Terms and Postage


All items are guaranteed to be authentic and of the date stated.

Where we are able to provide provenance, this is done in good faith based on information passed to us and research from reputable sources, such as Army Lists, etc. Condition reports, further information and extra pictures are freely available upon request.

All items are sold as Antique Collectors' items and are not intended for use.

Items on this website may not be purchased by persons under 18 years of age.

It is the responsibility of the purchaser to comply with any import restrictions in the country of delivery.

Placing an order with West Street Antiques is deemed to be acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.


Items purchased will be posted as soon as our bank confirms receipt of payment in full.

All payment for items must be made in British pounds (£) sterling.

Payment can be made by the following methods:

Online: Please contact us to arrange payment by the following cards:

Mastercard/Eurocard, Visa/Delta/Electron, Discover, American Express, Switch/Maestro, Solo.

Should you need to pay by a method other than one of the above please contact us and we will mark the item as 'Reserved'. Payment should be received by West Street Antiques within 5 working days to finalise the sale. Should payment not be received within this time the item will be made available again.

If you are interested in an item marked 'Reserved' please email us and we will contact you should the item become available again.

We also accept payment by:

Personal cheque, UK bank issued only, payable to 'West Street Antiques'

Bank draft, payable to 'West Street Antiques'

Bank Transfer - please contact us for details.

A detailed receipt will be provided, usable as a valuation for insurance purposes.


All items are insured in transit by West Street Antiques. All prices are per shipment so one charge will cover multiple purchases made at the same time

West Street Antiques is not responsible for any Customs duties or taxes levied by the Customs organizations in the country of delivery.


Free on all items, sent by Interlink next day delivery and require to be signed for.


 Please contact us before making a purchase on the web site.

Antique Firearms.  USA if total purchases exceed £3000, door to door delivery is free. If less than £3,000, door to door delivery £250.

We can only offer door to door delivery to the USA but are looking to expand this service to other countries.

Rest of the world delivery is to your local airport, if total purchases exceed £3,000 no charge. If less than £3,000 a charge of £250 will be made.

Our shipping agent is Par Freight Services Ltd. www.parfreight.com.

Swords, Sword sticks, Truncheons and Militaria No charge, sent by Parcelforce

Pole Arms and Armour - charged at cost, please contact s for a quote.


You have a seven working days inspection period from the date of receipt of the item. During this time if you have any queries or, in the rare event that you do not wish to keep the item, we request that you contact us either by telephone or email. If you do not contact us within this time the item will be deemed to be sold. Returned items should be packaged securely (we recommend using the packaging that it was sent in) and sent securely - we will be happy to advise. On receipt by West Street Antiques, and assuming the item to be in the same condition as originally shipped, we will refund the purchase and despatch cost of the item. The customer is responsible for the return postage charge. 

Part Exchange

Items previously purchased from West Street Antiques will be considered in part exchange, at the original purchase price, against a more expensive piece, as long as they have been retained for at least one year. Other items will be considered at our discretion.


By separate agreement it may be possible to pay for an item in 3 instalments over 3 months. One third of the purchase price must be paid at the outset. West Street Antiques will then issue a schedule of payments for the remaining two thirds. The item will remain the property, and in the possesion, of West Street Antiques until full payment is received. Should payment in full not be made by the agreed date West Street Antiques shall be entitled to retain, as a restocking fee, from the sums already paid, a sum equivalent to 20% of the total purchase price per complete calendar month that the item has been reserved.


All photographs on the website are the property of West Street Antiques and must not to be reproduced without prior permission.

Reservation of Title

Title to items supplied by West Street Antiques remains with West Street Antiques until payment has been made in full.

Firearms and Shotguns

 Licence Requirements

 Sporting guns, rifles will only be released to a valid and appropriate  Firearm / Shotgun certificate holder.

 Section 1 Firearms and require a valid British Firearms Certificate or Registered Firearms Dealer licence to be produced before it may be released.

 Section 2 Firearms and require a valid British Shotgun Certificate or Registered Firearms Dealer licence to be produced before it may be released.

 PLEASE NOTE: Examination is purely external, firearms are not stripped or function tested as a matter of course, and it is recommended that any purchase is stripped and cleaned, and that the firing and safety mechanisms are checked by a qualified gunsmith before use. It is the responsibility of the buyer to satisfy himself that the purchase meets his requirements before use.