This type of corset busk was used to keep the front of a back-opening corset or stays upright and stiff. It fits my Renaissance Quilted Pair of Bodies, my Georgian Stays, and my Regency Corset.
The hardwood busk is approximately 14” long, 1/8” thick, 1 3/4” wide at the top, and 1 1/8” wide at the bottom. All dimensions vary slightly. Brought to you by The Mantua-Maker Historical Sewing Patterns.
I include one page of historical information with your busk. I didn’t make the busk, only the information sheet. My supplier didn’t tell me what type of wood it is – I suspect that varies with the batch.
-- If I can ship multiple-item orders cheaper than my posted rates, I'll refund any excess postage over $1.00. --
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I ship all orders ASAP -- usually the next business day -- by USPS Mail, and I'll send you a shipping confirmation email. My apologies, but because I use Etsy & PayPal's shipping tools, I can only ship to the address on record.
I can ship to any country that accepts USPS deliveries. Please note that buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred. I cannot change the value on the customs record.
Feel free to email me for a quote on shipping multiple patterns. I can weigh your order and ask the Post Office for exact charges. If I can ship it cheaper than my posted rates, I'll refund any excess postage over $1.00
I accept PayPal, and credit cards through Etsy and PayPal. I'll include an invoice, marked paid, in your package.
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- Custom or personalized orders
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Refunds must be requested within 7 days of delivery (14 days in the EU), and will be issued after the item has been returned in salable condition. If you choose to return an item, outgoing and return postage will not be refunded.
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FYI 1 - All instructions are in English.
FYI 2 - I do have a cat (allergy warning; my cat has such fine fur I find stray hairs in places he could *never* get to!) but he has little contact with my patterns. My home is smoke-free, but vintage books and trim may carry their own distinctive odors.