Although this item is in Very Good, Original Antique Condition, being an antique cast-iron bank, it is sold strictly AS-IS and t are NO EXCHANGES, RETURNS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES, expressed or implied on this item, so bid accordingly. ALL SALES FINAL. All shipping costs plus optional insurance (STRONGLY RECOMMENDED and a bargain at $1.75 for the first $50.00 of value, $1.50 per $50 increments tafter) are the sole responsibility of the BUYER. Seller will combine multiple winning bids for reduced shipping costs. SELLER is not responsible for shipping costs or for Damaged, Lost or Stolen items through the mail--That is what INSURANCE is for! Domestic, American Shipping & Handling is $10.00 via USPS Priority Mail unless other options are specifically requested as in INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS. Completed auction items will ship out usually within 1-2 Business Days.INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS TAKE NOTE: PLEASE WAIT FOR US TO SEND AN INVOICE! DO NOT PAY IMMEDIATELY! INTL. SHIPPING HAS DIFFERENT FEES THAN DOMESTIC, AMERICAN SHIPMENTS! ALTHOUGH IT IS OPTIONAL, SHIPPING INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO ALL INTERNATIONAL BUYERS. AGAIN, WE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGED, LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS THROUGH INTERNATIONAL MAIL SYSTEMS! WINNING BIDS FROM INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS MUST BE PAID VIA PAY PAL, NO EXCEPTIONS! PLEASE BE SURE THAT YOU ARE ABLE TO UTILIZE PAY PAL BEFORE BIDDING! WINNING BIDDER MUST CONTACT SELLER VIA e-MAIL WITHIN 3-DAYS OF COMPLETION OF AUCTION OR RISK LOSING WINNING BID! WINNING BIDDER MUST PAY VIA PAY PAL. We will not accept any other method of payment. WE USE PAYPAL! IF YOU SEND A PERSONAL CHECK, IT WILL BE RETURNED. So...without any doubt, it's still better to use PAYPAL! PLEASE USE PAYPAL! IT'S FAR EASIER FOR EVERYONE CONCERNED AND IS WELL WORTH IT! PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY SELLER WITHIN 7 DAYS OF END OF AUCTION OR RISK FORFEITURE OF THE ITEM, NEGATIVE FEEDBACK & BEING REPORTED TO eBay AS A DEADBEAT BIDDER!