Antique Guns, Antique Armour, Antique Shields

Conditions Of Sale

All items are sold as ANTIQUE collectors items only (unless otherwise stated) and are not warranted for shooting.


All items are guaranteed to be Antique (unless otherwise stated) and of the approximate date stated.


All measurements and dimensions are approximate  


BEFORE YOU ORDER:  please be aware of your own country's laws on the collecting of antique weapons.

PAYMENT : Can be made by money-order, cashier’s cheque, personal cheque (UK & USA only) or by bank transfer to
Sort Code 20-90-56. Account No 00266833.
or the following credit cards



3% non refundable surcharge applies to all credit card payments and refunds 6% for PayPal


Please make cheques payable to "Alan S. Cook"


RETURN POLICY : If an item is not as described a refund will be given. Notify me by fax  or E-Mail and return the item unfired and in the same condition as initially shipped and I will refund the  ITEM PURCHASE PRICE  promptly.  (Customer is responsible for both party's shipping costs and any Customs charges and a 15% restocking charge.) If the price of shipping is included in the sale price and the item is then returned, the shipping charge will be deducted from the amount to be returned to the customer.  
LAYAWAY : Buyer pays 30% down or by negotiation.  Balance due 30 days after initial payment.  (No return or refund on layaway items if these terms are not met, unless by written agreement).


N.B. All items are sold as Antique Collectors items and are not intended for use.
Guns are sold as antique collector's items/curios only, under section 58 ii of the British 1968 Firearms Amendment Act.


RESERVED ITEMS : I will post a reserved sign on an item that has been sold via the internet catalogue to a customer who has paid by credit card, has promised to send a cheque in the mail to arrive within four days or has paid a deposit by credit card.  The item is then posted as reserved until the sale is final.  Other parties  interested in the same item will be notified in order should the first sale not complete.


I am always willing to take on consignments for collectors or examine items and bid on same in auction.


Placing an order with Alan S. Cook deems acceptance of all conditions of sale.


Title to goods supplied by Alan S. Cook remain with Alan S. Cook until full payment of the total invoice has been made to Alan S. Cook.


All sales (contracts) are deemed to be accepted in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. UK


POSTAGE & PACKING :  All items under 2 Kilos in weight and packaged less than 12inches (30cm) long will be charged for and posted recorded delivery to UK destinations, overseas items with the same criteria will be posted airmail by registered post, unless requested otherwise.

Small low value items will be posted free of charge at my discretion.

 All other items will be charged for at cost plus packaging.

Overseas books and catalogues will be sent surface mail unless otherwise requested.
Any items requested to be shipped by courier service i.e.: FedEx, DHL or similar will be quoted for and paid for by purchaser.

Guns and Pistols can no longer be sent overseas by regular mail and can only now be sent by courier, usually FedEx

 3% non refundable surcharge applies to all credit card payments 6% for PayPal


Due to the nature and variety of the items I sell, I cannot correctly calculate postage or carriage costs online as these vary from item to item, client to client, and country to country and small parcels are now charged on volumetric weight up to 2 kilos.


Once your item has been purchased and I have all your delivery details and requirements, I will send you a link to the payments page and the item will be shipped when payment is made


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