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Antiques Shipping

Built for Antiques

Antique Shipping Solutions

Auctioneers, collectors, and museums rely on us to safely move their delicate and valuable antiques across the country and around the world. Our proven expertise begins with a full assessment of your product including risk, storage, environmental factors such as climate, temperature and humidity, pickup conditions, mode of transport and final destination requirements. All are factored into providing you with the appropriate container and cushioning system for preventing damage during shipment.

Services Tailored to Your Item’s Specific Needs

No two antiques shipping engagements are the same. That’s why we work closely with you to determine your requirements before work begins. From tailored protection to adhering to delivery deadlines, we ensure that the process meets your needs from start to finish.

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Antique Insurance Coverage

Craters & Freighters offers many different types of insurance coverage for antique shipments including:

  • Full Coverage Cargo – based on declared value
  • Limited Liability Insurance – lost only

Typically, if a customer elects to purchase our insurance coverage and a value is declared, Craters & Freighters will insure the item from the time of pickup, during the packing and crating process, and through to delivery.

You can trust us with your high-value, one-of-a-kind items including heirlooms, antique furniture, collectables, and memorabilia from pickup through delivery.

Our Antique Shipping Services

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