Consignment is for when you have one or a few larger furniture pieces or a couple boxes of small items you wish to sell.
For furniture items (any size or bulky items that require more than one person to handle): please forward us a photo of the item along with any descriptions/history about the piece. We will view and determine if it is something we can sell for you and give you a price estimate range of what we may be able to ask for it. If you agree with the pricing estimate we can then schedule a specific day, usually 2-4 weeks later, for you to bring the item(s) to the store. Uncles may be able to help transport for a small fee.
For smalls (anything other than furniture that can be carried in by yourself): no photos/appointment necessary. Consignment intake hours are Tues., Thurs., and Sat. from 12 Noon until 4 pm. We will try to process your items while you are in the store. If there are several people we may ask if you can leave the items and we will process as we can and call you to verify pricing before placing on sales floor.
How Long? Markdowns? Your item is displayed for 4 months. The first month it is listed at the original price, then for the remaining 3 months (if not yet sold) the item will get a 10% markdown off the current price each month. You can remove your item at any time as long as it has not yet sold. Items unsold at the end of 4 months should be picked up. (After 2 weeks if not picked up or other arrangements made, items will become property of UNCLES.)
How do I get paid? Commission rates? Payment for items sold in a month will be mailed out or made available for pickup after the 25th of the following month. Commission is based on a sliding scale. The more you consign and sell, the better your rate is!
- For first time sellers up to $999.99 in sales, you receive 60% of the sales price (UNCLES gets 40%).
- For sales totalling $1000.00 to $1999.99 you receive 62% of the sales price (UNCLES gets 38%).
- For sales totalling $2000.00 to $2999.99 you receive 64% of the sales price (UNCLES gets 36%).
- For anything over $3000.00 you receive 66% of the sales price (UNCLES gets 34%).