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How you ship your pens

For those of you that sell pens, what is the best way to ship your pens? What is the best what to ship them without having them arrive scratched or damaged? Do you use those clear tubes?
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I haven't shipped any of my pens but I always put mine in soft black cloth bags that I get from Penn State Industries.

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I ship in the small USPS Priority mail flat rate box. I put the pen in a small size freezer bag (sandwich size approx 7"x8") roll it up & fill the rest of the box with the foam popcorn packing material. If they want a presentation box for the pen I wrap the box in a bag also. It keeps the popcorn packing material away from the items.

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I've shipped a couple of them. I normally keep an end roll (the end of the blank newspaper roll that the newspaper doesn't use because it won't make another run) around for cleaning my car windows. I wrapped the pen in soft papertowels, then with the end roll and put it in a USPS flat rate box. They were for friends, not for paying customers. I haven't actually tried to sell my pens yet. I would likely pack them similarly for a paying customer. Maybe the others here know of a better way, and if they do, I'd love to hear it.
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