FAQ

Shipping

 

General Shipping Information:

Shipping within the US is free. International shipping is a flat $20. 
Hunt & Gather Vintage ships within 48 hours of payment, not including Sundays and holidays that the (US) post office is closed. We ship through USPS and provide tracking information for all shipments. 

Express Mail options are available, please contact us (via email or message.)

**Note that I take several buying trips each year – the shop will have a banner to note any shipping delays if I am on the road.**

US Customers:
We ship all items USPS Priority Mail unless expressly noted otherwise in the product listing (some larger items require different shipping options.) All US orders are free shipping.

International Customers:
International orders are shipped via USPS Priority Mail International.

WE WILL NOT CHANGE THE VALUE OF ITEMS ON CUSTOMS FORMS. We cannot insure an item that is valued for less than you actually paid for it. Be prepared to pay your customs fees accordingly.

Please check with your country’s customs office to determine Import duties, taxes and charges prior to bidding/buying. These fees are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up – do not confuse them for additional shipping charges.

 

 

Measurements

 

Clothing sizes vary from decade to decade, from one designer to another, and from one style to another. Basically, never assume that if you fit into a current size 8, it will have any relevance to a 50’s size 8.  That being said, we do include any size information that is shown on the garment, as those familiar with vintage may know their size from sepcific eras or designers. Fabric information is included as well to give you an idea of stretch.

Proper fitting generally requires taking your own measurements to insure proper fit.

All measurements are exact. Please choose a garment that will fit you according to your preference- if you want a slim fit, choose a garment that is up to an inch smaller than your actual measurement (or if the fabric has stretch.) If the garment is a stiffer fabric or you prefer a looser fit, go 2-3 inches larger than your actual chest measurement, especially for outer wear. Certain style call for a closer or looser fit.

  • Chest measurements are taken flat and doubled.
  • Waist measurements are taken at the narrowest point or at the waist seam.
  • Hips are measured approximately 9 inches from waistline.
  • Rise: from croth seam to top of waist.
  • Inseam: from crothc seam to pant hem.
  • Arm lengths are from the shoulder seam to cuff, or from the collar to cuff if there are no shoulder seams.
  • Length is mesured from shoulder to waist, and waist to hem, or from shoulder to hem depending on garment.
  • Shoulder measurements are from shoulder seam to seam across the top of garment.
  • Arm width is measured as the circumference of the sleeve right below the armpit seam.
  • Wrist measurements are pretty self explainatory!

Please contact us with your questions! We are always happy to send close up pictures or more measurements.

Condition Rating

 

Hunt & Gather rates on a scale of 1 to 4:

4 – Mint Condition: may have been worn but shows no signs of wear, no holes or stains, all seams intact, etc.

3 – Excellent Condition: Perhaps a pinhole or slight wear.

2 –  Good Condition: May show some wear, have a spot or small hole or repair.

1 – As Found Condition: Condition as noted, may be wearable with flaws or may be intended for collecting or study.

We also note if items are  Deadstock: New, unworn, often with original tags. Condition may vary and will be rated as above with this aditional notation.

 

 

Returns / Exchanges

 

We do our best to describe all of our vintage items clearly and honestly. (seriously, I’m a bit OCD so it is rare if I miss anything; my criteria for rating clothes is also very critical.) Hunt & Gather therefore does not offer returns unless an item is missrepresented.

 

Reviews

 

Hunt & Gather has been a longtime Etsy and eBay retailer. Please view our extensive reviews here:

Etsy Reviews

eBay Reviews

 

 

 

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