COIN SECTION*** (FIREARM SECTION BELOW)***
Coin grading was is and always will be a matter of opinion. It is the bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, and value of the coin or lot. We grade using ANA guidelines and will always attempt to describe toning, scratches, cleaning or other problems we see. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age, value or any other determinative factor. Midwest Coin Auction may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the Internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Midwest Coin Auction be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value. RETURNS ACCEPTED ON CASE BY CASE BASIS! READ BELOW>>> WE ARE AN AUCTION HOUSE AND NOT A RETAIL STORE! THANK YOU FOR YOUR DUE DILIGENCE! :) HAVE FUN!
Items are sold "AS IS", "WHERE IS" with no guarantees of any kind except for the authenticity of US coins. We will accept returns on counterfeit coins (which we NEVER intend to sell) or if we made an error in denomination description. Buyer must contact us within 5 days of receipt of coin to request return as a counterfeit. On receipt of coin we will verify identity & make necessary refund. Any coin removed from the original packaging or holder is considered sold & may not be returned.
Midwest Coin Auction is providing Internet pre-auction and live bidding as a service to the Bidder. Bidder acknowledges and understands that this service may or may not function correctly the day of the auction. Under no circumstances shall Bidder have any kind of claim against Midwest Coin Auction or anyone else if the Internet service fails to work correctly before or during the live auction. Midwest Coin Auction will not be responsible for any missed bids from any source. Auctioneer reserves the right to bid on and purchase items in this auction. Midwest Coin Auction reserves the right to withdraw or re-catalog items in this auction.
Neither Midwest Coin Auction nor the consignor is responsible or liable for the accuracy of any printed or verbal descriptions. The auctioneer has the sole right to settle any and all disputed bids and decide whether or not to re-offer a lot. The record of the auctioneer will be taken as final in the event of any dispute. Midwest Coin Auction reserves the right to withdraw any lot prior to the auction for any reason. Midwest Coin Auction is not responsible for any accidents at the auction or as a result of the auction. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject an opening bid that, in his opinion, is not commensurate with the value of the lot. Lots may carry a reserve-the confidential minimum price set by the consignor below which the lot will not sell. Should a tie or a dispute arise between two bidders, the auctioneer may, at his discretion, reopen the bidding until the property is sold. All announcements made on the day of the sale take precedence over printed manner.
Bidders are responsible for knowing which item they are bidding on. Bidder should not bid if they are unsure of what they are bidding on. Once you have won the bid you have affected a contract and will be expected to pay for the item.
6) All transactions are between the buyer and the seller. The auctioneer is acting only as the seller’s agent.
7) (15%) Buyer Premium will be added to all purchases unless having had a waiver prior to the auction.
8) Bidder agrees that under no circumstances will he/she initiate a charge back on his/her credit card. Refunds should be authorized exclusively thru our auction house and with our approval and consent.
9) Any bidder whose credit card is declined will be charged a $30 processing fee to run an additional credit card. PLEASE USE AN UPDATED CARD OR CALL TO REGISTER ONE WITH US PRIOR TO THE START OF AN AUCTION.
13) All purchases must be paid for, in full, prior to shipping of any items from the auction site.
14) Purchases will be shipped Monday-Saturday and SHIP WITHIN 7 DAYS OF CLOSE OF THE AUCTION.
Shipping & Handling charges will be billed to the credit card on file with Proxibid. Insurance is automatically added to purchases over $100.00
Online bidder: Please note, we will be closed on Sunday. Items can be picked up on Monday-Friday between 10am and 5pm. Other times by appointment. For items being shipped: We will start the packing process on Monday and begin shipping that afternoon. Items are shipped in the order FFL's are received. FFL's can be emailed to email@example.com
Preview Date & Times: Store hours M-F 10-5, Sat. 10-2. 811 Main Street. Please call 319-520-5091 PRIOR TO BIDDING if you have questions about a lot.
Checkout Date & Times: The successful bidder must pay for the purchase of all lots immediately following the conclusion of the auction and before any items are removed from the sale premises. All federal, state and local regulations apply to firearms sales and transfers.
Auction Location: 811 Main Street, Keokuk, Iowa 52632
Driving Directions: Conveniently located on Main Street in downtown Keokuk, Iowa
Special Terms of Sale
Midwest Coin and Gun, 811 Main Street, Keokuk, Iowa 52632. 319-795-2148 Terms and Conditions: All persons bidding in electronic format are responsible for reading, understanding and complying with the terms of sale as specified herein and agree to be bound thereby. Upon registering or making a bid to the auctioneer, buyers agree and accept the following terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, do not bid. Midwest coin & Gun may auction items at a rate of 140+ lots per hour. Periodically, the Proxibid applet or the internet connection may not keep pace with the auction. We recommend that you place a realistic absentee bid now to help in these instances. The auctioneer may reject an online bid or may reopen a lot after the close of online bidding. By bidding via Proxibid, you agree that the auctioneer shall have final say in all disputes including but not limited to tie bids. Registration: Bidders must be registered buyers with Proxibid. No other forms of electronic bidding are accepted. Each registered bidder is solely responsible for the use of his/her bidder number and any use by another person is presumed to be with the consent of and contractually binding on the registered bidder. The bidder warrants that he/she is not under the age of 18. Buyer's Premium: Every lot sold by electronic medium by Midwest Coin & Gun is subject to a 18% buyer's premium, which must be paid by the buyer. Inspection: All items are sold "As Is - Where Is". Bidders are urged to inspect property/merchandise prior to bidding. Failure to inspect shall not constitute cause for cancellation of sale. All items are open to public inspection prior to auction. Condition & Description: The condition of the items being offered can vary. The buyer understands and agrees: 1) that any description is solely for identification, and does not create any warranty, expressed or implied, that the property/merchandise actually conforms to such description; 2) all weights, measurements, values and descriptions must be considered approximations or estimations and do not create any warranty, expressed or implied; 3) that the property/merchandise is purchased "AS IS", "WHERE IS", and "WITH ALL FAULTS". Midwest Coin & Gun makes no warranties or guarantees whatsoever whether written, oral, or implied as to quality, quantity, condition, usability, saleability, weight, measurement, mechanical condition, performance, or other specification. Addition or Deletion From Sale: Midwest Coin & Gun reserves the right to withdraw from sale any of the items listed, to sell at this auction items not listed, to group or subdivide lots. Bidding: This is an open and progressive, (Live) voice auction. It is the bidder's responsibility to pay attention to items being offered for sale and to bid on items in which he/she is interested. When possible, items are sold in the sequence listed in the auction catalog or by random selection by auction staff. Bidders are responsible to ensure that the auction catalog description or announced description of any item they intend to purchase matches the property/merchandise inspected. Sale of property or merchandise will not be canceled due to bidder misunderstanding or failure to pay attention to the bidding. Midwest Coin & Gun reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Bidding increments shall be at the auctioneer's sole discretion. The auctioneer shall have final say in all disputes including but not limited to tie bids. The auctioneer may at his/her discretion re-offer the lot to determine the high bidder. Consignors: Consignors are not allowed to bid on their own property/merchandise or have an agent bid on their behalf. If the auctioneer recognizes such bidding or is advised of same, the Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any and all items consigned by the offending consignor. Collusion: Practices that eliminate competition, such as collusive bidding, fictitious bidding, Pooling or conspiring to make a bid by acting as a "capper", "booster", or "shiller" may result in criminal penalties pursuant to the Sherman Anti Trust Act. Timely Payment: The successful bidder must pay for the purchase of all lots immediately following the conclusion of the auction. Reserves: Midwest Coin & Gun generally accepts property/merchandise with no reserves. Midwest Coin & Gun will, from time to time, accept items with confidential reserves. This is the minimum price that the consignor will accept for the lot. All reserves are set at or below fair market value and at no time will Midwest Coin & Gun accept a reserve that exceeds what our extensive experience tells us is fair market value for a particular lot. Payment Form: Acceptable forms of payment are VISA, MASTERCARD. Firearm Purchases: Midwest Coins is a federally-licensed firearms dealer in the state of Iowa and follows all local, state and federal firearms regulations. A current, signed copy of a dealer's Federal Firearms License (FFL) is required before firearms will be shipped. Please reference the bidder's name and/or invoice number when emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org any correspondence. Shipping: "IN HOUSE" SHIPPING FOR SMALL ITEMS: All Proxibid bidders are responsible for the cost of packing and shipping. Insurance is required for all shipments. All costs will be determined the week following the auction and will be included in the invoice. Payment is expected upon receipt of invoice prior to shipping items. We ship via UPS Insured-Signature Required. SHIPPING FOR LARGE ITEMS & BLANKET-WRAPPED SHIPPING: All Proxibid bidders are responsible for the cost & arrangement of shipping for oversize items. The responsibility of packing and shipping large items lies solely with the winning bidder. Buyers of large items are required to pay for the item within 5 days of the sale, regardless of shipping or pick-up issues. All sales are final. Items may be picked-up, in-person, at the auction house by appointment only. Refunds: ALL SALES ARE FINAL AND NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN. Removal: All personal property/merchandise must be paid for in full before removal. ALL PROPERTY must be removed within a week. If merchandise cannot be removed, arrangements with auction staff must be made for storage or delivery with buyer paying all costs. Merchandise not picked up within 7 calendar days following an auction will be subject to a storage charge of $5.00 per day unless prior arrangements are made. Items left over 30 days will be sold. Default: Failure to make required payments or effect removal of property/merchandise within time and manner specified shall be deemed forfeiture of any right, title, and interest bidder may have acquired, and the property/merchandise shall revert and repossess to Midwest Coins. Announcements: Announcements may be made on the day of sale to clarify catalog descriptions or other information specific to a lot or individual property/merchandise item. These announcements take precedence over catalog information pertinent to the property/merchandise but do not alter in any way these basic terms and conditions of sale.
This should cover most of the basics. If you have any question please give us a call. We are very easy to work with any details or issues you may have. Thank you!