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Terms & Conditions

Thank you for your interest in Luther Auctions! Please take the time to carefully look over all items of interest to you during designated Preview Times. If you are unable to attend Auction Preview, you are welcome to call and ask for a condition report on a given item.

This auction is contracted and managed by Luther Auctions. By participating in the auction you are agreeing to and bound by the auction specific terms and conditions listed below.

Terms & Conditions

BUYER’S PREMIUM: A 15% COMMISSION WILL BE CHARGED TO THE BUYER ON ALL SALES

All purchases are subject to state and local taxes where and when applicable. The purpose of this catalog is only for the identification of merchandise. It is our intention to give an accurate description to the best of our knowledge and note any defects we may be aware of. However, the auctioneer makes no guarantee or warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information given on any merchandise found in the catalog.

All items: Everything is sold AS IS, WHERE IS. We do not guarantee the value, condition, or authenticity of any item. It is the sole responsibility of you, the buyer, to judge the value, condition, and authenticity of merchandise and bid accordingly. We disclaim responsibility for any opinions expressed by the auctioneer or others as to the value of any item. Please use the preview times to inspect all items prior to bidding on them. All sales are final.

Signatures: We do not guarantee authenticity of any signature.

Jewelry: Jewelry is guaranteed to be as cataloged except as follows: Colored stones are not guaranteed. Measurements are approximate and are guaranteed to be within 20%. Any stone grading and conditions are not guaranteed. All weights are for the entire piece including all stones and workings. All watches are sold as/is. Luther Auctions does not guarantee any information in outside appraisals. Items marked as “tested gold” are not marked but have been tested for gold content. If an item must be returned because it is not as cataloged (i.e. gold content, diamond, etc) Luther Auctions must be notified within 5 business days of the auction date. After that, all sales are final. No return can be made on any piece that has been altered.

Reserves: Items marked with an (R) are being sold subject to a reserve. The reserve will not exceed the low end of the printed auction estimate.

Absentee: There will be a $1.00 Service Charge added to each successful absentee bid.

Payment: We accept the following payment types: Cash, Check (we reserve the right to hold merchandise until check clears), Major Credit Card, or Wire Transfer. You will need to pay sales tax unless you have a resale tax exemption number (You will need to complete a Minnesota ST3 Certificate of Exemption Form. Blank forms are available at the front desk or can be found online at http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/Forms_and_Instructions/st3.pdf or you are shipping the goods out of the state.

Pickup/Removal: All items must be removed from the premises during designated Pickup Times: Auction night until 20 minutes post auction completion, Tuesday 9am to 6pm, & Wednesday 9am to 5pm. If you are unable to pick up during these times, please make arrangements with the auctioneer.

Shipping: Shipping is available on a case by case basis. Please call (651) 770-6175 prior to bidding, to obtain shipping information. Note: It may take up to 3 weeks for us to pack and ship an item. All items must be shipped to the billing address of your credit card or funds must be wired. Please call to inquire.

Consignments: We are always seeking quality consignments. Consignments for auction are taken by appointment. Please give Tracy a call to setup a time that works best for you. (651) 770-6175.

We appreciate your business! If you have any questions or comments, please bring them to the auctioneer or any staff member. Thank you!