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When will my item ship out?
In general, in-stock items ship out the same day if I have a pickup scheduled for that day & it hasn't already occurred. Less common items are built to order & usually ship out in the next day or two.
US Status (as of 6-14-21)
We ship from the Boston area & US Priority Mail seems to be shipping West Coast packages by air, but East coast by truck. This results in West Coast orders mostly arriving in the promised 2-3 day timeframe, but closer destinations oddly arriving slower via truck. This seems to be here to stay.
International Status (as of 7-12-21)
Australia has shut down all incoming USPS shipments, so don't even bother ordering. "Australia Post is therefore declaring a force majeure event for all inbound international letter post services effective June 28."

No carriers are honoring shipment guarantees at this time. Just had one go to Canada Priority Mail in 7 business days, which is within the promised 6-10 business days. So unless covid restrictions in your destination country, things seem to be more or less back to normal (except for Australia).

Check info on your individual country at the USPS website Int'l service disruptions

US Post Office Priority Mail (supposed to be 6-10 business days (i.e. 2 weeks)

$45 for 1 item
$55 for 2+ items

US Post Office Express Mail (supposed to be 3-5 business days (i.e. 1 week)

$65 for 1 item
$75 for 2+ items

I do not mark shipments as a "Gift". This is illegal. Import duties are collected by your government, and are the responsibility of the purchaser.

In view of extensive Chinese copying of US products, I do not ship to China/Hong Kong/Taiwan.