Authenticity IV availability

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Authenticity IV availability

#1 Post by Brett Johnson » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:27 am

Hi Authenticity fans!

I'm pleased to report that Authenticity IV is at the printer. Final proof was approved yesterday and I expect books to arrive around the first of December. See additional information in the classified section of this website.
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Re: Authenticity IV availability

#2 Post by Andrea Scaioli » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:15 pm

Hi Brett,
order sent !

Ciao,
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#3 Post by Brett Johnson » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:35 pm

Got it -- Thanks Andy!

The best shipping rate to Europe I have found so far is the US postal service Priority Mail (6-10 business days). The cost will be around $37 to Europe, $38 to Australia and (sorry) $27 to Canada. This is for one book only and two books weigh too much to ship in the standard rate envelope.

I've got about a month to find better rates and I begin looking into that in the next few days. If anyone out there has advice in this area, please let me know. I get no satisfaction charging customers high shipping rates.

An alternative is to contact (or meet -- stay away from certain websites!) someone from America and invite them to visit for the holidays. Tell them that you'd like to order the book and have it delivered to their house (for the $4 special shipping rate). If their mother taught them proper manners, they'll offer to buy it and bring it in return for your generous invitation to spend the holidays with you. Just a thought...
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Re: Authenticity IV availability

#4 Post by Vic Skirmants » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:17 am

Have you checked "book rate"?

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#5 Post by Brett Johnson » Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:36 pm

There is no book rate outside the US that I could find. All continental US orders will be sent via media mail (library rate) -- unsure about Alaska/Hawaii.

I visited UPS and FedEx today. At UPS the single book rate was around $160 to Europe. FedEx was higher!
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#6 Post by Brett Johnson » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:54 am

New shipping rates for non- US addresses:

Shipping by US Mail Priority Mail (6 - 10 business days)

Canada: 1 book $27 -- 2-8 books $52
Europe & UK: 1 book $37 -- 2 books $ 74 -- 3-8 books $75
Australia: 1 book $38 -- 2 books $76 -- 3-8 books $86

The Priority Mail medium sized box will hold up to 8 books (20 lb. limit), so get together with 356 friends! For 8 books in one box, a rate of $6.50/book to Canada, just over $9/book to Europe and just over $10 to Australia -- with tracking -- this seems like a pretty good deal.

Also, can people from other countries let me know if customs duty is charged on books. Books are duty-free from other countries to the US.

To order see ad in the classifieds or go to: www.tpr-inc.com
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#7 Post by Brett Johnson » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:56 am

New website up with order glitches fixed -- so far.

www.tpr-inc.com
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#8 Post by Brett Johnson » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:16 pm

Books will arrive Thursday, December 5 and will be processed and shipped in the order received. Thanks for your patience!
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#9 Post by Brett Johnson » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:47 pm

They are here! We will start shipping tomorrow. When I enable your Gallery access you will receive an email with a link for setting/resetting your password. It is linked to the email from your order. The email will come from TRR, Inc./Beeman Jorgensen -- please don't throw it away. Also look in your junk folder in the next few days for it. Once you follow the link and enter a password, you'll be taken to the information page that tells how the Gallery works.
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