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Terms and Conditions

As of 30 May 2022 World Wide Arms is no longer accepting new orders through our website or by phone.

The items now shown on this website are a selection of past stock items we are proud to have been able to bring to the market over the years and these are no longer in stock or for sale. 

After 47 years of trading, we are grateful for your past support and would like to thank you for your loyal custom.

All Sale/Offer items available only while stocks last.

Sale/Offer prices only applicable to mail order purchases.

Sale/Offer items cannot be placed on our Lay Away Plan.

Customers are advised that you must by law be 18 years of age or older to purchase deactivated weapons, swords, knives and bayonets from this website. Customers, who purchase any antique/obsolete firearms, cannot be a Prohibited Person under Section 21 of the 1968 Firearms Act as amended. By placing an order you are declaring that you are of legal age to do so, that you are not a Prohibited Person and that you accept the Conditions of Sale.

Photo ID for Age Verification is required for Customers purchasing Deactivated/Antique Weapons, Edged Weapons, Bayonets and related items. A copy of your photo driving licence, Passport, Shotgun/FAC Certificate or other official photo ID showing your date of birth is ideal. Emailing I.D. to will help to speed up the despatch of your order. This is due to the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 which came into force on 16 May 2019. We will only Require this ID from you once. 

All Deactivated Weapons advertised for sale by World Wide Arms Ltd are deactivated to Home Office Regulation UK Specification. All have the appropriate Proof House Deactivation Marks and all are provided with a British Proof House Certificate of Deactivation.

All items offered for sale are legal and without licence requirement in the UK.

For the convenience of customers, here is a scale to enable you to judge the condition of each article:

GUARANTEE for mail order customers

If you are not entirely satisfied with your mail order purchase, simply return it to us in the same condition as it was despatched within 30 days for a free exchange, credit note or refund. This guarantee does not include postage.

All exhibition/show sales where you can view and purchase the item in person are final.

Under normal circumstances please allow 7 working days for delivery (UK Mainland). This may be 7 to 14 days during peak new catalogue times. All weapons are deactivated in-house and reassembled and serviced to order.

All postage and packing rates stated are for Mainland UK only. P&P rates differ outside of the Mainland UK. This includes Northern Ireland, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and the Scottish Hebrides.

Please ensure you select your correct UK location when choosing postage costs. A shortfall in payment of the correct postage for your location will mean a delay in the despatch of your order until the balance of the required postage rate is received.

Customers outside of the UK (inc The Channel Islands) please contact us BEFORE placing any orders.

Please note that we are unable to ship certain items to certain locations including but not limited too; We Cannot send Magazines and Inert Ammo outside the UK. We cannot send Deactivated/Antique Weapons, outside the EU. We cannot send Weapons/Bayonets of any kind to the USA/Canada.

Customers not in the UK are responsible for checking their own countries' law regarding items purchased. World Wide Arms has no control on overseas Customs once items have been despatched and cannot be held responsible for any items stopped or seized by local authorities. Once the item has left the UK we cannot be held responsible for postal problems. Tracking numbers will be provided on despatch where possible. Customers are responsible for any customs fees and charges on arrival.



On most Purchases over £100, please enquire.

You can pay in four equal monthly instalments

FIRST Payment Reserves - FINAL Payment Despatches

This can be done either by sending 4 equal cheques each one dated one month later


quoting your credit/debit card details and we will draw 4 equal monthly instalments.

Uncompleted Lay-Away Plans are subject to a 20% administration charge.

Sale/Clearance items cannot be placed on our Lay Away Plan.

Please contact our office for more info and to set up a Lay Away Plan.

Sale/Discounted Items Cannot Be Placed On Law Away Plan

All weapons, where applicable, are described by their regulation or manufacturers pattern/model designation for identification purpose. This does not indicate the year of manufacture. Most models have been manufactured over a great time scale; it is not uncommon for models to last 100 to 175 years in production without alteration. When an item is antique - this is clearly stated.

All items offered as Curios and Collector's Pieces only - Not for use.

They should not be carried in Public Places without good reason.

The display of items for sale on this website is only an invitation to treat.

We reserve the right to decline orders.

No religious, racial or other implication is intended or condoned by any items offered for sale by our company.

All photographs and descriptions displayed on this website are owned by World Wide Arms and must not be copied or reproduced.

All prices stated are in £ Pound Sterling. All payments will be processed in £ Pound Sterling.

World Wide Arms Ltd, Po Box 5, Eccleshall, Stafford, ST21 6SN, England

VAT: GB-417 0363 77

Company Reg No 1425697

Registered Office: 13 St Pauls Square, Birmingham

Company Registered in England

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Contact Information

World Wide Arms Ltd
PO Box 5
ST21 6SN

Telephone: 01785 851 515