1. These terms and conditions are offered to all BIDDERS registered with Brooks Auction, the SELLER. Registering for a bidder’s number represents an acknowledgement and acceptance of all terms and conditions listed herein, whether bid(s) are placed live, online, via telephone, or by any other means not listed herein.
  2. Brooks Auction represents full legal right to act as an agent for resell on behalf of the consignor for all lots offered in auction. Brooks Auction shall not be held liable for a misrepresentation of title, ownership, claim to the PROPERTY up for auction or misrepresentation of the PROPERTY’S condition, age, authenticity or salability by the CONSIGNOR.
  3. Statements made by Brooks Auction, any of its employees or representatives, for use in Catalog, during the course of auction, or any advertising describing items including authorship, origin, size, condition, and authenticity, are intended as a guide for interested BIDDERS only and shall not be taken as a guarantee of any of the statements or descriptions. Any absence of defect or damage in any description does not indicate absence of imperfection.
  4. All property is sold “As Is” and without recourse, and neither SELLER nor its CONSIGNOR(S) make any warranties or representations of any kind with respect to the PROPERTY. All sales are FINAL.
  5. Items are available for inspection on preview days the weekend prior to auction. Hours are as follows: Friday 9-4, Saturday 9-4, Sunday 9-4
  6. All prospective buyers are required to have a personal Bidder’s Number. BIDDERS are responsible for purchases made by all affiliates, agents or representatives using the registered Bidder’s Number.
  7. Buyers are required to provide an in-state New Jersey Driver’s License and one of the following: Vehicle Registration, secondary photo ID, two non-photo IDs, or submit to credit card pre-authorization. If only an out of state driver’s license is available, then buyer must provide TWO secondary forms of identifications (as listed in the previous sentence) AND credit card pre-authorization.
  8. Brooks Auction reserves the right to withdraw item(s) from sale at any time for any reason. Auction may resell item at any time for any reason, including but not limited to, dispute resolution.
  9. Forms of payment accepted: credit card, check, and cash. Out of state checks require bank letter of credit.
  10. All buyers will be charged 15% premium on all purchases unless otherwise stated. All buyers must pay 6.625% New Jersey state sales tax unless registered with a valid Tax Identification number.
  11. Payments for successful absentee, phone bids, or online bids are required within FIVE business days of sale.
  12. Transfer of ownership occurs when the auctioneer says “SOLD.” Buyer is responsible for removal and transport. No items may be removed from the property until payment is received by Brooks Auction.
  13. Items must be picked up by end of business day on the Saturday following the sale. Any items left will incur a storage charge of 5% of its sale price per day at a minimum of $50 and not to exceed 30 days total. After 30 days, items will be stored at an off-site facility at the cost of the buyer.