This is a primitive taper candle mold. It makes 12 candles. This candle mold measures about about 11" tall by about 7" wide by about 5". Candles that would be made in this would be about 9 3/4" tall and about 7/8" in diameter at the base. It has a lovely vintage patina including dings, dents, scratches, rust, and rust all the way through at top and bottom of the base (as is to be expected of items this old). It also leans to one side.
Fun Fact/Provenance: This candle mold was purchased from an auction of props from the magazine " Country Sampler ", so it may have been featured in one of their issues. I do not know which month/year or even if it was featured, however.
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We ship USPS, UPS, FedEx, and even sometimes Greyhound. Please make sure that you have provided us with the correct address when checking out, as this is the address we will ship to.
We have also done some local deliveries. If you are in the Chicagoland area (and I mean that in the broadest sense. We regularly go to Joliet, Rockford, Milwaukee, WI, Hammond, IN, Madison, WI, and everywhere in between) and are interested in meeting us somewhere to get your item, please message us. Of course, if you are meeting us to pick up your item, we will waive the shipping.
On orders over $100 (including shipping), we ship signature required. If you know that you will not be home, please change your address to a work address or somewhere that you can sign for it.
If you are outside of the United States, please know the customs policies for your country. Any VAT taxes, import taxes, import fees, tariffs and other fees/taxes are the responsibility of the buyer and may be collected on delivery, depending on the policies of your country.
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REFUNDS AND EXCHANGES: Items may be exchanged or refunded if we are notified within 14 days and the item is returned to us within 30 calendar days. Items must be in the condition you received them in. Original and return shipping costs are at the buyer's expense.
All items must be returned in the condition in which they were received before any refunds will be issued. We recommend that you include tracking and insurance on all returns as we cannot be responsible and no refund will be issued if your return is lost or damaged on it's way back to us.
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