[meteorite-list] Fw: Canadian Members re: Importing meteorites!

From: Ed Majden <epmajden_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:29 2004
Message-ID: <00ad01c104be$83cf9000$34974318_at_cc.shawcable.net>

----- Original Message -----
From: Ed Majden <epmajden_at_home.com>
To: <meteorites_at_space.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2001 11:50 AM
Subject: Canadian Members re: Importing meteorites!

> I just received in the mail, a Tagish Lake micro mount from Alaska.
> the first time ever, I was charged GST and Provincial Tax on the specimen
> plus a cross border handling fee of $5:00. Has this happened to any other
> Canadian when importing meteorite samples from outside of the country?
> is VERY annoying as meteorites are usually priced in US dollars subjecting
> us to high exchange rates and now these other charges! This of course is
> NOT the fault of the dealer but our restrictive import and postal laws.
> Any comments?
> Ed
Received on Wed 04 Jul 2001 03:21:23 PM PDT

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