All our antiques now also come with a invoice as Valuation Certificate for insurance purposes. We also can supply additional warranty should this be required

Please note that that purchases through the website incur a 3.5% charge. Otherwise we will accept personal cheque, Postal Order, Bank Transfer or Cash on collection. We will ship worldwide however the costs vary between countries so please email us for a quote.

We use various methods of delivery, some of which are offered completely free if products are purchased as advertised.

Depending on size, we offer delivery either by Fine Art Shipper or with UPS, Fedex or DHL, Royal Mail Special Delivery service dependent on weight and size. Goods of value over £5000 will require specialist shipping with increased insurance. Under these circumstances we may use other couriers and may require additional details for shipment.

All items are sent fully insured at cost.

All items are inclusive of all local taxes but may be subject to additional charges for importation and taxes local to the client. Antiques are zero rated to the USA. While we are not liable for these additional charges we do encourage clients to research these prior to purchasing items from us. We will make a full value disclosure, where required, on all items sent overseas and this is required to ensure proper insurance cover in sending valuable items.

This is dependent on the size and value of the object, all items are checked over and polished before shipping and will generally have wooden crates made. This all takes time so expect 10 – 20 working days for delivery unless the item is small in which case 2-3 days from order.


Thank you for shopping at Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd, if you are not entirely satisfied with your purchase and wish to return you may do so within 14 days of the purchase. Please note, returns numbers must be requested within 48 hours of receiving your order. You will then have a further 12 days to return unsuitable items.

A full refund of the purchase price, excluding delivery costs and taxes, will be provided upon the safe receipt of items in the same condition as supplied. The liability for any damage incurred during transit will remain with the sender.

We recommend that adequate insurance is placed on items when returning them to us.

All returns must be communicated prior to an item being sent back.