Monday- Friday from 9am-5pm
Thursday, September 21st from 10am-5pm
Hines Online Facility
107 County Road C
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Payment made in full day of pickup. Bidders will be charged a 10% buyers fee and WI 5.5% Sales Tax (additional 4% courtesy fee on card transactions). Wisconsin vehicles subject to sales tax.
TITLED ITEMS: If you are the high bidder on a titled item (ONSITE), please call to make an appointment for pick up. We are a dealership. License & registration is required on titled items unless you are a dealer. Dealers need a current copy of their auto dealer license. The person named on the title needs to be present. Fees will apply at the time of pickup. These fees include a Wisconsin Title Fee, $35.00 Processing Fee per titled item, Plate Fees and Wheel Tax if applicable, please call our office at 715-273-3377 for details.
FIREARMS RULES: Buyers of long guns will be subject to a background check and $15 registration fee. The registration fee is only charged once per buyer. Buyers of pistols will be subject to a background check and $25 registration fee. Non-Wisconsin buyers must arrange for the pistols to be shipped to an FFL dealer in their state. The $25 registration fee then would be applied to the shipping of the firearm. The fee is only charged once per buyer. If you buy both a pistol and a long gun your fee is only $25.
COIN/CURRENCY GRADING: All grades are subjective. Neither Hines Auction Service, Inc nor its sellers or affiliates guarantee any grades.
SHIPPING: All shipping will be at the expense of the buyer. There is a $5 minimum per lot handling in addition to any & all hauling charges (see items not picked up). In order to qualify for shipping, the entire lot (not each item) must fit inside a 12 X 12 X 18 box (including packing). Large lots will be subject to a handling fee of $5 minimum per shipping box. If unsure if your lot will fit, contact us. Your lots will only be insured at buyers request. Shipping for large items is up to the buyer to arrange. NO LIQUIDS CAN BE SHIPPED (examples: antique extinguishers, bottles, decanters etc)
ITEMS NOT PICKED UP: Any item not picked up on the day of pick-up, will automatically be charged to your credit card. If items are not picked, you must contact us before bidding (715-273-3377), otherwise the items will be held for only 7 days. If items are not picked up on pickup day, a $10 PER ITEM FOR A BOX LOT & A MINIMUM $25 PER ITEM FOR LARGER ITEMS removal charged will be added to all lots (NO EXCEPTIONS). After 7 days, all items left become the sole property of Hines Auction Service, Inc & no refund will be given. Any other arrangements for pickup or shipping must be made prior to the end of the sale.
DECLINED CREDIT CARDS: Any bidders with credit cards that are declined on reconciliation day will be charged a $30 processing fee to run another credit card- NO EXCEPTIONS!
BAD CHECKS: If Hines Auction Service, Inc receives a returned check; the buyer agrees to pay a $30 returned check fee. Buyer will either agree to pay via certified funds for the entirety of the returned check plus $30 or return the merchandise. If buyer returns the merchandise, they will be responsible for paying commissions for selling the merchandise, paying the difference in the amount owed after it sells & any other expenses incurred from the resale of the items.
If buyer does not pick up items or make payments up to date on merchandise, the buyer will be flagged for all Hines Auction Service auctions. This includes all auction companies under the Hines Auction Service. This means, you will not be able to bid on any auctions under Hines Auction Service Alliance membership.
Please note these assets are sold one time with non-retractable bids. When you bid on any item, you are entering into a binding contract. All property is sold &”AS IS”, and ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder's responsibility to determine condition, age, genuineness, value or any other determinative factor. Hines Auction Service, Inc may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising & on the internet but makes no representations. In no event shall Hines Auction Service, Inc 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.
Bidders who bid from off site and are not present at the preview understand and acknowledge that they may not be able to inspect an item as well as if they examined it in person. It is the Bidder's responsibility to determine condition, age, genuineness, value or any other determinative factor. Hines Auction Service, Inc will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the description of the merchandise. Bidder agrees that everything is sold as is and that they may not return any item they purchase.
Hines Auction Service, Inc is providing internet bidding as a service to Bidder. Bidder acknowledges and understands that this service may or may not function correctly the ending day of the auction. Under no circumstances shall Bidder have any kind of claim against Hines Auction Service, Inc or anyone else if the internet service fails to work correctly before or during the ending of the auction. Hines Auction Service, Inc will not be responsible for any missed bids from any source. Internet bidders who desire to make certain their bid is acknowledged should use the internet bidding feature and leave their maximum bid 24 hours before the auction ends. This auction features a staggered closing. Hines Auction Service, Inc reserves the right to withdraw or re-catalog items in this auction. Auction company employees, sellers and or Auction Company may bid on auction items.
When you bid your max, the current bid price does not automatically go to your max bid. Someone else has to bid to increase the current price and the computer will automatically bid up to your max in the increments specified.
Information gathered is for the sole purpose & use of Hines Auction service, inc. Hines Auction gathers all emails & adds them to an email listing available only to Hines Auction Service, Inc. You have the right to unsubscribe at any time.
The successful purchaser agrees to pay any & all reasonable attorney fees & costs incurred by Hines Auction Service Inc, the seller &or their servants, agents or employees in the commencement or defense of any actions hereunder as well as in the collection of any obligations hereunder.
Venue & jurisdiction of any & all disputes which may arise by virtue of this auction sale or stemming from this auction sales shall be in the court of Pierce County, Wisconsin.
CHOICE OF LAW: The law of the state of Wisconsin shall govern the interpretation of any & all disputes or other matters relating to the subject sale & or stemming from this auction sale.
This auction features EXTENDED BIDDING! Any lot that gets a bid within THREE minutes of its Scheduled Closing Time will remain open for bids past its normal close; it will go into extended bidding. It will remain open until there are no bids on that lot. This only affects lots with bids in the last THREE minutes; other lots will continue to close at their normal times. If you have questions, please call us 715-273-3377