Information on how to pack lamps for shipping:
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Medium or large boxes
How to pack:
Take light bullbs, harps, and lamp shades off lamp.
Wrap lamp shades in bubble wrap and stack them in a large box with wadded paper, or put them in an armoire or large chest.
Wrap the cord around the lamp and pack the lamp in bubble wrap. Place the lamp in an empty defrosted refrigerator, unplugged dryer, or an unplugged and drained washer. Alternatively, you can pack your lamps with bedding or wrap and place them individually in an upright, tissue-lined carton. Wrap the harp and finial (decorative piece) with packing paper, and tape it to the inside wall of the carton. Wrap the shades in tissue; do not use newspaper. Place the shades upright in large, tissue-lined cartons, and place them in boxes with wadded paper. Lastly, seal the box and mark it “Lamps.” That’s it!
Small and medium boxes
Styrofoam peanuts or blank newsprint
How to pack:
Wrap each fragile item separately with bubble wrap and tape.
Put a layer of peanuts or wadded paper on the bottom and layer in wrapped items with peanuts or wadded paper in between.
Put a final layer of peanuts or wadded paper on top.
Seal and mark “Fragile – Collectibles.” Now you’re done!
** If your collectibles are really valuable, consider moving them in your car or shipping them separately.