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Bionic

  • Joined Dec 2010
  • Talley, Carmarthenshire
Who do you use for posting your skins?
« on: October 22, 2014, 09:20:31 am »
I think I saw something on here a while back but can't find it now.
My skins should be ready for posting in the next week but looking up the details on Parcel Force it says they don't take skins. Who does everyone else use?
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Foobar

  • Joined Mar 2012
  • South Wales
Re: Who do you use for posting your skins?
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2014, 09:35:23 am »
It all depends on what words you use to describe the contents ;).

trish.farm

  • Joined Feb 2014
  • hampshire
Re: Who do you use for posting your skins?
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2014, 01:27:25 pm »
i call them sheep skin rugs.  Well they are, they just need tanning!!  Never had a problem sending them with royal mail, very expensive but never had a problem.

Bionic

  • Joined Dec 2010
  • Talley, Carmarthenshire
Re: Who do you use for posting your skins?
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2014, 01:39:54 pm »
Trish, I take it that you don't put the warning signs all over them?
 
I was told that you had to place "warning, contaminated animal waste" on the package.
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Foobar

  • Joined Mar 2012
  • South Wales
Re: Who do you use for posting your skins?
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2014, 02:42:40 pm »
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I was told that you had to place "warning, contaminated animal waste" on the package.
In theory yes, but then who is going to want to pick up that parcel then? :S

trish.farm

  • Joined Feb 2014
  • hampshire
Re: Who do you use for posting your skins?
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2014, 04:08:59 pm »
Never put any warning signs on them!  Just always said they are sheepskin rugs.  Once the lady in the postoffice asked if they were being sent for tanning (she obviously realised by the weight of them that they were raw material) I said yes, and she asked if i had any tanned skins for sale!!  Sold her 2 the following week!!  Bonus!!

 

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