Worcester Antiques
Antiques & 20th Century Collectables

How to buy antiques on-line

Accepted Payment methods for shipping to the cardholders address or a verified PayPal address:

Secure Credit/Debit Card Payments Check Out

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PayPal Check Out

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Shipping to a non cardholders address or require signature waiver:

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Please contact us first. We can provide a Pro Forma invoice to accept payment via bank transfer. Additionally, for international orders we can offer to receive payments in your local currency (limited to USD, CAD, EUR, AUD and NZD) at the current forex spot rate, most likely saving you between 3-5% in foreign currency charges.

How do I purchase an item?

The short answer for on-line shopping aficionado's is to add to basket, select country, select shipping and secure checkout with a credit or debit card, or checkout through PayPal.

You can check your shopping cart at any time while browsing our website by clicking the Shopping Cart Cart button on the top menu.

For a more detailed explanation of what to expect we have compiled a step by step guide:

  1. Once you have decided to make a purchase, you need to click on the Add to basket button on the item page.
  2. Don't worry about clicking the Add to basket button too often by mistake; we set our shopping cart so that you can only ever order one of each item!
  3. It's also straightforward to remove an item from the cart if you add the wrong item by mistake. Just click on the remove next to the item description on the shopping cart page.
  4. When you click on the add to basket button you will be taken through to the cart page, the very first time you will be asked for your country location from a drop-down list.
  5. Select the correct country to view the item with shipping options specific to your location.
  6. Select the desired shipping method to view the shipping costs.
  7. Click on the Secure Check out, or PayPal Check out button to pay.
  8. For Credit or Debit Card Secure Check out choice, you will be taken to the checkout page to enter your payment and address details before checking the order details and clicking on complete order.
  9. For PayPal Check out, you will be taken to a PayPal window for payment details, then returned to our secure cart to check and click complete the order.

Can I use PayPal checkout without a PayPal account?

  • Yes, absolutely if you prefer. You can make a card payment through PayPal.
  • The easiest way to pay by card is through our secure card checkout. However, please follow these instructions if you wish to use PayPal.
  • You do not necessarily need to sign up to pay pal to make a payment.
  • Within PayPal, select the "Pay with debit or credit card" option.
  • This will allow you to enter your card payment details.
  • You can make a one-off secure payment using your credit card, and PayPal accepts a wide range of credit or debit cards such as Visa, Master card and American Express.
  • All card details will be entered and encrypted within PayPal's secure website.
  • You will be returned to our site to check the order and click Complete Order.

International Customers - Duty & Tax

Please remember you may be liable for Duty when the item arrives in your country, which is entirely your responsibility. Please make yourself aware of any local import, duty, tax or fees before purchasing. Worcester Antiques Ltd is not responsible for import duties of any kind.

Please consult our Import Duty and Tax section on our International Shipping page regarding duty as well as our terms international returns policy

Will I get a receipt?

  • Yes, you will have an almost instant invoice/payment receipt emailed on completion of the order.
  • We also send a hard copy of the receipt with the item.
  • Your credit or debit card statement will show the name Worcester Antiques Ltd or WORCESTERAN.
  • PayPal should send their account holders an email receipt of the payment.