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Hammacher Schlemmer

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Store with everything but expensive

This place has outrageous items for sale Fun place to pass some time with guests but too costly... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Allan S
New York City, New York
via mobile
Lifetime warranty useless

Regardless of the final cost of purchase, shipping is added; i.e. starts ~$10.99 and increases from... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
Ruth S
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Apr 18, 2018
“Lifetime warranty useless”
Sep 12, 2017
“Not good business ”
Famous store for gadgets and gimmicks.
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E 57th St., New York City, NY
+1 800-421-9002
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Regardless of the final cost of purchase, shipping is added; i.e. starts ~$10.99 and increases from there. Therefore, any item returned makes postal costs akin to insulting. I just returned an item (wholly unexpected), and when I learned of the costs, I asked to be...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Ordered an air mattress for $79.00 about 10 days before hurricane Irma, the item never came and they charged my debit card $274.00 when I asked the reason , they said is their policy to charge debit card 3-4 times the item amount. I cancelled...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

This place has outrageous items for sale Fun place to pass some time with guests but too costly to buy anything. The di have greT Turkish robes however. Fun place to go on 57 th street was csude

Thank Allan S
Reviewed November 13, 2016

I made a huge mistake in buying an electric blanket from H-S on-line w/o thoroughly researching it on-line. I knew that H-S' price seemed high but felt that their lifetime warranty was worth it. H-S charged $179.95 for the blanket with $22.95 as shipping cost....More

Thank John L
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Best place to find unusual things or perfect for a gift. All price range. From affordable to expensive. But even if you don't buy anything it's a great shop to visit and discover so many things that I personally didn't know that existed .

Thank Jkardashian
Reviewed July 3, 2015

My travel guide recommended it and said it was an amazing place to discover new and curious objects. Well... what a disappointment! I was looking for nice gadgets for my kids and I found just nothing. Avoid loosing your time in that shop.

Thank tdeleval
Reviewed August 9, 2014

They have some very useful, some very unusual and some some very silly things for sale. I love to get their catalog and the store itself is really a gas on 57th street. You can wander around and try all of these wacky items out...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed May 14, 2014

Nice store to visit and find out all types of gadgets for home, office, leisure, sports, etc. I discover a whale submarine in this store!!! It is hilarious to spend some time there.

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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