Shipping provided by:
The UPS Store
Please contact them directly for pre-auction shipping quotes. Shipping is subject to any restrictions of the purchaser's country.
PAYMENT BY CASH, CHECK OR WIRE TRANSFER ONLY (NO CREDIT CARDS). Invoices will be sent at close of auction noting purchase price of all lots won, buyer's premium and any applicable taxes and fees. To establish a tax free sale, a copy of a valid reseller's permit or license must be provided. Any purchaser claiming an exemption who is unable to provide proof will be required to pay the tax and seek a refund from the state of Pennsylvania. Generally all items shipped out of state are sales tax free sales.
Accepted payment methods
All property is sold "as is", and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, or description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. Ivory can only be purchased by a Pennsylvania resident. Proper identification is required.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL, NO RETURNS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
Prospective bidders should inspect the property before bidding to determine its condition, size, and whether or not it has been repaired or restored. You are encouraged to preview the items in person or request additional photos prior to bidding.
The highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or re-offer the lot for sale. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive. Although in our discretion we will execute absentee bids or online bids as a convenience to clients who are not present at auctions, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions in connection therewith.
PRECIOUS METALS, GEMSTONES & COINS:
All precious metal weights are approximate and include gemstones when present. Gold karats are approximate when tested. Gemstone sizes are estimated. Coin grading, unless by a third party, are an opinion only.
All purchases are subject to 6% Pennsylvania state sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a Pennsylvania sales tax exemption number and has an executed exemption form on file. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted if presented with a business card or letterhead.
Payment to be made in TWO (2) days from invoice date via cash, checks, money orders, cashier checks or wire transfers. Personal and business checks require pre-approval. International purchases with invoice amount exceeding $1,000 require a wire transfer of funds. $50 fee to be applied to total (international wire transfers only).
PURCHASES OVER $2,500:
Any domestic purchase with invoice amount exceeding $2,500 requires a wire transfer of funds. Any international purchase with invoice amount exceeding $1,000 requires a wire transfer of funds.
REMOVAL OF PURCHASES:
Cordier Auctions will assist in coordinating removal or shipping through our third party shipper The UPS Store. Shipping is subject to any restrictions of the purchaser's country. Bidders are responsible for confirming their import laws and any restrictions do not release a purchaser from their responsibility for payment of an invoice.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Items must be picked up or shipped within five days of the auction date, after which storage fees in the amount of $5 per item per day will apply.
FAILURE TO REMOVE PURCHASES:
Failure to remove purchases within 5 business days following the auction will result in transportation of items to our warehouse in Lemoyne, PA at a standard $50 per item moving fee AND a storage fee of $5 per item per day until pick up by the buyer (24 hour notice required for pick up).