Terms of Trading
Payment with order.
Prices are quoted in Euros.
- PayPal is a secure and convenient method of making payment using your credit card. My account is firstname.lastname@example.org – see www.paypal.com for full details.
- Private cheques drawn on a bank in the USA.
- Drafts and International Money Orders drawn by banks on their U.S. offices or agents in the U.S.A.
All shells are taken alive (unless otherwise stated) containing full locality data.
Any that do not meet with your approval can be returned within seven (7) days of receipt for credit, refund, or exchange.
All parcels are carefully packed. Small parcels will be sent by registered Air Mail and others by insured “Economy Air” unless requested otherwise. “Economy Air” items leave Australia by air and then go by surface in the receiving country. It is a safe, quick and economical form of postage and we recommend it. Freight and postage charges are extra, so please include sufficient to cover these items.
Australia is a federation of states and the following abbreviations are used. Western Australia (WA), South Australia (SA), Victoria (VIC), Tasmania (TAS), New South Wales (NSW), Queensland (QLD), and the Northern Territory (NT).
Generally are in alphabetical order, first by genus and under that by species – as used by Tom Rice in his publication “A Catalog of Dealers’ Prices”. Usually no distinction is made for subspecies – they are mostly listed as if they are full species.
In listing Western Australian species we have been guided by the excellent books “Seashells of Western Australia”, by Wells and Bryce, and “Australian Marine Shells”, by Barry Wilson.
Upon request we can scan and transmit images of specific specimens on offer.
Your special requests are carefully recorded and efforts are then continually made to obtain your specimen.
Purchases of 5 specimens of each species from this list are sold at 10% discount.
We are approved by the Australian Government to export endemic Australian shells, so are able to post orders immediately upon receipt of payment.