Please review our Terms and Conditions before bidding.
i. Bidders must accept our terms and conditions prior to placing bids with Karen's Dollhouse Shop. This is an online auction. Bidding will be online only. No phone bids can be accepted. All items are sold as is.
ii. Karen's Dollhouse Shop provides the photos for information available and holds no guarantee of any kind with relation to condition, value, of any kind and with respect to size. All measurements are approximate with some having a ruler to determine its size. If there are any imperfections with the items listed, note that the items in the sale are pre-owned.
iii. Estimates are placed on each lot with a low and high estimate provided as a guide for potential buyers, but should not be relied upon as a guarantee of sale price.
iv. The catalog listings are meant as a descriptive guide only. There are several thousand photographs to show the items. Karen's Dollhouse Shop encourages all potential bidders to preview our items online, and we hold several days of previews before each auction.
v. A buyer's premium will be added to the hammer price and is payable by the buyer as part of the total purchase price.
vi. Karen's Dollhouse Shop will do the best to answer any questions prior to the auction date, but it is very difficult to answer questions during the day of the auction.
vii. Karen's Dollhouse Shop uses a third-party Auction website to host their online auctions. In the event of a software issue occurring during the auction, Karen's Dollhouse Shop will endeavor to work with the Auction website to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, but cannot guarantee the performance of the third-party website.
viii. Karen's Dollhouse Shop acts as the sole arbiter of auction bidding, including which bids to accept and which is the winning bid.
ix. For this auction, ALL lots in the auction will be wrapped by Karen's Dollhouse Shop. We will be using bubble wrap, tiny baggies, tissue paper and boxes to carefully wrap all the miniatures, dolls and furniture. We know how special and delicate miniatures are. We will then ship via USPS or UPS. You may come to the shop to pick your auction items up in person, but will be charged a handling fee of $3.00 for each lot, in addition to shipping. Shipping and handling will be included in the final invoice.
Your bid is your contract to buy. All sales are final. There will be No Refunds, No Returns. No exceptions. Karen's Dollhouse Shop is not responsible for internet bidding errors. The highest bidder is the buyer. Karen's Dollhouse has the right to pass a lot if the reserve price is not met or at fair market value. Please check and question any item carefully prior to bidding. Once an item has been purchased it is the responsibility of the buyer. Karen's Dollhouse is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer has the final discretion to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer the lot in dispute. If any dispute arises after a sale, the Karen's Dollhouse Shop sale record shall be conclusive. All disputes will be settled at the discretion of the auctioneer. Karen's Dollhouse has the final decision. Karen's Dollhouse Shop reserves the right to withdraw, combine, or divide any lot at its sole discretion prior to and after the commencement of bidding.
All lots are sold to the highest bidder. The auctioneer has the right to not accept any bid! Bidding may be reopened at the auctioneer's discretion. The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any item and to re-offer the item at any other time. The auctioneer may execute bids on behalf of absentee bidders and on behalf of consignors up to a reserve price. Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bids that are not of fair market value or not in the best interest to the consigner.
Payment: All items purchases must be paid within 48 hours of the Invoice being issued. We accept PayPal, Checks, Money Orders and Credit Cards. No additional fee will be applied if using a debit or credit card. Shipping will be handled via USPS and UPS, who will invoice separately.
All lots will be shipped via USPS or UPS. Bidders have the option to pick up their winning lot in person at Karen's Dollhouse Shop, 14 Main Street, Clinton, NJ 08809, but must notify us within 2 days of the auction via email at [email protected] or on (908) 766-3777. No lots will be sent without prior payment. Insurance is the responsibility of the purchaser.
Buyers Premium for auction 20%. Buyers premium includes credit card processing fees. Sales tax, shipping, handling, and insurance are not included in the bidding increment. The final bill will include these items where appropriate.
New Jersey Residents
All New Jersey residents will be charged 6.625% Sales Tax
No phone calls will be answered during the auction. Once the auction begins, you may contact us though Invaluable's email system. We will do our best to answer them during the auction, but cannot guarantee answers quickly.
Any questions or concerns about your purchase must be contacted within three business days of your receiving your items. Again, shipping and insurance is the responsibility of the purchaser.
After reading all terms and conditions, all bidders must accept our terms and conditions in order to bid. Please do not bid if you are not willing to pay. Your bid is your contract to buy.