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Old Jun 20, 2011, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by mclarkson View Post
Not to spam the thread, but I'm gonna try one more time in case my post rolled off before anyone could notice it.

Has anyone ever returned a camera to one of these vendors? The post office employees (I ended up talking to a supervisor) informed me that cameras are on a list of things, along with wristwatches, radios, TV sets, and other common electronic items, that are prohibited from being sent to China. That even if it's not labeled as a camera, it can be opened either in the U.S. or in China and confiscated, etc.

Any suggestions? Am I just ed?
Yes, I have returned a camera to China, by the cheapest US parcel post. I forget what I put on the customs declaration... maybe something like "toy key chain recorder" (which is what it is). It was received OK and I got a replacement OK. First time I have heard of this ridiculous restriction in the mail!
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