Welcome to Kenrick A. Claflin & Son
Featured on our web site and in our monthly web catalogues are new and out-of-print books, documents, post cards, photographs, maps and charts, engravings, lithographs, uniforms and insignia, tools, lamps, lens apparatus, equipment and apparatus and much more relating to these heroic services.
We now issue most of our catalogues on line rather than by mail. This allows us to issue more catalogues and feature more items, with better photos and descriptions. Let us know your email address and we will email you monthly as our catalogues are posted.
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TERMS: All items are guaranteed as described and may be returned with notice, within ten days of receipt for any reason for refund of purchase price less postage and insurance.
Payment may accompany your order, or we accept MC/Visa/AMEX. Please make checks payable to Kenrick A. Claflin & Son. Prices are net, in U.S. dollars and do not include postage or insurance. For books in general, please add $6.00 for the first book and $2.00 for each additional book. For other items please ask for proper postage. Any excess postage will be returned with your order.
We offer a 10% discount to all active duty U. S. military personnel on most items. (Does not apply to items that we have on consignment, which are indicated by capitol letters before the inventory number. ie. RA-, etc.)
Procedure to order items:
1. I suggest that you call us or email to check on availability of any item that you would like other than recent books. As items go quite quickly, please call and leave a message to reserve items that you would like. I will return your call, hold the items and await your letter or credit card information. We will also weigh the items and advise postage.
2. You may then call or email credit card information, or forward a check in the mail.
Most items are mailed US Priority Mail or UPS depending on
weight and destination.
always interested in purchasing old books or other items relating to the
Services, whether single items or entire libraries. Please call or write with a
description of items offered.
What customers have said about us:
"I just wanted to let you know that the “Why Worry?” fisherman plate arrived today, safe and sound. It looks great. The post office crushed the box a bit, but your excellent packing kept it safe. Many thanks!" Randy. Hollis, NH.
"Thank you for your quick response to our flag order. We were very pleased with its quality." Frank. Redondo Beach, Ca.
"I received the Assistant Keeper's uniform today and I am very pleased with the quality and the craftsmanship that went into it... I will wear it proudly." Richard. Muncie, In.
"My shipment arrived in perfect condition. Thanks a ton, my dad loves the mugs." George. Bear, De.
"The hat and badge arrived today and looked wonderful." Kat. Reisterstown, MD.
"It is a rare day and time and very refreshing to do business with someone who is truly customer oriented." Ben. Roanoke, Va.
"I am delighted with the items that I ordered from you." Roberta. Wadley, Ga.
"The cap arrived in fine condition. You were right, the condition is superb for its age. Thank you for your prompt service. Dale. Burley, Wa.
"Thanks so much for your "instantaneous" response! What great customer service! Your customer service is unparalleled!" Joe. South Haven, Mi.
Dana in Pasadena, Maryland wrote of their uniform: “Happy Day! The uniform arrived yesterday evening and what a surprise! He loved it and it fits superbly! The uniform quality is exceptional and I can't say enough good things about it! Thank you so much for your prompt service and great selection. I look forward to getting more items from your website for our lighthouse refurbishing project.” (2012)
Kay from Bellevue, Washington wrote: Your package arrived today and I am thrilled with the items! Our son will be so excited to have the historical Lyle octant among his most prized possessions. I am eager to view the CD as well and the mugs will go nicely with replica USLSS dishes that he has . Thank you so very much.
Page updated March 31, 2014 .
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Phone (508) 792-6627
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James W. Claflin . 03/31/2014
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