To offer genuine authentic antiques of historical significance and support
the education, understanding
and appreciation of antiques to the consumer, within the framework of the highest professional and ethical business practices.
To promote the preservation of historical artifacts and act as custodians and stewards of the historical record as it pertains to the physical objects.
To increase the knowledge and appreciation of antiques and to educate the public on the identification of antiques through published articles and seminars.
Policies & Services
Please read the following Policies and Services carefully before using this website. All users of this site agree and accept our policies.If you do not agree with and accept our policies, please exit now and do not use this site.
The actual item pictured is the one you will receive.
We guarantee the description and condition of all items are as described.
All transactions are discreet and confidential.sitors who you are.
Payment must be received within 10 calendar days of purchase.We accept international money orders, certified cashiers cheques and Visa, Mastercard and American Express via the www.paypal.com website.You no longer need to sign up for Paypal to pay for an item.Paypal has revised their payment systems to allow non-account holders to pay directly through them without a Paypal account. All prices and sales are in US dollars. Only US currency is accepted. We do not accept COD orders. All orders must be paid in full prior to shipping.
We offer a layaway plan for all items. A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to hold the item with the balance payable within 60 calendar days after purchase date. Layaway request form is available following the inventory for sale.
We ship worldwide and all shipments are charged at actual cost.We usually ship within 72 hours of receipt of payment except where weekends or holidyas occur.we provide shipping discounts for multiple purchases . All fixed rate shipping quotes that may appear in our listings apply to the continental USA and Canada.
we usually ship via Courier or canada post Expedited Service which usually takes about 7 business days to the continental USA and canada.Canada Post insurance only covers loss of oarcel but not damage. Other shipping methods are available at additional cost. all shipments are professionally packaged and insured.
Terms & Conditions
We will courier shipments only to those addresses where courier service is available. All prices and availabilty of items are subject to change for any reason, at any timewithout prior notice.All sales are finalized entirely at the sole discretion of CROWDEDHOUSE ANTIQUES.
The company will not be liable for any damage or loss of the item in shipping except where insurance covers such loss or damage. No refund will be made in case delivery is not made due to incorrect shipping address.
The company shall not be liable for any delay in delivery caused by natural hazards, war, acts of God or any other cause beyond control of the company.these terms and conditions supercede all previous representations, understandings or agreements.
We provide a complete range of appraisal services by certified accredited appraisers. we charge competitive hourly and fixed item rates regardless of the items value. Appraisal request and agreement form is available folowing the inventory for sale.
Estate Purchases & Consignments
We purchase single items, entire collections or estates or we will sell your items on a consignmment basis. All transactions are discreet and confidential. Contact us for more information. The consignment forms are avilable folowing the inventory for sale.
Representations at Auctions
We regularly represent clients at auctions who cannot personally attend or who wish to remain anonymous.many clients prefer our counsel and advice prior to purchase and otehrs simply wish to take advantage of our auction bidding experience to secure items at the price that offers the best valuefor money.we will apprise clients of any condition issues that may effect whether a bid should be put forward. we charge a competitive fixed commission fee only on successful purchases.
references provided on request. Contact us for more information.
Returns & Refunds
We will accept returns and proivide a full refund, only if an item has been misrepresented in a material way.We must be notified of any intention to return an item within 48 hours of receipt of the item and we must receive the item within 7 business days.Returned items must be in the same unaltered, uncleaned, unchanged condition as they were shipped.Any modification to the item will void the return policy. Notification by email is required before any return is authorized. Please note that all items are fully documented, photographed , identified and secretely marked to prevent the practice of "switching". Any item that is puported to be a return and is not the genuine original article that was sold and shipped will be kept and not returned without any compensation to the buyer.
All firearms are sold as collector's items only and not as operational, shooting arms. We accept no liability express or implied for the shooting safety of any firearm sold as a collector's item.if you have a question about the safety of a firearm, you should see a licensed gunsmith for a safety inspection. wee do not purchase or sell modern working firearms or ammunition on this website.
Items Wanted by Clients
We maintain a file of our clients specific wants in our database. If you would like us to be on the lookout for a particuilar item just let us knowwhat you are looking for. There is no obligation to you for this complimentary service. The "Items wanted form" is available following the inventory for sale.