Age Restricted Sales - The law

No ID. No Sale

In the UK it is illegal to sell a knife to anyone under 18 unless it’s a knife with a folding blade 3 inches long (7.62 cm) or less, eg a Swiss Army knife.

Therefore if you purchase a knife, bladed or pointed object from our store, we may contact you to provide proof of your age. This may be a request to send a copy of your photo driving licence or passport.

If we do not receive, or are not satisfied with the information you supply, we reserve the right to refuse and cancel your order. If your order is made up of several items, the part of the order that contains the age restricted item(s) will be cancelled. If payment has been made we will provide a refund.

The information provided by you will be held on file.

Piers Rankin Antiques takes your privacy very seriously and does not sell or rent the information you provide. However, at times we may be required by law or litigation to disclose  information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary.