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Postage & Payment


You can pay via a multitude of ways via bank transfer, PayPal or via a Sterling Cheque, drawn from a UK bank account.  We can take payment via Debit or Credit card via the online shop.  All funds are to clear before items are shipped or collected.  Any transactions made and not completed or paid/received within seven days will be cancelled, unless otherwise arranged. Please contact us for further details or information.



We post and pack all our items worldwide, were appropriate.  Having been trading for over 20 years we pride ourselves in carefully and professionally packing your artefacts to arrive to you and your collection in the condition you would expect. 

With larger items (ships furniture & fittings, ship models etc) we obtain competitive quotes from several professional shipping agents that we have used in the past. We do however have a long standing relationship with the Fine Art shippers, Pack & Send Southampton. We have dealt with this firm and Colin its proprietor for over five years and we heartily recommend it to all our customers, please take a moment to look at their website.

Please feel free to contact us further to discuss specialist arrangements.



We are based on the south coast on the beautiful Isle of Wight, collection in person of any artefact is possible from my base here, or by prior arrangement in Southampton or Portsmouth, or during my twice monthly visits to London, please contact me for details.


Import Duties and Taxes

All duties and import taxes will be the responsibility of the purchaser. We will not accept the return or refund of any item owing to such duties and taxes.


Privacy Policy

Personal information including name, address, email address, telephone number etc. which are provided by the purchaser will be used solely for the purpose of completing the order and will be destroyed, as appropriate. If you would like to receive updates and information of our latest discoveries, please do not hesitate to contact us and we can add you to our mailing list.



All purchases will include a full receipt which can be printed or emailed.