Faqs

1) How much is my item worth and what can you tell me about it.

If you wish to sell me an item please send a photo to my email account and I will let you know if I am interested. Alternatively you can bring your items to the new shop located unit 5 22 Cohn street,Carlisle, 6101, WA. Thanks Geoff

2) Do you supply insurance valuations

Insurance quotes $82.50 inc. GST for the first item each additional item plus $27.50 inc. GST(printable certificate) Verbal valuations $27.50 per item

3) Do you buy Antiques and collectables

Yes we buy single items and whole collections.

4) Can I pay by Credit card.

Yes we accept most credit cards.

5) What does Circa mean,

This is the approximate date of manufacture, within ten years of estimate.

Monarch Date of Reign Period Appellation
James 1603-1625 Jacobean
Charles 1625-1649 Carolean
Commonwealth 1649-1660 Cromwellian or Commonwealth
Charles II 1660-1685 Restoration
James II 1685-1689 Restoration
William & Mary 1689-1694 William & Mary
William III 1694-1702 William III or William & Mary
Anne 1702-1714 Queen Anne
George I 1714-1727 George I early Georgian
George II 1727-1760 Early Georgian
George III 1760-1811 Late Georgian
George III 1811-1820 Regency
George IV 1820-1830 Regency
William IV 1830-1837 Late Regency or William IV
Victoria 1837-1901 Early Victorian up to 1860 Later Victorian after 1860
Edward VII 1901-1910 Edwardian
George VI 1910- 1952 Commonwealth
Elizabeth II 1952 – to date Commonwealth

6) Can I layby an item?

Yes a 20% deposits will hold the item and the balance can be paid over a negotiated period.

7) What does “as is” mean

“As is” means the piece is sold as it stands, it can be taken there and then.

8) Can I get a piece of furniture partly restored?

Yes we can partly restore an item of furniture, at an agreed price between our “as is” and “restored” price.

9) How long does restoration take.

This does depend on our work load, however normally 2 to 3 weeks.

10) How long for interstate delivery

Normally 2-3 weeks

11) How do you package items to send..

Yes we take great care, items are usually double boxed, however we always recommend insuring your item.