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Store Policy


Sorry, U.S. and Canada shipping only. We do ship internationally depending upon availability of both delivery confirmation and insurance.. Please feel free to email us with any questions.


This website ( is owned and operated by A Glimpse of Americana.  The following Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you (the "User") and A Glimpse of Americana.  By accessing and using this Website, the User accepts and agrees to be bound by the Terms of Use set forth herein, as well as any applicable laws, rules and regulations. A Glimpse of Americana may at any time and at its sole discretion, modify or revise the Terms of Use by updating the text of this page

Conditions of Sale

The following Conditions of Sale are the entire agreement between A Glimpse of Americana , the Consignor for whom it acts as agent, and the Buyer, relative to property offered for sale b A Glimpse of Americana, and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral. By ordering from a catalog or sales publication, or by using the commerce areas of the this website , the Buyer accepts and agrees to be bound by these Conditions of Sale.


Property offered for sale by A Glimpse of Americana is warranted to be authentic. Except for the limited warranty contained therein, all property is sold "AS IS" without any representations or warranties as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, nor whether the Buyer acquires any copyrights or patents associated with said property. All statements contained in a description, or in any bill of sale, invoice or elsewhere as to authorship, period, culture, source, origin, measurement, quality, rarity, provenance, importance, historical relevance, or physical condition are qualified statements of opinion and are not representations or warranties.

All merchandise is offered subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time prior to sale. Prices quoted at any time prior to sale are subject to change without notice. Merchandise placed on hold awaiting payment will be available at the quoted price for a period of five (5) business days, after which time it may be re-listed, priced and sold to another customer, or otherwise disposed of. Prospective buyers may request an extended hold by making a non-refundable deposit of 15% of the total invoice, the balance due within 30 days. No merchandise will be sent on approval.

Where condition is noted, standard grading may be employed. Material damage and/or flaws are described to the best of our ability, but all grading is subjective.  Our grading is based on years of experience in the trade, but we make no claims of scientific accuracy, and recognize that no two individual graders see the same specimen the same way. Our grading is for the purpose of facilitating transactions with our customers,

Arizona residents must pay 6.1% sales tax. Purchases are exempt if the purchaser presents a valid Transaction Privilege Tax Exemption Certificate (Form 5000) or Exemption Resale Certificate (Form 5000A) from the Arizona Department of Revenue.

We accept the following forms of payment: cashier's checks, personal checks, money orders, electronic checks, and paypal/ credit/debit cards. We do not recommend sending cash by mail, and are not responsible for loss. Personal checks may require bank clearance prior to shipment of goods. Credit/debit cards are accepted subject to the following provisions: Transactions are processed with the knowledge and consent of the cardholder. Cardholder provides full and accurate information, including name as it appears on the card, account number, expiration, verification code, billing address, and, if requested, written approval of the transaction. Cardholder shall give due notice of any disputed charge and allow at least five (5) business days for A Glimpse of Americana to respond before initiating a chargeback with the issuing bank. A processing fee of $50.00 (USD) shall apply to each chargeback later reversed, or cardholder will face indefinite suspension of services.

Fraudulent use of credit/debit cards, including bogus chargebacks, will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. This provision shall not prevent A Glimpse of Americana from obtaining other legal remedies, both civil and criminal.

Great care is taken in preparing items for shipment, to ensure they arrive in the best possible condition. To offset our costs, a fee for delivery will be added to each invoice, based on the cost and or size of the order and the destination. This fee covers freight, packaging and labor. For the convenience of customers, we have established standard rates for delivery to most destinations in the U.S. and abroad (actual costs may vary). We do not ship to countries that can not provide delivery confirmation and be insured. No exceptions. Buyer is advised to take into consideration the cost of delivery prior to making any purchase. Delivery fees are non-refundable.

Buyers may return merchandise for refund of the purchase price immediately upon receipt, provided item(s) are in the same condition sold and received at our facility not more than 20 days from date of invoice. No buyer shall be entitled to any remedy, relief or damages beyond return of the purchased property or merchandise, rescission of the sale and refund of the purchase price. If A Glimpse of Americana is prevented by fire, theft or any other reason from delivering any property or merchandise to the Buyer, or a sale cannot otherwise be completed, our liability shall be limited to the sum actually paid for said property or merchandise, and in no event shall include any incidental or consequential damages.

Warranty of Authenticity

A Glimpse of Americana warrants the authenticity of every item we sell. This means whatever you buy from us will be an original from the time period represented, not a reproduction, facsimile, or copy of later vintage. If authenticity is ever questioned by a recognized authority in the field of historical (e.g. an established dealer, auction house, museum curator, author of a reference or price guide, or an official of a collectors' organization, such as APIC), the buyer may return the item for a full refund of the purchase price. This warranty is for the lifetime of ownership.

The buyer's sole remedy under this warranty shall be the rescission of the sale and refund of the original purchase price paid for the item, and this remedy shall be exclusive and in lieu of any other remedy otherwise available to the buyer as a matter of law.

Return Policy

Our commitment to customer satisfaction means any item can be returned, no questions asked, for a full refund. Please notify us upon receipt of your order if you intend to return any item, and specify whether you want a refund or replacement. Returned items must be received at our facility within 20 days of invoice in the condition originally sold, and must include a copy of the invoice, packing list, or other proof of purchase showing the buyer's name. A Glimpse of Americana is not responsible for loss or damage that may occur during return shipment, therefore it is strongly recommend insuring returned item(s) for full replacement value. Buyer is responsible for all return shipping costs. Refunds will be issued according to the method of payment.


A Glimpse of Americana offers this Website for the use of persons who may lawfully enter into and form contracts under applicable law. Use by minors is understood to be with the consent and under the supervision of a responsible adult, parent or legal guardian.  If you allow a child to use this Website, it is your responsibility to determine whether any content is inappropriate, and to restrict the child's access to this Website accordingly.

License and Ownership

All content on this Website,  is protected by United States and foreign copyright laws and international conventions, and is owned by A Glimpse of Americana.  The use of this Website or any portion thereof for any purpose other than those expressly granted, without the express prior written permission of is  prohibited.

Limitation of Liability

This Website is provided on an AS-IS and AS-AVAILABLE basis, and its use is solely your responsibility and AT YOUR OWN RISK. A Glimpse of Americana does not warrant that this Website or its servers will operate continuously without error or interruption, or are free of computer viruses or other harmful content.  At our sole discretion, we may modify or discontinue this Website, its content, services or features, with or without notice, without liability to the User.  Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access this Website from outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. This Website may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Except as may be specifically provided with respect to a particular sale or transaction, A Glimpse of Americana  makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of this Website or its content.  


A Glimpse of Americana respects your privacy and your need for confidentiality. You can visit most areas of this Website without revealing who you are, but you may be required to identify yourself and provide basic personal information before you can access some areas or use certain features. When you use the commerce areas of the Website, your computer's IP address will be logged for fraud prevention. We will not rent, sell, or otherwise share your personal information with anyone outside our company without your permission, except to provide products or services you have requested; or in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process; or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; or unless we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law.


When your personal information is collected, we will take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the security of that information from unauthorized access or disclosure. It is the responsibility of the User, however, to protect the security of personal information by controlling account access.

Applicable Law

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Arizona, United States of America, without giving effect to their conflict with laws or provisions of your actual state or country of residence, and by using this Website you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Arizona, U.S.A.


The User is advised to review this page periodically for revisions. By using this Website after revisions have been posted, the User is deemed to have accepted any new requirements or prohibitions set forth. Once posted, revisions take effect immediately.

Denial of Access

We reserve the right, at our sole and absolute discretion, to suspend or terminate your right to access this Website if we learn that you have provided us with false or misleading information, interfered with other users or the administration of our online services, or violated or attempted to violate the Terms of Use.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless A Glimpse of Americana from and against any losses, liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal, expert and accounting fees, incurred in connection with any claims, actions or demands alleging or resulting from your use of this Website, your breach of these Terms of Use, or your violation of law or of the rights of any third party.


Arizona residents please include 8.8.% sales tax.

Our commitment to customer satisfaction means any item can be returned for a full refund if not as described. Please notify us upon receipt of your order if you intend to return any item. Returned items must be received within 14 days of invoice in the condition originally sold, and should include a copy of the invoice, packing list, or other proof of purchase showing the buyer's name. A Glimpse of Americana is not responsible for loss or damage that may occur during return shipment, therefore we strongly recommend insuring returned item(s) for full replacement value. Buyer is responsible for all return shipping costs. Refunds will be issued according to the method of payment.

Please note that prices are firm, net to all. Sorry, no dealer discounts. A shipping charge, and when warranted an insurance charge, will be added to each order. Unless specified otherwise, we generally ship smaller items USPS first class. Please inquire for price if other methods of mailing is desired. For books, we ship USPS book rate.

Items are usually mailed within 3 days of receipt of money order, items purchased with checks may be held until check clears

Item(s) will be held for 7 days after notification , after which time the item will be relisted.

Though we strive to keep our inventory current, most items are one of a kind, and are subject to prior sale. For that fact, please e-mail for availability of any item (please include the inventory  number)

Checks, money orders and paypal are okay.







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