CONDITIONS OF SALE
The items listed in this auction, as may be amended by sale room notice or announcement, are being offered for sale by Music and Beyond (the Charity) for its own account. The following terms and conditions of sale constitute the complete terms and conditions on which all of the items will be offered for sale. All purchasers of alcoholic beverages through the auction must be nineteen (19) years of age or older. Proof of age may be required prior to the transfer of any purchased goods, including, but not limited provision of photo identification.
ATTENDANCE AT THE AUCTION
Admission to the auction is by invitation or through the purchase of a ticket. All attendees must be nineteen (19) years of age or older, proof of age may be required. Please note that in order to comply with COVID-19 protocols, there will be no tickets available for sale at the door.
CONDITION OF THE WINES
Lots are sold “as is” without recourse. Neither the Charity nor the auctioneer may give any warranty of any kind as to any of the lots, nor shall they be liable in any manner for any error in description, faults or defects. All warranties and conditions implied by law are hereby excluded. No person shall have recourse against the Charity or the auctioneer for any irregularity or illegality in the sale, in the conduct of the sale, or of the lots. Wines will be displayed before the auction. It is the purchaser’s responsibility to inspect them so as to satisfy himself or herself of their condition. The wine offered for sale at the auction may not have been tested by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. The purchaser of the wine by way of the auction is required by law to acknowledge this in writing.
All purchasers must register. On-site registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the day of the auction.
The sale will take place by lot number, as set out in the catalogue. Lots will be sold as described, however, the auctioneer may withdraw, unite or divide lots at his or her discretion. Bidding increments are at the discretion of the auctioneer. Bids are in Canadian dollars. There are no premiums or taxes on any lot. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. The auctioneer has the right to reject any bid and, in the event of any dispute between bidders, to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer and re-sell the item in dispute. Should there be any dispute after the sale, the Charity’s record of final sale shall be conclusive.
Items purchased at the auction must be paid for immediately. No delivery will be made until full payment has been received. Payments may be made by cash, cheque, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express.
PICKUP AND DELIVERY
Unless alternative arrangements have been made in advance, purchases must be collected at the time of the sale. The purchaser may request delivery, which will be charged to the purchaser.
Some of the lots are offered subject to a reserve or Opening Bid. The auctioneer may open the bidding on any lot by placing consecutive bids on behalf of the Charity but only up to the reserve.
Potential purchasers who cannot be present at the sale can submit commissioned bids. Commissioned bids can be received by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by mail, or by fax to Music and Beyond no later than the day before the auction at 2:00 pm. Live telephone bidding can be arranged for absentee bidders by prior arrangement only with the Charity. Commissioned bids can be for a maximum amount or for the best price plus the next increment. If the last bid is less than the commissioned bid, the commissioned bid will take the lot at the next increment above the last bid. Successful bidders will be notified by email and/or telephone, and arrangements for payment and delivery will be made at that time.
Wine lots and opening bid prices are subject to change prior to the Live Auction event.