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Grey Imports

We Sell Only Certified European Stock
We check prices everyday to try and bring you the best prices on our range of over 1,000 photographic products; sometimes we find a price that seems too good to be true, and often that's exactly what it is!
We deal only with stock that has been imported through official channels, and certified under strict EU safety standards. This means that all import duties due have been paid, and warranties are supported by manufacturers through their official european engineers.
There are retailers who will ship products to customers in the Ireland from outside the EU, often while appearing to be based in the UK or France. If you buy a product from one of these sources you should be aware that there are risks associated with buying a "Grey Import". Grey imported goods are products sourced from outside the normal European distribution channels, usually from America, Asia or the sub continent, either shipped in directly to specific customers or imported in bulk for resale.
The potential pitfalls of buying a Grey Import
There are several potential drawbacks with buying a Grey Import:
In virtually all cases the manufacturer will not support the standard warranty
A grey import would not qualify for any additional warranty period offered by some manufacturers upon registration of the equipment.
As they are not designed to be sold within Europe a grey import may:
Buy from Whelan Cameras with Confidence:
At Whelan Cameras you can buy with confidence in the knowledge that:

Further Information

From Sigma: Going Grey

From Canon: Grey Market/Parallel-Import Products

From Nikon: What does "Grey Market" product mean?
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