Payment: The buyers are expected to make payment for purchases immediately after the auction for the entire amount due (including hammer price, buyer's premium and applicable taxes and other charges including handling charges and storage costs). Payment in U.S. Dollars can be made by check, cash, wire transfer, or Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit, charge or debit card, subject to certain limitations. PayPay may be used for purchases made via Artfact.com International payments can be made by wire transfer or if purchase is made via Artfact.com, then PayPal should be used. The buyer grants DuMouchelles a security interest in the property and DuMouchelles may retain as collateral security for the buyer's obligations to DuMouchelles, any property or monies held or received by DuMouchelles for the account of the buyer. Payment will not be deemed to have been made in full until DuMouchelles has collected funds represented by checks, or, in the case of bank or cashier's checks, until DuMouchelles has confirmed their authenticity. Buyer agrees that a 1-1/2% per month late charge will be imposed on the total purchase price if payment is not made in accordance with all of the conditions set forth herein and agrees to pay any returned check charges that may be incurred.
Packing and Shipping: -Shipment of Purchased Lots: DuMouchelles is not responsible for the
shipment of items. All shipping and related costs are the responsibility
of the purchaser. If you are the successful bidder and require an
item(s) to be shipped, DuMouchelles can provide you with a list of
shipping and moving companies that have no affiliation with our gallery.
If hiring a company other than one of those listed below, please advise
them that the gallery is not open on Monday.
-Packing/Shipment Quotes: Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact
their shippers for packing and transport quotes prior to bidding, and
should be aware that these costs may include fees for pick-up,
materials, packing, insurance and transport. For your convenience, we
have listed those companies below.
MOVERS (FOR VERY LARGE ITEMS, FURNITURE)
Grosse Pointe Moving
Local and Interstate
J. Noseda & Son, Inc.
Moving: Crate & Ship; Stotage
Door To Door Moving Co.
Art Pack Services Inc.
Antiques and Fine Art
BOS Moving & Service
Specializing in Local Moves----Mark
Wintersteen Trucking, Inc.
Antiques & Fine Art ----Kansas based
Email, on-line ship quotes
SHIPPING COMPANIES(large or small items)
Pakmail - Jim
Craters And Freighters
HANDLE WITH CARE PACKAGING STORE - Andrew
The UPS Store - Vince
The UPS Store - Keenan
**DuMouchelles does not endorse or recommend any particular business
above. Please interview and hire at your own risk.
Tax: Unless exempted by law from the payment thereof, the buyer will be required to pay Michigan state retail sales taxes at a rate of 6%, or any taxes that are applicable at this date, including any federal luxury or other tax. Unless exemption from such taxes is established to the satisfaction of DuMouchelles, any buyer claiming an exemption will be required to pay the tax to DuMouchelles and seek a refund from the state. Deliveries outside the State of Michigan may be subject to the compensating use tax of another state and, where a duty of collection is imposed upon them by law, DuMouchelles will require payment of such taxes.
Condition: A Condition Report of a given lot, if available, may be found on Artfact.
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Condition reports are provided as a courtesy and are based solely on
opinion and observation and are not a guarantee of an item's quality, as
well as reflect expectations subject to the given age of the given lot.
Condition reports carry no guarantee, implied or otherwise, of their
correctness. Existence of a condition report for a given lot does not
presume that all aspects of a particular lot have been analyzed. While
every reasonable effort is made to respond to all requests for
condition, due to the volume of requests, DuMouchelles cannot guarantee
that all requests will receive a response.