Terms of Sale

  • Feel free to contact us with any and all requests, questions or wants.
  • More images and/or details are available for any of our items by request. All items are guaranteed as described.
  • All items remain the property of Rare Collections until fully paid for.
  • We accept payment by credit card, debit card, paypal, Square and wire transfer/EFT.


Return Policy

We pride ourselves in giving you all the details and clear photographs in order for you to make an informed decision on the condition(s) of the item(s) you are buying.
If you are not happy with your purchase you are able to return the item(s) within 30 days of receiving it. If we made a mistake, we will pay for the shipping back to us, if you simply changed your mind you are still able to return it, but at your cost and in the same condition it was received. If the item is damaged, we reserve the right to charge an appropriate amount for the loss of value on the item. Refunds are limited to the original price paid.



All prices listed on our platforms are excluding VAT. South African customers will have the standard 15% VAT added at check out, and our pricing for international clients are already VAT exempt. Import duties and VAT at the final destination is for the international client's account and not included in our price.

Courier and Shipping

Please Note: We make exclusive use of tracked courier services for the safety of the items and for the reliability of deliveries. Therefore we require a physical address and can not deliver to PO Boxes.
  • Expedited Rates
    Our expedited shipping is a TRACKED courier service. The amount is for a package of 1kg or less and larger books / parcel may attract additional cost. Delivery is typically in 4-10 days, depending on available flights and Covid restrictions. Our shipments are routed via the UK. 
  • We always offer consolidated options for multiple orders and some items do have free shipping or special conditions, which will be noted in our description. If you are charged the wrong shipping rate in these cases, we will process a refund.
  • All international packages will be shipped via Tracked Mail/Courier.
  • All local (South African) packages will be couriered via tracked mail.
  • All international and local purchases are packed for shipping/courier to a very high standard. 
  • Shipping and delivery dates are estimates only and cannot be guaranteed. We are not liable for any delays in shipments.