alamodern

Vintage objects for the modern home

California, United States · 1269 Sales

alamodern

Vintage objects for the modern home

California, United States 1269 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   Welcome! A La Modern specializes in vintage housewares for the modern home. Our focus is on American, Scandinavian and Japanese items from the 1950s-1980s, but we also feature items from a wide variety of eras and countries. Please have a look around and thanks for visiting our shop!

International shoppers - please contact us for a shipping quote.

For domestic U.S. orders, we normally ship by USPS Priority Mail, but some items may be shipped by Parcel Select, First Class or other methods. We can also combine shipping for multiple items.

If you have any questions about an item or our policies, please contact us.

Announcement
Last updated on Apr 3, 2016

Welcome! A La Modern specializes in vintage housewares for the modern home. Our focus is on American, Scandinavian and Japanese items from the 1950s-1980s, but we also feature items from a wide variety of eras and countries. Please have a look around and thanks for visiting our shop!

International shoppers - please contact us for a shipping quote.

For domestic U.S. orders, we normally ship by USPS Priority Mail, but some items may be shipped by Parcel Select, First Class or other methods. We can also combine shipping for multiple items.

If you have any questions about an item or our policies, please contact us.

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Beautiful blue on this Cathrineholm plate

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Birds in their natural habitat

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Large set of the modular BMF/Nagel candleholders, finally was able to take some pics

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  • Bryan

    Owner, Curator

  • Linda

    Owner, Curator, Designer

Shop policies

Last updated on January 24, 2016
Most the products sold on the A La Modern are one-of-a-kind, vintage items. Because these are older items, some amount of wear should be expected. In most cases, this wear will be minimal (or will even contribute to the look and authenticity of the piece). Occasionally, we will list items that have more damage. If this is the case, then the damage will be noted in description or pictures, and will be reflected in the price. Please read the *entire description* and look at all the pictures before making your purchase.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
We accept Paypal only. If you are interested in alternate forms of payment (money orders), please contact us to see if we can make an exception.

We collect California sales tax on all orders shipped to addresses in California. We do not collect sales tax on any orders from other states or for International orders. If you reside in a different state than California, you’re responsible for any applicable state or local taxes.
Shipping
Orders are usually shipped within 2-3 business days. If you order something when we are on vacation, we will try to ship your package the day after we return.

If there will be a serious delay with shipping, we will let you know beforehand. We are not responsible for any shipping delays due to the carrier. Where possible, USPS Delivery Confirmation service will be included. Please remember, this is not an actual tracking number – it just shows when the label was printed and when an item was delivered to its final destination.

If you would like to work out a different shipping method, we would be happy to accommodate you. However, please convo us, BEFORE placing your order.

* * * United States Orders * * *
Packages within the United States are normally shipped USPS Priority Mail with delivery confirmation, unless otherwise specified. Insurance will be included on items above $15, unless otherwise specified.

On occasion, we may choose a different USPS shipping method (such as First Class) or shipper (such as UPS) if it is cheaper or more convenient. All items will be clearly marked in the description if they are being sent by any other method.

If you would like a calculated shipping charge quote to your exact area, please convo us BEFORE ordering and we’ll take a look. If you live in California or a neighboring state on the West Coast, you can also convo us first for a quote since it may reduce your shipping considerably.

* * * International Orders * * *
WE WILL NOT mark an item as a "gift" on customs forms, nor will we change the description or value of item in order to avoid taxes/duties. Please do not ask us to do this. ALL import fees, taxes, VAT, tariffs, customs charges, are the responsibility of the buyer

If you would like to include insurance and tracking - please request USPS International Priority Mail. Items sent USPS First Class International DO NOT include any type of insurance and often no tracking. Buyer assumes responsibility for these items. We are not responsible for any lost items, extra fees, custom duties or damage on any items sent by First Class International Mail.

If you are in any country other than the United States please convo us first for a shipping quote BEFORE you order. Sorry, no exceptions to this rule – this includes any U.S. Territories, AFO/PFO, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, etc.
Refunds and Exchanges
Sales on all vintage items are final. We do not offer returns, exchanges or store credit on any vintage items sold through the A La Modern Etsy shop. No buyer remorse returns. All items have been described both with photos and copy as accurately as possible. Please make sure to ask all questions and look at photos BEFORE you place your order.
Additional policies and FAQs
We are very careful with our packaging. However, we realize that occasionally an item may be damaged in shipping transit. This is why insurance is automatically included on most items above $15 that are shipped within the United States. Please contact us for more information on insurance and returns.

Please make sure to provide the correct address during your purchase. Once an order has shipped, we will not be able to change the address until delivery is attempted and returned by USPS. If you find that you’ve given the wrong address, please let us know immediately, since we may not have shipped your package yet.

In all cases, original shipping charges are non-refundable. This includes packages that are refused and shipped back to us. If re-shipment is required, additional charges will be incurred.