Adobe Art Gallery 2018 Auction Rules

General Auction Rules and Disclaimers

  1. You must be at least 18 years of age and able to form legally binding contracts under applicable law to participate in the silent auction.

  2.  All items and services are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the donors.

  3. All sales are final. There will be no exchange or refunds. Adobe Art Gallery/H.A.R.D. does not make any expressed or implied warranties or guarantees on auction items regarding quality or value of items or services.  Adobe Art Gallery/H.A.R.D. has attempted to describe and catalog all items correctly, but all items are offered and sold “AS IS” and “WITH ALL FAULTS".

  4. Adobe Art Gallery/H.A.R.D. neither warrants nor represents, and in no event shall be responsible for the correctness of descriptions, genuineness, authorship, provenance or condition of the items. No statement made in this catalog or made orally at the auction or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty for tax purposes or market value. Items have not been appraised.

  5. By the buyer’s purchase, the buyer waives any claim for liability against Adobe Art Gallery/H.A.R.D., its elected and appointed officials, employees, sponsors, volunteers connected with the auction, and/or the donor of the item. Neither Adobe Art Gallery/H.A.R.D. nor the donor is responsible for any personal injuries or damage that may result from the use of the property or services.

Tax Information
This catalog lists the fair market value of each item. Any amount you pay in excess of the fair market value would normally be available to you as a charitable contribution for tax purposes. Please check with your tax advisor for specifics.

In order to bid on auction items:

  1. REGISTER FOR A BID NUMBER at the gallery or by completing this form and returning to Adobe Art Gallery. Bids are accepted in person or by email Email bids must be received by 12:00 noon (PST) on September 27, 2018.

  2. If you would like us to bid out on your behalf complete this bid authorization form. Bids will be executed at the lowest possible increment up to your maximum bid, subject to the reserve price and other bids. If two or more parties submit matching bids, the bid that is received first by date and time will be given preference.

  3. If you place the winning bid, payment for your auction item will be automatically charged to your credit card on file including applicable sales tax. Items must be claimed within one week of the end of auction.

  4. Payment is due in full at time of purchase.

Buy It Now Rules
All sales are subject to the General Auction Rules.

  1. The BUY IT NOW option ends at 2:45pm on September 29, 2018. If you are interested in this option, please contact Adobe Art Gallery at or 510-881-6735 to complete your purchase.

  2. Work will be available for pickup starting at 3:00pm on September 29, 2018.

  3. All sales by BUY IT NOW are subject to the General Auction Rules.