TO OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS: Public safety is our first and foremost concern and we have instituted a series of precautions to continue to receive auction items, make them available for auction and get them safely to you. SAFETY OF OUR MERCHANDISE: Safety guidelines and timetables regarding virus life on hard surfaces suggest that our merchandise has greatly exceeded the time necessary to be virus free. Here is a statement/timetable from WebMD regarding virus life on hard surfaces: How long does this coronavirus live on surfaces or outside of the body? A new study found that SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) may last for a few hours or several days on surfaces and several hours in the air under experimental conditions. The study found it can last up to 4 hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard, and up to 2 to 3 days on plastic and stainless steel. The study shows that it may be possible to transmit the infection by touching a contaminated surface or by breathing it from the air, but does not prove that air transmission actually happens under real-world circumstances. Using a simple disinfectant on all reachable surfaces is a good idea. All merchandise in our auctions will have long passed the timelines outlined in the WebMD article by the time you purchase and receive them. Most items come into our shop for a number of days before we get them listed. They are online a minimum of 7-8 days before the auction closes, and then another two or three days before you pick them up. That means the merchandise has been safely isolated in our warehouse for at least 15 days before you take it home. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WE ARE TAKING TO INSURE YOUR CONTINUED GOOD HEALTH: 1. We ask that if you are ill, please do not come in person to pick up your merchandise. Call us and let us know who will be picking up for you; we’ll be ready for them. NO ONE THAT WORKS WITH US IS SICK OR HAS HAD THE VIRUS. WE WILL WEAR MASKS AND GLOVES FOR YOUR PROTECTION AND OURS. 2.) If you pay online there is no need to handle cash or use your finger to sign a digital signature on a screen, or to use any tool or implement to write with.