Seller: marz140804 (12,534) 99.6%, Location: Alton, HAMPSHIRE, Ships to: GB, Item: 181395812109 Condition: Antique 1950’s and 60’s reclaimed French apple crates, known as ‘Bushel Crates’, most come with a variety of original producers names branded on the sides, please note a small portion of stock may not have any name branded on them These genuine vintage crates were in regular use up until recently, so they come with a rustic authenticity and no two boxes will be the same. Sizes vary slightly from batch to batch as you would expect with an original product sourced from an array of French farmers! Don’t be surprised if there’s the odd blemish of countryside dirt or century old cobwebs – we won’t be washing these crates; perfection isn’t always perfect, and their weathered appearance creates a charm we wouldn’t want to mess with. As a visual merchandising solution apple crates are perfect within a retail environment, but also a highly sought after gift for domestic home use. Due our very high turnover of these crates, we are not able to guarantee a particular shade of box or the typ, Details: Vintage French Wooden Pear BoxThe listing is for THREE crates. Please contact us if you require a larger quantity Description Antique reclaimed French Pear boxes, Also known as "Bushel crates" are the latest sought after product for many homes and businesses alike. These boxes have come straight in from France and we have bought these directly from the farmers themselves from many different regions of France. At present we are importing more and more stock each week to keep the prices low and to cut out the middle man. So one day they could be in a farm in France and a few days later they can be in your home. You don`t get more genuine than these! Rustic, charming and practical wooden crates Pretty enough to simply dress a space but practical enough to be used for any number of storage purposes We have sold many of these to retailers to display their products on and also equally as many to many households who have used them to solve the everyday problem of storage in the home! Use in your own home to store magazines, display your favourite objects or tidy away general household bits n' pieces in a stylish way! Dimensions - 55CM long X 35CM wide X 20CM deep approx These are heavy duty boxes, built to last the test of time and are over 50 years old. Most of those years have been outside and they are very rustic! Don`t be surprised if there is the of blemish of countryside dirt or cobwebs. There may be the odd rusty nail and you may find some splits in the wood caused by the wind and rain from being in the fields for 50+ years. You may even come across an uneven slat, or slight difference in colour from crate to crate. A small number of these crates do not have the farmers branding on so although many of these are branded, we cannot guarantee that you`ll receive a branded box. We won`t be washing or treating these boxes - Perfection isn`t always perfect - Their weathered rustic appearance gives them charm and is not something we would want to mess with. These are currently being sold at stores in London for £50+ EACH! What we can guarantee is that the crate WILL be sturdy and there will be no missing slats. To save any upset or confusion, THESE ARE NOT NEW. There are many of these Apple Boxes being reproduced in the UK and currently being sold on ebay. If you want the new, smooth crisp clean look, please don`t buy our boxes.. instead, go for the reproductions which are immitations of our boxes. If the box arrives damaged by the carrier then we will replace with no quibble, however we sadly cannot be as sympathetic if your complaint is that the box is too old, dirty or worn, or the wood is the wrong shade. If you want new, then don`t buy these BUT if you want genuine French weathered boxes, these are the ones to have! Whatever you choose to do with your crate, Not only will it be practical, it will add a bit of French countryside to your home If you are looking to collect from us or buy in bulk, please contact us on 01420 587805 as we can offer discounted rates! Dimensions Total length: 55cm Total depth: 20cm Total width: 35cm Payment We are happy to accept PayPal or you are welcome to contact us on 01420 587805 if you would prefer to pay over the phone by card. We can also accept cash on collection if you wish to collect directly Delivery A national courier service will be used to dispatch your items. To keep costs to a minimum their service is a 3 - 5 working day service so they are not the quickest. If you need your boxes in a hurry, we can offer a 24 / 48 hour delivery for an additional £5.00. Contact us on 01420 587805 if you wish to discuss booking in a faster delivery. The delivery will be made to your address between 08:00-20:00 Monday to Friday. Unfortunately we are unable to deliver across the weekends apart from larger orders depending on location as we would deliver these ourselves. All orders will be dispatched next day and any orders submitted after this time or over the weekend, will be sent on the following working day Please be advised that our FREE SHIPPING is restricted to Mainland UK only including Northern Ireland and the Isle Of Wight. We cannot offer FREE delivery to the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man. If in doubt, please enquire before you place your order. In addition, it is with regret that we must advise that the courier will be unable to provide us with a rough time slot for your delivery and unfortunately does not offer the service of telephone call before the delivery is made. However if you wish, please feel free to send us a message through ebay on the day of your delivery and we will be happy to provide the consignment number and telephone number for the courier. Returns In the unlikely event that you are not happy with your box, please let us know BEFORE leaving feedback. We are a good honest company and strive on making sure each and every customer is satisfied with the purchase. You can either contact us through ebay or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Us Our contact number is 01420 587805 Our office and collection address is: Plum Cottage Interiors Ltd Unit 11 Farringdon Business Park Lower Farringdon Alton Hampshire GU34 3DZ OPENING HOURS: MONDAY TO FRIDAY 09:00 - 16:00 SATURDAY 09:00 - 13:00 SUNDAYS & Bank Holidays CLOSED. NO NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, COME ON OVER ANYTIME THAT WE ARE OPEN! Due to rising postal fees, you may find it a lot cheaper to come and visit our warehouse in Alton, Hampshire. Benefits are that we will leave you alone to have a good rummage through the boxes allowing you to pick the exact boxes that you like and also prices are a lot cheaper if collecting! Prices vary from box to box but average around £10.00 a box. No need to make an appointment, just turn up any time in opening hours as listed above.