FAQ

Here is the grading system we use. The descriptions refer to the photo side. All grades may have been postally used. All grades may have writing on the address side or on the front in the case of the early cards that didn’t allow messages on the back. If writing is on the front, it must remain in the white space or it affects the grade. EXCELLENT (EX) - Looks new in appearance with no bends or creases. VERY GOOD (VG) - Corners slightly rounded. Almost undetectable crease does not detract from appearance GOOD (G) - Corners may be noticeably blunt or rounded with small noticeable bends or creases AVERAGE (A) - Creases more pronounced, corners more rounded, some soiling, may have tiny closed tear FAIR (F) – Like Average, but postal mark visible on front, minor writing on the front photo Poor (PR) - excess soil, stained, heavy creases, may have corner missing We do sell cards in poor condition because some collectors would rather have a card in poor condition than not have the card at all. ** NOTE: Grading is always very subjective. Photos provided are of the actual postcard offered for sale. Please review the photos & click on the photo to see the enlarged view.
First card = $2.00 ... all additional cards ship FREE **Note: This price is per order, paid in one payment and shipped together to one address. *** First Class postage is used for all locations defined by the USPS as Domestic Mail and assigned a USPS zip code. USPS tracking is included and you'll be sent the tracking number.
Each postcard is placed in a clear sleeve. Your order is carefully checked, placed between cardboard and shipped First Class in a medium sized padded envelope.
We do our best to ship within 2 postal business days of receiving you completed payment and if there is a delay we will send you an email. Usually we ship the next day and sometimes we even ship the same day!
Yes, we ship to many international locations. All orders outside the US must be paid by credit card or PayPal. We DO NOT accept checks or money orders for international orders. (The one exception would be if you have access to purchase a United States Postal Money Order) *** NOTE: Any customs fees, duties, taxes etc levied by your country are your responsibility. Your actual purchase price will be used for customs value. (That is a U.S. Postal requirement)
On the product page, clicking on the international link will show the countries the shopping cart is set to accept. If your country is not listed, please send me a message via Ask Seller a Question from any product page (In English, please.) There are other countries I may ship to that are not currently listed.
CANADA .. First card = $2.00 .. all additional cards ship FREE *** MEXICO .. 1 to 6 cards = $3.00 .. 7 and above = $4.00 *** INTERNATIONAL .. 1 to 6 cards = $4.00 .. 7 and above = $4.50 *** **Note: This price is per order, paid in one payment and shipped together to one address.
We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal, personal checks, and money orders. If you are outside the U.S.A., we only accept Credit Cards or PayPal payable in US dollars. Directions on paying by personal checks and money orders is provided at the time of checkout. Orders paid by check or money order may be held for up to 10 days. Payment must be received within 10 business days. We have been asked if we would accept cash payments in US dollars. We don’t encourage it because of the risk of sending cash in the mail. The risk of lost payment would be the buyers risk, but we have accepted well concealed cash for payment.
After clicking on the Buy Now button, you will be taken to the checkout page. Simply click on the button for PayPal Express. You will be taken to a PayPal page to either sign in to your account or submit your billing address and credit card information to PayPal. You are then returned to eCRATER where you will see the shipping, tax and total. The order is complete and your card or account charged ONLY after you have a chance to confirm the order and click the submit button.
You can pay with a credit card on PayPal without having a PayPal account or you can create an account. You would follow the information about using PayPal to pay until you reach the page on PayPal's website that allows you to log-in to your PayPal account. The page also gives a link for you to use if you want to use your credit card without a PayPal account.
The feedback system only reflects orders that were paid instantly with Credit Cards or PayPal. If you purchase using one of these two methods, you’ll receive an email with a link to leave feedback. Once you have received your order and there are no problems, you can use the link to leave feedback. ** If you pay via check, money order, or from an invoice you will not be able to leave feedback. (Not my rule, just the way eCrater works.) ** If you feel feedback is important before you make a purchase, you can also check our feedback with the seller name of flpackrats at eBay.
Yes, Sheila Dee’s Postcards is a division of Sheila Dee’s Books and Things. Our bookstore can be reached at www.SheilaDeesBooks.ecrater.com
Be sure to check the information listed on the About, Terms and Contact pages. There are links at the bottom of the page. Or send me an email at postcards@sheiladeesbooksandthings.com. You can also send me a question message through the Ask Seller a Question link at the top of any product page. I’ll answer as quickly as possible, but there are times when I will be away from my computer.