Welcome To
Jeffs Auctioneers

2A Northernhay
Dorchester DT1 1XN
01305-262552 mob-

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Established Auctioneers of
Antiques, Collectable's & Fine Furniture for over 100 years.

1) The Auctioneers have absolute discretion to divide any lot to combine any two or more lots or to withdraw any lot from the sale, to refuse bids ,regulate bidding or cancel the sale without giving any reason or without previous notice.
2) At his discretion the Auctioneer may bid on behalf of the vendor for all goods which are being offered, subject to reserve or otherwise.
3) The highest bidder shall be the buyer, the Auctioneer may at his sole discretion determine the advance bidding or refuse a bid if during the auction the auctioneer considers that a dispute has arisen he has absolute right to settle the dispute or re-offer the lot.
4)The Auctioneers accept no responsibility for any statement, whether printed or made orally, as to grading, authorship, attribution, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance and condition being reliable or accurate but all such statements are statements of opinion and are not to be taken as being, or implying any warranties, guarantees or representations of fact.
The Auctioneers reserve the to consult and rely on any expert or authority reasonably considered by them to be reliable.
5) Ample opportunity is given for inspection. Each purchaser making a bid for a lot deemed to have knowledge of all the sale conditions and to have satisfied himself fully before bidding by inspection or other wise as to the physical condition of and the accuracy of the description of the lot including but not restricted to, whether the lot is damaged or has been repaired.
6) All lots are sold as shown, with faults imperfections and errors of description, However, if within 7 days of the sale of any lot the buyer gives notice in writing to the Auctioneers, that the lot sold is a 'forgery', the Auctioneers are authorized to and will rescind the sale and refund the purchase price received by them. This right is limited to the Buyer of the lot and may not be assigned.
A 'forgery' means: An imitation made with the intention of deceiving as to authorship, origin, date,age,period,culture or source which is not shown to be such in the description and which at the date of the sale has a value materially less than it would have had if it had been in accordance with that description.

7) Each lot will be at risk of the purchaser at the fall of the hammer and will be taken away at the buyers risk and expense within 5 days of the sale unless prior arrangement has been made with the auctioneers.
8) The title in the goods shall not pass to the buyer until the purchase price has been paid in full and including the premium at the stated rate.
9) The purchaser shall give in his name and address and pay for all his respective purchases at the close of sale. No lot will be taken away until paid for and a pass obtained from the Auctioneers.
10) If one person purchases two or more lots, the price of all must be paid for before the collection of any.
11) If any lot is not paid for and removed in accordance with the provisions of the Conditions of Sale, then the Auctioneers may without prejudice to any other rights it may have, remove, store and insure the lot at the expense of the defaulting Buyer and after the expiry of 5 days from the date of the auction, if the purchaser is still in default, resell the lots either by public auction or private contract, without any being given to the defaulter, and the Purchaser making such a default shall be liable for the deficiency (if any), arising from the such resale and for the resulting expenses if any surplus arising shall belong to the original vendor. Jeffs & Son reserve the right to charge the buyer interest at the rate 2% per annum above the Bank of England Minimum lending rate in force at the date of the sale on the amount of the purchase money (less any deposit paid)
from the expiration of such period of SEVEN DAYS after the sale until the day of actual payment of all monies due.
12) The buyer shall pay the auctioneers premium of 12.1/2% on the hammer price and agrees that when acting as agent for the vendor, the auctioneers will also receive commission from the vendor.

Third Party Liability
Any person or his personal property on the Auctioneers' premises before during or after the sale shall be deemed to be there at his or her own risk and shall have no claim against the Auctioneers in respect of any injury he or she may sustain or any accident which may occur. Importance Notice to Buyers of Furniture
All items are held at the risk of the buyer. If they are not removed within 5 working days of the sale the Auctioneers reserve the to instruct a local carrier to remove them for storage. The Buyer will be responsible for paying the afore mentioned carrier charges incurred and for making arrangements in advance for the removal of items from their store after payment of their charges and on production of our receipt for the items.

Types of payments for goods purchased include cash,Building Society cheque, or at the Auctioneers discretion a personal cheque with current cheque card and purchasers address on reverse of said cheque (personal cheques will have to clear before goods are released).

Full Lot Listing

Time of Sale 10:15am.
Viewing times Friday -10am -6pm
Saturday/Sunday 10am - 12pm
To view by appointment outside above times please Tel-07771905864