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WE ASK IS THAT ALL CHINA, GLASSWARE AND CUTLERY ARE CAREFULLY RINSED BY HAND IN WARM WATER, DRIED AND SECURELY WRAPPED IN THE ORIGINAL PACKAGING THEN PUT BACK INTO THE BOXES PROVIDED, MAKING SURE NO DAMAGE COULD OCCUR DURING TRANSIT. DUE TO THEIR AGE AND DELICATE NATURE, AND TO PREVENT ANY DAMAGE.

 PLEASE UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES PUT OUR ITEMS IN A DISHWAHER, MICROWAVE OR OVEN. BEING SO OLD THEY ARE VERY DELICATE AND THE BEAUTIFUL PRINTS AND GOLD GILT ON THE EDGES ARE EASILY REMOVED AT HIGH WATER TEMPERATURES OR BY USING PRESENT DAY TECHNOLOGY. ALTERNATIVELY, WE CAN SEND IN THE WASHING UP FAIRY FOR A SMALL EXTRA % OF YOUR PACKAGE PRICE AND DO IT FOR ALL FOR YOU! 

         Terms of hire

Hire Times:-
        A standard order will be on hire to you for upto 3 days. Any extra time required may incur a surcharge but this will be discussed at the time of order. Orders needing to be altered require 48hrs notice.

 
Payment:-
        A deposit of 50% of the total value will be required at the time of booking Invoice to secure any items you require. 
Full amount to be paid 14 days before date of hire. (Or less arranged in advance.)
This can BE MADE BY MEANS Of BANK TRANSFER CHEQUE OR CASH IF ARRANGED IN ADVANCE                     

Accident Deposit:-
A REFUNDABLE DAMAGE BREAKAGES DEPOSIT CHEQUE IS ALSO REQUIRED, IN THE SUM OF £50 FOR ORDERS UNDER £200.
 £150 FOR ORDERS OVER £200 BUT UNDER £1000.00
(Orders over £1000 TBC PER REQUIRMENTS)
*THIS WILL BE RETURNED WITHIN 7 DAYS ONCE THE HIRED ITEMS ARE INSPECTED AND CHECKED FOR DAMAGE. 
THIS CAN BE MADE BY MEANS OF CHEQUE OR BANK TRANSFER.                                    **WHERE THE DEPOSIT IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO COVER REPLACEMENT/repair COSTS, THE HIRER IS STILL LIABLE FOR THE BALANCE.

* CANCELLATIONS MADE 14 DAYS OR LESS TO HIRE DATE ARE CHARGED AT 100% OF THE HIRE COST 


Delivery or collection:-
 We are happy for you to collect your china and accessories from our home address therefore avoiding any delivery or collection charges.
 we charge *£0.50 pence per mile per round trip. **Please enquire for further details
**We Do ask for at least 14 DAYS notice on All China & Prop orders so we can ensure your items are handpicked and loving washed before use. **Orders under 7 days will be priced accordingly.


All goods will arrive with an inventory. it is very important that you check your items carefully upon UNPACKING and sign the accompanying delivery note accordingly.
Please bring to our attention any problem with your delivery at this time. Any Items Damaged OR Missing in Delivery must be bought to our ATTENTION before your event starts. 
All goods will be carefully packed to eliminate risk of breakages. Packaging materials must be retained and items packed in a similar manner in the correct boxes ready for collection. Boxes will be clearly marked for this purpose.


IF herts Vintage China hire feels the delicate vintage items are not safe for transit and has to re-pack the boxes, this will incur additional charges of £25 TO REPACK THE ITEM@S INTO A SAFE MANNER. 
Please make sure you place packing materials between items as necessary, as delivered.


*WASHING UP SERVICE:-

All items should be rinsed out prior to return to avoid staining. Failure to rinse items can result in tea, coffee and other stains that will damage the china, in this event a full replacement charge would be invoiced. ( ON MOST CASES'S IT IS 3-4 DAYS BEFORE WE COLLECT OUR PACKAGE'S CAUSING FLUID'S TO STAIN IN THIS TIME)

*We will Charge and Invoice a 20% charge of the Package Price on Packages under £200 and 30% Charge On Packages over £200 when items are returned with FOOD AND FLUID REMINCE ON... This Cost is if you return items DIRTY and UNRINSED and it was not Discussed Before your event and costed into your Package Price....


​​​​​​Replacement Costs :-

Accidents do happen but not as much as to be expected!  Due to the age of our china we have had to cost our replacement costs are exampled below.

Vintage Cup, Saucer & Cake Plate {Trio} Each item   £12.00
Vintage Small Plate            £6.00
Vintage   Large Plate               £8.00
Vintage Milk jug              £8.00
Vintage Sugar basin        £8.00
Vintage Teapot                 £35.00
Vintage Glass footed cake stand    £25.00
Vintage  cake stand per 1 tier        £15.00
Vintage cutlery per item                £4.00   
Wicker Basket      £20.00                      Transporting Basket/box £15.00               Vintage Linen £15.00 - £20.00                  *Vintage Props * To be confirmed per item at replacment value.        

If one of our treasures becomes damaged, Don't worry just please notify us as soon as possible. Please wrap the damaged item in newspaper or similar and return with your order.  *All Damaged Items Must Be Returned. Missing items (which have not been returned broken) will be charged at:-

£15 per item cup/ saucer/ side plates,

£15 PER Sugar bowl/milk jug,

£20 per item for serving platter and plates

£20 per item for glass items,

£50 for each Teapot,

£35 per Cake stand.

Each ITEM of CUTLERY will be charged at £6 per Item.

Linen per Item £30.

This is to prevent our delicate vintage items being stolen.  

​It is fragile and decorative, unique and nostalgic. Please ensure you take extra care when stacking and handling. Most items in the collection are vintage therefore replacement costs can be expensive, and in most cases are irreplaceable.

Herts Vintage China items are hired in good vintage condition. However, due to the nature and age of our china some may show signs of age such as crazing or wearing to the gold guild and some linen may show signs of age.

Most of the trios will be a beautiful mis~matched style OR~LESS REQUESTED.  You will be given a delightful mix of beautiful vintage china which will look stunning on your table. 

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ANY questions please don't hesitate to ask! 

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