Vintage Christmas Bulbs / holiday light replacement / glass / green teal / craft / bowl filler / mid-century / Christmas bulbs / CIJEtsy
This is a great set of mostly green (2 teal) Christmas Tree Light Bulbs circa 1950-1970. Can be used for Crafting, Bowl Fillers and Decor. This listing is for the 12 bulbs shown; there are varied shades. Includes one VERY RARE light bulb shape bulb.
These are used, Vintage items. Some have scratches and crackling in the paint. I do not have a bulb tester, so do not know if they are in working order for a string of lights.
I am selling these as craft supplies. Google "Old Christmas light bulb crafts" and hit "images" to see examples of what you can make with these little lights: penguins, reindeer, snowmen, Santa, Wreath crafts, glitter projects, Garlands, tree ornaments... the list goes on!
Each bulb measures approx 2" long by 7/8" wide EXCEPT the rare one (approx 1.5" long). Bulbs will be packed carefully and shipped in a small flat rate box.
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Please review all photos carefully, as they are part of the description. I do my best to describe imperfections or damage, but like all vintage items, some wear is expected. Vintage items have gained their status through age, use and love. Expect imperfections. They give a unique character to each item. I will note any major flaws, either by description, photo, or both. If you are looking for a perfect item, however, vintage may not be for you. You are welcome to review my return policy and convo me with any questions. By making a purchase, you are agreeing to the shop policies; all sales are final.
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Shipping & policies
We use the USPS and pack with care using recycled materials whenever possible. All items are packed thoughtfully for the best chance at a safe arrival. We most often use Priority Mail (2-3 day service), especially since the post office has eliminated cheaper services for anything over 13 ounces. I will only ship International packages using methods that include tracking; this eliminates all inexpensive methods, unfortunately. If you have special needs regarding shipping, please convo me before ordering, so we can do our best to accommodate you. Shipping does not include insurance unless indicated in the listing (fine jewelry must be insured and insurance is included in the shipping cost).
INTERNATIONAL shipments are welcome. However, please Note that the USPS will not allow shipment of jewelry, silver, and antique quilts to certain countries. We can ship using FedEx, but I have found their rates to be much higher (approximately 6 times the USPS cost).
A note regarding customs for all non-US customers: please note that all duties, taxes and customs fees assessed by your friendly customs agent are YOUR responsibility. Please be aware of your country's laws and fees associated with shopping abroad. International delivery times vary widely depending on location. Valuables must include insurance in order to be able to track them.
DOMESTIC SHIPPING ISSUES: MARKED DELIVERED BUT NOT RECEIVED
* As of late, and especially around the holidays, there seems to be a major issue with items marked "delivered" by the USPS, but in actuality are not received. If this happens with one of my shipments, it is a requirement that YOU, the BUYER, file a "Mail Theft" complaint before a refund can be issued by the Post Office. The link to do this is here: http://1.usa.gov/1hTPBgs
* You must file this, as I am the seller and cannot file a theft claim for any address other than my own.
DOMESTIC SHIPPING ISSUES: ITEM DAMAGED DURING SHIPPING
* Once in a while, shipping does not go as planned and an item gets damaged. When this occurs, a claim must be filed, which will need to include photographs of the damage. In addition, the USPS requires that the PACKAGING MATERIALS BE KEPT in the event they want to inspect them. Be sure to take photos of the packaging and the damaged item in order to file a claim. I am available to help you with this process, as Damaged Mail claims can be initiated by either the buyer or the seller, but Buyer cooperation is required during the process.
COSTS: VintageHand does not attempt to profit from shipping costs, but occasionally costs are over- or under-estimated, especially since the USPS is constantly increasing shipping prices and changing their policies to require insurance simply to prove delivery. We do not provide refunds on shipping, nor do we ask for additional funds if shipping is under-estimated. Bundled shipping discounts are available for multiple-item orders; this is calculated automatically as you put items in your cart.
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Returns & exchanges
Any item being returned must have our pre-authorization to do so. It must be returned within 7 days using a trackable and insured postal method. Once an item is received in the exact condition it was mailed to you, a return can be processed. VintageHand incurs commissions immediately and may reduce the size of any refund that MAY be offered. Shipping charges are non-refundable. If the item is returned in any condition other than how it was shipped, it WILL impact the refund offered, if any.
MIS-DIRECTED MAIL: Be SURE your Etsy and Payment method/billing addresses match and that they are current. I cannot file a claim or offer a refund if your delivery address is incorrectly listed in your account.
DELIVERED BUT NOT RECEIVED MAIL: Be SURE you will be available to receive your package. I cannot file a claim if your package was stolen off your porch. You must handle that, as that is a local issue, and I, as the seller, cannot file a Mail Theft claim.
DAMAGED MAIL: The USPS requires three items in order to pay a claim. If any one of the following items is missing, the claim may be denied:
1. You must take the broken item, packaging contents and box/envelope to YOUR LOCAL POST OFFICE and fill out Form 2856 which is a damaged claim form. If this step is not fulfilled by you, the claim may be denied.
2. I will need clear and concise pictures of the following:
* CLEAR PICTURE OF THE SHIPPING LABEL
* CLEAR PICTURE OF THE OUTSIDE OF THE SHIPPING BOX
* CLEAR PICTURE OF PACKAGING MATERIALS
* CLEAR PICTURE OF BROKEN ITEM
3. The date you filed Form 2856 (which must be within 30 days of receipt).
Claims may take 30 days to process for Domestic and up to 4 months for International. NOTE: International claims cannot be initiated/filed until 45 days after the estimated delivery date has passed.
*** PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT ANY REFUND offered can be reduced by the following:
1. ETSY FEES
2. Credit Card or PayPal Fees
3. SHIPPING FEES
4. Any VAT, Import or Customs taxes levied by recipient's country.
Damaged or lost items cannot be replaced, as each item is often one-of-a-kind. VintageHand is happy to assist the buyer with USPS insurance claims if insurance was purchased. We do pack breakables with utmost care. We have a smoke-free, pet-friendly home. Please convo me if you have specific concerns, although we endeavor to keep quilts and blankets in a pet-free room.
Antiques are, by their very nature, well-loved and used items. I have done my best to accurately describe and photograph items and their condition. Additional details & information is always available upon request. Original artwork and upcycled crafts, likewise, are hand-made and therefore unique and imperfect, but that adds to their charm.
A SPECIAL NOTE ON JEWELRY:
I am not an appraiser and would question the authenticity of sellers who provide self-prepared appraisals. I sometimes get independent appraisals, but on pieces with smaller stones, I find the cost I have to add to the jewelry as a result of getting an appraisal doesn't make people more likely to buy and then I can't offer as good a price. I have been buying vintage jewelry for over a decade and only deal with reputable pawn shops and estate sale purveyors. If in doubt, don't buy. I don't guarantee value, as the appeal of vintage jewelry often goes beyond the value of the stones and metals, due to intricate workmanship and unique design.
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