipper at no additional charge. The shipper will contact you directly regarding packing and shipping charges.
**PLEASE NOTE**: Peoples Auctions does not provide shipping quotes and does not provide a packing service. Buyers are responsible to pay for packing and shipping charges. Firearms or ammunition cannot be shipped.
For shipping questions, please contact PostNet directly at 757-549-9000 or email@example.com.
In the event a buyer refuses shipping once the items have been delivered to the shippers, there will be a $20 retrieval fee charged to the buyer and/or items will be considered abandoned and become the property of Peoples Auctions for disposal. No refunds or chargebacks will be allowed whatsoever for abandoned purchases in accordance with the additional terms of the auction.
These are the Terms and Conditions of Sale for this online auction. They consist of this introduction and thirty numbered paragraphs that outline the relationship between you (the Bidder) and R.L. Rasmus Auctioneers, Inc., Auctions in Hawaii, Bid Now LLC, Cal Auctions, Cargile Auctions, Jennings Auction Group, JLR Auctions, Legacy Auction & Realty, Old Dominion Auctions, Online Auctions USA, Peoples Auction Company, and RVA Auctions (collectively, the Auctioneer). Throughout these Terms and Conditions, the terms Auctioneer, we, us, and our will refer to the Auctioneer, and the terms you and your will refer to the Bidder.
If you want to bid in this online auction, you will first have to certify that you have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms and Conditions. Such certification will function as your legal and binding electronic signature. If you choose to make this certification, these Terms and Conditions will become binding both on you and on the Auctioneer, and all parties will be expected to abide by the Terms and Conditions if any issues arise in connection with this sale.
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully! They contain important information about the online auction itself and your rights and responsibilities as a bidder.
Auctioneer further disclaims any responsibility for liens or encumbrances that may attach to the property to be purchased. Any such liens and encumbrances are the responsibility of the buyer to investigate and buyer buys subject to liens and encumbrances, if any. If property is subject to liens or encumbrances, Seller represents it will make reasonable efforts to resolve such liens or encumbrances.
1. Registration: To gain access to the Auctioneers bidding system, you will need to register and obtain a bidder number. You must be eighteen years old or older to register. You agree that all information that you provide during the registration process will be true and accurate. You will be banned from participation in the Auctioneers auctions indefinitely, should you provide any false information during the registration process.
2. Applying for Tax-Exempt Status: Some bidders may be exempt from payment of applicable taxes. If you wish to apply for tax-exempt status, you must submit a completed copy of the Auctioneers tax-exempt form prior to this auctions closing. Please note that the Auctioneer requires bidders to submit a new tax-exempt form for every sale. Once you have completed your tax-exempt form, please ensure it includes your bidder number and the date of the auction, and fax the form to 757-421-2425 prior to the sales closing so that we can review your information. If you do not follow the procedures discussed in this paragraph, the Auctioneer will be unable to consider identifying you as exempt from taxation, and you will have to apply directly to the applicable state for a refund. Please also note that, depending on the state whose sales tax applies, submission of the Auctioneers tax exempt form may not be sufficient to entitle you to tax-exempt status. Please review the form and its contents carefully, and contact the Auctioneer with any questions you may have.
3. Deposit: In order for the Auctioneer to process your winning bid, we must have a working Visa or MasterCard associated with your account. After you have registered for this online auction, the Auctioneer will authorize the credit card you have placed on file for $1.00. This $1.00 deposit is not a charge, only an authorization hold; if you decide not to make any bids during this auction, or if none of your bids are successful, the Auctioneer will not take any money from your account, and the authorization hold on your $1.00 will be lifted in accordance with the procedures of your credit card provider and/or banking institution. If you fail to provide full payment for your purchases, the $1.00 authorization hold will be captured and applied toward your outstanding balance.
4. Bidders Duty to Update Information: Whether you are a new or returning bidder, you agree that if any of the information associated with your bidder number including contact information and credit card information changes at any time prior to, during, or after this sale, you will notify the Auctioneer of the change by updating your bidder profile.
5. Conduct of Sale: All deposits, bids, and credits in this sale will be made in United States Dollars. You agree not to use any hardware, software, program, or system that would interfere with the orderly conduct of this sale. You further agree not to copy, reproduce, or publically display any content from the Auctioneers website without first obtaining written permission from the Auctioneer.
6. Bidders Duty to Inspect and Investigate: You acknowledge that the Auctioneer is providing you with the opportunity to inspect the items being offered for sale in this auction. The Auctioneer strongly encourages you to attend the scheduled inspection for this auction, which will take place on the date listed above. If you choose not to attend the scheduled inspection or are in doubt about the condition, completeness, or suitability of a given item, please bid accordingly.
Photographs and Descriptions: The Auctioneer regularly posts item descriptions and photographs to aid bidders in the bidding process, and we make every effort to ensure that the descriptions and photographs that we post accurately represent the items being offered for sale. In some photographs, multiple items may appear to be joined as a single unit, however you should not assume that a lot consists of more than one item simply because various items appear connected or are featured in the same photograph. Also understand that, on occasion, the wrong photograph may be displayed for a given item. At all times, you are bidding on items as they are described on this website, not as they appear in any photograph.
CHOOSE WISELY: We want everyone to get a good deal and most will. However, when you bid on the wrong item or decide an item is not suited for your intended use, our clients will not assume the cost of your mistakes. You agree that your failure to inspect or otherwise become fully informed about the items offered for sale in this auction will not be grounds for a refusal to pay amounts due to the Auctioneer, nor for any claim against the Auctioneer.
7. WARRANTY AND CONDITION OF ITEMS SOLD: ALL LOTS AND ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS, WHERE IS, WITH ALL FAULTS, AND WITH NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES. THIS SALE IS A SALE TO THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY OF EQUIPMENT AND INVENTORY WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES. NO ACTION TAKEN BY THE AUCTIONEER OR ITS AGENTS WILL OR IS INTENDED TO CREATE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANY AS TO ANY LOT OR ITEM IN THIS SALE. THE AUCTIONEER SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE, CONFORMITY WITH ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS OR REQUIREMENTS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ACCURACY, TITLE, OR ANY OTHER STATUTORY OR COMMON LAW WARRANTY. IT IS BELIEVED THAT ALL DESCRIPTIONS ARE ACCURATE, BUT DESCRIPTIONS ARE NOT GUARAUNTEED.
8. When You Have Been Outbid: If you are outbid during the course of this auction, you will be notified by e-mail up until the auction begins its closing countdown. You can review your bids at any time by entering your bidder number and password at the bottom of the auction catalog and clicking Review Bids; items on which you have been outbid will be clearly marked with a red arrow.
9. Reporting Bidding Errors: You should carefully review every bid you choose to make before submitting that bid. The Auctioneer will not automatically assume that any bid even a bid that increases your own, lower bid was made in error. Many bidders routinely increase their own bids to price an item out of the reach of other bidders. You understand and agree that you will be held responsible for having made all bids that are made using your account information ‒ even when such bids are made in error. If you mistakenly increase your own bid at any time during the auction, or make some other bidding error (e.g. placing your bidder number in the price field), you must immediately contact the Auctioneer by using the contact form on the website. Reports of bidding errors must be made via web form; phone reports will not be accommodated.
10. Timeliness of Bidding Error Reports: If you make a bidding error during this auction, you must identify and report the error before the auction begins to close. The Auctioneer will not undo bidding errors reported after the auction has begun to close.
11. Bidders Duty to Report Fraud: You are responsible for all bids made from your account. If you believe that an unauthorized person has gained access to your account, you must notify the Auctioneer immediately by submitting a contact form via the Auctioneers website. You must also report the incident to the relevant law enforcement authorities and send the Auctioneer a copy of any resulting police report. You understand and agree that if you do not promptly report any suspected fraud to the Auctioneer and to the relevant law enforcement authorities, you will be held personally responsible for all purchases made using your account and bidder number.
12. Changes in Circumstance: All aspects of this auction are subject to change without notice. The Auctioneer reserves the right to at any time (1) add or remove items from the auction, (2) split or combine lots, (3) add minimum bids or reserve prices, (4) cancel, suspend, extend, or reschedule the sale of an individual item, lot, auction, and/or auction event, (5) make changes to the auctions closing, inspection, or removal times, or (6) take any other action the Auctioneer deems necessary to effect the fair conduct of this sale or protection of buyers, sellers, or other parties interests. In the event a seller withdraws an item from this auction prior to the close of the auction, the Auctioneer may leave the item on the catalog and buy the item back on behalf of the seller to establish the Auctioneers earned commission and the buyers premium due to the Auctioneer from the seller.
13. Closing: The Auctioneers online auctions are designed to mimic traditional live actions. For this reason, this auction will have a staggered, dynamic closing. You must continuously refresh your browser during the closing process to see the most current activity on your items, both prior to placing your bid and after submitting your bid.
Staggered Closing: This online auction will automatically begin to close at a rate of five items per minute, every minute. Items closing times may be extended past their scheduled closing time, however, as a result of the Auctioneers dynamic closing feature.
Dynamic Closing: The closing time of an item is automatically extended an additional four minutes whenever a bid is placed within the four minutes leading up to an items scheduled closing time.
14. Winning Bids: If you place a bid in this sale, and your bid is determined to be the winning bid, you become obligated to pay for the item that you have won at the price you gave as your bid.
Notification: If you end up placing one or more winning bids in this auction, the Auctioneer will charge your credit card on file and then send you a Paid in Full invoice. Invoices are not sent as soon as the auction begins closing; they are sent out by the end of the business day on which the auction closes. If the Auctioneer is unsuccessful in charging your credit card on file, you will be sent an e-mail with instructions directing you to log in to your profile and update it with another credit card that can be charged. If your credit card information has been updated and you still do not receive your Paid in Full invoice, be sure to check your Spam or Trash e-mail folders. You are solely responsible for checking your e-mail following the close of the auction to determine what items you have won and for bringing the Paid in Full invoice to the removal with you.
Bid Inquiries: If you believe that you placed a winning bid, but do not receive an e-mailed invoice, you must notify the Auctioneer by submitting a contact form via the Auctioneers website explaining your situation by 7:00 am EST on the day after the auction has closed. You agree that the Auctioneer will be the sole authority regarding the identification of winning bids.
15. Payment: At the conclusion of this auction, the credit card associated with your account will be automatically charged for the full price of your purchases. For this reason, it is imperative that you provide the Auctioneer with a credit card that can bear the weight of all of your purchases at the moment the auction closes. You can update your credit card information at any time by clicking the Update Account option at the top right-hand corner of the website, and then entering your bidder number and password.
Suspension: You understand and agree that if, at the end of this auction, the Auctioneer is twice unable to charge your credit card for the entire amount of your purchases, the Auctioneer will suspend your online bidding privileges indefinitely. The Auctioneer may reinstate suspended accounts in the Auctioneers sole and absolute discretion if the suspended bidder remits a $1,000 deposit to be held in escrow for a period of one year.
Chargebacks Prohibited: You agree that you will accept all charges placed on the credit card associated with your account, and you agree that you will not charge back any amount that the Auctioneer charges to your credit card. You agree that this provision applies equally to amounts charged in connection with any items you have won and any costs or fees discussed in Paragraphs 16-20 of these Terms and Conditions.
16. Buyers Premium: A 15% buyers premium is added to every purchase. This means that if your winning bids add up to $100.00, you will be charged $115.00 + sales tax, at checkout.
17. Sales Tax: Sales tax will be collected on items purchased at this auction. Remember: if you are tax exempt, you must follow the procedures discussed in Paragraph 2 to apply for tax-exempt status.
18. Default and Resale: You agree that if, after being declared the winning bidder, you fail to pay for any item that you have won for any reason, your account will be declared in default. If you still fail to pay for any item after being notified of your account being in default, you agree that the Auctioneer will have the right to immediately resell your item, and you further agree to pay (1) any cost associated with the resale and (2) any deficiency between your original purchase price and the resale price.
19. Picking Up Your Items: You are solely responsible for the safe and timely pick-up and removal of any items you may win at this auction. If you are unable to safely pick up and remove your items during the removal times that have been scheduled for this sale, PLEASE DO NOT BID. The Auctioneer does not ship, nor does the Auctioneer hold items beyond the published removal times. The Auctioneer will not issue you a refund if you are unable to pick up and safely remove your items during the published removal times.
TERMS OF RELEASE: FOR YOUR SAFTEY, PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING UPON ITEM REMOVAL: SIGNED COPY OF YOUR PAID IN FULL INVOICE, PHOTO ID MATCHING BIDDER PROFILE, AND CREDIT CARD USED TO MAKE PAYMENT.
Bidders Duty to Remove Items Safely: Again, you are solely responsible for the safe pick-up, removal, and transportation of your items. You agree that the pick-up, removal, and transportation of your items will be solely at your expense and at your risk. You further agree that you will be responsible for any damage that you or any of your agents cause during any preview or removal period, and also agree that the credit card associated with your online account will be charged for any expenses incurred and/or repairs necessary as a result of any damage that you cause.
Release Upon Presentation of Receipt: You understand and agree that the Auctioneer will release your items only after you or your agent presents a Paid in Full invoice generated by the Auctioneer stating that your account is paid in full. You further understand and agree that it is your duty to ensure that any agent picking up items on your behalf has a copy of your Paid in Full invoice to present at the pick-up location. You explicitly authorize the Auctioneer to release your items to any person in possession of your Paid in Full invoice. No item will be released to any person unless that person presents a Paid in Full invoice listing the item in question.
Abandonment: You understand and agree that any item that you do not pick up during the published removal times will be considered abandoned. You understand and agree that you may be charged a reasonable fee for the storage, removal, and/or disposal of any item that is considered abandoned.
20. Disposal of Unclaimed Items: In the event you refuse to pay for or abandon any item that you win at auction, the Auctioneer will have the option of reselling, removing, storing, or disposing of the unpaid-for or abandoned item. You understand and agree that you will be personally responsible for all deficiencies and all legal, collection, transportation, and storage expenses associated with your delinquent account and/or abandoned items. In the event of resale, you agree to pay any cost associated with the resale as well as any deficiency between your original purchase price and the resale price.
21. Non-Delivery: In the unusual event that an item has been totally mis-described or is unavailable for pickup during the published removal times, you must immediately notify the Auctioneers onsite staff of the problem and file a claim for non-delivery within twenty-four hours. You understand and agree that if you fail to make a claim for non-delivery within twenty-four hours of your discovering the problem, your claim for non-delivery will not be honored. Claims for non-delivery must be filed by using the contact form on the website. Your claim must include your invoice number, the item number in question, and must fully describe the nature of the problem that you have identified.
22. Claims and Choice of Venue: Any claim or controversy out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, or to any breach thereof, will be settled either (1) in Fairfax County, Virginias Small Claims Court, if the claim in question amounts to less than $5,000, or (2) by means of arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association, if the claim in question amounts to more than $5,000. In the event of arbitration, judgments upon the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction. You agree that all claims will be litigated or arbitrated on an individual basis, and will not be consolidated with any claim made by another party. Venue in every case will be Fairfax County, Virginia. You agree that any judgments awarded may be applied to and collected from you personally or corporately. Should any party file an action contrary to this paragraph, the counterparty may recover reasonable legal fees and costs. Further, if you bring a claim against the Auctioneer and do not prevail, and/or if the Auctioneer must take action against you as a result of your violation of these terms and conditions, you agree that you will reimburse the Auctioneer for all reasonable legal fees and costs.
23. Interim or Preliminary Relief: Notwithstanding the contents of Paragraph 22 of these Terms and Conditions, you agree that the Auctioneer may seek interim, preliminary, or injunctive relief without the necessity of any bond or similar deposit in a court having jurisdiction in order to protect any rights or property that the Auctioneer may have pending arbitration or litigation.
24. Suspension of Bidding Privileges: You understand and agree that any violation of these Terms and Conditions and/or any unsafe or illegal activity during any auction-related event may result in the Auctioneers suspending your online bidding privileges indefinitely. Nothing in this paragraph will limit the Auctioneers right to any other remedies at law or in equity.
25. Liability: In all cases, the Auctioneers liability, and the liability of the seller of the items in this auction, will be limited to the refund of your purchase price. The Auctioneer will not be liable for any amount in connection with the postponement or cancellation of this auction, or the withdrawal of any item or lot from this auction. In no event will the Auctioneer be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with this auction or any related sale or transaction.
No Liability for the Acts of Third Parties: The Auctioneer is not responsible for any action taken by any seller, bidder, or other third party before, during, or after this auction.
No Liability for Site Malfunction: You understand that this auction is online-only, and so relies on devices and programs that may malfunction without warning. You agree that the Auctioneer will not be liable for any error or inconvenience that may be the result of such a malfunction. You further understand and agree that the Auctioneer may void or suspend any sale, or resell any item, if the Auctioneer determines a transaction to have been affected by any site malfunction.
26. Indemnification: You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Auctioneer and its employees, officers, owners, affiliates, agents, and representatives from and against any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, judgments, fees, costs, and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and costs, related to, arising from, or associated with you, your agents or representatives including, but not limited to, personal injury or property damage caused at any sales site or during removal or transportation of items won at auction, any dispute with another bidder, or any violation of these Terms and Conditions.
27. Limitations: These Terms and Conditions do not nor are they intended to create any agency, partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, or franchisor-franchisee relationship. These Terms and Conditions cannot be altered except in writing by the Auctioneer.
28. Severability: If any term, provision, paragraph, condition, or other portion of this agreement or the application of these to any person, place, or circumstance is held to be invalid, unenforceable, or void, the remainder of this agreement and such term, provision, covenant, or condition as applied to other persons, places, and circumstances will remain in full force and effect.
29. Governing Law: These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
30. Entire Agreement: These Terms and Conditions contain our entire agreement and supersede any prior oral or written agreements relating to the same subject matter.