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Terms and Conditions

Before purchasing from us, you should read our terms and conditions set out below. All sales and transactions are conducted under these Terms and Conditions. By placing your order with us it is deemed that you agree to our Terms and Conditions as detailed here.

01. Website Terms of Use :

When viewing this Website and purchasing or ordering goods from us you accept that it is done so under our terms and conditions.

Your notice is drawn to such Terms & Conditions.

The website is provided by the company Dean Organ Builders, 'The Music Box Shop', for the personal use of their customers and may not be copied.

The publisher accepts no liability without limitation for any losses or damages to property or person arising from using this website, including any loss of profit, damage to equipment or data, interruption of business, or any other damage, direct or accidental.

The publisher also accepts no responsibility for prolonged use of telephone lines as a result of viewing this website & the use of the links to other websites.

This Website and all transactions are subject to English Law only.

02. Terms of Purchase / Ordering :

All prices quoted are in English Pounds Sterling £ and are Ex Works Bristol, England unless otherwise stated.

Prices include VAT where applicable, at current rate (export sales shipped to non EU countries will be zero VAT rated).

Our company trading name is Dean Organs (we use Shop 4 Music Boxes,The Music Box Shop, Dean Organ Builders & Music Shop Direct as our trade mark shop names) & our VAT number is 736 4158 26.

Upon ordering, you will receive an order confirmation via email (if you don't have email, this confirmation will arrive normally with the goods or within 7 working days after order whichever is sooner).

Should you not receive these email confirmations, please contact us to check on your order status.Tel : 01275 834474.

All goods must be paid for in full before they are despatched.

For out of stock goods or special order items where a longer delivery time has been specified we will contact you to let you know our earliest delivery time. You will only be charged for these goods, once they are ready for despatch, unless previously agreed otherwise.

Many items featured are hand made or finished so it is expected that colours and designs may change slightly from the pictures and details shown. Some items sold from our Catalogue & Website are manufactured outside of our own workshops, in the Far East as well as other parts of Europe.

Due to Royal Mail & Courier terms, it is the customers responsibility to provide us with the full and correct delivery address including:-
1. The house name or number.
2. The street or road name.
3. The village or town.
4. The county.
5. The correct post code.
6. The country.
If our delivery service is unable to deliver because one of the above is missing, and the parcel is returned to us, you will be contacted by our sales team to arrange re delivery and you will be charged again for this second delivery.

As all deliveries require a signature, you understand that someone has to be in to take delivery. If you are out a card will be put through your door so you can call Royal Mail or the Courier to arrange re-delivery.

PLEASE NOTE, if you are out and fail to contact Royal Mail or Courier within 1 week, the parcel will be returned to us and will incur an extra postage charge to resend.

03. Product Guarantee/Warranty :

All new products are guaranteed for 1 year from the purchase date against faulty components and workmanship. If the item becomes faulty because of faulty parts or workmanship during the aforesaid period you must inform us within 7 working days of the fault occurring and we will repair or replace the goods with the same or similar (if the item is no longer produced) free of charge.

We cannot guarantee goods that become faulty through misuse, neglect or damage or items that are only designed for short term usage and have a natural short life span, such as guitar strings, batteries etc.

Please note the musical carousels and collectable figurines are generally intended as decorative items for occasional use. Should the musical movement be wound and used every day the life expectancy will be reduced due to wear on the components of the musical movement.

04. Return of Faulty/Damaged Goods :

If upon receipt of your order the goods are damaged or broken, please email or call us immediately or within 7 working days to let us know - we cannot accept claims for broken items if we are not informed within this time upon receipt.

Depending on the size of item/type of goods, we will inform you of the best way to return them by either royal mail post or courier. Once we have informed you of the way to return the goods, please re-pack & send (with the original packaging and your receipt) back to us. Please ensure you obtain a receipt and proof of posting from Royal Mail or the Courier.

Upon receipt of the returned damaged goods, we will send a replacement As Soon As Possible at no extra cost.

05. Cancellation of Orders & Returns.

Under the 'distance selling act' if private customers wish to return goods due to cancellation of order they must give us Written Notice of the cancellation and return the goods (at customers own expense) in the condition supplied along with all original receipts and written confirmation of cancellation within 7 working days after the day of receipt.

Providing the previous statement is adhered to, we will issue a refund within 30 days of receipt of the returned undamaged goods.

Card transactions can only be re-funded with the returned card receipt and only onto the original purchasing card. Cheque payments already cashed will be refunded with a cheque payable in the name of the original order.

Exclusions :We cannot accept cancellations or give refunds for any personalised goods (i.e. goods made up to your specific order such as a custom fitted tune, individually made pipe organ, perforated music or other special order for you).

Cancellation and return of orders legally only applies to private individuals. Companies & businesses are excluded from the distance selling rule. (business to business).

06. Late or Lost Deliveries :

Normal stock items will be delivered quickly usually within 1 to 3 days of order in the UK (3 to 14 days outside the UK depending on country). If your 'Stock' goods haven't arrived after 5 days within the UK or 14 days outside the UK, Please notify us of the NON-DELIVERY immediately (unless you have been informed of a later delivery i.e. a special order item).

Due to Royal Mail & Courier terms we cannot list goods as being lost in transit until after 14 working days have past from date of posting. If the goods have still not arrived by then, we will either send out a replacement at no extra cost, or issue a full refund.

07. Children & Small Parts Warning :

Most of our products contain small parts particularly the musical items due to the musical mechanism or parts of the item.

Therefore they are not intended as toys and not suitable for small children / babies due to choking hazards and sharp objects. Small children must be supervised by an adult if using any of our products. If you are unsure of suitability, please ask one of our staff for guidance.

08. Goods Title :

All goods remain the property of Dean Organ Builders 'The Music Box shop' until paid for in full and cleared by our bank. This includes all kinds of payment.

09. Export Sales & Foreign Currencies :

All above terms apply, plus :
All transactions have to be taken in our own currency (GB Pounds Sterling) so any prices shown in US Dollars $ and Euro € are for guidance only for USA and European residents using an estimated exchange rate. As the exchange rate alters daily, we can only work out an approximate cost. For up to date pricing in foreign currencies, please check with your bank on the current exchange rate.
The prices shown do not include any import tax, duty or handling charges that may be liable upon delivery to a foreign country - please check with your local tax or customs office / couriers for likely import charges on the type of goods we sell.

10. Your privacy & Security

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998), We are fully compliant with the current PCI Data Security Standards.

We only collect your information for your specific transactions / orders. We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.

We do not pass on any information to any other parties. When ordering via the internet your transaction is sent using SSL secure server technology for high security purposes.

If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should contact us by telephone, email, or letter.

11.WEEE Regulations

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive is now UK law. The legislation aims to make producers pay for the collection, treatment and recovery of waste electrical equipment. The regulations also mean that suppliers of equipment like high street shops and internet retailers must allow consumers to return their waste equipment free of charge.

The amount of WEEE we throw away is increasing by around 5% each year, making it the fastest growing waste stream in the UK.

Much of the UKs WEEE ends up in landfill, where the lead and other toxins it contains can cause soil and water contamination. This can have a harmful effect on natural habitat, wildlife and also human health.

Many electrical items that we throw away can be repaired or recycled. Recycling items helps to save our natural finite resources and also reduces the environmental and health risks associated with sending electrical goods to landfill. 

Distributors of new Electric and Electronic Equipment (EEE) have a part to play in reducing the amount of WEEE going into landfill sites.

Dean Organ Builders " The Music Box Shop " is obliged under these regulations to offer our household or private customers free take-back of their WEEE on a like-for-like basis when they buy a new Electrical or Electronic product from us.

For example, if a customer bought a new keyboard from us we would accept their old keyboard and prevent it going into a landfill site by disposing of it safely. Customers must return at their expense the WEEE item to us within 28 days of purchasing their new item.

Under the WEEE Regulations, all new electrical goods should now be marked with the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol shown blow:

Goods are marked with this symbol to show that they were produced after 13th August 2005, and should be disposed of separately from normal household waste so that they can be recycled.

12. Reservations

We reserve the right to alter/delete prices and specifications without prior notice or obligation

We reserve the right to change these terms & conditions from time to time without prior notice. All rights reserved.

Please note that although we take as much care as possible to show pictures of the actual range of products available, because most of our products are hand made and wooden, the designs & colours may naturally vary slightly from those shown.

13. Trade Marks

The names and website titles, where applicable, are our company Trade Marks: The Music Box Shop, Music Shop Direct, Shop4 Music Boxes, Dean Organs, Dean Organ Builders, Shop For Music Boxes, Music Boxes Direct,,,, The Bristol Showmen's Stores, Dean Group and Dean Group of Companies, Dean Music, Dean Music Group, &

Please note we are the original Dean Organs company, not to be confused with other companies who trade in similar products with similar names or use website names that look like ours, we are not just web based but an established retail shop, run by a family that have continually traded from Whitchurch since 1939.

If you are unsure at any time whether a site belongs to us, we suggest you check the contact details match ours. All of our sites clearly give telephone and address details as well as e mail.

Any other Trade Mark or Registered name used in our sites are rightfully owned by those other companies mentioned within this site and all rights of those trade mark names are reserved to their respective owners.

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38-40 Bristol Road,
Nr Bristol,
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You can order direct on line from this web site, but if you need help, or prefer to order  by telephone, we have a dedicated order line on "01275 830830".
The order line is open Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 PM.

Please note the order line is closed on Wednesdays and weekends, if lines are busy, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as a member of staff is available.

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"The Music Box Shop"
Remember  we are a retail music shop

Our small friendly shop is situated in the centre of Whitchurch Village just outside of Bristol and we welcome visitors who wish to view our range of guitars, amps, banjos, mandolins, violins, music gifts and other musical instruments we have on show.
The shop is open Monday to Saturday 9.00am until 5.00pm and closed on Wednesdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Weekends. We normally close over the Christmas and New Year week.       

However we strongly advise customers who wish to visit and are coming some distance,  to telephone or email beforehand to ensure the musical product you are interested in is available and in stock, thus to avoid disappointment.
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