EnglishShop's Shop Announcement

Latest news: International postage costs have been reduced for parcels under 2kg. Our fully insured and tracked delivery service is now cheaper than ever and it includes full coverage for breakage and loss. Multiple orders of items individually weighing less than 1kg each still only incur a single postage charge for the heaviest item, any other items are sent free!

English Shop offers one of Etsy's largest collections of personally curated vintage and antique items. I believe it also offers one of the world's biggest Internet based inventories of Western European sourced collectables and items of age. Despite it's ever increasing size English Shop is still primarily a one-woman show, although I do get a bit of help finding, carrying, and wrapping from my daughter and partner!

English Shop operates worldwide from bases in Kent in England and Normandy in France (I speak English, French and German). I supply private customers and commercial operations which include movie studio's, interior designers, television studio's, photographers, journalists, publishing houses and authors.

You can buy with confidence knowing that all purchases are covered for transit loss, transit damage and with my love it, or return it, full refund policy.

With smaller multiple item purchases you will only pay postage on the heaviest item you buy. Individual items weighing over 1kg incur a small extra postage charge.

I sell vintage items 'as found'. I do not alter them, clean or fix them. A lot of my clients are photographers and interior designers who appreciate that 'used look'. I do detail all major visible faults and damage in my listings.

I pack all items with special care and attention for their travels around the world because if it breaks, I refund you! Should I initially over charge you for postage I will refund any overpayment once I have dispatched your item from the post office.

All items are sent via a tracked, insured and recorded delivery service, usually within 24 hours of your order (International delivery on average 5-10 working days after dispatch). This can be upgraded to a fully tracked, express service for an extra premium (International delivery on average 3-7 working days after dispatch). I can also offer postage services via private couriers at an extra premium (International delivery on average 2-5 working days after dispatch). I am also able to offer special low delivery rates to the U.K. if you are not in too much of a hurry.

Generally international customers receive their items within 2 -10 working days of dispatch depending on what postal services they have selected. It is only on rare occasions that items get held in customs. Sometimes delivery may take from 2 to 8 weeks depending on hold ups at customs and borders. Sadly due to the possibility of delays at borders I am unable to guarantee delivery in a certain time-frame with any postal service.

For purchases outside of the European Union import taxes may apply to purchases. Buyers are responsible for investigating and paying any import duties that may be due for importing vintage and antique items into their own countries.

Feel free to contact me with any further questions.

Thanks for dropping by!


This shop accepts Etsy Gift Cards.