Originally Posted by davidnewtonguitars
Thanks. I think that the seller in Japan may use DHL or one of the "broker-shippers" if the item is expensive, as the TTL is about $2,300, and may incur duties because it may be above the "threshold" whatever that may currently be.
If they try to collect duties on your TTL, fight it, as that is a duty-free import. There is no threshold. Tell them to use tariff code:
9006.51.00.40 "35mm film camera"