We take great care packaging every item to ensure safe shipment to you. We charge a postage fee only to cover our costs of materials and labour. Once your order has been processed and we have received cleared payment, your item will be dispatched as soon as possible. Please allow extra time if you are paying by check. International shipments may be subject to seperate duties or customs fees based on the regulations of the specific country being shipped to. Buyer is responsible for any additional dutys/customs fees and/or taxes imposed by their post office or government, these fees are unrelated to our auction or our shipping charge. International buyers please contact your local post office for details. Please allow additional time for delivery - Some countries have delays due to customs processing.