ULTIMA THULE / MAIL-ORDER INFO
Simple 1-2-3 ordering...
We do not have an online secure server for orders on this site. Here are the available options in more detail...
Ultima Thule releases and Audion Publications have convenient PayPal buy
now buttons on this site.
P&P unit rates
We use a unit system to
cope with mixed orders of CDs, records, cassettes, etc.
1 unit: MC (cassettes), 3"CD, uncased CD (and some lightweight CD packages), second slim-case CD
2 units: CD (compact discs), 2xMC sets, 7" records, magazines
3 units: DVD, 2CD sets, 10" records [note: VHS cassettes are 6 units]
4 units: The Crack In The Cosmic Egg CD-Rom, LVE sets
6 units: first LP, add 4 units for each extra LP. (i.e. a double is 10 units)
World1 = USA* & most other non-Europe, except...
* USA & Australia: 2% may be added to the order
(in shipping amount) to cover PayPal tax fees (if you pay via PayPal that
UK Recorded delivery 1-9 units: add £1.20 to the P&P cost.
UK Recorded delivery 10 units + inclusive in above P&P charges.
International Signed For: add £5.00 to P&P (cover £50)
Insured / Airsure: for expensive/rare items, depends on value of order (please enquire)
Parcel post / larger orders: calculated by order weight (please enquire)
Worldwide surface is not recommended. If required, the rates are roughly the same as Europe.
Packing: We take care in our packaging!
In fact, Steve is regularly commended for it. Records are packed in deluxe cartons
with crush zones, and packed tightly (to avoid movement) usually with extra
bubble-wrap inside. Smaller items (such as CDs and cassettes) are usually wrapped or padded with corrugated
card and mailed in neat Jiffy bags. Larger packages of CDs are mailed in
sturdy custom made cartons.
rates inc. PayPal fees: look here
Example catalogue listing...
i.e. ASH RA TEMPEL - JOIN INN (Ohr: GF) LP vg/vg £25.00
- (Spalax) CD £13.00 - etc.
New items: No grade = new item! i.e. the Ohr LP above is
second-hand, the CD is new.
Covers & Inserts...
- Compact Disc
- Item new to this list!
Invoices & reserving...
Accepted Payment Methods...
Low-risk buying scheme...
Printed UT mail-order catalogues...
the web services we offer, we still also publish a regular bi-monthly printed
mail-order catalogue. This is generally 16 printed A4 pages.
1 catalogue, inc. p&p via PayPal payment to firstname.lastname@example.org:
UK £2, Europe: £3, World £4
WE ALSO SELL VIA THESE ONLINE SERVICES...
Ultima Thule tend to use Amazon as a hub for selling other "not your normal UT stock" stuff, like books, DVDs (mostly sci-fi and horror at bargain prices), jazz, classical, pop CDs, etc. Also listed are a few UT releases and stock items. A good way to cash in Amazon gift vouchers? Note that with Amazon Marketplace, Amazon control all payment facilities and fix p&p rates. A totally safe and quick ordering system! We always try to despatch on the day of ordering too. Check-out the Ultima Thule Amazon "shopfront" page: http://www.amazon.co.uk/shops/ultimathulerecords
We use Bandcamp for high quality download releases. Many of our own CD releases can also be ordered worldwide via Bandcamp. All such releases can be listened to up to 3 times before you decide to buy. We have many different pages on Bandcamp. All can be accessed via the Bandcamp Index found on each page. For more info, look here: https://auriclemusic.bandcamp.com/
300+ UT items
& 1,400+ other items! New stocks put up weekly!
This useful site is not only an excellent discography research tool, managed by volunteer music fans around the world, it makes its money by running the Discogs Marketplace, which sells globally with only minimal sellers fees and has flexible / integrated PayPal billing.
The nature of this site means you can check-out the details, cover graphics, and often get easy access to YouTube preview videos.
In general, Steve's been uploading the info, track details etc., and I've been responsible for the graphics and video samples, links, etc.
So far, we've put up all of our available releases...
Auricle cassettes and CDRs: https://www.discogs.com/label/36198-Auricle
Ultimate Transmissions: https://www.discogs.com/label/45193-Ultimate-Transmissions
Cosmic Egg: https://www.discogs.com/label/130065-Cosmic-Egg
Virtually all of these include full cover art displays, and there are preview audio-videos galore!
Nearly all Ultima Thule stocks are now for sale via Discogs, some not on the UT catalogue!
We are attracting a good few new customers, and it's still early days as yet! Some mega-rare stuff is listed there, as well as many other oddities
You need to register with Discogs to access the Ultima Thule seller hub: http://www.discogs.com/seller/ultimathulerecords
Registering with Discogs is free and with no obligation. It also makes Discogs run faster with no adverts!
I have Ultima Thule registered as a private seller on Ebay under my own name: Alan Freeman. I only occasionally use Ebay for selling obscurities, rarities and collectables, old magazines, etc. Check-out the UT Ebay profile page: http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/ultimathulerecords
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