Yah, I really am not sure they can do more than one piece at a time,
but thought I'd throw it out there. The boxes are great regardless.
Maybe you can talk them into a special deal with the alma mater...??!!
On Jan 9, 2011, at 9:08 PM, Lynette Cook wrote:
> Barb, I do know about Air Float Boxes and looked up their web site,
> but it looked like I could only get a couple of paintings in a box.
> Maybe that isn't true and I didn't look closely enough. I'll call
> them; it's easier to talk to a person, ask specific questions, and
> know I'm getting the information I need. Funny thing about the
> company: it's not far from my alma mater! Seems really silly to
> order shipping boxes from MS, only to fill them up and send them
> back from whence they came. . .
> On Jan 9, 2011, at 5:19 AM, Barbara Harmon wrote:
>> Hi Lynette,
>> Just wanted to mention Air Float Boxes (http://
>> www.airfloatsys.com/) if you want a very secure shipping package.
>> A bit of an investment for this many paintings, but extremely
>> secure, solid, and reusable.
>> Barbara Harmon
>>> From: Lynette Cook <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Date: Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 10:36 PM
>>> Subject: [SCIART] Shipping Art & Insurance
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>>> I could use some info. Some time ago I was awarded a spot in a 4-
>>> person show at my alma mater, Mississippi University for Women
>>> (now for men too, btw), called the 2011 Alumni Invitational. Long
>>> story short, I will have 15 paintings to ship from San Francisco,
>>> CA to Columbus, MS. Most, the largest, are about 20" x 26". I'll
>>> have to crate them up somehow and get them on their way around
>>> March 1.
>>> Can anyone give me a rough idea (off the top of your head) of how
>>> much it is likely to cost to ship this - and can you suggest
>>> shippers for me to contact for quotes?
>>> Also, if anyone has a specific company that is great for artist's
>>> insurance (i.e. insurance on art during shipping as well as during
>>> exhibition), I can use this too. I already know that I should ask
>>> about a rider on my homeowner's policy, and I have some company
>>> names to look into as well. What I can really use is a referral to
>>> a company you already know about via personal experience or a
>>> friend's experience.
>>> Thanks, in advance, for any suggestions.
>>> Ms. Lynette R. Cook, Artist/Illustrator
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