After the Auction

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Invoices can be retrieved at our reception window at any point during the auction. If you did not attend the auction in person, your invoice will be sent via email at the conclusion of the auction. Please respond to the emailed invoice letting us know that it was received and to inform us of payment and pick-up arrangements. If we do not have an email on file for you, you will receive a phone call on the first business day following the auction.


Payment for items purchased is due within three business days of the auction. Invoices can be paid using one of the following payment methods. If you would like to pay with a credit card, please call our gallery as we do not currently accept online payments.

Please note there are no discounts given for any type of payment.

  • Cash
  • MasterCard or Visa
  • Money Order or Bank Check
  • Wire Transfer
  • Personal or Business Check

First time buyer’s that are paying with an out of state check will be required to wait ten business days for your items to be released unless credit has been established prior to the auction.

Please review Conditions of Sale carefully for details regarding payment.


A buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price of each lot. The buyer’s premium for in-house bidding (including phone and absentee) is 20%. The buyer’s premium for live internet bidding is 25%. Specialty auctions may haveĀ a different buyer’s premium. Please ask us if you have any question as to the buyer’s premium.

When applicable, state and local sales tax will be added to the hammer price and buyer’s premium. Sales tax will not be assessed for items shipped out of state by a licensed shipper (shipper must have a Motor Carrier number) or those with a copy of a current Connecticut Sales and Use form on file at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery.

To fill out the current Connecticut Sales and Use form, click here.


All auction purchases must be removed from our premises within the five business days following an auction. Property not removed within fiveĀ business days will be subject to a storage fee as outlined in our Conditions of Sale. We are open for pick up during our regular business hours, however we recommend that you call us before you plan to arrive to be sure the appropriate staff will be on hand to assist you.


Buyers assume full responsibility for the packing and shipping of lots won at auction. We have provided a list of our Shippers to assist you. If a buyer has a purchase shipped out of state via a licensed shipper (shipper must have a Motor Carrier number), sales tax will be not be assessed. All shippers on our website are licensed shippers, if you choose to use a shipper that is not on our list, please confirm that they have a Motor Carrier Number, otherwise Connecticut sales tax will be added to your invoice.

We require written authorization from the buyer to release any property to anyone other than the buyer You can send the Shipping Release Form via fax to 860-524-8735 or email to