Auction Payment Info

Accepted Payment Methods: VISA , Master Card , Discover , Money Order/Bank Draft , Check/Cheque , See Payment Details , Wire Transfer
1. Buyer’s premium is 21% by credit card (Master Card, Visa, Discover). Credit cards are accepted only if the purchaser is present at the gallery. (MA sales tax is 6.25%).

2. Payment for your purchase is due within 10 days of the day of sale.

3. Live Auctioneers and ArtFact internet bidders: Hammer price of the item plus a 21% buyer’s premium, any applicable sales tax and surcharges. (MA sales tax is 6.25%).

4. Fontaine’s Auction Gallery reserves the right to charge the total invoice amount plus a 3% surcharge to the credit card account of record for any bidder who has not paid within fifteen days from the auction date.

5. Fontaine’s Auction Gallery pays its consignors at a minimum of thirty days from the day of sale. If payment is not received by 30 days from the auction date, a civil complaint will be filed in order to obtain the total due plus any applicable storage, court and administrative fees.

6. Contact Mary Neff in Accounts Receivable via phone at 413-448-8922 or via email at for questions regarding payments.

Auction Shipping Info

If you are the successful bidder, you can collect your property in person, ( 6.25% MA sales tax ) will apply to your invoice if you are not a dealer.
Fontaine’s Auction Gallery DOES NOT do shipping.

For shipment of small items (art, accessories, and small furniture) we recommend:
United Pack & Ship
Phone: 413-841-5265
Email: or
Online: http//

For shipment of larger items we recommend:
Don Hill Trucking
Phone: 724-493-0492

If you have any other questions about shipping, please contact us at