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ALL items invoiced to Bidder must be paid for in full prior to Bidder receiving ANY of the items from any Successful Bid.

All invoices must be paid in full within fourteen (14) calendar days of a Successful Bid. Acceptable forms of payment will be: cash in United States Dollars; Visa or MasterCard credit cards; wire transfer; Paypal; UnionPay; cashier’s check; or personal check. Items paid for by personal check or cashier’s check will be held by the Company for ten (10) banking days before being released to the Bidder or designated shipping company.

A twenty-three percent (23%) “Buyer’s Premium” will be charged on all purchases (a successful bid accepted by auctioneer; hereinafter “Successful Bid(s)“). Please note, online transactions on Live Auctioneers and Invaluable are subject to an additional five percent (5%) processing fee.

28% Buyer’s Premium – Online bidders on Live Auctioneers and Invaluable
23% Buyer’s Premium – In person, on Topwells Live, Telephone, or absentee bidders

If payment is made by credit card, Paypal there will be an additional 3% charge onto the invoice. All payments can be made with


Item Pickup and Shipping

(a) The Company may do in-house shipping if it is within the plausible confines to be shipped. If within a desirable price, certain items that are larger or more expensive to ship may be part of an exception. Prices must be determined with quotes and therefore paid to the Company. Other ways to receive items are to be picked up by Bidder, utilizing a third-party shipper, or at a time pre-arranged with the Company, after full payment of the invoice. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to arrange with the Company in advance if an item must be picked up at another time. Successful Bids of items online will be shipped at the Bidder’s expense.

(b) Costs associated with the shipping and handling of an item are the responsibility of the Bidder. If the Bidder will not be picking up an item directly from the company, then the Bidder must select a shipper to pack and ship the item(s). The Company is not liable for any damage or loss due to any negligence of any third-party shipping company.

(c) The Company will provide when asked of a list of local shippers with all paid-in-full invoices for the convenience of the Bidder. By providing such a list, the Company is not making any warranty, guarantee, or promise as to the performance of any shipper selected from the list. Further, the company will not be responsible for any damage or loss, including but not limited to due to any negligence of any shipper as provided on the list.

(d) Bidder(s) must coordinate and handle all shipping details. Item(s) must be shipped within two (2) weeks of payment. Items remaining in the Company’s custody or control at the expiration of two (2) weeks past payment will be subject to storage fees of no less than $50.

(e) Shipper must schedule its pick-up times with the Company to ensure availability of Company staff onsite and must provide a copy of the paid-in-full invoice. Shipper will sign a copy of the invoice and indicate any damage or imperfection seen on the item at time of pick-up.

(f) Any items remaining forty-five (45) calendar days following the date when the Bidder completed payment on an invoice will be considered Abandoned Property of items on that invoice and will be subject to resale or disposal with no refund.


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