Specialist Transport Services for Weapons
We are pleased to be able to offer fully insured and tracked shipping for any antique or obsolete caliber item to most European destinations at competitive prices, this includes swords and sporting accessories.
This services is coordinated from our office in France.
Antique arms, i.e. not subject to permit in the UK or France can be transported currently without formality.
Items subject to Licence in the UK and/or France
This service includes Section 1 and 2 firearms in the UK (Category D1 and C in France), and will include all the necessary import/export documentation necessary to enable the transfer of firearms to the European country of destination.
Our service offers the following:
- Written quotations within 24 hours – so you know that there will be no hidden extras.
- Collection from the Auction House or Dealer and insured transport to our base in France.
- Secure packaging.
- Secure storage.
- Import/Export documentation for customs clearance (if required).
- Insured and tracked onward delivery to the EU destination address.
- Fast and efficient turnaround from France to the delivery address – normally within 1 week.
- Customer Helpline and/or email 7 days per week in case of query.
- Secure online payment.
If you require a quotation for the shipping of a licensable weapon please contact us, or follow this link for more information.
How it Works (Antique weapons only):
- First Request a Shipping Quotation (see below). We will normally respond within 24 hours.
- Accept our Quotation and confirm the delivery details, then forward to us a copy of your payment receipt from the Auction House.
- Pay your Shipping invoice securely either over the telephone or online.
- We will liaise with the Auctioneers/Dealers to arrange collection of your Lots and they will arrive at our French depot within 6 weeks of the end of the auction (provided your account with the Auctioneer/Dealer has been settled).
- Your lot(s) will be packaged securely and despatched using a trusted insured and trackable service and we will advise you of the tracking number.
- Within approximately 5 working days your purchase should arrive at the designated delivery address.