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bag it • sell by mail

want to know prices? live outside nyc and/or can’t make it to our stores?

receive cash or store credit for your vintage or modern clothing with our sell by mail service, bag it 

  • you do not wait for your items to sell before you receive your money, you get cash or trade on the spot!
  • we pay 30% cash or 50% store credit of the price tags that we apply to your items

here’s how it works:

step 1) get pre-approved

  • represent your items accurately; provide at least 3 photos of each piece: 1) front  2) back  3) detail

  • email at least 3 photos of each of your items to  

  • take additional photos of any details you feel will help us assess the value of your item (condition, the label, inside and outsole of shoes, era, etc)
  • due to shipping costs and for sustainability reasons, we cannot send a mailer for submissions with less than 5 accepted items. we highly suggest submitting at least 10 items for consideration, as it makes the selling process more efficient and maximizes your potential payment amount

  • please note: approved items that are not accurately represented by customer, will be donated with no payment to customer, or can be returned for $8.95 at the sole cost of the customer 

  • wait for an email confirmation. we will notify you within 48 hours of accepted items and their price estimates 

step 2) bag it

  • once you've approved your estimate(s) we will send you a pre-paid mailer

  • once you receive your pre-paid mailer, simply bag up your pre-approved item(s) and ship them back

  • ensure that the bag is properly sealed

  • attach the inclosed pre-paid shipping label and drop it at your local post office or schedule a pick-up.

  • don't want to wait for a pouch? write your return address on your package, and ship to:

    Beacon’s Closet
    Beacon's Closet, 55 Guernsey St. 3D, 
    Brooklyn, NY 11222 

step 3) get paid

  • once we receive and process your approved item(s) you'll get cash or credit immediately 

  • if you chose cash: you will be paid via paypal - please note this payment may take 3 to 5 days to clear

  • if you chose store credit: once your items are processed you'll be emailed a code to use for our online store or a receipt number to use at our greenpoint location (our other stores are joining us in bag it credit in the near future. thanks for your patience) 

please note: items sent without approval cannot be processed and will be donated with no payment to customer 

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