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1. All bids must be made in British Pounds (£ Sterling). Alternative currencies shown on this site are intended as a rough guide only.

2. A buyers premium of 17% will be added to the sale price for each lot, insurance and postage will be charged at cost.

3. The submission of a bid form is a contract between the bidder and Sandafayre (Holdings) Ltd. to purchase all lots where the bid is successful except when the bidder indicates a "limit" (in the Additional Information field when the bids are placed.

4. Payment should be made immediately upon notification of success. Payments by credit card will ensure a speedy despatch. See our Paying for Purchases guide for all accepted payment methods. There is no extra charge for paying by credit card

5. Sandafayre shall not be liable for omissions or errors made by clients when submitting bid sheets. Please check your bid sheets carefully.

6. Return of Lots: please give a reason for the return - if possible include a short note with the package. A full refund will only be given if the lot in question is returned in "as originally despatched" condition to our office in Knutsford within 7 days of receipt. If possible, email or telephone us first.

7. Returned lots from overseas to qualify for a refund must be returned by 1st class air or carrier and have "PURCHASE RETURN/VALUE £" clearly marked on the outside of the package together with V.A.T. NO. 696233212. If possible a phone call or email should precede the return.

8. Overseas cheques not drawn on British Banks must have the equivalent of £10 added to cover back charges. This method is very costly and can delay the despatch of purchases up to six weeks. CREDIT CARDS ENSURE A SPEEDY DESPATCH OF YOUR LOTS, YOUR ACCOUNT IS SETTLED IN STERLING TO THE FULL INVOICE VALUE AND YOU ARE DEBITED IN YOUR OWN CURRENCY.

9. An overdue account service charge of 5% will be charged on overdue accounts not cleared after 30 days then at the rate of 2% per month.

10. Any dispute as to the meaning or operating of these terms and conditions shall be determined conclusively by Sandafayre Ltd., Egerton Court, Haig Road, Parkgate, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DX, United Kingdom.

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