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Sales, Swaps, Auction & Approvals/Approvals Disc. : Combined International Mailing

 

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1938324
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03 Dec 2018
06:54:53am
A non-USA SOR member has just asked me if very small SOR Approval purchases can somehow or other be combined to save him International Postage costs. Interesting question, but poses some questions/obstacles. His idea is that I mail his Approval purchases from me to someone he has purchased from, and that they somehow get funneled to one person who will then mail the total purchase to him - thus saving him postage costs. It would be a nice service for SOR to consider, BUT -

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Bob Armstrong
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03 Dec 2018
07:15:54am

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re: Combined International Mailing

I have done this,but only because the seller of the item would not ship to the buyers country,so it was sent to me and I forwarded it on .
I have had help purchasing from from a stamporama seller who will not ship outside the US.The items were purchased for me by another member who lives in the US and then sent on to me in Australia.
It can work if everyone involved is agreeable.
Brian

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michael78651

03 Dec 2018
10:18:30am
re: Combined International Mailing

Bob, SOR cannot start shipping items for its members. Too much liability.

I think that Brian's method is probably the best at this time, but as he says, everyone involved has to be agreeable to the process, and may I add also reliable. One thing to consider is who makes good when the shipment doesn't arrive to the buyer?

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03 Dec 2018
10:35:25am
re: Combined International Mailing

Michael, ALL those thoughts went through my mind - AND MORE. Nice idea though, if feasible.

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Bob

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03 Dec 2018
10:52:58am
re: Combined International Mailing

Another problem would be if somehow some
inappropriate merchandise was combined
without your knowledge
Unless you were doing it for someone
with whom you you had a longstanding
relationship and felt very comfortable.


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Brechinite

03 Dec 2018
06:51:53pm

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re: Combined International Mailing

193824

Is the member a Scottish person?

The whole world says us Scots are mean, miserly, stingy and that we look after the bawbees.Rolling On The Floor Laughing


"One thing to consider is who makes good when the shipment doesn't arrive to the buyer?"



"Another problem would be if somehow some inappropriate merchandise was combined without your knowledge"



Two very valid points!!!

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Al
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03 Dec 2018
07:09:36pm
re: Combined International Mailing

I had to look up bawbees.

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03 Dec 2018
08:41:34pm
re: Combined International Mailing

Isn't this the service that APS offers through it's sales portal? Best if we leave it to them I think

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1938324

03 Dec 2018
06:54:53am

A non-USA SOR member has just asked me if very small SOR Approval purchases can somehow or other be combined to save him International Postage costs. Interesting question, but poses some questions/obstacles. His idea is that I mail his Approval purchases from me to someone he has purchased from, and that they somehow get funneled to one person who will then mail the total purchase to him - thus saving him postage costs. It would be a nice service for SOR to consider, BUT -

Regards,

Bob Armstrong

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snowy12

03 Dec 2018
07:15:54am

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re: Combined International Mailing

I have done this,but only because the seller of the item would not ship to the buyers country,so it was sent to me and I forwarded it on .
I have had help purchasing from from a stamporama seller who will not ship outside the US.The items were purchased for me by another member who lives in the US and then sent on to me in Australia.
It can work if everyone involved is agreeable.
Brian

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michael78651

03 Dec 2018
10:18:30am

re: Combined International Mailing

Bob, SOR cannot start shipping items for its members. Too much liability.

I think that Brian's method is probably the best at this time, but as he says, everyone involved has to be agreeable to the process, and may I add also reliable. One thing to consider is who makes good when the shipment doesn't arrive to the buyer?

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1938324

03 Dec 2018
10:35:25am

re: Combined International Mailing

Michael, ALL those thoughts went through my mind - AND MORE. Nice idea though, if feasible.

Regards,

Bob

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Silence in the face of adversity is the father of complicity and collusion, the first cousins of conspiracy..
03 Dec 2018
10:52:58am

re: Combined International Mailing

Another problem would be if somehow some
inappropriate merchandise was combined
without your knowledge
Unless you were doing it for someone
with whom you you had a longstanding
relationship and felt very comfortable.


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".... You may think you understood what you thought I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you think you heard is not what I thought I meant. .... "
Brechinite

03 Dec 2018
06:51:53pm

Auctions - Approvals

re: Combined International Mailing

193824

Is the member a Scottish person?

The whole world says us Scots are mean, miserly, stingy and that we look after the bawbees.Rolling On The Floor Laughing


"One thing to consider is who makes good when the shipment doesn't arrive to the buyer?"



"Another problem would be if somehow some inappropriate merchandise was combined without your knowledge"



Two very valid points!!!

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Al
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03 Dec 2018
07:09:36pm

re: Combined International Mailing

I had to look up bawbees.

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03 Dec 2018
08:41:34pm

re: Combined International Mailing

Isn't this the service that APS offers through it's sales portal? Best if we leave it to them I think

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