Love of the Game Auctions Fall, 2018 Catalog

methods shall constitute “notification” of winning. Any bidder not paid in full within 14 days of notification may have future bidding and consigning privileges revoked, and will be subject to legal action. Additionally, we will publish your name in our printed catalog or on our website as a reneging bidder, and we will forward your name to other auction houses for informational purposes. Your bidding in our auction constitutes agreement to all these rules. Payments by check or money order should be made to Love of the Game Auctions, PO Box 157, Great Meadows, NJ 07838. We make every effort to ship as quickly as possible. We ship under a “First In, First Out” policy, meaning we ship packages in the order that payment was received, unless there are extenuating circumstances. If you make your payment by PayPal or credit card, your payment is processed immediately and forwarded to shipping. This does not mean your item will be shipped right away. It means it is “ready to ship,” and is in queue with all the other packages that have been paid for. We hold all checks for 7 days. Sadly, this is a policy that we needed to institute, thanks to Mr. Jason Williams of Pioche, NV. Please note that the above does not say “we hold all checks until they clear,” it says “we hold all checks for 7 days.” Our bank has advised us that the best way to avoid being burned like we were with Mr. Williams is to hold each check for 7 days. This means that on the 8th day, we make sure checks have cleared, and then we forward the invoice to shipping. This does not mean your item will be shipped right away. It means it is “ready to ship,” and is in queue with all the other packages that have been paid for. We realize this is a one-week delay, which is why we offer a 3% discount on the Buyer’s Premium for those who pay by check. While it does require some patience, we can assure you that we are still quicker than most auction houses. 23. Insurance is provided by Collectibles Insurance Agency. The buyer assumes the risk of loss on all items purchased once we ship said items. We ship via USPS, FedEx, or UPS, at our discretion. 24. We will not commit customs fraud on packages shipped outside the United States. 25. All items are purchased “AS IS” and may not be returned for any reason. No returns are permitted. 26. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Bid retractions are not permitted for any reason. Once a bid is placed, it may not be retracted. All items are offered “as is.” 27. We accept Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, checks, certified checks, cash or money orders. We do not accept any other form of payment (including Bitcoin, trade in kind, travelers cheques, cigarettes, or chocolate). Personal (or business) checks are held for 7 days. We ship as soon as possible after payment in full is received. Ownership of any lot does not pass to the winning bidder until the lot is paid for in full, nor do we ship items to winning bidders without first receiving payment. 28. If a winning bidder has not honored his/her winning bid per these terms and conditions, then Love of the Game Auctions is entitled to sell the winning lot to an underbidder, re-auction the lot, or hold the non-paying bidder responsible for the entire amount, at our discretion. Love of the Game Auctions is also entitled to publicly disclose the names of all reneging bidders. Bidding in our auction constitutes your agreement to our auction rules. As a bidder, you agree that a non-paying bidder is responsible for any and all losses incurred, plus all fees and/or commissions related to the subsequent sale of the item(s). Reneging or non-paying bidders are also responsible for interest charges at the rate of 2% per month for all outstanding balances until paid in full, as well as all legal fees and court costs incurred by Love of the Game Auctions in our efforts to collect their unpaid debt. In other words, if a winning bidder does not pay in full, he/she agrees to be held responsible for the value of the lot, any losses incurred as a result of having to re-sell the lot, plus interest charges of 2% per month on all unpaid balances, plus legal and court fees. AUTHENTICITY, GRADES, DESCRIPTIONS, and CAVEAT EMPTOR 29. Love of the Game Auctions makes every attempt to describe each item in our sale as accurately as possible. We do not “sweeten” or otherwise enhance any scans or images, save for general unsharp mask or image re-sizing, general color correction of photographs, and cropping out unsightly background distractions with the magical Photoshop program. Occasionally, an item in our auction may appear lighter in the catalog photograph than in person, due solely to lighting. We do not enhance scans or photographs, but we do shine light on items we are photographing, in an effort to ensure it is as visible as possible. Any bidder who is unsure of an item’s true appearance is more than welcome to contact us with questions or to schedule an in-person preview. 30. Grading and authenticity: We are very confident in the expertise and skill of the hobby’s premier grading and authenticating professionals. However, they are not perfect. As stated above, we make every effort to properly represent and describe items in our auction. However, we cannot be held responsible for the opinion of a third-party grader or authenticator. As most collectors understand, opinions on grade or authenticity, while typically rendered by skilled workers with vast experience, are exactly that: opinions. We cannot guarantee that every card graded by a third-party grading service, or every item authenticated by a professional authenticator, would receive the same grade upon resubmission to a different (or the same) grading service, nor would we guarantee that the item would receive a grade or be authenticated at all. All we can tell you is the number on the holder and the company that graded it. Additionally, we do not warrant or guarantee authenticity of any item authenticated by a third party authenticator. Essentially, we cannot be held responsible for the opinion of an unrelated party. Graded and/or authenticated items are sold “as is.”

Furthermore, we do our best to accurately describe the condition of ungraded items in our auction. We do not guarantee that a bidder, consignor, grading or authenticating company will agree with our descriptions. Our descriptions, like those of the grading and authentication companies, are based on our opinions. We try to be as detailed and thorough as possible, but occasionally make errors in descriptions or images. Any error we discover or that is brought to our attention will be rectified as quickly as possible, provided that such an error is an actual error, and not an issue of opinion or speculation. We occasionally sell autographed items that have not been authenticated by third-party entities. In general, these are lower-value items. We will not sell a high-dollar autographed item that has not been authenticated. In the event that we sell an unauthenticated item, we guarantee the authenticity of said item for 60 days from the date of purchase. Should either JSA, PSA/DNA, or SGC, the only entities we currently recognize as authorities in autograph authentication, reject an unauthenticated item purchased from our auction within 60 days of purchase, we will refund your money. Also please note that we reserve the right to obtain a second opinion prior to providing a refund. Should our chosen authenticators render a favorable opinion on authenticity (at our expense), we will return the item to the initial winner. When we provide data with respect to grading company population reports or set registry rankings, please understand that people submit cards to grading companies and register or update sets every day. Population reports and registry rankings are a moving target. While we warrant that data we offer is accurate as of the date our descriptions are written, we cannot warrant that the data is accurate as of the date you read the description. As such, we strongly recommend that interested bidders check population data and registry rankings prior to bidding, if the bidder finds such a thing important. With respect to photo authentication, we have deep respect for the various photo authenticators and auction companies in our field. However, we only recognize the opinion of one firm in the hobby: PSA/DNA. While we reserve the right to change this in the future, it is our current policy. In the event that we offer a photo that does not carry a Letter of Authenticity from PSA/DNA, you can trust that every photo that we sell has been thoroughly scrutinized by a leading expert in the field, and is guaranteed to pass as advertsed with PSA/DNA. This guarantee is good for 90 days after the close of the auction in which the item was purchased, and must be accompanied by a rejection letter from PSA/DNA. Lastly, with respect to any large lots of authenticated autographed items, we offer these lots with the understanding that a few of the items in such a lot may not be authentic. When rendering an opinion on such a lot, authenticators may spend more time verifying the authenticity of the “key” items, and thus an inauthentic signature may occasionally slip by. All bidders who choose to bid on such lots do so with this understanding. HOUSEKEEPING 31. Any person who registers for the auction agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions, and accepts them freely. Anyone who places a bid agrees to personally guarantee payment on any winning bid. 32. Love of the Game Auctions will not be held liable for any damages or claims arising of or in connection with the sale of any item. 33. These terms and conditions shall be enforced in accordance of the law of the State of New Jersey. Any claims arising from this auction shall be brought in the appropriate court in the State of New Jersey, Warren County. In the event the Love of the Game Auctions is the prevailing party in any such claim, it shall be entitled to the recovery of all attorney fees and costs, whether or not such remedy is entitled by law. 34. Love of the Game Auctions and Crisafulli Enterprises reserve the right to amend these rules at any time, for any reason, without notification. It is the responsibility of our bidders and consignors to review these rules periodically; continuing to bid in our auction serves as your repeated agreement to these rules and policies. PRIVACY POLICY We value your privacy, and are committed to protecting it. When you register for our auction, or consign material to us, we collect your information and store it in our system. We may also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser. We utilize your contact information so that we can communicate with you, send you periodic marketing emails or “snail mail,” ship you your goodies, and send you money when you consign your valuable material to us. Any personal information that we maintain is stored on a secure server courtesy of our friends at SimpleAuctionSite and Mailchimp or YMLP (our email software providers). SECURITY POLICY Your personal and payment information is always safe. Our SSL software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet. Our credit card processing provider is one of the leading companies in its industry. We strive to utilize service providers that are industry leaders, utilizing state-of- the-art technology.

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