scroll boxes

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svergano
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scroll boxes

Post by svergano » Jan 18, 2011 6:19 pm

Am wondering if you can help. My mother has 50 or so chinese scrolls that have been stored in individual cardboard scroll boxes that are now falling apart. Would you sell new ones, or be able to direct me where I could find/purchase them? My searches thus far have been fruitless. Thank you in advance for your guidance -

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Gary
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Post by Gary » Jan 19, 2011 1:24 pm

The only ones I have are made from corrugated cardboard. They are actually custom made, and I designed them myself. We use them to safely ship wall scrolls all around the world. They can handle a distributed crushing force of 200 lbs.

They can handle wall scrolls that are up to 21" wide at the ends of the wooden knobs.

They do last a long longer than the press paper ones you get in China (the green ones).

I guess I can sell you some for $2 each.

However, if I were you, I'd just get a big box that would hold them all. Wrap each wall scroll in a small sheet of bubble wrap and store them away (if you don't plan to display them). The bubble wrap does a good job of protecting and distributing force, so you can stack wall scrolls about 4 rows high in a box without fear of smashing them under the weight of the others.

-Gary.

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