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THE WITTMANN GUARANTEE

All artifacts, unless otherwise stated, are offered with a lifetime (mine!), money-back warranty as to authenticity. Should the artifact be altered in any way, i.e. cleaned, buffed blade, or anything I deem detractive to the value, or ownership subsequently transfered, the warranty is void. Great efforts have been made to fairly describe each artifact in minute detail, the good points and the bad. In fact, I try to go overboard to point out any flaws, so that prior to ordering, the reader should have a fair mental picture of the condition. In all cases we use photography in order for the viewer to better judge the quality and condition of each piece.

If further photos are required, please contact us and we will accommodate your needs. After receiving your collectible, if you feel it still was not properly described, please return it within 5 working days, for an immediate, no questions asked, refund.

However, if the item has been cleaned, disassembled or altered in any way, this could jeopardize the guarantee and lower the amount of the refund. All returned items are subject to a re-stocking fee. If you purchase a consigned item, it absolutely must be returned within the five day period, as once the consignor has been paid, a refund cannot be made unless there is a question of authenticity. Consigned items have a letter "C" following the stock number.



ORDERING

Due to the nature of our inventory, our ordering system is not automated. You may call, email, or fax us with your order during our office hours, 11:00am to 4:00pm EST.

Please be prepared with the name and stock number of the item you are interested in purchasing! This is very important if we are to assist you in a timely fashion.



APPRAISALS

Mr. Wittmann is available to authenticate any dagger, sword, armband, cutlass, or other militaria artifact you wish to send to him; however, keep in mind that his main field of expertise is German and Imperial edged weapons. If you would like to have your militaria artifact appraised, contact us via phone or email, or just send it to us with a note asking for an appraisal.

Please don't forget to include return postage! We ship via UPS and insure all parcels so your artifact is always safe. For items valued at up to $1,000.00, appraisal cost for the first item is $100, and $50 for each additional item. For items valued in excess of $1,000.00, pricing is available upon request.



CONSIGNMENTS

If you have anything, from a collection, to one outstanding piece, or even a teetering pile of odds and ends you would like to consign, please let me know! The Wittmann Antique Militaria reaches a world-wide collecting community. We will be happy to take most items, but remember: Only highest quality artifacts will fetch highest quality prices!

  • Consignments selling for under 2,500.00 USD are subject to a 25% commission.
  • Consignments selling for over 2,500 USD are subject to a 20% commission.
  • Consignments will be taken for a minimum period of six (6) months. Should you wish to withdraw your consignment before this period elapses you will be subject to a service charge.
  • Consigned items are subject to our regular terms, such as our 90 Day Layaway. In the event the consignment item is put on layaway, the consignor will be paid 30 days from the date that the item is fully paid off and satisfactorily received by the customer.

Consignments are an outstanding method of disposing of collections when changes in life such as retirement, divorce or illness dictate this action. If immediate cash is required, usually an outright sale may be the answer. But when there is some time available, consignment will net you your best price.

Please call during office hours to discuss your individual needs.



PAYMENT

I accept VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, and DISCOVER.. If you use of any type of credit/debit card, a 4% processing fee must be added to the sale price. If you are a New Jersey resident, a 7% sales tax will be added to your purchase price. Due to constant difficulties with the service we will no longer accept PayPal.

We also accept bank transfers directly into our account. Bank transfers are subject to a 15.00 USD fee. Please allow two weeks for bank notification of your transfer. If you let us know you have sent the transfer, we check the bank on a daily basis to see when your transfer arrives. Give us a call during office hours for additional details.



LAYAWAYS

I will also accept layaway plans, as I realize with the price of artifacts these days, this may be the only method by which some of us may acquire something for our collection. I require about 1/3 advance payment, and you may work the balance out with me. If nothing to the contrary has been arranged, monies paid will be forfeited if the balance is not paid within 90 days from the date the deposit was made. Under no circumstances will I relinquish ownership of the merchandise until payment in full is made. Layaways running over 90 days are considered a Final Sale and have no return privilege.


SHIPPING

We normally ship Priority Two Day Mail. All shipments are insured and are sent signature required. Costs are subject to the destination, weight and size of the box. Please contact us for an estimate.