If the item isn't in stock lead times can be from 8-12 weeks depending on the time of the year. Middle January to Start of Februrary lead times can vary but can be up to 16 Weeks, If this is a problem its best to request a lead time first, we will always be transparent to ensure we manage customer expectations. At Designer-icons we are able to offer our customers the best prices and the best quality because we mainly manufacture to order. Our shipments come in to our sorting facility and are sent out within 48 hours therefore were not paying for storage, staffing and all other associated costs, so we can pass the saving onto you our customer. The advantages of this are ofcourse as mentioned the cost saving, but also we're able to offer to customer a large array of super lovely, quality products from the best manuacturers.