Auction Terms & Conditions
***Special rules regarding bidding on firearms/ammunition/alcohol/tobacco. ****.
By bidding on lots that contain Firearms or ammunitions, bidder warrants to Seller, Auctioneer, and Auction Company, that you, as the bidder, are in fact legally allowed to own and /or possess the items in those lots.
1. You must be a Wisconsin Resident and have proof of residency (current Driver's License/State ID with a Wisconsin address) OR have a Federal Firearms License.
2. Person who registered is the only individual who can take receipt of any alcohol, tobacco, or firearms/ammunition lots. We do not accept substitutes for pickup including spouses. Additionally the credit card on file MUST match with the name of the person registering.
3. You must be at least 18 years old to bid on shotgun/rifle lots (This includes lots that contain shotgun/rifle ammunition)
4. You must be at least 21 years old to bid on Handgun and alcohol lots (This includes lots that contain handgun ammunition)
5. Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC and its agents reserves the right to refuse delivery for any bidder that has been convicted of any felony, or appears, in the opinion of our employees or agents, to be purchasing said lots for the purpose of breaking any laws including transferring to other parties/individuals not lawfully allowed to own or possess said items.
6. Refusal of delivery by Wisconsin Estate Solutions, or it's agents, does not relieve the bidder from paying for all lots, including the lots not delivered.
7. Firearms, ammunition, alcohol and tobacco will not be shipped or transferred under any circumstances.
8. Payment for Firearms/Ammunition lots MUST be in cash or good check, however bidder agrees that Auction Company may charge credit card full amount plus any additional fees for failure to perform.
Auction Terms & Conditions
Payment: Cash, approved check, money order, Bank Wire, Visa, M/C, American Express, Discover, or Debit. Auctioneer reserves the right to demand payment in the form of cash or bank wire. It is customary and normal for requiring cash or bank wire for new clients, for bullion purchases, and for invoices totaling over $1000. Bidder agrees that under no circumstances will he/she initiate a charge back on his/her credit card.
Buyer’s Premium: This auction has a 0 % buyer's fee.
Sales Tax: Wisconsin Sales Tax will be applied to all purchases from Bidders registered with a Wisconsin address. Bidders who register with an address from outside of Wisconsin are responsible for reporting any sales tax due to their own state and/or municipality. Wisconsin Estate Solutions does not accept the burden or responsibility of reporting to other states or municipalities. If it is later determined by a Government authority that Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC is responsible for sales tax on purchase and Wisconsin Estate Solutions does not collect it at the time of the initial payment of the invoice, Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC reserves the right to collect any and all sales tax monies owed to other states or municipalities at a future date and Bidder agrees in advance to this policy. There are no exceptions to this policy.
Bidding: Wisconsin Estate Solutions, LLC at its sole discretion, reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, or any bidder. The Auctioneer and auction company staff reserve the right to bid. Bidder agrees that this agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin and hereby grants sole jurisdiction and agrees to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of a court of subject matter jurisdiction located in Marathon County, Wisconsin. Bidder agrees that the liability of Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC shall be limited to the purchase price of a lot. Bidder agrees and grants that service of process on them may be obtained by mailing a certified letter, containing a summons, postage prepaid, to them at the address they provided to register. Should a dispute arise between Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC and Bidder, Bidder waives any right to a trial or hearing in a court of law and agrees to settle the dispute through binding arbitration in Marathon County, Wisconsin. Bidder further agrees that under no circumstances will he/she initiate a charge back on his/her credit card.
Retracting a bid: Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC permits the retraction of bids while the lot bid upon is still live. Once a lot is closed no bids can be retracted for any reason. Once a lot has closed the bids and are legally binding and cannot be retracted. To retract a bid, simply email Robert@WisconsinEstateSolutions.com with the lot (or lots) that you wish to retract your bids on. Bids are not retracted until the bidder has received an email confirmation from Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC.
Condition of Goods Sold: All items are sold as-is, where is, with all faults. ALL sales are final. All bidders are strongly encouraged to personally inspect the items being offered for sale at auction. Any buyer who bids on an item without personally inspecting such items, assumes all responsibility regarding the condition, authenticity, value, or any other measure or assignment of value. Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC does not guarantee an item’s condition, value, or authenticity. Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the Internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event, shall Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Photographs, Title, and Description: Auctions that are conducted on our website contain Photographs and typed titles and descriptions. These resources are intended to assist in identifying the item or items being sold. If there is any dispute or question about which item is being sold, the decision resides with the Auctioneer. If you discover any inconsistency between the photos or the typing, please bring it to our immediate attention. We are not responsible for typographical or photographic errors. We may, at our discretion, provide our opinion as to the condition of items but do so with no guarantee or warranty. Items are available for thorough inspection and bidders are cautioned to inspect prior to placing any bids.
Successful Bidder/End of Auction: Auctioneer reserves the right to charge your credit card at the drop of the hammer. Successful bidders will be notified via email. Generally, this is done with an unpaid invoice and step by step instructions to follow. We ask that you reply to our email with a written confirmation of your method of payment and shipping needs. If shipment is needed to an address other than the ship to address on file, payment will not be accepted from a credit card. Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC reserves the right to cancel, change start or end dates, change start or end times of all our auctions for any reason. Wisconsin Estate Solutions, LLC is not responsible for undelivered emails or email that end up in the recipient's spam folder. If you have any questions regarding confirmation of lots that you may have won, please call our office at 715-574-2645.
Technology: The use of technology and software is a convenience provided to facilitate the auction process. The ability to bid, to see the auction, it's current status, or results are not guaranteed to any bidders. Website and software are not guaranteed to work when the bidder desires to use them. Bidder agrees and accepts that if the website, bidding platform, or software fails to perform, Wisconsin Estate Solutions, the auctioneer, and or staff, are not to be held responsible or liable. Additionally, Bidder accepts that Auction Company reserves the exclusive right to alter or not alter dates and times for the auction in the event of a technology failure. In no instance shall the Auction company, Auctioneer, or staff be held accountable for a technology failure.
Shipping/Pickup: Please check the Details Tab for each of our auctions that you wish to participate in for specific details. As a general rule, we offer in house shipping for our Coin and Sports specialty auctions (with the exception of glass or breakable items) and we do not offer in house shipping for our estate and general consignment auctions. Also, some items are never allowed to be shipped. These include, but are not limited to, Firearms, Ammunition, Flammable items, Tobacco, and Alcohol. If you are the successful bidder on an item where in house shipping is not offered, you are welcome to work with any third-party shipper you choose. Wisconsin Estate Solutions, LLC makes no guarantee that a Third-Party Shipper is available. There may be additional transfer fees for utilizing third-party shippers. Pickup dates for estate auctions being held on site have very limited windows of time for you to pick up your items. Failure on your part to arrive during the scheduled time to pick up your items will result in additional charges. In all circumstances, your lots must be paid for and if you fail to pick them up within the allotted time, your lots will be considered abandoned and no refunds will be given.
Shipping Insurance: Any package that we ship out using in house shipping that has an invoice amount over $400 will have shipping insurance. The cost for shipping insurance will be added to the invoice of the respective successful bidder. Additionally, Adult Signature Required services will be charged to Buyer and required for any packages over $400.00 value. The shipping insurance that we use is from a private carrier and covers the package while in transit. The insurance coverage is for loss but does not cover breakage or damage. Details for insurance coverage can be found at ShipandInsure.com. For packages with an invoice total over $1000.00, Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC reserves the right to send the package via Registered Mail with restricted delivery at the respective successful bidder's expense. If you want insurance on your package and your invoice total is less than $400 please notify us no later than 12 hours after the auction close by email to Robert@WisconsinEstateSolutions.com.
Transfer: For Estate auctions, we do offer a transfer service (available on most lots) for a fee. We will transfer your lots back to our Schofield Office. The minimum fee is $5 per lot. We are happy to provide you a quote for any lots you wish to have transferred. Please call our office prior to bidding for a quote. Wisconsin Estate Solutions, LLC does not guarantee availability of transfer for your items. Wisconsin Estate Solutions, LLC does not guarantee that your items will not be damaged in transfer and buyer agrees to not hold Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC responsible for any damage that occurs during transfer. Failure of buyer to make payment: If buyer fails to make payment in full for any reason, Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC reserves the right to charge the credit card on file for any amount up to the amount due including any additional fees. Any charge that is less than the total amount does not constitute an agreement from Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC to accept payments and does not extend any additional benefits, rights, or privileges to the buyer.
Failure of buyer to pick up during scheduled times: If buyer fails to pick up winning lots during the scheduled pick up times, all lots are considered abandoned and no refunds will be given. Wisconsin Estate Solutions LLC may, at its sole discretion, permit alternate pick up times and buyer agrees to any added fees that Wisconsin Estate Solutions may impose for permitting an alternate time for pick up.
Additional Fees: While not specifically addressed in the above terms and conditions, Bidder accepts that Wisconsin Estate Solutions reserves the right to charge for chasing bad funds, re-shipping to changed addresses, transporting and storing items, delaying shipments, expediting shipments, disassembling items, accommodating special and sometimes odd requests, etc. A 3% conveniece fee will be charged for the use of credit or debit card payments.