KAROO TAXIDERMY- creating the lasting impression
Once your hunting experience has come to an end, the Outfitter or Proffesional Hunter commissioned by you will deliver your trophies to our premises in Graaff-Reinet. This service is normally stated in the terms of the hunting contract between you and your outfitter.
Karoo Taxidermy also offers a collection service for the collection of trophies from various individual outfitters from around South Africa. Please do not hesitate to book for a collection service.
TROPHIES HUNTED OUTSIDE SOUTH AFRICA
Should you wish to make use of Karoo Taxidermy's services for a trophy hunted outside the borders of South Africa, please advise your outfitter or PH of this decision and also kindly inform us prior to the commencement of your Safari or shortly after your visit so that we can communicate to our team to expect your trophies.
We will make the neccessary arrangements with our importer in Johannesburg and with your outfitter's exporter in the country you hunted, to ship your trophies to us in South Africa. After the relevant export permits have been arranged by your PH, outfitter and exporter, the copies of these permit must be sent to us in order for us to apply for import permits to South Africa.
Once all permits have been issued, the trophies will be shipped.
Upon receipt of your trophies, it is booked into our production system where the clients mounting requests are recorded and a quotation is issued and sent to the client.
For more information about mounting options, please refer click here for the mounting type most suitable to your needs.
Once you have received the quotation, confirm that the trophy instructions are correct and that the relevant trophies are booked into our system, we need official confirmation of the order to commence with production.
Confirmation entails the following:
1. received all your trophies
2. received all your trophy instructions/brief (Find out more about our trophy instructions)
3. received the deposit for your order
trophy turn-around time
We pride ourselves in a very quick turn around time of between 8 and 10 months upon confirmation of the order.
More intricate studio work, such as dioramas, custom design mounts and pachyderms may take a bit longer.
Once the studio have completed the work and all the quality and finished checks have been approved, we send our clients a picture of their finished work of art.
Upon receipt of final payment, the trophy mount will be crated with the greatest of care and prepared for the arranged shipping.