The Hallmark Research Institute (HRI) is an educational institution focused on the furthering the recognition of hallmarks and maker's marks found on precious metals. HRI sells their first in a series of books on hallmarks - World Hallmarks - Vol.I - Europe, 19th to 21st Centuries. A must have book for anyone that works with, buys, sells or just collects precious metal objects from jewelry to hollow ware to fine collectibles.
We guarantee the condition of every book as it¿s described on the Abebooks web sites. If your purchase was damaged in shipping please notify us as quickly as possible via email. A photo will be appreciated so we may understand the damage. Damaged books will be replaced upon the receipt of the the damaged book.
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Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. All California sales will be reassessed for the addition fees of applicable sales tax, currently at 9.75%.
Please note that books shipped abroad may incur additional delivery time. Please allow an additional week. Some locations do not fall into the best time estimates offered. Then if still not delivered or even sooner, please check first with your local Postal Office. We often encounter a delay or hold on these books because of their value and/or the resistance to leave an unattended package at the delivery location. Take the Customs Number with you to the Postal Office. It is generated in the shipping of your book and can be requested from us if you did not receive it in an email, and inquire at your local Postal Office if they are holding a package with that number.
Please contact us if there is a delay.