Terms and Conditions

1- Prior to sale, all bidders must register with Hill Auction Gallery L.L.C. or online to participate in live bidding.

2- The auctioneer and the Consignor assume no risk, liability, or responsibility for the authenticity or the authorship of any property identified in the online catalog (that is, the identity of the creator or the period, culture, source or origin as the case may be, with which the creation of any property is identified herein). All property is sold “AS IS” and neither the Auctioneer nor the Consignor makes any warranties, or representations of any kind, or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall be responsible for the correctness or any implied warranty of fitness for particu­lar purpose as it relates to description, genuineness, attribution, provenance, safety, reliability, or condition of property. If any implied warranties or merchant-ability or fitness for a particular purpose can be construed from the catalog, auction or bill of sale, such warranties are disclaimed by the Auctioneer and the Consignor. No statement in the online catalogue or made at the sale or in the Bill of Sale or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty or representation or an admission of liability. Moreover, the Auctioneer will not be held responsible for any variations in appearance of online photographs.

3- Notwithstanding the preceding condition, if within 14 days of the sale of any lot the purchaser of any painting or lot of silver gives notice in writing to the Auctioneer that the lot so sold is counterfeit and, if within 7 days after such notice the purchaser returns to the Auctioneer in the same condition as when sold, and gives proof from a recognized impartial expert which establishes beyond a reasonable doubt that the returned lot is in fact a counterfeit and that this was not indicated by a fair reading of the catalogue or the Auctioneer’s comments at the time of the sale, the Auctioneer as agent for the Consignor will rescind the sale and refund the purchase price.

4- HAG will not be held liable for any fees incured by purchaser for 3rd party authentication or other professional service. All such fees are the full responsibilty of the purchaser.

5- A premium equal to 25% of the successful bid price will be added there to and is payable by the purchaser as part of the total purchase price.

6- The state of Florida Sales Tax (6%) is computed on this total purchase price. The purchaser will be required to pay Florida Sales Tax unless exempted through possession of a valid State of Florida Sales Tax number on file.