ONLINE COLLECTOR VEHICLE AUCTION by Pearce & Associates and our collector car division, BidWinCruise.com.
This online auction features collector vehicles consigned by individual owners, private collections and dealers. The online auction will end on April 19th starting at 7:00pm central time. Please read the individual item description to see where the vehicle is actually located. If you are the winning bidder on a vehicle, that vehicle will be picked up after payment at the location where it currently stored. Pickup by appointment with the owner.
We are accepting consignments to this collector vehicle auction. If you have a vehicle to consign, contact the auction project manager, Madelyn Pearce Bourland at [email protected]. You can also call the Pearce & Associates offices at 205-664-4300 and ask for a return call back from Madelyn.
Commission Scale: 10% commission to the Seller. 10% buyers premium from the buyer. This auction is conducted "Subject to Seller Approval". A reasonable reserve can be set.
NOTE: Pearce & Associates and its staff are not the owners of the vehicles being sold. We are simply the auction company providing a bidding platform to sell the vehicles for the owners. We do not guarantee condition, year, make, model, mileage, hours, OR physical or mechanical condition in any way. You, the bidder are responsible for inspecting the vehicle in person prior to bidding to be fully informed as to the condition of the item being sold. ALL vehicles will have inspection dates and times posted OR we will require that the seller provide an inspection time by Appointment with that seller.
About us...Larry "Chip" Pearce, the owner of Pearce & Associates is a car enthusiast and collector and has owned hundreds of collector vehicles over his lifetime. Chip started a separate online collector car brand, BidWinCruise.com several years ago to help private collectors and estate executors with the professional marketing and selling of their collector vehicles. Chip's expertise is in identifying, valuing and selling vintage vehicles, motorcycles, trucks and petorliana. "You can spend thousands of dollars hauling your vehicle across the country to a premier live collector car auction and if it doesn't sell, you have to then spend more money shipping it back home". " For those who have parts cars, inoperable vehicles that have been sitting, large collections and parts/accessories, you really don't have an option other than to try and sell it yourself". "We provide professional help in those situations and do all of the work". Chip Pearce
Please read the terms carefully as they are a legal binding contract between you and Pearce & Associates Auctioneers.
All disputes will be settled in Shelby County, Alabama.
We encourage you to inspect the items in person.
If purchases are not settled within 3 business days of the close of the auction,
it is in default. Upon default the bidder will be black listed on Pearce &
Associates Auctioneers auctions as well as MarkNet auctions and
will be charged for the merchandise. Defaulted items will be forfeited back to
the owner or Pearce & Associates.
No refunds will be given.
Please check back and review these terms as every time you use this site you are agreeing to the terms as they are written at that time.
Pearce & Associates Auctioneers reserves the right to cancel any auction at any time for any reason.
There will be a 10% buyer’s premium added to final bid price.
Sales tax collected unless you provide Pearce with a copy of your tax resale certificate.
VINTAGE VEHICLE TITLES - The State of Alabama does not title vehicles 35 years and older. Unless otherwise stated in the item description, each collector vehicle older than 35 years will come with an Alabama Bill of Sale Only. This auction is being conducted in the State of Alabama where all of the vehicles are located, therefor we will collect Alabama Sales tax according to Alabama law unless you are a non Alabama resident moving the car to another state or you are a licensed Automobile dealer.
Vehicle Titles: Pearce & Associates is a licensed Alabama Automobile Dealer and Designated Agent. Any vehicle purchased will require that Pearce & Associates prepare the title work for the purchaser. Pearce & Associates collects a total of $65 for title work, dealer prep and documentation fee. ($15 title, $50 dealer prep/doc) which the purchaser pays. NOTE: Pearce & Associates does not own vehicles consigned to our auctions. The seller understands that any claims from descriptions, condition, miles, etc are between the owner (seller) and the purchaser. The auctioneer does not guarantee year, make, model, miles, hours, running condition, physical condition of any item in our auctions. You, the purchaser are responsible for inspecting the assets in person and making your own determination as to the condition of the item you are bidding on. The description is NOT guaranteed by the auctioneer nor the seller. AS IS, WHERE IS. The only exemption is non Alabama residents which require an Alabama drive out form to be executed by the purchaser and licensed Alabama Automobile Dealers. Pearce & Associates shall require a copy of the buyers dealer license.
Pearce & Associates shall handle title work and provide a copy to the purchaser within 14 business days of payment. Dealer titles and out of state buyers shall be mailed (certified) the actual title within 14 business days from final payment.
Bidding info- When you bid your max the current bid price doesn't 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.
This auction has what is called an auto extend feature, meaning the auction will not close until all bidding parties are satisfied. If any bids are placed within the last 5 minutes of the auction, the bid on lot(s) will extend for 5 minutes. The bidding will extend
in 5 minute increments from the time the last bid is placed until there are
no more bids, and the lot sits idle for 5 minutes.
Pearce & Associates Auctioneers have put forth every effort to make accurate
description of the items. Printed or verbal statements made by staff are
matters of opinion and are made in good faith. However, all items are sold As
Is Where IS. You are responsible for your own inspection during inspection
No allowance will be made for errors in cataloging, genuineness, defects, or imperfections not noted.
Pearce & Associates reserve the right to reject any and all bids for any reason.
By Alabama State Law, all auctions are considered with reserve unless they are titled absolute. This is an auction with reserve. The seller, owner, auctioneer, bank or lien holder, or any government agency having an interest in the items in this auction reserve the right to bid on behalf of the seller up to their reserve amount.
Bidder responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Bidders agree to keep their username and password confidential as they are responsible for ANY and ALL activity involving their account.
When using the web site you must obey any and all local state and federal laws. Violations will result in termination of web site use privileges. We gather aggregate information from this web site which may include but is not limited to: number of page visitors,
most visited pages, any and all correspondence.
CREDIT CARD POLICY: Pearce & Associates requires that you use a valid credit card in order to set up a bidding account. By registering with your credit card, you, the purchaser agree to the following credit card terms:
1. I, the buyer hereby authorize the auction company (Pearce & Associates) to charge my credit card that I have set up my bidder account with, for the full amount of my bill, if I do not settle my unpaid account within 3 business days of the auctions ending.
2. I, the buyer, understand the terms of the auction including pickup and payment dates and timelines, and agree that I have placed bids with the intent of abiding by the auctions set terms and conditions.
3. I, the buyer, have been given the opportunity to inspect the items in person and understand the the auction company is selling the items in AS IS, WHERE IS, condition.
4. I, the buyer, hereby agrees to authorize the auction company to charge my credit card for my purchases in the event that I do not show up to pickup my items in person and make other payment arrangements. I also agree that the auction company is not responsible for handling, moving or storing the items I have purchased and that I risk the chance of those items being stolen or damaged if left behind.
5. I, the buyer, hereby agrees to not challenge or deny payment to the auction company for purchases made with the credit card that I have placed on file with the auction company. I fully understand the terms and conditions of the auction and hereby agree to this Credit Card Policy or I will not place bids with this auction website.