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Terms & Conditions


RIAM offers professional local pickups and deliveries at reasonable cost. For items going further than a 50 mile locus of the shop, RIAM will, for a fee, pack and ship most items worldwide. Shipping insurance is at buyer’s expense and is required. RIAM assumes no responsibility for loss or damage when shipped by an outside carrier.


All items are available for layaway. A 25% non-refundable deposit is required. Items must be paid in full and removed from the store within 30 days to avoid loss of deposit.


All items under $100 are sold at the ticket price unless the individual dealer is offering a sale price at the time of purchase. Under certain circumstances, RIAM will present reasonable offers of over $100 to their respective sellers. In the case of all negotiated prices, payment by cash or check is expected. When a credit card is used for negotiated price items, a 3.5% processing fee is charged.


Please inspect merchandise carefully and understand that imperfections are common with antique items. ALL SALES ARE FINAL unless documented proof of significant misrepresentation by the seller is provided by the buyer.


A $35 fee will be charged for bad checks and, depending on the circumstances, patron may forfeit the privilege to use checks again in the future.


Dealers who present a copy of their valid resale certificate at the time of purchase will be entitled to an applicable dealer discounts and sales tax exemptions upon completion of a State of RI resale form. a copy of your certificate will be kept on file and must be renewed annually. Unfortunately we cannot offer discounts and/or tax exemptions without a physical copy of your certificate. Simply providing us with your number will not suffice. Under no circumstances will non-U.S. resale certificates be honored.


Purchased items that have been paid in full may be stored for up to 1 week at no charge. Longer term storage will be charged at $2/sq. ft. per week or fraction thereof.