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Conditions of Sale
The lots listed in this online catalog by Regency Antique Books are subject to the following terms and conditions. By bidding at auction you agree to be bound by these Conditions of Sale.
All sales are final and refunds will only be given in exceptional circumstances.
Automatic Credit Card Charges
Please note that the credit cards of winning bidders that are on file in Invaluable accounts may be charged 10 days after an invoice has been sent if the winning bidder has not already made payment or contacted us.
Payment & Payment Methods
PAYMENT MUST BE MADE WITHIN (10) DAYS OF RECEIPT OF YOUR INVOICE
We accept checks, money orders, PayPal and all major credit cards* including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Personal checks will be held until fully cleared before items are shipped.
For totals exceeding $4,000.00, payment must be made via personal check or money order.
If we do not receive a payment within (10) days of the receipt of your invoice, you will incur extra storage and late payment fees of $5 per day. If late payment is still not resolved after an additional (2) days, all items will be deemed uncollectable and will become the property of Regency Antique Books. Such items will be resold without any further notice.
Bidders that do not pay will be given negative feedback and banned from our future auctions.
In-House Packing & Shipping
WE OFFER IN-HOUSE PACKING & SHIPPING
Every item will be packed in-house with care. We are happy to combine shipping on multiple lots, where possible. We ship via USPS Media Mail, First Class, Priority Mail, or UPS.
Upon winning your item(s), you will receive an invoice with our in-house shipping and handling fees included.
We will only ship items to the address that you have on file with Invaluable. Due to liability issues, we will not send shipments to any other address.
All shipping fees are calculated upon completion of the sale and are based upon:
1. Total value of all items won
2. Insurance costs
3. Packaging costs
4. Buyer's ship-to address
5. Weight, both physical and dimensional
All packages will be subject to a packing / materials handling fee.
Regency Antique Books reserves the right to determine all shipping and handling costs. We also reserve the right to adjust the initial shipping costs provided if deemed appropriate.
LARGE / FRAGILE ITEMS
In the event that a large, unusual, or fragile item is to be shipped, we may recommend shipping via the UPS Store or a third-party shipper. If this is the case with your lot(s), we will work with you directly to arrange this.
After payment has been made in full, we will pack and ship your purchase within 7-14 business days. We are a family-run business, shipping is done in-house - if you want your shipment expedited please contact us at [email protected]
LOSS OR DAMAGE
Packing and handling of purchased lots are at the entire risk of the purchaser, and Regency Antique Books will have no liability for any loss or damage to such items. Packing and shipping expenses shall be added to the buyer's invoice and will reflect a charge for labor, materials, insurance, and actual shipper fees.
All packages receive an automatic $50 of insurance coverage from the United States Postal Service. If you would like to purchase additional insurance coverage for your items, please contact us at [email protected] and we will adjust your invoice accordingly.
Packages shipped within the United States will require signature verification.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING (Outside USA)
All international packages MUST be fully insured at the buyer's expense; insurance will automatically be added to your invoice.
Packages shipped internationally will have the full value declared on the shipping form. International buyers will be responsible for any customs fees incurred.
We have no control over international customs agencies once international packages have been accepted by a receiving foreign country. Any questions or concerns regarding customs should be directed to the receiving country's customs office.
All sales to bidders in the state of Arizona are subject to a 8.6% sales tax fee (which includes Arizona State and local sales tax) which will be included on the invoice.
In addition to the hammer price, the buyer agrees to pay Regency Antique Books a buyer's premium of 19%, and any applicable sales tax added to the final total. An additional buyer's premium of 5% is applied to all online bids. We DO NOT charge payment processing fees.
Condition of Items
All items are sold "as is" and neither the auctioneer nor the consignor makes any warranties or representations of any kind with respect to the items, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness of the catalog or other description of the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, medium, provenance, period, source, origin or historical relevance of the items and no statement anywhere, whether oral or written, shall be deemed such a warranty or representation.
Prospective bidders should inspect the photos and details of merchandise thoroughly before bidding to determine its condition, size and whether or not it has been repaired or restored.
We welcome any inquiries of this nature and will do our best to clarify any questions potential bidders may have before participating in an auction. If you have a question about a particular lot, please contact us at [email protected]