Our primary method of shipping is USPS Parcel Post which requires 7-10 business days for delivery. Handling time is an additional 2 business days after payment is received unless otherwise noted atop the isting or within your invoice.
Shipping and Handling charges are reflective of delivery and materials used in the secure packaging of your item. These handling charges are often at or below actual costs. We do our best to save on these costs by recycling materials and offer combined shipping on multiple items whenever possible. In the event an items shipping charges have been mis-calculated, we always refund the difference via PayPal subtracting the mentioned handling charges involved. If you have any questions regarding these charges, please feel free to contact us for clarification and prior to leaving inacurate ratings as part of the feedback process. Continued abuse of this procedure, will lead to a higher cost to the item. Help us keep our prices affordable by accurately grading your experience. If you experienced a problem with your experience, contact us prior to leaving feedback so that we may work towards a positive resolution.
e-bay policy: The insurance option creates the perception that buyers need to purchase shipping insurance as a protection on eBay.Shipping insurance is included within the purchase for your protection.
Claims will only be honored in countries which the United States Post Office (USPS) offers insurance to. USPS will only make insurance available to countries whose mail systems have signed an agreement with them regarding the handling, security and timeliness of the mail. For example, insurance is not available on packages sent to Abkhazia, Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola (including Cabinda), Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chechnia, Congo, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea - Bissau, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Papua/New Guinea, Paraguay, Qatar, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Venezuela, and Yemen. Any location that would be in violation of any U.S. economic or trade sanctions including OFAC Restricted Countries.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What do you mean by "Age" and/or "Wear" within your listing?
Age and wear generally means that the item is not brand new out of the box. There will be some surface wear from use or patina from age. In most cases many photographs of the item are provided so please view these for a more accurate descriptive on condition. All significant chips, cracks and nicks will be noted.
Do you accept offers?
The items we sell always include a "Best Offer" option if available. Be advised that when submitting an offer, we set a minimum so please be considerate. When reveiewing offers the price originally paid for the item, current market value, period listed and shipping costs are always considered and not all offers are accepted.
Do you ship internationally?
In most cases, yes. Sometimes an item may be too large or heavy for an international shipment. To verify whether an item is available for shipment overseas, please inquire prior to purchase.
When will I receive my item?
Items are shipped within 2 business days after payment is received unless otherwise noted atop the isting or within your invoice. You will receive an automated e-mail from ebay once your item has been marked shipped informing you of such. We generally ship Parcel Post which requires 7-10 business days for delivery of Domestic addresses. Please expect delays you may incurr on behalf of the post or customs agency.
Does my item include insurance?
In most cases, yes. Pleased inquire prior to purchase for verification.
If you prefer to add insurance, please notify us prior to making payment.
Do you combine shipments if I purchase multiple items?
Yes, this is available as long as the size and materials of the selected items do not conflict such as glass with metal, etc. We will not cut corners to compromise the safety of items shipped.
How long do I have to pay for my purchase?
Payment is expected within 48 hours but if you need a bit longer, please communicate this with you and we can be flexible. e-bay generated a non-payer claim after 7 days of auction end if no payment is made or communication received asking for more time to make payment.
Should I leave negative feedback?
No, please always contact us immediately if there is a problem with your purchase. Each case is reviewed and we will always work with you in most cases in which a mistake was made on our behalf. If you are unsure of how to grade your experience, please review our policies and ebay guidelines noted above for further details.
Why don't you offer returns?
The buyer is provided with every opportunity to review the product and and ask questions prior to purchase. Some of the responsibility must lie on the shoulders of the purchaser in completing their transaction. We do not get request for returns very often because of this. If there is a mistake in the listing we will definately consider a return.
Will you declare a lesser value than what I paid for my item for customs purposes?
No, all items purchase for international shipment will be marked at a value of the price paid for insurance purposes. This way if your item is lost or damaged in transit both the buyer and seller are protected for a return of your purchase price pending an investigation.