How do you ship posters?

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Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:18 am

Kind of a stupid question but I have a few Tyler Stout Posters

And moved in with my gf so need to have less “nerdy” fudge haha.

Like I had some idiot send me an Inglorious Basterds poster a few years back and it did not have both sides of the poster container. So for cheaping out on a new poster container the guy lost $600 I paid on eBay.

Any way my posters are framed. Is it better to just do it local?
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Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:52 am

To ship them framed? Did you frame them or were they professionally done?
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Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:43 am

if you want to ship it framed, get a large flattish box like the one furniture (requiring assembly) comes in, and use a LOT of bubble wrap to make sure the glass is well protected. Honestly, you’re probably better off selling the prints unframed so you can just use a tube.
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Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:10 am

From a buyer perspective, I wouldn't buy anything expensive that is already framed. There's so much inconsistency with different framers and techniques, I would want to inspect the print outside of the frame to verify condition.
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