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We understand the concerns that may come with buying items online, so rest assured, every item offered for sale by CIRCA1941 is guaranteed to be of original, wartime production. Upon request, a Certificate of Authenticity will be included in the sale.

International & Domestic Shipping

We are fortunate enough to have cultivated a global customer base, consisting of world-class museums, authors, and renowned private collectors. For a shipping quote, simply add your item(s) to your cart and select your country and region. All prices are shown in U.S. dollars. We attempt to ship orders as soon as possible via the United States Postal Service's Priority Mail option, which includes tracking.


​Secure Ordering & Payment Options


Our clients' data security is of utmost importance to us. CIRCA1941 utilizes SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), to ensure a safe and secure checkout. With SSL, information sent via the Internet is encrypted, and can be trusted to arrive privately and unaltered. We accept payment through PayPal, most credit/debit cards, and U.S. Money Orders.


Subject to our approval, we offer layaway services. If approved, these consist of a non-refundable, one-third-down deposit, normally followed by two equal payments scheduled across the following two months. If a payment date is missed, the deposit is retained and the item again becomes available for all to purchase.

Returns & Refunds


We make an effort to capture detailed photographs and write accurate descriptions for our items, however we also understand that nothing quite compares to an in-hand inspection. Our customers enjoy a three-day inspection period. Should an item arrive not as described, CIRCA1941 will issue a full, money-back refund upon the unaltered item's safe return.

Sourcing Specific Items

If you are looking for a specific item not seen on the site, please fill out the form on the Personal Shopping page. We would be happy to assist you in finding what you are looking for. Additionally, the online shop is not always a complete display of all available items; we also maintain eBay and Instagram pages, where we sell items that may never appear on this website.


At this time, we are not offering consignment services, however we may be interested in purchasing your items outright. If you are looking to sell a single item or an entire collection, please send us photos of the item(s) as well as your asking price.

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