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Postage for the turnout from Plaza is $4.80. The HM customs website says import duty for "toys" is between 0 and 4.7% plus the 17.5% VAT. Which still makes it cheaper than MG Sharp. That is if customs actually charge you anything. I've bought from Plaza and didn't get charged by customs.
Last delivery took 5 days from Japan, quicker than a lot of UK sellers!
 

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HM Revenue and Customs say on their website that "for purchases bought by yourself with a value over £18 you may have to pay duty depending on the product; it may also be liable to VAT. Under that amount you will not be liable."
So for buying most of the Unitrack there would be no question of "getting caught".
As a customer I would just love it if MG Sharp had some competion for selling Kato Unitrack in the UK. How about importing it dbclass50?
 
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