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Floating World Auctions Shipping Procedures and FAQs


Shipping Procedures

Shipping, insurance, packaging and handling of purchased lots is at the expense of the purchaser. As a service to the purchaser, Floating World Auctions will ship appropriate items to purchasers located in the continental United States solely via FedEx Ground or Three Day Select Service, to purchasers in Alaska and Hawaii via USPS Priority or appropriate FedEx service and to international purchasers and those located in via FedEx International Economy Service. Faster FedEx services may be requested at purchaser’s expense. Not withstanding the forgoing, we will ship postcard -sized prints via USPS insured priority mail with a value of below $200 withing the US for $20.  We are not obligated to ship by any other method, and purchaser may make other shipping arrangements. We shall not, under any circumstances, be liable for the loss, theft or damage to property, including, but not limited to selection of shipper, the acts or omissions of any shipper or the acts or omissions occurring in packing for shipment.

As a courtesy, we may provide quotes, based on an estimated size, weight and value of the package, as well as a shipping zip code supplied by a prospective bidder. Post-sale determination of shipping costs does not constitute grounds for cancellation of any purchase made at our auction.

It is our intention to include the cost of shipping on the invoice for domestic continental purchasers and to expedite the shipping cost, most domestic packages will have a base cost of $35 or $50, plus $1/$100 for insurance; with post-card sized prints at $20. Larger packages, and international packages regardless of size, will be custom quoted. and this may result in a short delay in invoicing international purchasers and those in Alaska and Hawaii until the cost of shipment has been determined. International recipients will be responsible for paying duties and taxes associated with their packages. Shipment will not be made until all sums to us have been paid.

Shipment may take up to 21 days after payment is received, although we often begin shipping during the week following the auction.

Local pick up is by appointment, and subject to the physical distancing procedures in place at the time.

If you also purchase prints in our December 5 Auction, we will provide combined shipping

We will defer shipping for paid customers upon request

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