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These terms detail the agreement between you (the buyer) and Retrovation (the customer) for the sale of goods.

Please ensure that you are satisfied with the terms and the item before proceeding with a purchase, as by agreeing to buy you are entering into a legal and binding contract. We may accept or decline this contract at our discretion. The terms will become binding to both buyer and vendor upon confirmation of purchase.

You may cancel your order in accordance with your rights under UK consumer law.

We reserve the right to make amendments as and when it is deemed necessary, and you will be subject to the terms in force at the time of making your purchase.

We will endeavour to describe the goods as fully and accurately as possible and to the best of our knowledge and belief. This will include any notable damage, defects or features.

Please Note:

Our items are antique, vintage or salvage. They all have signs of wear and tear are inherent owing to their age and usage. These form the nature, character, and appearance of antique and vintage pieces.

By agreeing to purchase the goods you are acknowledging the aged and worn nature of the items we source and sell.

A woodworm treatment is applied to all our pieces which have historic woodworm holes. We do recommend that for your own piece of mind you should treat these pieces yourself also.

We work extremely hard to pack all goods safely and securely to ensure they arrive good condition. We cannot be held responsible for any damage caused by any courier or other third party whilst in transit.

We will not be liable for any defects in the goods brought about by wear and tear, intentional damage, accident or deliberate negligence by you or any third party.


The goods we sell are genuine, original antique and vintage items. They were manufactured at a during a time when the health and safety standards of today were not in force. Therefore, we cannot guarantee or imply any guarantee of compliance with the present health and safety standards or fitness for purpose.

All original antique and vintage products will be verified as such in the description along with an approximate date of manufacture if known.

Old electrical items in particular, are unlikely to meet present standards, however this does not mean they are not safe to use. We replace old wiring when we can. We strongly recommend that any such items be inspected, tested, certified and installed by a qualified electrician and ensure that they are used on a circuit protected by a Residual Current Device (RCD) for safety.

We will not be held liable for any loss, injury or death caused by electrical goods that have not been inspected, tested, certified and installed by a qualified electrician.

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