Packing and Shipping

specialist auction shipping

Cuttlestones work closely with Mail Boxes Etc. of Wolverhampton who provide collection, specialist packing and worldwide shipping for items bought through our sales at competitive rates.

Contact Mail Boxes Etc. directly on 01902 422700 or


What's included in the auction room delivery service from Mail Boxes Etc.

  • Scheduled collections from both our Penkridge and Wolverhampton salerooms
  • Professional packaging and shipping of goods, with insurance cover up to the value of £200 per lot (additional cover available via Mail Boxes Etc., please see below)
  • Each shipment is tracked and signed for
  • Competitive pricing for multiple shipments


Shipping quote before you bid

For all of our Fine Art, Antique and Specialist Collector's sales Mail Boxes Etc. Wolverhampton provide a UK shipping pricing by lot number. A link to these prices will be published here before each of these sales.

Specialist Collectors Auction

Shipping quotes for Specialist Collectors Auction, November 2016, witll be posted here in the week before the sale.

Any queries please contact Mail Boxes Etc Directly

Buying multiple lots 

Mail Boxes Etc. offer competitive rates if you bid successfully on multiple lots as indicated below. 

Highest shipping price + 30% of each additional item(s) shipping price quoted.

Example, highest shipping price (£15.95) + 2nd items shipping price (£11.95 x 30% = £3.58) Total cost including VAT = £19.53.

Shipping quotes for over ten lots are provided by Mail Boxes Etc. Wolverhampton on application.

For further information please contact Mail Boxes Etc. directly on 01902 422700 or


Enhanced cover

Each lot shipped by Mail Boxes Etc. is covered to the value of £200 per lot. (Covered to the lesser of the hammer value (including all auction house premiums and VAT) or £200 per lot).

Additional compensation cover can be applied for at a cost of 2.5% + VAT to the value over £200.


Hammer Value including premiums & VAT  £600.00

Less inclusive compensation cover 200 (£200.00)

Additional compensation cover applied for  £400.00

(£400 x 2.5% + VAT) £12.00

For further details please contact Mail Boxes Etc. directly on 01902 422700 or


Worldwide shipping & consolidation

Mail Boxes Etc. are experts at shipping antiques worldwide. They can also consolidate your purchases in the U.K. and then make a single shipment to your country, saving you having to pay for multiple export shipments and clearance charges. For export shipping quotations please contact Mail Boxes Etc. Wolverhampton directly on 01902 422700 or complete a shipping quotation request at:




Online Valuations

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Valuation Days

Wolverhampton saleroom, 10am-4pm

Penkridge saleroom, 10am-3pm

Private Appointments

Please call us on 01785 714905 to book

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