Please be aware that many bidders routinely increase their own bid to price an item out of reach of other bidders. You should immediately review your bids once submitted. If you mistakenly increase your own bid, place your bidder number in the bid field, or make a typo you must immediately contact our office by email or phone 765-259-4364. We will not reverse bids after the auction has closed no exceptions.
Staggered Closing: The online auction closes 4 items per minute. This feature will close the bidding on intervals. This feature works great with the auto-extend feature to closely emulate a 'live' auction.
Dynamic Closing. The closing time of an asset is automatically extended an additional 3 minutes whenever a bid is placed within the last 3 minutes of the asset's closing time.
Winning Bidder Notification: You will be contacted by email ONLY (you are responsible for checking your email) If you feel you have won an item and have not received an email you must notify us by email no later than 4pm the next day. If you do not receive a paid email invoice then you did not win any items at the online auction.
In the event an item is not available for pickup, the buyer must, notify our onsite staff and file a claim by replying to your original emailed invoice noting what was not available within 24 hours of the pickup date. After 24 hours, Tri State Bid and buyer agrees that no adjustment or refund will be made.
SALES TAX: Sales tax will be collected.
IMPORTANT TAX EXEMPT STATUS :If you are tax exempt, prior to the conclusion of the online auction you must DOWNLOAD and email a copy of the appropriate states tax exempt form to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions contact 765-259-4364 or email email@example.com you must include your bidder number and the closing date of the auction. Forms without this information will not be accepted and you will have to apply to the state for a refund.
CAUTION: For demonstration purposes various equipment may be joined. Do not assume a lot consists of more than one item simply because they are connected or pictured together. Please inspect the lot numbers and read the descriptions.
Catalog Inaccuracies: You are bidding on the described item not the photo occasionally the wrong photo is displayed always read the item description.
WARRANTY & CONDITION OF ITEMS SOLD: All items are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS, with NO WARRANTY expressed or implied by the lot number affixed to the item. This sale is to the business community as "equipment" & "inventory" without any implied or expressed warranty. Descriptions are believed to be accurate but NOT GUARANTEED. When you are not certain of the condition or use of an item please bid accordingly. You are bidding on the described item. We are in no way experts, items are described to the best of our ability and may in some instances be incorrect. That is why we offer a preview of all items, so you may verify the condition.
Bidders are responsible for their own removal. Any item NOT picked up by the set time will be considered abandoned. Removal shall be at the expense, liability, and risk of the purchaser. Purchases will be released upon presentation of a paid email receipt. Please insure that movers or anyone picking up items on your behalf have your paid receipt at the pickup location no items will be released with a paid email receipt.
IMPORTANT! The Tri State Bid will have the option of reselling, removing, storing or abandoning, at the expense and risk of the purchase, items not paid for and/or removed within the specific time. The buyer agrees to pay all deficiencies, legal, collection; transportation and storage expenses associated with delinquent accounts or abandoned items.
CHOOSE WISELY: We want every one to get a good deal and most will. However, when you bid on the wrong item or decide an item is not suited for your intended use, our clients are not willing to assume the cost of your mistakes. When in doubt about condition, completeness or suitability for intended use, please bid accordingly.
The Tri State Bid reserves the right to add or remove items from the auction. Split or combined lots. Add minimum bids or reserve prices. Cancel, suspend, extend or reschedule an individual item and or auction event. Make change's to the auction closing times or inspection or removal times.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract and/or agreement, or breach thereof, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgments upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Venue will be Wayne County, Indiana.
Liability: Tri State Bid and Sellers liability shall be limited to the AUCTION CREDIT of bidders purchase price. We do not give refunds under any circumstances, this is a auction and all items are sold as-is as stated. In the event we feel a customer has received an item that was incorrectly listed we will either replace with a similar item or the customer will receive auction credit if approved by Tristatebid.
LIMITATIONS: The above-stated Conditions of Sale cannot be altered except in writing by Tri State Bid.