A WWI sterling cased drafting pencil from 1918. This World War I vintage 3-3/8 x 1/2" sterling pencil case has a red-painted flat drafting pencil included. The case is fully hallmarked for Sheffield England 1918, it weighs 9.0 grams and it is engraved A. OSBORNE. CANADIAN ENG 21st MAR 1916 22nd OCT. 1918. It was made by S. Mordan & Co. and the pencil is stamped HB *ROYAL SOVEREIGN E WOLFF & SON BRITISH MAKE. This item is in very good original condition with no bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor denting on the lid and on the inscription side. All condition details are noted; all items are vintage and will have signs of use as expected.
GUARANTEE: ALL of our items are from the period listed.
Tracked parcel to anywhere in the U.S. is $14.50 and expedited parcel within Canada starts at $11.50 (tracking/loss insurance included). Rates vary by destination, etc.
PLEASE NOTE: At this time, we are required to use a single postal rate, which may not be applicable to your location, or if you require a more expensive option. If your quote is significantly different, we will send you an invoice for the remainder or refund the difference if above our applicable rate to you. A telephone number from the buyer is required, please let us know it as soon as possible or include it with the order.
PAYMENT: We accept Etsy Payments, VISA and MASTERCARD directly (processed through our store credit card processor - your credit card protection remains in effect regardless of how payment is sent), cheques/checks, money orders and funds transfers. We DO NOT accept PayPal directly. Canadian buyers can also pay by Interac e-transfer. Items are sent within 2 business days after cleared payment is received.
Rates can vary by distance. There is usually more than one option. We are happy to send items together whenever possible, and if our rate remains the same, so does yours. We pack well. Items paid directly with a credit card will be sent to confirmed addresses only. All of our prices are in $US.
Please call or email us at our store for a direct charge card payment. Applicable tax will be added to Canadian purchases. Please see our policies for further details. Our phone number is 905-682-0090 (Hours: 10am-6pm EST/EDT).
PLEASE ASK US FOR THE APPLICABLE SHIPPING OPTIONS FOR YOUR ITEM. Canada Post is often more expensive than US post and our quotes include only a nominal packing fee (usually around $1 for supplies, sometimes a bit more for the rare large and complex packing job). Depending on the size/weight, value and payment method for your item, some of these options will not be available or may be required. Please ask us for quotes. Here are the shipping options:
Canadian Shipping: Expedited post or Xpresspost-air. Rates vary by distance, tracked and insured. Fedex.
All Canada Post shipping to the US is air post now.
Shipping to the US:
-TRACKED PACKET: parcels under 1 kilogram cubed postal weight, air post, It includes up to $100 CAD loss insurance, tracking. 5-10 business days estimated delivery. -EXPEDITED PARCEL: parcels over 1 kilogram in weight, With insurance available to $1000.00 CAD. Approximately 4-9 business days delivery US), tracked, insured, air post. -XPRESSPOST-AIR PARCEL: As above, 3-6 days to the US, 6-21 business days overseas, tracked, insured. -FED EX: For immediate deliveries. It is really quick and tracked, but tends to be significantly more expensive than the postal system. Please ask for quotes.
NOTE: Quotes vary by the size of the parcel, not the weight - weight is assessed by parcel size. We pack securely with bubble wrap and foam peanuts. We reserve the right to require tracked/insured shipping on items.
Items over 100 years old will usually be declared as antique and many countries do not assess duties and taxes on such items, but some do - you may want to check with your post office or Customs for how it works where you are. If you have specific customs declaration requirements, please let us know. All items will be declared at their full purchase price only.
**Please note: WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL DIRECTLY**
We accept the following:
-Etsy payments -Visa, MasterCard (processed through our business account) -personal or business cleared cheques from the US and Canada -retailer or bank money orders or postal money orders. US post office money orders MUST be the International ones (please be sure you get the orange, not the green). Other US money orders also accepted, and no others have the odd international rule. -bank drafts, wire or bank-to-bank transfer (additional costs with this payment) -direct bank to bank wire transfer, Western Union, Moneygram - Interac E-transfer (for clients with Canadian bank accounts)
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS: If you choose a credit card payment your item must be shipped as a fully insured and tracked parcel (please ask for a quote). We will ship ONLY to the confirmed billing address or a confirmed alternate address for your credit card (alternate billing addresses can be added to your card by calling your bank). If we are unable to confirm the address and information through your bank or credit card company another payment method may be required. We will let you know if we can't accept your credit card payment. Call your bank if you haven't purchased with the card before outside your area.
NON-CREDIT CARD PAYMENT METHODS: We will ship the item to you by any method you choose except non-tracked post.
We will contact you shortly after we receive notice of your purchase. If you do not hear from us within 24 hours, assume there is an email difficulty, and let us know. Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org and our phone number is 905-682-0090 (We are on Eastern Standard Time, and are open/available between 10am-6pm EST only, usually 7 days). Please leave your name, number, a good call-back time and which item you are calling about, and we will return your call or email.
Canadian buyers, please note that we are a registered business, and taxes are applicable.
If we do not hear from you about the purchase in what we consider a reasonable period, we reserve the right to cancel the transaction without notice.
Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept cancellations
Request a cancellation within: 1 hour of purchase
I don't accept returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Additional return information
We try to describe details on our items as thoroughly as possible. We examine our pieces carefully and we do note all details noticeably affecting condition (chips, cracks, scratches, wear to paint & trim, crazing, fading, staining, restorations and repairs, dirty fabric - anything that constitutes damage). We offer pictures and/or descriptions of any trademarks and any reference details we have been able to find (country of origin, manufacturer, etc). If we have no expertise or information about the item we will say so in the description. We are happy to answer any and all further relevant questions about the piece. We try to offer good clear pictures of our items, and sometimes have additional views available. Our items are antique or vintage, so minor reasonable signs of use or wear must be expected - on the odd occasion when it appears to be in truly unused condition, we will say so.
Some item returns will be considered, but we list items here to sell, so sales should be considered final and items should be considered non-returnable. There are items in which no return option will be considered. There are no returns of precious and semi precious metal and gemstone items, in which the metals are tested and the stones are checked by a gemologist or on a recognized stone tester before they are listed by us, unless we indicate more than one gem stone possibility in the listing. Items with more than one stone possibility cannot be returned for that reason. Some items have appraisals. Appraisal will be mailed separately for buyer security. No returns of costume jewellery. Mechanical items are sold on an as-is basis, even as if listed as working, as we usually do not have a way of determining or guaranteeing their actual maintenance or usage history, which is rarely available to us. We can only guess at that based on appearance which is not a guarantee of any future working condition. There are no returns accepted for these items.
Any items we do agree to accept the return of will not include the shipping rates amounts either way. We must agree that the item is the same item and in the same condition we sent it when returned, or buyer agrees to forfeit the refund or any part of the refund to restore item. Any returns must follow our return protocol, or buyer agrees to pay any fees caused by an improper return. Any returns are subject to a re-stocking fee. Thank you!
Other items: Reasonable return requests will always be considered, but we offer a very limited timeline for this. There are times when we will not consider return of an item, so any returns are done on a case-by-case basis, they are not automatic. Please inquire before purchasing if this is a consideration.
We do have a few conditions for returns. The request for return must be made within 1 business day of your receiving the item/day of receipt, no exceptions. Item must be in the mail after our agreement of return in no later than three business days from receiving the item. Please note that the refund is for the purchase price only, not shipping, unless we have made a serious error and we agree. Shipping fees either way are not refunded. Refunds will not be issued until the item is returned to us and and checked - we must agree that the item has been returned in the exact original unaltered condition in which it was shipped to you. The parcel must be labelled as we indicate in our email agreeing to the return. Refunds will be issued promptly upon our receipt of and examination of the item with a minor restocking fee deducted, but not until then.
Secure Delivery: We ship items by tracked packet or expedited parcel. Items will be held at the post office for the customer to pick up, and any courier options will require the purchasser signature. Our postal option includes direct notification to the customer by Canada Post or courier service, so the customer is provided with tracking/shipment information by us on Etsy and also through the postal or courier company.
If the customer fails to pick up their Etsy order item for any reason, the parcel will be considered to be a forced return. Such returns will be subject to a minimum 25 per cent re-stocking fee, and will have no shipping refund. If we are charged an importation fee due to the return, that will also be deducted from any refund. This policy applies to any Etsy purchase, even if the item is considered returnable.
We firmly believe that our customers have an absolute right to privacy. We also do not discuss either to whom an item was sold nor the purchase price paid after the fact.