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Customer Satisfaction is my top priority!

I do my best to provide good photos and accurate descriptions,
but if you get an item from me and you aren't happy with it for any reason, PLEASE RETURN IT!!!

Return Policy

I offer a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee Return Period on the artifacts.
7 Day return on books, comic, coins, stamps, etc.

Contact me if anything is damaged in shipping immediately!
If item is insured take photos of the item and the package
and do NOT throw away the packaging.

Items to be returned must be in the same condition as sent.
Refunds will be sent once the item is returned.

Shipping Policy

Costs will vary. I will try to accommodate your needs if you prefer some one other USPS,
or you want special handling (I perfer sending expensive packages registered mail).
I don't try to make money off shipping but do include the cost of materials.

Shipping Books

My normal choice for mailing is USPS Media Mail. It is the cheapest and slowest.
I will weigh your purchases and contact you with the shipping costs.
If you prefer another shipping method, let me know, and I will figure out the cost.


Any item that comes from Dr. Bell's Library and not the Merriam Library will have the option of adding the below embossment in the book.

I made up this embossment for books from Dr. Bell's library and will make another one for my father's collection.
This is what it will say,

From the collection of Larry Merriam
Author of The Spiro Mound: A Photo Essay.

I will emboss any books that came from his library at buyer's request.
I am also going to offer to make out a certificate for artifacts, for a fee of $5 for each certificate.

I will post a picture of what it looks like when I finish the design.


Shipping Everything else

I prefer USPS first class mail, anything over a pound must ship priority mail. I will use other carriers if requested.
Either way I will figure out the price and let you know.

I will also ship by Registered Mail, fees and insurance will vary.

Insurance & Special Handling fees

Insurance is optional, but recommended.

I am not responsible for uninsured packages damaged in shipping.

Contact me if anything is damaged in shipping immediately!
If item is insured take photos of the item and the package
and do NOT throw away the packaging.

I use Pirate Ship for small items shipped. They have a company they use for insurance purposes.
I will let you know the cost for any additional fees or services.

International Shipping

I will ship items overseas, you will need to make payment through paypal.
I will also need to know what information is required to send items to your country.
Please contact me with your preferred shipping method and I will figure out the fees.

Payment Policy

Money Orders are preferred, but I will accept Checks or Pay Pal.
Personal Checks from new customers will be held for 10 business days before the package is shipped.

PayPal fees may apply on large purchases.

I may consider taking credit cards again
and I need to learn about other payment methods
and would like to see about direct deposits to the bank.

Any one with negative experiences or other problems incurred with other methods please let me know,
I need to research the options out there.

Layaway Policy

I will consider a layaway option on individual basis.

Authentication Policy

If you want to send an item off to an authenticator,
I am happy to work with you, if you need more time.
So feel free to show it to anyone you whose opinion you value.

Please contact me with any questions!!!


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