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Shipping

Shipping Information - Within the UK & International

We do offer an in-house packing and posting service. If you require this service please find below the following shipping information. If you wish to proceed with our service please arrange to settle your invoice first. Once settled we can add you to our packing list, when packed you will receive a quotation with your packing and shipping costs. Once your packing and shipping costs are settled we can arrange to ship your items. PLEASE ALLOW 10 – 14 DAYS FROM DAY OF REQUESTING PACKING & SHIPPING TO RECEIVING YOUR SHIPPING QUOTE.

Contact:

Email: shipping@taylors-auctions.com

Packing Costs

Our prices start from £10.00.

  • Jiffy bag - £10.00
  • Boxes start from - £15.00

Shipping

Our preferred method for shipping are signed for services and we favour Royal Mail or Parcel Force to ship our items unless otherwise instructed. PLEASE BE ADVISED WE OFFER NO INSURANCE COVER FOR SHIPPING.

  • Royal Mail – up to 2kg.
  • Parcel Force – over 2kg up to 25kg (per box). Maximum length 1.50 meters per packed box. (prices for shipping will depend on the weight of your boxes).

Shipping Cost*

Parcel Force – 48 Hour Service (UK)

  • Minimum cost shipping Parcel Force based on a weight no more than 1.99kg, minimum packing fee @ £15.00 and including VAT @ 20% - £30.12

Royal Mail – Signed for Services (UK)

  • Minimum cost shipping Royal Mail 2nd Class Signed based on a weight no more than 2kg, shipping as a small parcel and including a minimum packing fee @ £15.00. Packing & shipping combined - £19.00
  • Minimum cost shipping Royal Mail Special Delivery with £500 compensation cover, based on a weight no more than 500g, shipping as a small parcel and including a minimum packing fee @ £15.00. Packing & shipping combined - £22.40.

*these are example prices. Prices are subject to change. Prices vary and are based on the weight of your packed parcel and the time it takes to pack the items purchased.

We are unable to advise actual costs by just looking at an item. Costs are based on the time it takes to pack items and the weight of the items once packed.

Shipping Restrictions For Certain Items

Please read the following IMPORTANT INFORMATION when shipping the following within the UK & International:

Military - UK
We can pack and ship items of militaria within the UK but no insurance cover will be offered by either Royal Mail or Parcel Force as these items can be classed as Prohibited & Restricted as part of the UK shipping regulations. SHIPPING WILL BE ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. If in the unfortunate event your items are either lost and or destroyed in transit there will be no come back through Taylors Auctions. (This is a very rare occurrence but we have to make you aware).

Military - International
We are unable to ship items out with the UK due to the restrictions upheld by Royal Mail and Parcel Force. Please find below contact details of couriers that can arrange this on your behalf.

Whisky & Other Alcoholic Beverages - UK SHIPPING ONLY
Royal Mail and Parcel Force both have restrictions when shipping alcohol. The volume cannot exceed 1 litre and no more than 2 litres can be shipped in any one box.

Porcelain, Paintings & Any Items of Fragile Nature – UK SHIPPING ONLY

We would recommending using one of our recommended couriers as listed below. In some occasions we may be able to pack and ship (UK ONLY) but this is based on individual items. Certain things will be checked before a decision is made to pack an item, the condition of the item(s), the fragile nature of the item(s) and the ability we have to pack the item(s). If there is an item(s) of interest to you please get in touch before the auction and we will be happy to discuss this with you.

Jewellery, Toys & Books - UK & International
Royal Mail’s Special Delivery service covers up to £2,500*. Parcel Force UK shipments offers up to £100.00 compensation cover (UK only). Compensation cover to ship International varies depending on the value and weight of the item(s).

*price for shipping are dependent on the weight of your item.

Coins, Bank Notes & Stamps - UK & International
We can pack and ship items within the UK & International but no insurance cover will be offered. Royal Mail & Parcel Force do not offer insurance cover for items of this nature.

We are unable to advise actual costs by just looking at an item. Costs are based on the time it takes to pack items and the weight of the items once packed.

Our Recommended Shipping Partners

Couriers:

Local Removal & Delivery Companies:

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