Terms & Conditions of Sale:
All property offered and sold by Musing Antiques shall be offered and sold on the terms and conditions below. By participating in any sale, whether it be on eBay, our own website, store, or anywhere else we wish to offer our goods, the buyer acknowledges that they are bound by these terms and conditions.
Please note that you are buying used and antique items (some of which are older than 100 years!) and not new items! All of our pieces are in used condition and have the necessary wear associated with them. Most our items have chips, mars, splits to the wood and wear associated with their age! Color of items might be different from what you see on your screen depending on the pictures and your monitor settings! All items are available for examination and inspection prior to sale. Prospective bidders and/or buyers are encouraged to examine all items in which they are interested. Buyers are always welcome to come to our location and physically inspect the pieces they are interested in.
Musing Antiques makes every effort to describe the item(s) being sold and the condition of foresaid item(s) as precisely as possible both in words and in photographs. Prospective buyers should note, however, that Musing Antiques, any of our officers, employees or agents, are not responsible for the correctness of any statement of whatever kind concerning any item, whether written or oral, nor for any other errors or omissions in the description or for any faults or defects in any item. Written and oral statements and descriptions given by Musing Antiques, its officers, and its staff are opinions only and should not be considered as a warranty or guarantee or assumption of any liability of any kind in respect to any item with regard to guarantee of age, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, description, size, quality, condition, attribution, authenticity, rarity, importance, medium, provenance, or statements of fact. References in the listing or the condition report to damages or restorations are for guidance only and should be evaluated and inspected by the bidder / buyers personally. The absence of such a reference does not imply that an item is free from defects or restorations, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. All items are sold “as is” and all sales are final!
All dimensions are approximate.
Bidders / Buyers are responsible for satisfying themselves concerning the authenticity, condition of the item and the description in the listing. Before bidding and/or buying, the buyers signify that they have either closely examined the item(s) for sale personally, have chosen not to examine them, or have hired an independent agent to examine the item(s) for them. All items are sold in “as is” condition and all sales are final!
All chandeliers & light fixtures purchased from Musing Antiques should be installed and checked by a licensed electrician to verify adequacy of wiring, sockets and chain to be used for hanging fixture.
Musing Antiques has the right at its absolute and sole discretion to refuse any bid, cancel any existing bid, withdraw any item for sale, and in the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder / buyer, to cancel the sale or to re-offer and resell the item in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sale record is conclusive. All items offered by Musing Antiques remain for sale until the buyer has paid for the item.
1. Payment of Purchased Goods
Musing Antiques will not release item(s) to buyers until the item(s) have been paid for in full.
All items must be fully paid within ten (7) days of purchase via either:
– Credit cards: we accept American Express, Visa, Discovery, and MasterCard.
– Checks: Please make all your checks payable to “Musing Antiques”. Items will be shipped as soon as the check clears our account.
Remedies for non payment: If the buyer fails to make payment in full, in good cleared funds within the time required as noted above, we shall be entitled in our absolute discretion to exercise on or more of the following rights or remedies (in addition to asserting any other rights or remedies available to us by law):
a. to charge interest at such a rate as we shall reasonable decide;
b. to hold the defaulting buyer liable for the total amount due and to commence legal proceedings for its recovery together with interest, legal fees and costs to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law;
c. to cancel the sale;
d. to resell the property publicly or privately on such terms as we shall think fit;
e. to reject at any future auction or sale any bids made by or on behalf of the buyer or to obtain a deposit from the buyer before accepting any bids;
f. to take any other action as we deem necessary or appropriate.
2. Shipping of Purchased Goods
It is the buyer’s responsibility to pick up purchases or make all shipping arrangements. Shipping costs are never included in the prices of our items! The buyer is responsible for all shipping charges including insurance.
If you would like Musing Antiques to provide a shipping quote and / or set up shipping for any of our items, we will gladly assist you in this.
Musing Antiques does not accept responsibility or liability for the acts of the shippers or their omissions (i.e. Delayed delivery of goods, damage, etc.). It is the buyers’ responsibility to follow up with the shipping company in regards to estimated delivery time and all other inquiries!
If the good(s) purchased were damaged during shipping, the buyer needs to contact and deal with the shipper directly to resolve this matter. Musing Antiques will provide any necessary paperwork to help buyer with his/her claim but will not be responsible for any losses incurred, including but not limited to the loss of value to the item.
If any part of these conditions of sale is found by any court to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that part shall be discounted and the rest of the conditions shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
4. Law and Jurisdiction
The rights and obligations of the parties with respect to these conditions of sale shall be governed and interpreted by the laws of New Jersey. By bidding on or purchasing an item from Musing Antiques, whether present in person or by agent, by written bid / offer, telephone, email, or other means, the buyer shall be deemed to have submitted, for the benefit of Musing Antiques, to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Jersey.
5. Sales Tax
Any buyers residing or having a permanent address in the state of New Jersey shall be subject to a 7% sales tax.