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    • firesidemaid
    • By firesidemaid 16th Apr 19, 9:52 AM
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    POSTAL TUBES for Wallpaper (EbaY)
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    • 16th Apr 19, 9:52 AM
    POSTAL TUBES for Wallpaper (EbaY) 16th Apr 19 at 9:52 AM
    Hi all.

    Am wondering if any of you sell wallpaper on Ebay, and if so which methods do you use to send it?

    ?Single postal tubes ?Can u get packaging for more than one roll

    ?Corrugated cardboard and bubblewrap

    And which postal methods do you find most cost-effective?

    Many thanks in advance for being able to pick your brains
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 16th Apr 19, 3:23 PM
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    More than 1 roll a longer tube or box them, just make sure they cannot move up and down in the package and break free at the ends.

    I have ordered long items that came in a very solid tube, Doubt they are cheap though. 6" - 8" diameter with ends caps.

    Most cost effective will depend on the final size and weight.
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    • WLM21
    • By WLM21 18th Apr 19, 5:08 PM
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    • 18th Apr 19, 5:08 PM
    The carpets shops usually have long tubes which may be useful. They are probably 5-6 inches in diameter.

    You may be able to get 3 rolls of wallpaper inside (in a triangular pattern)

    MyHermes probably will be the best courier, as I would imagine wallpaper is too wide to be sent as a 'small parcel' with Royal Mail
    • JuzaMum
    • By JuzaMum 22nd Apr 19, 9:16 PM
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    • 22nd Apr 19, 9:16 PM
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    • 22nd Apr 19, 9:16 PM
    I have sold a few lots of wallpaper and I wrapped them in cardboard, like a made to measure box, then wrapped with lots of brown tape and some more for luck. Posted via hermes and buyers have been happy.
    • More4Less
    • By More4Less 22nd Apr 19, 11:45 PM
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    • 22nd Apr 19, 11:45 PM
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    • 22nd Apr 19, 11:45 PM
    I have always wrapped the rolls with corrugated card and made my own parcel
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