Terms and Conditions
By ordering from this site (The Ice Cream Shop), you agree to the following disclaimer and terms and conditions and confirm that you are over 18 years of age.
THE ICE CREAM SHOP advocates the safe and sensible use of all of its product range. We do not support or condone the use of said products in any illegal act. THE ICE CREAM SHOP accepts no responsibility for such acts and their associated consequences. THE ICE CREAM SHOP will operate within the remit of UK Law. Customers should check their local and national laws to ensure compliance before ordering. THE ICE CREAM SHOP accepts no responsibility or liability for changes in legislation relating to the sale or ownership of its products. As such, neither refunds nor returns would be available from THE ICE CREAM SHOP in the event of new or revised legislation.
THE ICE CREAM SHOP stock comprises of items of militaria from many periods of history. Some stock items date to periods of conflict or unrest; in particular both World Wars. These items are offered as collectables/historical curiosities and THE ICE CREAM SHOP in no way endorses or supports any political views, rhetoric, figureheads or parties associated with their original use.
All electronic information (text, images and all other media) contained within our site, theicecreamshop.net is subject to copyright. No element may be used elsewhere or for any other purpose without the express permission of the THE ICE CREAM SHOP business owner.
Ordering and Payment
Orders placed will be processed as quickly as possible. Payment by credit or debit card, cheque or PO is preferred for UK customers. In this situation goods will be shipped on clearance of the payment (where applicable). The easiest way to purchase an item using your credit or debit card is by ordering online and selecting the credit/debit card immediate payment option.
Specific Terms & Conditions
The minimum age required to purchase and own a deactivated firearm in the UK is 18. By ordering from this site you are confirming that you meet this criteria. There is a minimum age requirement of 18 to purchase any bladed article (including all bayonets) and a requirement under law (Offensive Weapons Act 2019) that such items are only shipped to a non-residential (business) address. For bladed articles, you will be asked to prove your age prior to us processing your order and to confirm that the delivery will only be accepted by persons over the age of 18.
From 14th July 2014, it will be illegal for any person who has served or received a criminal sentence (custodial over 3 years or suspended of between 3 months and 3 years) to possess or purchase an antique firearm. If you are affected by this, please do not attempt to order such items from us. If you chose to ignore this instruction/condition, you accept full liability for the consequences of your actions and waive all of your rights under UK consumer trading law. THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO DEACTIVATED FIREARMS.
Title of Goods
Until payment is received in full and has cleared, the title of goods shall remain the property of THE ICE CREAM SHOP.
Deactivated Weapons & Inert Ammunition
Unless otherwise specified, deactivated Weapons are supplied with EU/UK Proof House certificates as evidential proof of deactivation. THE ICE CREAM SHOP accepts no liability for any subsequent modifications or alterations to the goods made by the customer or his agent. Inert ammunition supplied by THE ICE CREAM SHOP is not suitable for re-loading or insertion into any type of firearm; it is sold for display purposes only.
THE ICE CREAM SHOP does not provide credit facilities for retail customers. Subject to arrangement and conditions, certain credit facilities may be available to bonafide trade customers.
Where a deposit is taken on an item, it is non-refundable unless THE ICE CREAM SHOP is unable to provide the goods the deposit applies to. In this situation, THE ICE CREAM SHOP will contact the customer to ascertain if they would like an alternative item and if not, will refund the deposit in full.
THE ICE CREAM SHOP reserves the right to amend prices at any time up until the point of sale. Prices do not include postage and packaging.
THE ICE CREAM SHOP will always aim to ship goods as quickly as possible. All goods will be securely packaged using appropriate materials*. Unless otherwise stated, goods will be insured during transit. THE ICE CREAM SHOP accepts no responsibility for the actions of third parties contracted to deliver goods and is unable to gaurantee such services once goods have been despatched.
We always aim to describe our products as accurately as possible and show items using a range of photographs from different angles. It is up to the customer to satisfy themselves prior to ordering of the condition of an item using a combination of the item description, photographs and as necessary asking us for further information or photographs. Where the customer later disputes the condition of an item and asks for a refund, it will be processed subject to the conditions and deductions indicated below for 'other reasons'.
Under the Consumer Contracts Regulations your right to cancel an order starts when you place your order and doesn't end until 14 days from the day you receive your goods. If you wish to cancel your order please inform us by email or by letter (not by telephone or text). Please do not return goods before your cancellation has been acknowledged by THE ICE CREAM SHOP. Once acknowledged, where goods have already been received by the customer it is their responsibility to return the item (in the condition they were originally received) and bear the cost of this. Some of the products sold here can only be transported via specialist couriers under contract. In this situation, THE ICE CREAM SHOP can arrange a pickup of the goods, but this will be chargeable to the customer. Returns to THE ICE CREAM SHOP must be made within 14 days of us acknowledging the cancellation.
If goods are faulty or not as described THE ICE CREAM SHOP will provide a full refund including postage. Alternatively a replacement product may be available should the customer require this. Where returns are made for other reasons (including the customer having changed their mind, etc.), postage will not be refunded and the refund may also be subject to the deduction of a restocking fee. Neither returns, nor refunds are available in the event that there are changes in legislation relating to sale or ownership of deactivated firearms.
Due to the nature of the products offered here, all goods should be considered as second user unless specifically stated otherwise in the product description. Please bear this in mind BEFORE ordering and note that refunds may not be available where this is the reason given for requesting a return and refund.
Please note we actively aim to recycle packaging materials and will therefore re-use boxes, bubble wrap, etc. where we can. Please be assured, however, that this will not be to the detriment of assuring the safety of your purchase in transit.
Where a request for further images or information is made, please bear in mind that this may take time when we are busy.
we can always to contacted by phone or text at 07979 561195 or 07769 545155. Please be aware that we may not always be able to answer, so please leave a message