Conditions of sale
IT NOW" (at the sale price) or "MAKE AN OFFER"
We appreciate that some people
like to barter, so we
options: "buy now", or "make an offer".
If you choose the "buy
option, you are assured
of getting the item (so long as your email is the first to
arrive). In this case, we will notify you, and hold the item
exclusively just for you to
inspect/buy by 6pm the coming Sunday, and the item will be marked as
website, although you do not have to buy the item when you come to see
If you "make
an offer", the same rules apply, but the item is not marked as
SOLD on the website, and we will consider other offers. If an offer
comes in which is higher than yours, we will notify you. Crazy
offers are unlikely to be accepted so please don't waste
your time or mine.
DO I BUY AN ITEM, OR
MAKE AN OFFER?
If you want to buy any item (or
just click on the associated "BUY NOWor MAKE AN OFFER" link. This will
stake you to the contact page where it tells you want to do. The
contact/email us button will open up an email in your preferred mailer.
You will need to go back on the page showing teh item yopu are
interested in and cut and paste it into your email so we know hat you
are talking about. the item number is particularly important.
If you want to make an offer, do
as above, but
a statement like, "I wish to offer $x" in the comments section of the
If you are
successful, we will notify you as soon as possible by return email.
only make an
you are serious about the possibility of buying the item. We do
not expect you to necessarily buy the
item, when you come to inspect it, but we do expect a very strong
Please, no 'sight-see-ers'. We also reserve the right to reject any
offers at any time.
Once a 'possibility of sale' has
(by our return
you are obliged to come and see your intended purchase by 6pm of the
coming Sunday unless it is almost that time, in which case it will be
the Sunday of the following week. We are
located in Bassendean, just
8 miles east of
the GPO Perth, along Guildford Road. If you fail to come
and see your item by
the prescribed time, the item will be put up for sale again, and we are
unlikely to sell to you in the future. At the time of
viewing, a mutual contract (or sale) is established by the exchange of
goods and money, so long as the item meets to your satisfaction.
All sales are cash
other arrangements are made beforehand. I do not accept cheques. Direct
bank deposit or Paypal are
suitable means for payment by interstate and interenational buyers. We
do not have facilities for eftpos or credit cards.
All items are sold 'as is'.
Obviously some of the
items are old and
may have 'faults', or require further work. In some cases, we are
specifically offering items with faults for restoration. We have
endeavored to point
out all reasonable faults and short-comings of any items for sale that
are apparent to us. It is not in our interest to try to
We have endeavored to describe all
the best of our
knowledge, but, as you can appreciate, it is difficult to be an expert
in everything. We are, like you, constantly learning. We do not accept
full responsibility for items not correctly described, as a result of
ignorance. The onus is also upon you to make judgements
about the authenticity of the item when
completing the purchase, just as you would when buying something from a
You should appreciate that we are
you a lot more information about the items for sale (on the website)
than you would generally get at most antique
shops in Perth, who usually just whack a price tag on the item,
sometimes with a
brief description like, "old wooden box", and the assistant in the
knows nothing about the item. We are happy to answer any questions,
before or after you submit an
offer. You can email us, or phone us on 9378 1611.
AND DELIVERING OF
If you do not need to see the item
you wish to buy,
in the flesh, as
it were, we are able to
post it out to you (at your expense of
course). Within Western Australia it may
actually be cheaper (in your
time and petrol) to have the item posted to you instead of driving out
here, not that we are that far away. You can
post up to 20 kgs anywhere in Western Australia for about $10. We are
to give you an estimate of postage and handling if requested by you.
Posted items must be prepaid by direct bank deposit
(this can be done on the Internet), by sending a money order through
the post, or by Paypal.
We accept returns for posted items,
and a full
refund will be given, if the item is not as described. The buyer
for the return postage charges. We also have access to a small ute and
we are able to deliver larger items (like
furniture) if you
are unable to transport
them yourself. Our rate is very reasonable. You can ask us for a
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