inquiry is not an order. All orders are to be in writing (no phone orders),
We need a signed contract, correct measuring forms and a copy of the purchase
order with correct billing address. Orders must have form of
payment and security deposit before costumes can be shipped. Be clear
on what costumes you need. Please place orders at least (3) weeks
in advance of your ship date. You will receive a confirmation of your order.
Please order early!!
- The Suit of Armour/ Costume may be reserved
up to six months in advance by leaving a deposit at the time of reservation.
A reservation means that Brian Bero Effects will not offer the reserved
Suit of Armour/ Costume to anyone else on the agreed dates.
Any order received (7) business days (M-F) or less before your ship date
is 20% higher. You will be responsible for all shipping costs from and
return to Los Angeles, California
- All prices, unless specified, are for historically detailed versions,
with standard wire brush finish and rust treated. For more info click
to view Historical vs. Costume
Ownership of Suits
of Armour - The Suit of Armour/ Costume remains
the property of Brian Bero Effects. The hirer purchases only the
limited right to use the Suit of Armour/ Costume for the agreed hire period.
A) Helmets &
swords - about 10 lbs. each
B) Full Suits
- about 100 lbs
All prices are
in U.S. DOLLARS which is the majority
of our business. We accept: Production Checks, Bank Checks, Personal
Checks (must wait 20 days to clear), Money Orders and International Money
Orders. All orders and rentals must be pre-paid. Sorry, we
cannot accept C.O.D.s.
We will confirm
ALL orders by e-mail or phone.
are subject to the City of Los Angeles Transaction Tax of 9.75%.
CLEANING - We not perform any Alterations
of costumes or props. Alterations of costumes or props are not allowed
unless the client has a written approval from us to professionally alter
a costume or prop. Failure to comply will result in assessed fees
(see Replacement Value).
All wardrobe (except
armour) must be returned dry cleaned. If they are not a dry cleaning
service will be charged to the account. This is a 15% fee of the items
rental cost, plus tax. No exceptions.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
- Under no circumstances can smoking or eating
be allowed while in costume since most permanent damage is a result of
these activities. Should smoking or eating be required, we must be informed
prior to rental and have written approval. Deodorants must be used; whereas,
cologne, perfume or after-shave is forbidden since cleaning solvents cannot
remove any of these. Women should be instructed in the proper use of trains.
All costumes must
be returned in their original state. Failure to comply will result in assessed
fees (see Replacement Value).
Lost or Damaged
Suit of Armour - The hirer will pay Brian
Bero Effects the replacement costs plus the reasonable cost of lost hires
while the Suit of Armour/ Costume is unavailable of all hired Suits of
Armour lost during the hire period through whatever cause. The Suits of
Armour hired out by Brian Bero Effects are not to be used for combat purposes.
Suits of Armour/
Costumes are hired out undamaged. If the Suit of Armour/ Costume is found
to be damaged on return Brian Bero Effects reserve the right to charge
the hirer for all repair costs up to and including the replacement price
of the Suit of Armour/ Costume plus the reasonable cost of lost hires while
the Suit of Armour/ Costume is unavailable.
losses- Although all reasonable care is taken
to provide the hirer with Suits of Armour/ costumes of merchantable quality
and to protect the wearer from harm Brian Bero Effects shall be in no circumstances
liable for loss or injury or damage to property resulting from the using
or wearing of Suits of Armour/ Costumes howsoever caused.
- Consist of any tears and rips in fabrics
or furs; burns; dying or spray painting; gluing; perspiration or other
stains; or, all other unacceptable alterations outlined above.
- A security deposit of $500 for each Suit
of Armour and $300 per Costume is also payable to Brian Bero Effects
at the commencement of the hire period. This deposit shall be promptly
refunded to the hirer upon return of the Suit of Armour/ Costume in good
condition. The deposit shall not form part of the assets of Brian Bero
Effects unless and until it is forfeited by the hirer failing to return
the Suit of Armour/ Costume in good condition on or before the date agreed.
If, after the agreed date, the Suit of Armour/ Costume is not returned,
Brian Bero Effects reserves the right to keep the deposit plus the reasonable
cost of lost hires through the Suit of Armour/ Costume not being available
from the agreed date of return.
- The replacement value of costumes is based
on current retail value. The rental rate may be only 1% to 2% of the actual
value of non replaceable or antique items. The paid rental amount is not
applicable to the replacement value.
- In the event an order is canceled, a cancellation
fee determined by the extent to which work on the order has progressed
will be accessed. In no event shall this be less than 50% of the value
of the order. If the order is ready at the time of cancellation, the charge
is the full value of the order. Orders not claimed on the date scheduled
are considered canceled. Policies and rates are subject to change without
Suit of Armour / Costume - The hirer is responsible
for the costs of returning the Suit of Armour/ Costume to Brian Bero Effects
on or before the date agreed.
LATE RETURNS -
not returned on the specified date are subject to a late fee of 20% of
the basic rental rate per day late. Customers who do not return costumes
will be prosecuted.
We can answer
95% of your questions with e-mail. Also please have product information
ready when placing phone orders.
For more information