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The TV Lamp Collectors Blog » Blog Archive » Here we go again…another broken lamp.

Here we go again…another broken lamp.


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I knew this would happen. Postal rates go up and eBay sellers try to save a buck by shipping in tiny boxes. I received a lamp today that was packed in a shoe box…a shoe box. What the hell? Does anyone really believe that vintage pottery can be safely shipped in a shoe box? Obviously one person does. If anyone isn’t clear as to the effort needed to safely ship pottery, particularly to me, why not read, Packing Lamps for Shipment. Please!

3 Responses to “Here we go again…another broken lamp.”

  1. MrTornado Says:

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    Not to single out UPS but when packing anything you want it to survive the trip which may involve this actual security clip. http://youtube.com/watch?v=xcIOy6XcM3s

  2. Mark Says:

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    Wow. You know, I think I’ve heard packages hurled at my door with similar zeal.
    Thanks Mr T!

  3. Cynthia Says:

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    Sometimes I think that if you purchase insurance, the seller doesn’t worry so much about the packaging. Getting my money back is not the issue, I spent the money on a tv lamp I really, really wanted and to have it come in broken is horrible. I try not to spend my hard earned money on lamps I don’t care about!

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