Q. What are the Auction times?
A. Auction will open for bidding 30 days prior to final auction day. Bidding will end at 9:30EST and a further ten minute overtime rule will be in effect.
Q. How does the ten minute Overtime rule work?
A. You will be required to bid on all lots you would like prior to this time, by doing so it will allow you to continue on those lots. The auction will end when no one puts a bid on any lot within the overtime ten minute rule. It could be a long night!
Q. How do we bid?
A. Go to the lots you’d like to bid on and sign in and bid according to your ability. Please make sure you understand that confirmation of your bid, means you must proceed to pay if you are winning bidder.
Q. What are the fees associated with the auction winning bids?
A. All winning bids are subject to a 15% Buyers premium which will be added to your invoice, plus all applicable taxes and shipping related charges.
Q. What methods of payment do you accept?
A. True North Auctions is set up for PayPal payments and credit cards, we do prefer money orders or wire transfers. Payments over 10,000.$ are subject to approvals and will be charged a premium of 2% over the final invoice.
Q. Do you guarantee your lots for its authenticity and any damage or satisfaction for description.
A. Unlike most we will stand behind our items, you will have 30 days from delivery to alert us to any problems you may have with your winnings, however if there are no proper reasons for the return, we can consign it back to our auction and re list for you. We want your happiness, but realize people do change their minds. We will work with you. Our description of lots will give no reason for return, but we welcome your feedback.
Q. What is the return Policy?
A. Returns will only be accepted if the merchandise received does not resemble our description and for no further reason. TNA shall not be liable for any breakage of glass or damage to frames (patent or latent); such defects, in any event, shall not be a basis for any claim for return or reduction in purchase price or winning bid. Title shall not pass to the successful Bidder until all invoices are paid in full. It is the responsibility of the buyer to provide adequate insurance coverage for the items once they have been delivered to a common carrier or third-party shipper.
Q. How do I consign?
A. We would love your consignments, but we will be honest as to their value and how the market trends work for your item. We will listen to your starting bid value and give our input as well. We want you to get your best price for your quality items, however the market usually determines its value. We will do our best to advertise, and promote our auctions and your consignment.