Grading: HMS-ISGS grading. Symbols used: G = Gem; F = Fine; Gd = Good; Fr = Fair. A plus (+) after a grading means that it is in-between that grade and the next grade up. A plus-plus (++) after a grading means that it could possibly be the next grade up. W/O = With Operculum; W/P = With Periostracum; POR = Price On Request.

Full Data is supplied with each shell. All shells are live-taken unless otherwise specified. Satisfaction is guaranteed by our quality shells, but if you are not happy for whatever reason, shells must be returned within seven (7) days of receipt for a full refund, credit or replacement.

Prices: All prices are in U.S Dollars and OR Euros. Payment can be made in either currency, although US $ are preferred.

Payment: Cheque payments must be made out to Brian Hayes please. New customers must send full payment with the first order. Add on extra for postage by registered airmail at following rates: 
Small parcels (200-400g); Medium parcels (400-600g); Large parcels (600-800g):

For Europe, Africa & S.America: S - M - L parcels = $15 - $20 - $25
For  Asia and Japan: S - M - L parcels = $18 - $25 - $30
For Australia and New Zealand: S - M - L parcels = $18 - $25 - $30
For North America S - M - L parcels = $6 - $10 - $15

NOTE: Money orders or Postal orders CANNOT BE ACCEPTED!
  Payments via PayPal will be charged an additional 4 %.
Parcels over $500 will be sent by Courier postage (because of previous losses through normal post), and Courier postage rates will be charged. Over-payments will be credited to your account. Established customers may order on open account and must pay within seven days of receipt of shells. Payment may be by cheque in U.S. Dollars (drawn on a U.S. Bank - NB!) or in any other major currency. Cheques in EUROS are acceptable if made by prior agreement,
or by electronic transfer (full amount to be received into my account please) to my bank:
Account name : BRIAN HAYES

 BANK:               WACHOVIA
                              NC 27609, U.S.A.
 ACCOUNT # :   2000-0482-04099
ABA NR           :  053000219

We cannot accept VISA or MASTERCARD at this time. Cash can be sent through the mail, but at the customers own risk. For orders over $500, established customers may make payments over 2 or 3 months.

Pro-Forma Invoice: It is suggested that you request a pro-forma invoice if ordering rare shells. The shells will then be reserved for you until your payment is received, but not for longer than 21 days from the date that the pro-forma invoice is sent to you. Pro-forma invoices will be sent to new customers. Shells will be reserved for you until payment is received.

Minimum order is $40. Please insert the Price-List number and Code Number for every shell on the order form

Want Lists: Please send us your want lists. These will be recorded and every effort made to obtain your specimens.

Price Lists: Our web-site is updated every two months with a new price-list,
BUT …. We send out weekly emails notifying customers of exciting new shells received.