Are your tables solid mahogany?
No. We use mahogany solids for pedestals, chairs and frames. Table faces are made with high end furniture grade plywood. This material is used by major American brands. Resinated plywood resists moisture, it does not warp because plys have alternating wood grain and the material has true wood properties for drilling and pedestal hardware. It is a very stable material which makes a great foundation for Veneers. See our blog titled "An inside look at brand name furniture" for more on this topic. See item AP 54 90 for a close look at this plywood.
Why not build on solid wood?
Because resinated plywood is stable, it does not move with humidity changes as much as wood and it does not have a natural tendency to crack like solid wood. Building tables on fine furniture grade plywood will greatly reduce the chances of checking and or crazing. Most major brand name furniture manufacturers explain this phenomenon and we post these explanations in our blog.
Do you buy used furniture or can you help with appraising my furniture?
We no longer purchase used furntiure from estates nor do we have appraisal services. Appraisal services are in our plans, but this service is not yet avaialble.
Do you offer designer discounts for decorators? We are a discount store, so everyone gets the same discount. We price our goods as low as we can and those prices are published on our website. Most end users are willing to pay designers or decorators a finders fee on top of our prices to help cover the trade person's time and efforts for shopping on there behalf. We do, however, offer wholesale prices for those who purchase more than one dining table at a time or two sets of chairs at any given time and if they have proper tax ID papers and a place of business.
Do you guarantee or warranty your furniture? Yes and no. Our terms and conditions says no but our brand will stand behind any of our products no matter how old they are. We will cover any problems with manufacturing.
Is your furniture old?
No, we have high end traditional furniture but few antiques. AntiquePurveyor started out in the antiques business and evolved over time to become a new & second hand furniture dealer and eventually became a furniture designer, manufacturer and warehouse outlet. Visit our about us page to read more about how AntiquePurveyor found its name.
Where do you get your products?
We categorize our products into two categories. First quality and seconds. They are two completely different sources of furniture and are described below. Mainly from America, Indonesia and Phillipines. We only have one item whos origin is China.
"First Quality" - Items that are made by furniture manufacturers and craftsmen for seller. New items are not necessarily branded, unbranded items are usually identified by region of origin. Component parts will also identify region of origin. Under all circumstances, these items are new and have never been sold to or used by another purchaser. Buyer is the first owner.
"Seconds" - Items that are the result of auctions, freight damage, overruns, insurance sales, floor samples discontinued lines and trade-ins.
Do you have a showroom where we can see your furniture?
Our method of showing furniture really relies on the internet but you can visit our facility and view our furniture by appointment. AntiquePurveyor does not have a showroom. AntiquePurveyor's brick and mortar location consists of an office, a warehouse distribution center and film studio. Our tables are not set up as in a typical showroom, they are efficiently stored on horizontal bays . Our chairs are mostly boxed and are also stored on racks but we have samples on the floor for clients to view and try. Recently, we have added functionality to our website which allows clients to build and save a wish list. It only take a few minutes to build a wish list and is well worth the time and effort. Once you build a wish list, we can talk on the phone and discuss availability.
What are your hours?
We are open by appointment only M-F 10-6 for free consultations and showings. We are unavailable on weekends from Memorial day to Labor day. Evenings and weekends are $100 per visit and is refundable if purchase is made.
Where is your warehouse?
90 Commerce Rd, Suite C Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Do you ship? How do you ship?
Yes, we ship and our shipping successes have been monumental. We can meet the shortest time lines with lightning speed and accuracy. We also have a cost effective 3-4 week full service delivery which is most popular. Our site has a shipping page which better explains shipping options and pricing. Shipping furniture link.
What happens if there is damage?
AntiquePurveyor.com will service the customer until 100% satisfied. We prevent problems, thats how we fix them. But you are never forced to accept furniture, our terms allow customers to refuse goods at time of delivery. We are so confident about our product and shipping services, that we will even cover up to 1/2 the return shipping charges if you are not happy at point of delivery ! Now thats how to buy furniture online!
Do you make custom tables or chairs?
Yes and No. Sometimes we may build a custom chair for a client because the concept would sell great in the general marketplace. We have to build 5 of any new table style and 30 of any new chair design, so if you have a really good idea yes we can build it.
Do you have finish samples?
Yes, here is a link where you can purchase them.
How do you maintain quality at such exceptional prices? We do not have retail space, which is the number one reason our prices are so much lower than traditional furniture stores. We sell furniture with less markup when compared to an ordinary furniture dealers.
Do you have references or a testimonials page? Yes, in response to this common request we have built a testimonials page.