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^[[Rohner, Gehrig & Co.]] [[preprinted]] ROHNER, GEHRIG & CO., INC CUSTOM HOUSE BROKERS INTERNATIONAL FORWARDERS Heavy Machinery Freight Contractors [[image of a flag with RGC crest]] International Removals Insurance-Trucking 15 MOORE STREET New York 4, N. Y. [[boxed]] PLEASE MENTION IN YOUR REPLY REFERENCE ^[] [[/boxed]] TELEPHONE: Bowling Green 9-6350 (16 LINES) ^[[3/26/51]] M ^[[Seligmann 5 East 57th St. N.Y. ]] Gentlemen: The steamer " ^[[Washington]] " will arrive has arrived on ^[[3/27/51]] from ^[[Switz.]] with the following shipment consigned to us for your account: ^[[One Case Bronze Sculpture (head) C.B.1 ]] ^[[Bronze by Picasso]] ^[[ $ ]] from: ^[[Christoph Bernoulli Basel, Switzerland]] To enable us to clear this shipment through the Customs for your account, [[underline]]please reply to the inquiries indicated by[[/underline]] [[boxed]] X [[/boxed]] [[boxed]] XX [[/boxed]] Send us the American Consular Invoice. If you have not received a Consular Invoice, send us the seller's invoice and packing list. [[box]] Inform us of the dutiable value of the merchandise if same should differ from the invoice prices. If in doubt regarding this question, consult us. [[box]] Returned American goods. Kindly let us have all export date regarding this shipment--i.e., date of shipment and steamer's name. [[box]] Return to us the enclosed declaration or affidavit, filled in with all the required particulars and signed by you where marked "X" before a Notary Public. Only the signatures of principals, firm owners, members, partners or corporation officers (Pres., Vice-Pres., Secy., or Treas.) are accepted by the Customs, [[underline]]NOT managers or attorneys.[[/underline]] [[box]] Please call on us in person and by appointment as soon as possible with all papers regarding this shipment. [[box]] If on your last arrival in this country you declared as a returning resident of the U. S., kindly fill in, sign before a notary public and return promptly to us form marked "A". If you declared as a non-resident, kindly fill in, sign before a notary public forms marked "B", returning same promptly to us. [[boxed]] XX [[/boxed]] Instruct us as to where you wish the merchandise delivered or shipped after it has been released by the Customs, and how we should ship. Yours very truly, ROHNER, GEHRIG & CO., INC. Import Department N.B. -Please note that all packages sent by the Customs to the U.S. Appraiser's Stores or held on the wharf for customs examinations, are subject to a certain delay in delivery. The transfer of goods from the pier to the Appraiser's Stores is performed by the Government's truck only, and not by us. We do everything in our power to accelerate deliveries, and have our own experienced men permanently stationed in the Appraiser's Stores to look after your shipments, but we cannot assume, responsibility for delays in delivery before goods are released by Customs. NOTE: ALL SHIPMENTS NOT ENERED WITHIN 48 HOURS AFTER ARRIVAL OF STEAMER ARE SUBJECT TO CUSTOMS STORAGE, AND THEREFORE WE SOLICIT YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION TO THIS NOTICE. ALL SHIPMENTS ARE HANDLED SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS OF THE NEW YORK FREIGHT FORWARDERS BROKERS' ASSOCIATION. 39151-5M-9-46-P.&G. [[/preprinted]]
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