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Benefit Auction Terms & Conditions

Live Auction

•  All signed bids are binding, and all sales are final.

•  Payment by the successful bidder must be made immediately following the auction.

•  Descriptions of the items have been made with every reasonable effort to describe each one correctly, but all items are sold “where is” and “as is” and without warranty or representation of any kind as to the correctness of description, genuineness, authenticity, quality, or fitness for any purpose. Neither Friends of Acadia (FOA) nor Christie’s assume any liability for the authenticity or the authorship of any property offered. Any questions should be directed to FOA and not to Christie’s or the donor.

•  All auction items and services must be used within the time limits stated in the catalog or at the time of auction, and are subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by the donors. Cruises, dinners, and trips must be arranged directly with the donors at a mutually convenient date and are subject to availability. Winning bidders are expected to take special care with the property of private donors.

•  The auctioneer shall determine the winning bidder and may reopen the bidding at his discretion in the case of a discrepancy. If the auctioneer determines that any opening bid is not commensurate with the value of the item offered, he may reject the same and withdraw the article from sale.

•  All items have been donated to the Friends of Acadia Benefit Auction and are sold by it and not by the donors. Purchasers may not ask for refunds or exchanges from the donor.

•  All items are non-transferable.

Silent Auction

•  The Silent Auction will begin at 6 p.m. Items will be available for viewing and bidding in the auction tent until 7:30 p.m.

•  Silent Auction bids are to be made by placing your sticker, which includes your bid number, on the bid sheet next to the amount you wish to bid.

•  The highest bidder on any item becomes the purchaser of such item at the full amount of his/her successful bid.

•  Bidding for the Silent Auction will close at 7:30 p.m.

•  Descriptions of the items have been made with every reasonable effort to describe each correctly, but all items are sold “where is” and “as is” and without warranty or representation of any kind as to the correctness of description, genuineness, authenticity, quality, or fitness for any purpose.

•  All auction items and services must be used within the time limits specifically stated in the catalog, and are subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by the donors.

•  All items have been donated to the Friends of Acadia Benefit auction, and are sold by it and not by the donors. Purchasers may not ask for refunds from the donor. Exchanges may be made only where specified.

•  All items must be paid for and claimed between 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. on the night of the benefit or between 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. the following morning. Bids are binding; sales are final.

Payment and terms

We accept cash, checks, American Express, VISA, and MasterCard. Please make checks payable to Friends of Acadia. No items can be released without payment. Any items left on premises the night of the benefit must be picked up between 8:30-11:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 10, 2014.

Questions?

Please call Friends of Acadia with any questions at (207) 288-3340.