GUARANTEE: Customer satisfaction is my
primary objective. Satisfied customers return to this site, buy more
and tell their friends. All items are guaranteed as genuine and as
described. Major defects will be mentioned. For a stamp
offered primarily for its cancellation, expect minor defects unless the
stamp is noted as sound. Also expect minor faults on covers.
Significant reductions, tears and missing pieces will be noted.
EXPERTIZATION: All items are sold as genuine,
but should any item be proved otherwise by written opinion by any
competent, responsible authority acceptable to seller, immediate refund of
full purchase price will be made, providing that such claim is made in
writing or by email within 7 days from date of opinion receipt.
Acceptable expert opinions will be The Philatelic
Foundation in New York City, PSAG in Florida and PSE in California. Buyers wishing
expert opinion from the American Philatelic Expertizing Service (APEX)
should first contact seller.
So long as buyer notifies seller within 7 days of item
receipt of intent to seek expert written opinion, the matter will
remain open "on extension" until such opinion is rendered,
but such extension period may not exceed 90 days without explicit
written or email consent of seller.
Seller will not be responsible for any charges
incurred by the buyer for expertization unless the opinion states the
item is "not genuine", in which case seller will pay actual
costs up to a maximum of $50.00. A "declined opinion"
is not grounds for return of any item.
PAYMENT AND SHIPPING:
Illinois residents without a valid state resale
certificate will be charged 9.00 percent sales tax on the purchase
Minimum shipping cost is $5.00 for up to 6 stamps.
Add 25 cents for each additional stamp.
Minimum shipping cost for covers is $5.00 for the
first two cards or covers plus 50 cents for each additional card or cover.
Orders combining stamps and covers will be billed at
the higher applicable rate. Unless other arrangements have been
made, all orders will be shipped in a
stiff mailer envelope via USPS first class mail with tracking provided.
Cash, money order or personal check
payable to John
Valenti accepted for
payment. (I do not have a d/b/a account and, therefore, cannot
accept remittances payable to The Classic Cancel.)
For international customers, or any customer wishing
to pay by credit card or PayPal, I offer payment via PayPal email
invoice. Note: Buyer will be
charged an additional 4 percent convenience fee (based upon the
full cost of merchandise, shipping and optional postal insurance,
and rounded up to the next whole dollar amount) to cover PayPal
Items will ship when payment clears. (Expect a
one week shipping delay for items paid by personal check. Buyers
unknown to seller should expect a slightly longer delay. An APS
member, when number provided, will be treated as a known buyer.)
US postal insurance is available upon request at cost
and is recommend for shipments over $50.
Buyer assumes all risk
for items shipped without insurance.
The Classic Cancel neither insures nor guarantees
integrity of shipment to foreign destination, irrespective of
shipment method. Buyer assumes all risks for shipment
to foreign destination.
Buyer will be notified by email when items ship.
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RETURNS: All items are returnable for any
reason within 5 days of receipt. Buyer must Send
eMail to notify seller if an item is being returned and assumes all risk of return.
Shipment via insured mail is highly recommended. Upon receipt, seller will
notify buyer and refund buyer's full purchase price for items
returned in original condition. No refund will be given for items
returned not in original condition.
USE OF IMAGES AND DESCRIPTIONS: Seller retains full rights
to all images and descriptions of all items offered on this web site.
No other party may use such images and descriptions for any purpose
without explicit permission of seller. Seller, at his discretion, may use such images and descriptions for any
purpose, including but not limited to publications, advertising and
promotion, whether or not such scanned or described items remain the property of seller.