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Retromagination

European Antiques, Vintage, Retro Curiosities

Hythe, United Kingdom · 721 Sales

Retromagination

European Antiques, Vintage, Retro Curiosities

Hythe, United Kingdom 721 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(197)

Shop owner

SherryAnn

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Announcement   European, French and English Antiques, Vintage and Retro Decor, clothing, jewellery, purses, compacts, menswear, travel suitcases, grooming and cigarette cases, flasks, tankards, theater and stage prop items. Primitive, Rustic, Country to Mid Century Modern from the 1800s through the 1980s. Traveling small village Europe to bring you world treasures. Eccentric oddities and curiosities are some of my favourite finds!

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Last updated on Oct 2, 2016

European, French and English Antiques, Vintage and Retro Decor, clothing, jewellery, purses, compacts, menswear, travel suitcases, grooming and cigarette cases, flasks, tankards, theater and stage prop items. Primitive, Rustic, Country to Mid Century Modern from the 1800s through the 1980s. Traveling small village Europe to bring you world treasures. Eccentric oddities and curiosities are some of my favourite finds!

SherryAnn

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SherryAnn

Antique Brass Compass
$38.95
Antique Metal Nutcracker Circa 1800s
$36.95
Vintage 1940s Antique Scandinavian Nut Cracker
$34.95
AntiquePewter Flask 5 Ounces
$38.95
French Antique Copper Pot
$46.95
Rare Antique Milk Bottle School Set
$65.95
Vintage WWII Suitcase with War Papers
$68.95
Vintage French Hat Box
$38.95
Vintage French Souvenir Box Paris Hat Box
$32.00
Antique Key Circa 1900s Sergent 02
$12.00
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(197)
valraelamb1

valraelamb1 on Nov 29, 2016

1 out of 5 stars

It was dreadful. Totally scratched chipped and marked, some yellow mark scratched on it. I put it in the bin- disgusting!!!! I contacted her and was told it is an old item! I knew that before I ordered it, have bought old things before. However, there is a difference between "old" and "trash"!. Val

SherryAnn

SherryAnn responded on Nov 30, 2016

I am sorry you did not take my offer of a full refund by returning the item. The pictures and description conveyed the vintage wear which was commensurate with age. I attempted several times to have you return the item however you continued to be verbally offensive and insisted on throwing away the vintage item. It is unfortunate that you did not want to work this out via Etsy recommended guidelines. I am glad that all my other reviews are 5 star to reassure other customers of quality and integrity of my business practices. I ended the contact with you wishing you only the best, it's a shame you could not do the same.

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About

Retromagination: Treasures From a Vintage Antique Retro Travel Junkie!

Retromagination, a treasure chest of eclectic finds from around the globe including antiques, vintage, weird oddities and curiosities, and stage, movie, theater props. You can enter my shop here: www.etsy.com/shop/Retromagination
My story begins at birth, as I was born into a family where my grandparents had the antique addiction. My idea of learning history was to figure out when and how an old interesting item I had discovered fit into people's everyday lives in days gone by.
As soon as I could independently travel, I was off to discover the world. After traveling cross country in the U.S., I started exploring Europe. I have now made the U.K. my home with my husband and pets as it is a great central hub to explore the rest of the world. Nothing else gives me a high like traveling to some previously unchartered territory, immersing myself in another culture and finding a treasure to share with others.
Stop by, inspire your imagination and travel through time!

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Shop members

  • SherryAnn

    Owner, Customer Service, Curator

    A lover and collector of history, oddities and curiosities from all the decades and centuries gone by. I am a travel addict with a special passion for Europe, especially France, Italy, England. I am unable to own a castle, therefore I must share!

  • SherryAnn

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

Shop policies

Last updated on September 23, 2013
We hope we inspired you to put a little retro in your life! We are a smoke-free home.
Conversions for convenience: 1 inch equals 2.54 cm
1 foot equals 30.48 cm
1 cm equals 0.39 inches
1 cm equals 0.03 feet
We ship World Wide and always try to combine shipping and/or ship at the least expensive rates. All items are sent with the appropriate packaging such as bubble wrap or other additional recycled packaging.
Items are usually sent 1 - 2 business days after receiving cleared payment. We make every effort to package and ship your item as quickly and carefully as possible.
We ship with a certificate of posting and a tracking number with appropriate insurance. We will send with signature required for anything larger and of greater value. Please be aware that once the items are shipped, we have no control over the shippers. If there is a problem, we will submit a claim with you if necessary. We will follow all EU shipping regulations and policies.
You will see a note if I am away on vacation/holiday and there is to be a delay in shipping.

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Paypal, direct checkout with credit or debit card, or bank transfer only. Payment to be received within 24 hours of purchase please.
Shipping
Your item will be shipped within 7 days of receipt of payment; usually within just a day or two. If you are purchasing from overseas, please allow for extra delivery time due to customs, etc.
We will abide by the EU regulations and all claims are to be filed through the insurance purchased when item is shipped.
Shipping overseas can take up to one-six weeks, especially in bad weather.
All items shipped with a Certificate of Posting and tracking number, which will track from sent to delivered and the process in between. We will submit a claim with you if necessary if there is a problem. For larger and more valuable items we will send them with a signature required. Airsure is most commonly used when it is an available shipping option.
If you are not available to receive the signature required package and do not respond to the messages left for you by your postal service and the package is returned back to me for failure of delivery, you will have to make a new shipping payment via paypal to me for it to be re-shipped. Or, you can have a partial credit, minus the original shipping fee and re-stocking fee, which will have no expiration date.
You will see a note if I am away on vacation holiday and if there will be a delay on shipping. Your patience is greatly appreciated.
Refunds and Exchanges
We hope you are very pleased with your purchase. Please contact us if you have any problems. We strive to fulfill buyer's satisfaction.
As we post with a certificate of posting and a tracking number, with appropriate insurance amount, we will submit a claim with you if necessary. For larger and more valuable items you will need to sign for them.
If an item is being returned as a mutual agreement, the same tracking and insurance must be purchased for return of the item. The item must be returned in the same condition as when sent to you. We do charge a restocking fee, assessed on the individual item. We do not reimburse our shipping cost to you or your shipping cost to return to us. If the item is not returned in the same condition as when sent to you, you will be charged a damaged item fee or given a partial credit towards a future purchase. You must notify us on the date of receipt of the item (date confirmed by tracking and your signature) if you need to return it.
If you are unavailable to receive and sign for your package and do not respond to the postal messages and the item is returned to me, you will have to pay an additional re-shipping fee via paypal to have the item re-shipped to you. Or, you can choose to have a partial store credit (minus the original shipping fee and a re-stocking fee) that has no expiration date.
Additional policies and FAQs
Most of the items I list have been previously owned and may show some wear as is typical for antique/vintage/retro pieces. I will try to note in my descriptions if there are any flaws other than normal wear commensurate with the age of the item not shown in photos. Items will not be in new condition as they are not new or reproduction. If in doubt please convo any questions.