Auction Terms and Conditions: Please review and understand that by
registering, you agree to the following before bidding on any item sold by
Duck Soup Auctions.
Disclaimer: ALL GOODS ARE SOLD “AS IS” “WHERE IS”. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Condition reports in Auction catalog are not guaranteed and may vary in accuracy. Consider items untested unless otherwise specified. It is the responsibility of prospective bidders to inspect the goods. We are not responsible for the condition of items in/from other people's homes. Some homes are vacated and closed up either prior to or after we list items. All condition reports, measurements, opinion of values, age and quality that may be offered by the Duck Soup Auctions are not guaranteed. Neither Duck Soup Auctions, nor the consignor, is responsible for the accuracy of printed or verbal descriptions or their authenticity. The terms “gold, silver, brass and bronze” refer to color descriptions only unless otherwise noted. We do not guarantee or warranty clocks. All weights & measurements are approximate. Artist’s names and signatures do not carry warranty & are not guaranteed unless Certificate of Authenticity accompanies lot.
All statements contained in the catalog or in any bill of sale, invoice or
elsewhere as to authorship, period, culture, source, origin, measurement,
quality, rarity, provenance, importance, exhibition and literature of
historical relevance, or physical condition are qualified statements of
opinion and not representations or warranties. No employee or agent of
Duck Soup Auctions is authorized to make on our behalf or on that of the
consignor any representation or warranty, oral or written, with respect to
Duck Soup Auctions reserves the right to change the online sale terms and
conditions. Bidders are cautioned to periodically review these terms and
conditions for possible changes.
ELIGIBILITY OF BIDDERS: Bidders acknowledge he/she is at least 18 years
of age and of sound mind and must use their own credit card to
ACCEPTANCE PERIOD: By marking the required box at the end of the online
sale terms and conditions during registration and submitting a bid, the
bidder agrees to the Terms and Conditions of sale and to pay for and
remove the property by the dates and times specified in the contract.
REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: First, you need to register to bid. Go to the
registration page put in your information then submit. You will receive an
email with your bidder number and you will use the password that you
created to place your bids. Then, go to the catalog and place your bids.
You can also utilize the MAXBID feature where you can put in your starting
bid and your highest bid and the computer will bid up to that point only
if other higher bids are received. Both the next required bid and the maxbid use the same block.
IMPORTANT: This is an ONLINE ONLY AUCTION and has predetermined removal
dates and times, No refunds or chargeback's will be granted due to a lack
of removal at the designated times.
Invalid or unapproved credit card purchases will be subject to a $50
processing fee. If the auction proceeds are collected later than the
following business day after an auction, an additional daily fee will be
added of $20.00 per day. Failure to pay within seven days of the end of
the auction will ban the bidder from participating in any other Duck Soup
Auctions online auction.
BUYERS PREMIUM: A 10% buyer's premium will be added to your total
purchase. Any and all applicable taxes are calculated on the total of
both the Buyers Premium and the Bid Amount.
PAYMENT and TIME OF PAYMENT: Duck Soup Auctions is an online only
auction. Bidders must register with a credit card and full payment will
be expected at pick up. If a winning bidder is a no show, the invoice amount will be charged using the registered credit card at the end of pick up.
TAX: When applicable, Pennsylvania sales tax will be added to your purchases unless you have a
current Pennsylvania resale number on file with us prior to closing of
auction. There will be no refunds after close of auction.
USE CAUTION: It is very important you review our terms and conditions
prior to bidding. Also, be sure of what you are placing your bid on. We
will not reverse bids at any point once it is made, no exceptions.
STAGGERED CLOSING: Our system has been set to end/close in intervals.
CLOSING EXTENSIONS: If a bid gets posted within the last three minutes of
ending, our system will automatically extended the sale 3 additional
To quickly review your bids and see if you have won, you can utilize your
BIDDING ERRORS: Please be aware that bidders could and might purposely
increase their own bids to price an item out of reach of other bidders.
You should immediately review your bids before submitted. If you bid on
the wrong item we will not reverse your bid. Please make sure and review
all bids before submitting. We will not reverse bids after they have been
placed; no exceptions.
WARRANTY & CONDITION OF ITEMS SOLD: All items are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS,
with all faults, known & unknown, with NO guaranties or WARRANTIES
expressed or implied, of any kind, by the lot number affixed to the item,
including but not limited to condition, authenticity or testing,
completeness, suitability, fitness or merchantability for any purpose.
Please keep in mind that Duck Soup Auctions is in NO way a retail store.
We are an online Auction & Liquidator and so forth, all sales are final;
no credits or refunds of any kind are given. You are bidding and buying
based upon your own inspection, your own determination of value, and your
own decision to bid. Live preview or inspection is your best protection.
Duck Soup Auctions takes no responsibility for errors or omissions of any
kind, including catalog descriptions and photographs. Keep in mind that
most auctioned items are used and may have light to moderate surface
scratches, defects, damages, repairs and or dents /dings. Preview is
suggested in order to gauge the condition of each piece. Descriptions are
believed to be accurate but not guaranteed. When you are not certain of
the condition or use of an item please bid accordingly. All descriptions
are made in good faith, however, preview or inspection is highly
recommended to gauge the exact nature and condition of all pieces.
CONDITION OF PROPERTY: Condition of property is not warranted.
Deficiencies, when known, have been indicated in the property
descriptions. However, absence of any indicated deficiencies does not mean
that none exists. Therefore, the bidder should ascertain the condition of
the item through physical inspection.
Duck Soup Auctions does not ship. The Buyer must contact a third-party
shipping vendor. The buyer is responsible for all related expenses. Duck
Soup Auctions does not assume any liability and will not be held
responsible for damages, loss and/or missing parts. Insuring your goods
with the shipping company is highly encouraged. All claims must be made
by the buyer and directly through the shipping company.
PHOTOGRAPHS: Photographs may not depict an exact representation of the
bid item(s) and should not be relied upon in place of written item
descriptions or as a substitute for physical inspection. Please view each
auction for the provided inspection dates and times.
INSPECTION OF PROPERTY: Bidders agree to physically inspect the property
upon which they bid or thereby waive the opportunity to conduct a physical
inspection. In waiving their inspection rights, bidders bear the risk for
any gross omissions regarding the functionality of items and/or failures
to recognize major missing parts and/or restrictions with regards to usage
that would have been revealed by physical inspection.
If a discrepancy exists between description and photograph, the
description takes precedence, however we take no responsibility for errors
or omissions of any kind in photographs or descriptions. Do not place a
bid based solely upon a picture and/or description. Your inspection is
always encouraged for your best protection.
items from bidding due
CANCELLATION: Auctions may be terminated because the property is no longer available due to; property becoming damaged; property is stolen, or property was improperly described. Items may be re-offered at a later date.
DEFAULT: If you are awarded with any item/s on Duck Soup Auctions, you
have; 1st a responsibility to pay for the item/s that you were awarded
the day of pick up, and, 2nd you must remove your won
item/s within the assigned date/s and time/s. If you fail to meet either
of these two conditions, you will be in violation of the online sale terms
and conditions of your contract with the Duck Soup Auctions and will be
considered "in default". As a defaulted bidder, you will be responsible
for the payment of liquidated damages, administrative fees for the
processing and re-handling of the item for which you neglected to pay for
and/or remove. In the event of a default, a bidder will lose all rights
to place bids for other items for sale on Duck Soup Auctions.
REMOVAL: If successful bidder appoints/designates another person or agent
to remove property on his/her behalf, the successful bidder must provide
the person or agent assigned, authorization allowing them to remove the
subject property. The authorization must include: (1) the name of the
person the successful bidder is authorizing to pick up the property; (2)
the sale and lot number of the item; and (3) must be signed by the
successful bidder. An email with authorization would also be sufficient.
In addition to the letter of authorization, the person must present a
photo ID, and a signed Purchaser's Receipt and Authority to Release
Property to verify proof of purchase prior to removal: otherwise removal
will not be permitted.
Successful bidders are cautioned that they are responsible for packing,
loading and removal of any and all property awarded to them from the exact
place where the property is located as indicated on the item description
page for each item they purchase on the Duck Soup Auctions website. The
Purchaser will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary for
removal of the property including packing, loading and transportation of
REFUNDS: NO refunds, credits or charge back's will be granted for
forfeited / abandoned items due to a lack of removal at the designated
times. It is the Buyer's sole responsibility to verify completeness of
purchased lots prior to removal.
REFUND AMOUNT: If in the event Senior Management determines that a refund
should be granted for any reason, such refund will be limited only to the
purchase price and any applied tax on the item; auctioneer's premium is in
no way refundable.
REMOVAL DATES & TIMES: This will be posted within each specific auction.
By participating and bidding in any given auction, you understand and
agree to abide by the removal days/times for that auction. If using a
third party shipper, the buyer is responsible for making sure they will
abide by the stated day/times specified in the auction for removal of all
purchased items. Removal shall be at the expense, liability, and risk of
ABANDONED ITEMS: Items not picked up by the set removal dates and times
will be considered forfeited and abandoned. Duck Soup Auctions will have
the option of reselling, removing or storing at the expense and risk of
the purchaser, any unclaimed and/or unpaid items not removed within the
LIMITATIONS: All conditions stated above cannot and will not be altered
unless with written consent by Senior Management at Duck Soup Auctions.
Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the State of
Pennsylvania. By accepting these Terms and Conditions, the
bidder/purchaser agrees to be bound by said Terms and Conditions. Any
dispute brought by or against Duck Soup Auctions shall be resolved from a
court office within Lawrence County in the State of Pennsylvania. Duck
Soup Auctions will be entitled to recover any reasonable attorney's fees
and other costs should any legal action be brought against the