Poulin Antique Company Auctions Terms & Conditions Absentee Shipping Catalogs
Poulin Auction SHIPPING & PAYMENT INFORMATION
 
Click Here to Download Our Shipping Form that can be mailed or faxed to our office.

ALL ITEMS MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE THEY WILL BE SHIPPED, THIS INCLUDES SHIPPING/HANDLING CHARGES.

SHIPPING WITHIN THE U.S.

1.) All shipping charges are charged to a credit card.
2.) Shipping will be handled in the order that we receive payment in full AND all necessary paperwork.
3.) Costs for shipping will include the following:
(a) The actual cost charged by your choice of carrier such as FedEx, UPS or USPS.
(b) Insurance
(c) *$5.00 per box used in your shipment. No charge if it is a free box supplied by the carrier.
(We do not carry all box sizes from these carriers, only generally sized ones).
* $15.00 for hard cases. These are usually used for items that have sold for $2000 or more. Or upon request.
* Handling charges: Handguns $5.00 per gun. Longarms $10.00 per gun. Misc. items & larger Class III items will vary depending on material used and time it takes to package. Labor rate is $30.00 an hour on these other items.
4.) It is your choice of carrier - Fed Ex, UPS or USPS. It is your choice on items (other than handguns) whether your items ship 3 day, 2 day, week, ground, etc.,
5.) We reserve the right to refuse to ship and or insure an item we deem too fragile, delicate or bulky.
6.) If you choose to use your own Fed Ex or UPS account number a credit card must still be used to pay us for labor, materials and insurance. Please put the credit card number in the above credit card space located under the payment heading.
7.) All firearms shipped with adult signature required.
8.) Shipping does not begin until the following Friday. This is a multiple day event that covers our preview, our auction and James D. Julia's Auction, because of this, shipping cannot start until both auctions are done.
9.) Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
10.) We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
11.) We are happy to assist you in your shipping needs but please understand that we will try to expedite your shipment when requested, but we make no guarantee that it can be completed in such a time frame as you may request or in the manner that you may request.

*****WARNING*****
ALL FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION IN THIS AUCTION ARE SOLD AS COLLECTOR ITEMS. THEY ARE NOT EXAMINED, TESTED OR WARRANTED BY POULIN ANTIQUES & AUCTIONS INC, ITS' CONSIGNORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS AS TO THE SAFETY AND SHOOTABILITY OF ANY FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION INCLUDED IN THIS AUCTION. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT ALL AMMUNITION AND FIREARMS ARE CHECKED FOR SAFETY BY A COMPETANT GUNSMITH BEFORE YOU ATTEMPT TO FIRE ANY FIREARM OR AMMUNITION. BY AGREEING TO THE TERMS & CONDITIONS YOU ARE RELEASING POULIN ANTIQUES & AUCTIONS INC, ITS CONSIGNORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH INJURIES, DAMAGE OR DEATH THAT YOU, ANY PARTY, ANY PROPERTY OR ANY PERSON MIGHT INCUR FROM THE ATTEMPT TO FIRE ANY FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION PURCHASED FROM THIS AUCTION.

INSURANCE

Insurance: Charged at the rate of .85 cents PER each $100.00 ( i.e. a $200 item costs $1.70 for insurance). This covers the Hammer & Buyers Premium only. Does not include shipping. Does not include what you expected to get for the item if resold, or by your own policy. Items will not be shipped unless you have insurance coverage. If you choose to use your own insurance we ask that you sign a waiver form. Please call our office to obtain this form or Download the form here.

OUTSIDE THE US - SHIPPING & PAYMENT

We will not declare an item as something other than what it is, change the name on the invoice and we will not declare an item to be of lesser value than what was paid for it. We will not break the law in description or value so that an item can get through customs.

1.) All items must be paid by wire transfer or certified bank check made out in U.S. funds.
2.) All firearms (including antiques), edged weapons & any item that has a portion of an animal (ivory, etc..) must go through an exporter.
3.) If you have purchased item (s) which need to be exported to your country, the following names are reputable firms here in this country that regularly handle all shipping and export matters. Please contact them to make arrangements to receive your purchases after payment is made.
4.) Our insurance carrier will not insure any items shipped to foreign countries. All foreign customers must make their own arrangements for insurance.

HERE IS A LIST OF RELIABLE SHIPPERS AND EXPORTERS:

Simpson LTD:
Web: http://www.simpsonltd.com/
Phone: 1-309-342-5800
Fax: 1-309-342-5730

BDL LTD:
Web: http://www.bdlltd.com/Home.html
E-mail: bdlltd@bellsouth.net
Phone/Fax: 1-803-637-5784

Sure Express Worldwide:
Web: http://www.sureexpressworldwide.com/
E-mail: sureexpress@maine.rr.com
(US) Phone: 1-800-335-9996
(International) Phone: 001-207-797-3096

Sans-Nom Inc.:
Web: http://http://www.sans-nom.com/
E-mail: david@sans-nom.com
Phone: 1-253-278-6354
 199 Skowhegan Road | Fairfield, Maine 04937 | Phone (207) 453-2114 | info@poulinantiques.com