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How to Package an Oil Painting for Shipping

Shipping a painting is always a bit scary, especially if the painting has to cross borders. I usually use normal couriers for international shipments and so good packaging is vital. You simply cannot overpack! More is best. You must always assume your painting could get stuck at customs, left uncollected at a cold/hot and damp warehouse and stacked up with other big and heavy parcels. So how do you protect your painting from all this?

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