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SMOKE & FRAGRANCES: absolutely no exposure! ______ • FOOD: I recycle packaging materials from food items like bread sacks, cereal boxes, canned goods — IF THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE, LET ME KNOW . . . I'll make sure to avoid them for your package! ______ • PETS: I live with cats — I cannot guarantee non-exposure to them since they sometimes visit me while I'm working!
All of my items are pre-owned and/or recycled. That in itself is pretty cool! ___________ I recycle CLEAN or purchase GREEN packaging materials. ___________ LOVE THE EARTH — My goal is to provide the most efficient, cost-effective service AND conserve materials!
Unless otherwise indicated — USPS FIRST CLASS MAIL service is default (Except for books, which qualify for Media Mail service with a longer delivery window) ________ All packages over 13 oz. will ship USPS PRIORITY service—if this cost is not covered by what you paid for shipping, payment for additional shipping fee may be required. MEDIA MAIL service (10-day delivery window): ___ Only books are eligible for this service. In SOME cases this is cheaper. ___ Listings are coded with Media Mail service as default. _________ PLEASE NOTE _>>_ Magazines ARE NOT eligible for Media Mail service — packages marked as such may not contain advertising (among other restrictions) — suspect packages can be opened for inspection by USPS personnel, if in violation the item may be discarded without notification. ___________ Per USPS.com: "Media Mail is not sealed against postal inspection. Regardless of physical closure, the mailing of articles at Media Mail prices constitutes consent by the mailer to postal inspection. " ___________ It's a gamble to misuse Media Mail service!
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS — PLEASE NOTE: • Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. • Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to purchasing. • Customs fees are normally charged by the shipping company or collected when you pick the item up. These fees are not additional shipping charges from me. • I won't under-value merchandise or mark the item as a gift on customs forms. Doing that is against U.S. and international laws. ____________ FYI: I always email the Customs Number to you for your package as soon as I have registered it.
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I carefully package with added moisture protection and added rigidity. ___________ I always provide 1-day turnaround shipping after receiving cleared payment in full. ___________ This is my primary source of employment. __________ 99.9% of the items I offer for sale are from my personal collections. ___________ Your patronage is absolutely appreciated!