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This listing is for one high-quality Fine Bone China mug, featuring an artist's depiction of the miscroscopic structure of the Herpes (HSV-1) virus. If you like a dose of designer science quirkiness with your morning coffee, this is the mug for you!
Our mugs are designed in London and hand decorated in Stoke-on-Trent. They have a generous 375ml capacity, and are 9cm (approx. 3.5 inches) tall. Microwave and dishwasher safe.
Postage costs for multiple items: For UK shipping, you only pay ONE postage charge, with free postage for additional items in your order. For non-UK orders, there is discounted shipping for orders containing multiple items.
All items are carefully packaged to get to you in perfect condition. Please note that any customs charges (for non-UK orders) are your responsibility and are not included in the postage fee.
Retroviral is a range of six high quality mugs decorated with unexpected biological motifs: the microscopic structure of virus particles! Helena, the designer behind Thefty, has an academic background in biology. The collection is an artist’s spin on scientific information, designed for science geeks and design nerds alike. The collection provides some food for thought to go with your tea-break!
5p from the sale of every Retroviral mug is donated to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a premier research institute whose mission is to improve health in the UK and around the world.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Thefty within 5 days of receiving payment.
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Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar
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You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.
If you are returning your mug(s) because you have changed your mind, the return postage must be covered by the customer. Please double check that you have provided Folksy with the correct delivery address for your order! If an incorrect delivery address is provided, we cannot be held responsible for item(s) not reaching you! In this instance, we are happy to re-ship items that are returned to Thefty by the mail carrier. However, we ask that the redelivery costs are covered by you, the customer. Thank you.