Fine Art, Jewelry, and Luxury Timepieces

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Hess Fine Art

Location: Saint Petersburg , FL, US

Phone: 727-896-0622

Payment

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  • Accepts online payments
Accepted Forms of Payment: ACH, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Other, Paypal, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Many smaller items can be shipped, though if you do not see a shipping cost on your invoice, this means we are not able to facilitate in-house shipping for your purchase and we will provide contacts for a 3rd party partner to provide arrangements for pickup, packing and shipping.


SHIPPING: HFA has limited in-house shipping for smaller items and certain types of jewelry, silver and watches. Please contact us in advance of the auction if you wish to see if the lot in which you are interested can be handled by our shipping department. We will be pleased to provide a list of shippers and packers that our clients have successfully used, or you can have your own shipper handle your purchases. Please contact the shipper of your choice to arrange for pick up and packing of your items. Your items will be released as soon as payment clears our bank. We request that your shipper schedules pick up times at least 24 hours in advance; this will ensure no delays in pick up, and release of your purchases. Please be aware that the item will be packed in a box that is proportionally larger than the object itself and will be in many cases be considered dimensional DIM weight. Shipping carriers charge based on maximum allowable weight for the size of the package. Your boxed purchase will likely weigh less than the stated weight on which the bill is based.

STORAGE: Storage fees of $10 per day if not picked up within 30 days after receiving your invoice. Items paid will be considered abandoned after 80 DAYS and all funds received WILL NOT be refunded and considered payment for storage. All unpaid auction wins will be considered abandoned after 30 days if no communication is made within receipt of the invoice.

Buyer's Premium
$1+: 25.0%
Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $99 $10
$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $4,999 $100
$5,000 $9,999 $250
$10,000 $49,999 $500
$50,000 $99,999 $1,000
$100,000 + $5,000

Conditions of Sale

Bidding is binding: Your bid is a legally binding contract. If you are the successful bidder, you have entered into a contract to purchase the property bid on from the seller. You should contact HFA to resolve any questions prior to placing any bids.
Legal Jurisdiction. HessFineAuctions is a division of Hess Fine Art, and is registered in Pinellas County, FL, USA. It is agreed that all parties will abide by the laws of the State of Florida in all matters relating to this agreement. And that in the case of any dispute, the legal jurisdiction of resolution shall be Pinellas County, Florida. The buyer acknowledges that any items not returned within 30 days of receipt of the refund will be deemed appropriated by the buyer and buyer also acknowledges their intent to deprive from seller, either temporarily or permanently, the right to the property or the benefit from the property
The Terms of Sale will take precedence over any other conditions, whether printed or posted on internet websites. Terms of Sale may be amended by posted notices or by announcement from the auctioneer.Hess Fine Auctions
Invaluable Sales Conducted by:
Katrina M. Hess, Florida Auctioneer License AU#4434, ATN Properties, LLC AB#3356

How to pay: We accept Cash, check, money order, bank wire transfer/ACH, Visa, Mastercard, American express and Paypal. Processing fees for electronic payment will be paid by buyer. Sales over $5000.00 will need to be paid with wire, ACH, check, money transfer. Auto pay will charge you credit card on file after 48 hours unless asked otherwise.

Shipping Terms: Many smaller items can be shipped, though if you do not see a shipping cost on your invoice, this means we are not able to facilitate in-house shipping for your purchase and we will provide contacts for a 3rd party partner to provide arrangements for pickup, packing and shipping.


SHIPPING: HFA has limited in-house shipping for smaller items and certain types of jewelry, silver and watches. Please contact us in advance of the auction if you wish to see if the lot in which you are interested can be handled by our shipping department. We will be pleased to provide a list of shippers and packers that our clients have successfully used, or you can have your own shipper handle your purchases. Please contact the shipper of your choice to arrange for pick up and packing of your items. Your items will be released as soon as payment clears our bank. We request that your shipper schedules pick up times at least 24 hours in advance; this will ensure no delays in pick up, and release of your purchases. Please be aware that the item will be packed in a box that is proportionally larger than the object itself and will be in many cases be considered dimensional DIM weight. Shipping carriers charge based on maximum allowable weight for the size of the package. Your boxed purchase will likely weigh less than the stated weight on which the bill is based.

STORAGE: Storage fees of $10 per day if not picked up within 30 days after receiving your invoice. Items paid will be considered abandoned after 80 DAYS and all funds received WILL NOT be refunded and considered payment for storage. All unpaid auction wins will be considered abandoned after 30 days if no communication is made within receipt of the invoice.

Buyers premium: Buyers premium will apply to all sales

Florida Sales Tax: For all items delivered within the State of Florida or picked up in person, we are required to collect Florida Sales Tax at the rate specified for Pinellas County, currently 7% of the selling price and shipping/handling. Unless the purchaser provides a copy to us, either by fax or email, of a current Form DR-13 Florida Annual Resale Certificate for Sales Tax, in the name of the purchaser, we will charge 7% Florida Sales Tax on the purchase. The name on the DR-13 must be shown on the shipping name and address.

Exemption from Florida Sales Tax cannot be provided for deliveries within Florida even when the purchaser may be exempt in their resident State or Country. Only Florida Form DR-13 will be accepted.

If you are entitled to an exemption from Florida Sales Tax and do not comply with the above, Florida Sales Tax will be charged. You may be entitled to claim the amount paid on Line 6, Less Lawful Deductions of Form DR-15, Florida Sales and Use Tax Returns.

Condition: ALL SALES ARE FINAL. All lots are sold AS IS, where is with all faults, imperfections, and errors of description. Hess Fine Auctions (hereafter HFA), their employees and/or agents are not responsible for errors of description, genuineness or authenticity, and fault or defect in any lot. No warranties or representations whatsoever are given by HFA, its employees and/or agents, to any buyer in respect to any lot, except as noted below.
ALL PAYMENTS ARE DUE IMMEDIATELEY FOLLOWING AUCTION, and all merchandise must be removed from the premises within 5 business days of the auction by the buyer or the authorized shipper of their choice. Please note our payment options posted elsewhere.
LIMITED WARRANTIES FOR FINE & DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY & ESTATE PROPERTIES: Artists who are cataloged with dates in parentheses indicate it is our opinion that this artwork was created or designed by the artist listed. Artists born before 1800, works created before 1870 and works identified as School of, Manner of, After or by other limiting or speculative descriptors do not apply to the following: Notwithstanding any Terms of Sale, if within 14 calendar days of the sale, HFA has received notice in writing from the original buyer of record of any artwork that authorship is in error and also within this time period this error is confirmed by a certified letter from an independent appraiser satisfactory to HFA, our firm will set aside the sale and refund to the buyer the amount paid by the buyer for the lot, excluding shipping. This limited warranty is specific to authorship only and does not extend to condition, restoration, medium, size, losses, relationship of an artist to a multiple edition or any other defect. Any artwork returned for refund under the above provisions must be returned to HFA in the same condition it was in at the time of sale. The same applies to jewelry or watches misdescribed as to the physical qualities of the jewelry and such inaccuracy is confirmed by a certified letter from an independent appraiser satisfactory to HFA, then our firm will set aside the sale and refund to the buyer the amount paid by the buyer for the lot. Physical Qualities are limited to descriptions of karat, weight of metal, type of stone or metal, carat (weight of stone), and cut of stone. The above provisions allowing return and refund will not be applicable upon evidence of any physical removal or tampering. Watches are covered by the same 14 day limited guarantee and terms as jewelry as to manufacturer of movement and case. Manufacturer of dial, bezel and bracelet is not guaranteed unless specified.
Storage fees of 1% per month will apply for all items not picked up within 30 days. Items will be considered abandoned after 180 days