General terms and conditions

Concept Antiques

Register of Commerce and Companies Number : 344 465 257 R.C.S MARSEILLE
Phone Number :  +33609517295
Mailing Address : 6, traverse Eole 13013 Marseille, FRANCE
Email Address :

The present terms of service are meant to specify effective terms and conditions for every purchase made by customers onto
The customer acknowledges being fully aware of the present general terms of use when he confirms his order and undertakes to respect them unconditionally.
In the same way, Concept Antiques undertakes to respect the present Terms of Service.
These Terms of Service prevail over any other terms or particuliar conditions non explicitly expressed by Concept Antiques.
Concept Antiques is free to modify these terms at any moment. In that case the effective Terms of Service are the ones in force at the time of the customer's purchase.

I : Commitment

The present terms of service are meant to specify the customer's rights and obligations as part of the online purchasing of goods and services offered by the website to its customers.

II : Works of Art

Every item present on the website Concept Antiques is accompanied by a detailed description and pictures conform to the original.
You will find no copy on this website and every object is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
About the terminology, here are some explanations so that everything is crystal clear :

  • Attributed to : means that the work was done when the artist we mentionned still produced and that all presumptive evidences point him to likely be the manufacturer, but without certitude.
  • Circle of : the painting was done by a contemporary of the artist mentionned who has been very influent.
  • Workshop : produced by the artist's workshop but by pupils under his command.
  • In the style of : the work is out of period.

III : Prices

All listed prices are in euros (EUR), all taxes included and do not include shipping cost which are specified before the order's confirmation. (See Shipping)

IV : Easy Terms

Concept Antiques is at your disposal if you want to enjoy easy terms. We accept three installments without charges. The item is set aside for you until we receive the total payment.However the first installment is considered as a non refundable deposit. This means that if you decide after three months and three installments to cancel your purchase, we will refund you only the two last installments. (We regret to do this but dishonest customers too often hold our products several months and cancel in the end.)
Please do not hesitate to contact us.

V : Payment

Concept Antiques offers you several payment terms :

  • International transfers
    IBAN : FR76 3007 7049 1011 3205 0020 040
  • Certified bank checks
    Make Check payable to : Concept Antiques
    Send to : Concept Antiques
    6, traverse Eole
    13013 Marseille, France
  • Paypal

VI : Electronic signature

The customer's "double click" during the order's confirmation is considered as an electronic signature which has between the two parties, the same value as a manuscript one.

VII : Order Confirmation

Contractual informations will be confirmed to you via email at the adress you entered after you complete your order.

VIII : Proof of transaction

Computerized registers kept in the computer systems of Concept Antiques in reasonable security conditions are to be considered as proof of communications, orders and payments which took place between the two parties. Filing of order forms and bills is done on a reliable and lasting material and can be used as a proof.

IX : Shipping

Items are delivered to the adress provided by the customer as soon as we receive the total payment. As soon as we ship one item, you will immediately receive an email informing you about that.
Shipping costs are at the customer's expenses. The customer can also choose how he wants to be delivered or to pick up his items at our office.
We look for the least expensive and best way to ship each item and in order to reduce the shipping costs, every package of small or medium size (usually under 30kgs) are sent via the french post service : Colissimo Suivi.
Shipping costs can be estimated directly via the cart
For packages weighting 30kgs and more or cumbersome, it is necessary to establish a customised quotation of the shipping costs.
Concept Antiques works with several carriers such as Schenker, Edet International or UPS  specialized in the transporting of works of art around the world, but also JMT Transport, specialized for transportation in France.

All deliveries are insured by Lost or damaged packages are insured but conditions are very restrictive. You ought to open the package as soon as you receive it, with the tranporter, and check on the item's condition. If there is any damage, you ought to refuse the delivery and put "PACKAGE REFUSED, BAD CONDITION (and detail)" on the shipment document. If you don't respect this procedure you will not be able to get your money back from the transporter.

If the item has to be shipped out of France, we can take care of  the administrative procedures. (customs, certificate of free circulation, ect..) Every tax , custom duty or services in accordance with French reglementations , or those of an importing or transit country are at the buyer's expenses.
Customs duties change according to the country legislation, for instance, in the United States hundred year old items are duty free.

X : Storage

After reception of your payment we can store your items for a while in order to reduce your shipping cost, we can group items and even send it to international fairs taking place south of France, in Bézier , Avignon or Montpellier. According to our possibilities the service will be offered, once again feel free to contact us.

XI : Withdrawal

On, returns are accepted and you have seven business days to withdraw your item in the very same condition as you have received it, that is to say in the same package and with the same transporter. Shipping costs are at your expenses. You will have your refund as soon as we receive the package and after we check it.

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