Terms of Business
All details of business terms, prices & descriptions of items offered for sale in this shop are current, subject to change without prior notice & replace any previously advertised details.
All items advertised on this web site are of original period manufacture unless stated otherwise. We offer a money back guarantee on all of the goods supplied subject to the terms listed below.
Acknowledgment & Acceptance of Orders
No contract will exist between you and us until we have received full payment from you and have dispatched the ordered products. Please note that our initial acknowledgment of your order does not constitute acceptance of that order. You may also receive a payment acknowledgment email from Paypal, this again does not constitute acceptance of that order.
Should we, for any reason, decide not to accept your order we will advise you accordingly and any monies paid will be refunded.
We reserve the right to decline to trade with any prospective customers at our discretion.
Sales of Knives & Firearms
The sale of Edged Weapons, Air Weapons, Antique and Deactivated Firearms are restricted to those aged over 18. Verification of age is required in all cases before any sale can be finalised.
We will on occasion, and at our sole discretion, be able to provide a layaway scheme for certain items, subject to the following conditions.
A non refundable deposit of 20% of the purchase price will be taken and held in order to reserve the goods, and will be held until the outstanding balance has been received.
The balance is to be received within three months of the initial order being placed, either in instalments or in one lump sum. Orders will only be dispatched once the whole sum, including any postage costs, has been received.
Defaults on payments will result in the return any monies received, minus the initial 20% deposit, which will be forfeit.
Terms of Gold, Silver and Bronze Used
The expresssions 'Gold', 'Silver' or 'Bronze' relate to, especially in the case of Decorations, the grade of the award or the appearance or plating finish of metal items and does not imply a solid metal content of this description unless otherwise stated.
Availability of Goods
This web site is designed to show only items of stock that are still available for sale, but it is still remotely possible that an item could be sold during your visit to the web site. In the unlikely event that an item has been sold by the time that you place your order, we will inform you by return e-mail, and if possible, work with you to source a suitable replacement.
All orders are subject to a delivery, packing & handling charge. The correct charges will be automatically calculated via our Shopping basket ordering system and are based on the total weight of your order, your location and our normal method of despatch. Please be aware that we reserve the right to alter any miscalculation, plus or minus, and you will be notified prior to shipping of any changes.
Although we offer a world wide export scheme, and trust & rely on the various delivery systems used to work properly, it must be understood that items are sent entirely at the customer's own risk.
We will package the items to the best of our ability in order to prevent damage, and obtain all relevant despatch documents etc, but in the event of a parcel being lost or damaged in transit we will not be liable for such a loss. Insurance, where applicable and available, and to the limits quoted by the delivery company involved, against loss or damage is included in our quoted delivery prices but in most cases offers only minimal cover.
All payments will be taken in British Pounds (££) Sterling.
1. Goods purchased via Paypal can only be sent to the address as listed on Paypal, in accordance with their Buyer&Seller Protection Policies.
2. Items purchased via Paypal can only be refunded by the same method.
We undertake commission sales subject to the following;
All items offered must be of a quality and originality comparable to our own stock.
The sale price and our commission fee will be agreed between ourselves and the vendor prior to the item being offered on our site.
Should the vendor request the return of their item once it has been listed, but prior to its sale, a default listing fee will be applied.
Funds will not be released to the vendor until our inspection period has been met.
All photographs on the web site remain our property and are not to be reproduced without the explicit written permission of Great Scott Antiques.
Due to the complexities of the electronic world regarding this web shop, we reserve the right to refuse a sale if there has been an electronic failure in the pricing of any specific item.