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Thank you for your purchase. We hope you are happy with your jewelry purchase. However, if you are not completely satisfied with your jewelry purchase for any reason, you may return it to us for a store credit. Please see below for more information on our return policy. Books are non-returnable.
Should you not be satisfied with your purchase and want to return the product, we must receive notification with 4 days of receipt. Said item, must be returned to us within 10 days of return request.
To return an item, The cost to return an item is the responsibility of the purchaser, we do not refund return shipping expenses and are not responsible for returned items that lost or damaged. For your protection, ship the returned item insured with tracking, in the same inner packaging as received e.g., jewelry box and packing material. Items must be returned in the condition they were received with all original tags and labels attached. Once item is returned, you will be issued online store credit.
Please mail your return to:
The M Lewis Group LLC
836B Southampton Road #269
Benicia, CA 94510
After receiving your return and inspecting the condition of your item, we will process your return. The refund amount is the original purchase price, less a 5% restocking fee and shipping. The shipping deducted from the refund may include additional fees incurred by the seller to process the order. We do not refund original shipping fees. Please allow at least 4 days from the receipt of your item to process your return.
For defective or damaged products, please contact us at the contact details below to arrange a refund or exchange.
ITEM RECEIVED DAMAGED
Items are shipped insured via the USPS. Should you receive an item damaged, please notify us within 4 days of receipt. Please include pictures of both the inner and outer packaging, and the damaged item and submit to us for our records. RETAIN ALL ITEMS INCLUDING PACKAGING UNTIL CLAIM IS FULLY PROCESSED.
The Napier Book will initiate the claim on the purchaser’s behalf, but the USPS may require additional proof by the purchaser. Please note insurance claims cannot be filed before 15 days of mailing and may take some time to be adjudicated. We will refund you within 3 business days after claim is approved. To learn more about postal mail claims, visit here.
Please note the following requirements may be required of purchaser/recipient.
FROM THE USPS WEBSITE
Proof of Damage
Photos that clearly show the extent of damage will help with your case. For damaged claims, you’ll also need to provide an estimate of the repair costs from a reputable dealer.
- Save the original packaging and everything in the package until your claim is settled.
- Do not throw out damaged items, even after you photograph them.
- Do not reship items that were not damaged. Save them with the damaged items.
- You may be asked to take the entire package to your local Post Office™ facility for inspection.
If you have any questions concerning our return policy, please contact us at: info @ napierbook.com.
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We accept payments via check, postal money order or PayPal. For your protection, credit card payments are securely process through the PayPal platform. For payments made by check or postal money order, please allow one week (after payment is received) to process your order. Tracking information will be emailed to purchaser upon shipment.
At The Napier Book, we have a unique position of being in contact with Napier collectors frequently. If you have vintage Napier products that you are interested in selling to us, please feel free to contact us through our website. However, we cannot give individual assessments of your pieces. (Especially, if you’re are interested in selling to us.) We hope the information included in The Napier Book, and on our website, will answer your questions. Private consulting is available at $60.00 per hour.
This is part of our ongoing effort to recreate the Napier archive (that started this journey for the author) and make available to the public unique pieces for viewing and research.
- jewelry single pieces or collections
- giftware items
- vintage vanity items such as, compacts (Both E. A. Bliss and Napier)
vintage purses (Both E. A. and Napier)
- ephemera (advertisements, postcards, catalogs pertaining to both The E. A. Bliss Co. and The Napier Co.)
From time to time, a user may experience an order error on the screen which looks like the first image below. Most often, this is because there is a miscommunication with PayPal and the shopping cart to return to the checkout/order received page. Should you receive this notice, please log on to YOUR PayPal account to verify the charge. If you do not see a charge, please contact us regarding your order. To date, we have seen all payments completely process on the vendor side via PayPal despite the failure to return to the checkout/order received page. You will receive from us a confirmation notice when we have processed your shipping label.
UPDATE: The order error occurs with both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Once an order is complete, these browsers fail to display the order confirmation. Please copy and paste the URL displayed on the page stating, “This site can’t be reach” (Chrome) or “Hmmm … Can’t reach this page” (Microsoft Edge) and put the URL into Firefox. Your order confirmation should display. We apologize for this error and have yet to come up with a workaround. This seems to be a known error that is unresolved.
Why is my order still pending?
Until a shipping label has been generated, The Napier Book will keep all orders in a pending state. Because we manually change all orders from “pending” to “complete” please allow up to 24 hours for the status of your order to change. In most cases we, shipping labels are generated within the first 12 hours post order-placement.
Why was my order cancelled?
All of our items in our inventory are “one-of-a-kind.” Some of those items are cross-posted on various selling platforms and may get sold out before we can adjust the inventory level on this website. Please note there is the slight chance of an item being over sold. Should this situation occur, the party to make the purchase first will be honored. Any subsequent sale of the same product will be refunded to the second buyer. We understand this is not ideal, and have yet to find a workaround. We appreciate your understanding and will do everything to make sure you find something in our inventory.
Product Shipping Expenses
Shipping expenses for the book are calculated for the continental U.S. only. Books are shipped individually via Flat Rate Medium Priority Mail and cannot be combined with other jewelry purchases. If you would like to purchase a book and have it shipped outside the United States, please write us for purchase information. For our European customers, we are no longer shipping books to the EU. However, arrangements can be made to purchase through eBay utilizing eBay’s International or Global shipping programs.
Jewelry Shipping Costs
All jewelry shipping fees for this website is calculated for Small Flat Rate Priority Mail with tracking and insurance. The shipping fee for a single jewelry item is $8.00. Each additional jewelry item purchase per order is charged at the rate of $4.00 per item. In instances where the shipping fee exceeds the actual cost by $2.00, we will refund the difference back to the customer. In some instances, it may be possible to ship First Class (U.S. Only) with insurance and tracking for multiple items. Please email us for a First Class combined-shipping quote.
EFFECTIVE 3/1/2023 we no longer ship to EU countries. We certainly apologize to our customers. If an EU country order goes through, we reserve the right to cancel. For our non-EU international customer we offer Flat Rate International shipping using the Flat Rate Packaging supplies by the USPS. Shipping fees are based on the item classification, weight and size. If an item has been sold with an incorrect shipping method, we reserve the right to cancel the order. Conversely, orders where the shipping fee collected exceeds the actual cost by $2.00, we will refund the buyer the excess. Shipping fees constitute the cost of shipping, insurance or other signature requirements for buyer and seller protection. Currently, the USPS is charging approximately $89.00 to ship a book to Europe and $43.00 to mail a piece of jewelry (small flat rate box) to Europe via flat rate International mail. Please note that insurance is not available for International First Class shipping.