Contract Information: General Each lot in this catalog is offered for sale subject to the terms set out below, as changed or supplemented by provisions a) written in other places within these Terms of Sale, b) in written supplements to this Catalogue or other materials prepared by us and c) as stated by the auctioneer or posted in writing at the auction, prior to a bid being accepted for a lot. By bidding at the auction the buyer and all bidders agree to be bound by these terms or those changed and supplemented, whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by internet, or other absentee bid. Fontaine's Auction Gallery, Inc. retains all rights to copyright and other intellectual property contained in this catalogue.
Payment Information: Acceptable methods of payment: Cash. Check. Wire Transfers. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS OR PAY PAL FOR PAYMENT. Payment is due within 7-10 days of notification of successful bids. We reserve the right to hold all goods paid for by check until payment has cleared.
Shipping Information: As a convenience to the purchaser, Fontaine's Auction Gallery will, if requested, pack and ship or arrange shipment for you almost anywhere in the United States, fully insured, for a fee. Shipments are usually made within thirty days after payment has been received. (If you have any shipping preference for any reason, please make sure your shipper carries insurance. We are not responsible for any damage or loss that occurs while your objects are in another's care.
Buyer's Premium: A buyer's premium in the amount of 15% of the successful high bid will be added to the amount of the successful bid price for all lots purchased at auction.
Taxes on your purchase: applicable taxes shall include Massachusetts sales tax (5%), use tax, excise tax, and other taxes or levies. Only valid resale certificates are accepted as proof of exemption from Massachusetts's sales tax by U.S. dealers. No Massachusetts sales tax is charged for purchases shipped out of state. Billing: All successful bidders will be sent invoices by mail on the Wednesday after the auction.
Condition Satement: Condition reports are statements of opinion by the staff of Fontaine's Auction Gallery, and/or independent consultants, it is not a warranty. If you would like condition reports for items in the sale, please call (413) 448 8922 on Wednesday through Friday during preview week between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Otherwise, please fax (413) 442 1550 or mail the condition report form and you will be called prior to 5:30 pm on the Friday before the auction. Please be patient. We get many requests and we make every effort to respond to all of them in a timely fashion. Fontaine's Auction Gallery is not liable or responsible for any errors in the condition report or failure to deliver the same.
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