I make it $3,487 today with shipping etc. But still good.
But the real killers are the import/VAT duties of your country and the bank's currency exchange fees.
These can be greatly minimised if (1) PJ understate the value on the customs form and (2) if the bank transfer is in local currency (eg USD) rather than Yen.
Can anyone say what happens in practice on these two points?
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