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A 18% buyer's premium will be added to the hammer price of each lot for floor and phone bidders (21% for all online bidders)

All purchases (including buyers premium) will be subject to a Massachusetts State Sales Tax of 6.25% unless the buyer is an out-of-state resident and lots are being shipped out of Massachusetts or the purchaser has a valid Tax Exempt Certificate ( an actual resale certificate must be presented and on file with Altair Auctions.)

We accept credit cards up to $3,000 (MasterCard, Visa, & Discover), cash and wire transfer. All payments or settlements shall be made in US dollars, buyers shall only collect the lots after full payments are made. Should payments be made by check or draft, lots will only be released after bank clearance. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN 10 DAYS OF THE AUCTION. If you fail to pay within 20 days, we will charge your credit card the total amount on your invoice. All property purchased from Altair Auctions must be removed within 60 days after the auction date. Altair auctions will not be responsible for paid items left for over 60 days after the auction date. (unless a prior agreement has been made). Items left after 60 days will incur a $10/day storage fee per item. Once storage fees have exceeded the actual purchase price of the item(s) Altair Auctions can exercise the right to re-auction.


Altair Auctions is pleased to announce that we will now be offering in-house shipping services, through Swift Shipper. In order to better serve our customers, their purchases can now be shipped directly from our gallery to their address of choice, avoiding pick-up fees and the hassle of having to contact another company. When making a purchase with Altair, please inform us if you intend to take advantage of our in-house shipping services.

For more information about in-house shipping through Altair Auctions, please email

Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the United States, such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots.