Frequently Asked Questions

 

I have a stamp collection and know nothing about it or what to do.  Can you help?

Absolutely, just call the office or bring what you have into the office Monday thru Thursday 1-5pm.  A FREE evaluation and your options can be explained. 

 

How do I register/participate in the auction?

Send email with the following required information:  (This can be done by clicking on the Email Link on the Home Page)

Name

Street Address, City, State and Zip Code

Phone Number

Email Address

 

How do I bid?

Download the bidder form on our website, complete the information, and return by mail.

 

What are the opening bids?

Each lot for sale in the catalog shows an opening to the right of each item in whole US Dollars.   Bidding increments table located on bidder form.

 

How can I find out if I am outbid?

Request for bid status can be made via email by 4:00 pm Central time the day prior to the auction.

 

How do I know if I won?

Winning bidders will be notified and invoiced no later than Wednesday after the auction via email.

 

How do I pay?

Payment is due upon receipt of invoice.   Payment should be mailed to:

E&D Auctions

PO Box 3846

Shawnee, KS 66203

 

What forms of payments are accepted?

Checks and Money Orders are accepted and preferred.  Items are held until clearance of funds.   PayPal payments accepted subject to a surcharge of 3.5% of total invoice.

 

What are shipping and handling charges?

All packages shipped USPS either 1st class or priority.   Insurance required for all invoices totaling $100 or more.  Buyer pays actual shipping and insurance charges only.  Shipping and insurance charges denoted on invoice. 

 

What is the buyer’s premium?

There is a 10% buyer’s premium added to the final hammer price for each item.

Example=Final price for item won is $100, and then a $10 premium will be added for a total item price of $110.

 

Do I have to pay sales tax?

Shipments to Kansas will include sales tax.  Shipments outside of Kansas will not include sales tax.  All bidders attending the floor auction must pay sales tax unless a valid sales tax exemption certificate provided.