Art & Antiques

At Mail Boxes Etc. we specialise in shipping and packing services for art and antiques.

Let Mail Boxes Etc. take care of it!

Whatever it is, and wherever you want it to go in the UK or the Rest Of The World, you can relax in the knowledge that we'll get it there safely. Buyers and sellers, collectors, dealers and auction houses all trust our professional expertise. We have long-established relationships with many auction houses and collect regularly from their premises.

Collection Request Form

Complete this form only if you are an auction house customer. For collection requests from private / domestic locations from Edinburgh area please click here.
Name: as appears on buyer's invoice
Auction house / gallery:
If you selected other, type gallery name here:
Destination address:
Destination country:
Lot number(s):
Do you require insurance? Please tick the relevant box Insurance not required Please quote with insurance
Terms and conditions: Please tick the box I agree to the terms and conditions
Express Service? What's this? As this service is often only available to some postcodes please contact us after completing this form to discuss (Only available for lots from Bonhams & Lyon and Turnbull).
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"Extremely pleased with the overall service provided and would highly recommend the Edinburgh mailbox collection and packing service

Used the MBE collection and packing service a couple of times and have been very impressed with the overall service with great communication, efficiency and packing. Would recommend the Edinburgh office and will be use them again without any hesitation. "
Kester Jackson, UK. 23rd May


Very polite and professional, quick, service minded, their employee Tim is really involved."
Elisabeth van den Heuvel, France. 22nd May

"Rapid, friendly, competent, simply perfect.

Rapid, friendly, competent, simply perfect. I recommend MBE without adding caveats or reservation."
Anselmo Pedroni, Switzerland. 20th May.

"Best packaging ever, best service of it's sort anywhere!

I receive shipments of fine art pieces from all over the World and this is consistently the best. No breakages, no concerns with cost, friendly, polite and prompt service and communication. So .... absolutely no hesitation about using Mbeedinburgh again."
Martin Humphreys, UK. 6th May.
Contact us

Art & Antique Delivery Centre
Mail Boxes Etc.
12 South Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1DD

T: 0131 5566 226
F: 0131 652 3673