Shipping

AUSTRALIAN PURCHASES

All Australian purchases are professionally packed and sent fully Insured Australia Post Registered Mail. This is a fully trackable service. In some cases with extremely valuable or large items we may deliver personally or engage a Courier. Full details of how we pack are shown below.

INTERNATIONAL PURCHASES

All International purchases are professionally packed and when Shipping Internationally we use a combination of Australia Post Pack and Track and Australia Post  Express Post International  (EMS Courier, depending on package size, destination and value of items). All parcels are able to be tracked on line. Full details of how we pack are shown below.

Rest assured, in every transaction, customer satisfaction is paramount and we pack to the highest possible standard.

PACKING PROCESS

   

rubyjug




An extremely rare (one of only three known examples to exist worldwide) c. 1886 Ruby and Opalescent "canework" glass jug by Phoenix Glass Co. PA USA
Sold $4300 AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS
DESTINATION: CALIFORNIA, USA

   

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Packing in bubblewrap and taping for support.
   

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Further packing in bubblewrap and more taping for support.
   

jug3





More bubblewrap, then taped for support and into a cardboard box.
   

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The box is then taped heavily for support.
   

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 The box is then packed in more bubblewrap.
   

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 On this occasion the first box was packed into another
styrofoam box to protect the fragile glass due to
climatic change from Australia (very hot Summer) to
California (much cooler Winter).
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More bubblewrap for packing and insulation between
the boxes.
   

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Packing complete.
   

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 Taped and marked FRAGILE.
   

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Addressed (address removed for this image in the interests of client confidentiality) and ready for dispatch.
     Item was sent EMS International Couriers (a division of AUSTRALIA POST) and received in California within 5 days.
Of course each item is packed slightly differently to this item, as each item is slightly different but you have the idea of the packing methods and skill we have in this area.