Post-Auction Services

We hope you will be pleased with your purchase! After placing the winning bid, you’ll want to take possession of your auction purchases quickly and safely.

Pay for your Purchases

Successful winning bidders will receive an email confirmation along with an invoice within 24 hours after the close of an auction.

We accept the following payment methods:

Check or money order payable to SKINNER, INC. and mailed to:
Accounts Receivable
274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752

Please note we do not accept cash payments in excess of $10,000. Payment should be from an account in the name of the payee. Wire transfer details will be provided with your invoice. Skinner does not accept credit cards, PayPal, or Western Union.

A buyer’s premium and any applicable sales tax are included in the invoice amount. Find out about sales tax collection in Massachusetts.
Questions about payment? Contact us.

Pick up your Purchases

In-person collection of auction purchases is by appointment only. Please use to select a date and time.

All jewelry sold at our Boston Gallery will remain in Boston. Please contact the department at or 617-874-4313 to arrange for pick-up or shipping.

Third-Party Collection and Shipping

These shipping firms all pick up frequently at each Skinner gallery and can assist you with packing and shipping.
You may choose a third-party provider from this list or select any independent shipper who meets your needs. Skinner assumes no responsibility for any errors or acts of omission by any of the vendors listed, or does Skinner recommend one shipper over another.

Lots purchased will not be released until we have received full payment.

Skinner must also obtain authorization to release property to anyone other than the buyer by using this form. Please note payment for shipping services is due directly to the shipping company.

Small packages*:

*Contact shipper directly about larger items / furniture

Global Pack Ship (MC/DOT)


(508) 665-7822


(617) 742-6245

Pak Mail (MC/DOT)

(978) 353-1800

UPS Store #2651 (MC/DOT)

(508) 460-1311

Furniture & large items:

Ace and Acme (MC/DOT)

(800) 223-2263

North South Art Transfer

(571) 379-5733

Richard Wright (MC/DOT)

(800) 247-9744

Scott Cousins

(978) 491-9353

High-value fine art, objects, and furniture:

Artex (MC/DOT) Domestic Shipping Only

(866) 407-9660

Art Shipping International (MC/DOT)

(781) 477-9800

Boston Pack & Ship (MC/DOT)

(800) 400-7204

Cadogan Tate (MC/DOT)

(718) 706-7999

Fine Arts Enterprises (MC/DOT)

(617) 268-7200

Masterpiece International (MC/DOT)

(617) 568-3870

New England Pack and Ship (MC/DOT)

(781) 499-1231

Sure Express World Wide

(800) 335-9996

For additional questions, please see our FAQs, email us or contact us by phone 508-970-3211