Buyer Terms & Conditions

Packaging and Shipping Cost: The buyer pays actual packaging and shipping cost.

Authentication: Every effort is made by IRISH METALS to provide accurate identification of items through the use of detailed, high-resolution photographs, an accurate description of the item and its condition by a disinterested third party, and detailed, accurate answers to all email queries, including additional photographs if appropriate.

Escrow: The buyer can be sure that the item exists and that the highest bidder (if reserves are met) will be able to purchase the item. All items presented for sale by IRISH METALS are held in the IRISH METALS warehouse until successful web auction sale.

Return Privilege: All items are sold with a 5-day approval period. Any item may be returned for any reason during the approval period. If the return is at the buyer’s discretion, the buyer pays shipment both ways. If the buyer can show that the item is not exactly as advertised, IRISH METALS reimburses shipment cost along with the refund. The item must be returned in the same condition as shipped to receive a refund.

Shipment Damage: IRISH METALS allows the buyer to choose shipper and insurance amount. Damage during shipment is the responsibility of the shipper. Recovery of cost due to shipping damage is the buyer’s responsibility. In most cases, the recipient of a damaged shipment must file the claim. IRISH METALS will work with the buyer to obtain recovery of cost due to shipment damage.

Packaging Guarantee: If damage is deemed by the shipper to be due to improper packaging, IRISH METALS will refund the full purchase and shipping amount for the item to the buyer.

Shipment Damage of Returned Items: If a returned item is damaged in shipment, IRISH METALS will make every effort to recover the buyer’s cost. If the damage is deemed by the shipper to be caused by insufficient packaging and the buyer has modified the original IRISH METALS, then the buyer is deemed responsible for the damage and no refund is made and the damaged item is repacked and shipped back to the buyer at no charge.

Method of Payment: The IRISH METALS web-based interactive payment facility accepts the full range of credit cards. Cheques, Demand Draft, money orders and are also accepted via registered post.

Shipment Schedule: Items paid for by credit card or other cash instrument, are shipped on the next scheduled IRISH METALS shipping day. Shipments of items paid for by personal or business check are held until payment clears the IRISH METALS bank account. IRISH METALS currently ships Monday and Wednesday.

Shipping Multiple Items Together: Each IRISH METALS sale is a separate transaction that needs to be settled with the owner of the sold item our business is geared to sell and ship single items our packaging methods are geared to guarantee the safe delivery of the items we ship It is therefore, impractical to ship multiple items together. Each sold item will be individually packaged and shipped to the purchaser.