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Terms and Conditions

Bidders must be at least 18 years old.

All items are sold "AS IS", "WHERE IS", and "FINAL," with no warranties, express or implied. Illustrations, pictures, sounds, or videos posted on AAA Auction's web site are for identification purposes only and are not warranties of any type. All measurements are approximate and AAA Auction encourages bidders to preview our auctions and measure items themselves. AAA Auction does not guarantee the authenticity of any item, including autographs. Many specific descriptions are provided by the sellers and are assumed to be true; however, AAA Auction does not know whether the descriptions provided by sellers are correct. AAA Auction does not know whether some items are reproductions or originals. Please note that items seen in the photographs are not included in the lot unless specifically mentioned in the description. Buyer assumes complete and sole responsibility for inspection of items prior to bidding and relies solely on his or her own inspection as to the condition, authenticity, and value of items. Buyer waives any and all claims against AAA Auction and seller based on the condition or value of items.

We accept cash, good checks, cashier's checks, Visa, and MasterCard. Two forms of ID are needed for checks, with at least one being a photo ID. No out-of-state checks. There is a $30.00 fee on all returned checks. Credit cards will be accepted up to $5,000. Unless prior arrangements are made, coins must be paid for with cash, and titled items must be paid for with cash, an approved Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, a cashier's check, or a personal check with a bank letter of guarantee. Checks in an amount over $5,000 must be guaranteed with a valid credit card and not a check card.

AAA Auction requires a valid credit card in order to guarantee all online bids. Of course, bidders may pay for their purchases with cash or a good check in person at the live auction or scheduled pickup time. Bidder agrees that AAA Auction may charge the buyer's credit card for any purchase for which payment has not been received and which has not been picked up at the scheduled pickup time. Buyer also authorizes AAA Auction to withhold from any funds due the Buyer amounts Buyer owes to AAA Auction for any reason. Buyer shall call AAA Auction and advise AAA Auction if buyer is unable to pick up at the scheduled time. AAA Auction will then reschedule your pick up within the next two days.

All late pickups shall be assessed a $2 per day late pickup fee with a $10 minimum fee which shall be charged to buyer's credit card.

When the auction ends, the high bid shall be accepted by AAA Auction and a contract shall be formed between the high bidder and AAA Auction which shall obligate the winning bidder to pay for the item according to all of the terms of the auction. If the winning bidder breaches the bidding contract by failing to pay for his items, then he shall be barred from bidding in the future and is also liable for damages. Bidders agree that damages shall be liquidated and shall equal 35% of the total winning bids made by the buyer for which payment has not been made.

If the winning bidder has paid for his items, but does not pick up his items at the scheduled pickup time, or within two business days following the close of the auction, or at such other time as may be agreed to by AAA Auction, then that winning bidder authorizes AAA Auction to re-list the items not picked up and sell them again on behalf of the winning bidder at the prevailing standard commission rate. The winning bidder shall also be barred from participating in future auctions at AAA Auction.

There is a 13% buyer's premium on all auction purchases after receiving a 3% discount for paying with cash or check. All purchases paid with a credit card or a check card shall have a buyer's premium of 16%.

Minnesota and county sales tax applies to this auction. The sales tax also applies to the buyer's premium. No sales tax exemptions shall be allowed unless the buyer provides AAA Auction with a valid Minnesota Revenue Certificate of Exemption Form ST3 before paying for his or her purchase. If no form is provided at the scheduled pickup time, sales tax shall be charged.

The auctioneer reserves the right to add items to or remove items from the auction; to split or combine lots; to edit descriptions; to add or remove photos; to add minimum bids or reserve prices; to cancel, suspend, extend or reschedule an individual item and or an entire auction; or to change an auction's closing time, preview time, or pickup time.

The buyer of any titled vehicle shall provide AAA Auction with all necessary information and fees to complete a title transfer. In addition to the regular State of Minnesota transfer fees for titled vehicles and trailers, the buyer of each titled vehicle or trailer shall also pay AAA Auction a $20 processing fee for the title transfer.

Federal and State Firearms Licensing Rules apply to firearms sales. If you are buying a handgun, then you also must have a purchase permit, carry permit, or a federal firearms license. If Buyer is "denied" in the background check, Buyer authorizes AAA Auction to resell the firearm on Buyer's behalf at the prevailing commission rate. We will hold firearms for 60 days if the Buyer needs to obtain a permit to buy a handgun. If the Buyer fails to present AAA Auction with a valid permit to purchase or carry within 60 days, Buyer authorizes AAA Auction to resell the handgun on Buyer's behalf at the prevailing commission rate at the time of the re-sale. All guns must leave the auction site in a case. Please bring a case if you are buying a gun. If you do not have a long case, AAA will supply one to you for $2.00. Any gun buyer who does not pass the background check authorizes the auctioneer to resell the gun for him, with a standard commission to be charged.

AAA Auction disclaims any knowledge of the history of any ammunition sold. AAA Auction does not know how old the ammo is or whether the ammo has been reloaded. Use at your own risk. AAA Auction disclaims any liability arising out of the use of said ammunition.

All auctions and auction items by law in Minnesota are with reserve unless stated as absolute. Sellers, and Auctioneer and his staff reserve the right to bid on and purchase items in this auction.

We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted access to our services, and operation of the web site and services may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. AAA Auction is not responsible for lost or misdirected e-mails, slowness in transmission of bids, technical difficulties that result in loss of Bidder's internet connection with, or other technical problems. AAA Auction is not responsible for any difficulties that may occur in the proper or timely transmission or access of e-mail forwarded to any e-mail address. The vagaries of the Internet, spam filters, lack of storage space, and rules set by different Internet service providers are all additional factors which may result in failure to deliver e-mails as expected.
Bidder does hereby indemnify and hold harmless the Auctioneer and the Seller from any and all damages, claims, or liabilities from injuries to persons or property of any type whatsoever, caused before, during, or after the auction.

All terms and conditions are subject to change.

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