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Gil Elvgren Sold at Auction Prices

b. 1914 - d. 1980

Born in 1914, American artist Gil Elvgren has become one of the most famous artists associated with the pin-up illustrating and advertising industries. After studying at the American Academy of Art, painter Gil Elvgren's career took off when he began working for big-name companies such as Brown and Bigelow, Coca-Cola, and General Electric. Elvgren's pieces portrayed the ideal female at the time, and his work was in high demand. 

Though most commonly associated with evocative images of pin-up girls, artist Gil Elvgren also painted typical American families and military scenes from WWII and the Korean War. His work has been published in countless calendars, magazines, and advertisements, and Elvgren's figural prints for sale are collector's items today. Browse captivating contemporary paintings offered online at Invaluable to make a statement in your space.

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            • Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print
              Jun. 09, 2024

              Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              One of the most famous artist's works titled 'I Must Be Going To Waist' created in 1950. Limited edition print, numbered in pencil lower left 38/2500. Measures 24" x 18" (sheet size).

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            • Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Numbered Fine Art Print
              Jun. 09, 2024

              Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Numbered Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage Print of pin up girl in black lacy underwear getting dressed. Titled I Must Be Going To Waist, 1950 Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 18"L x 24"H Edition Number: 79/2500

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print
              Jun. 09, 2024

              Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of pinup girl lifting up her skirt while getting wet by sprinkler water. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 21"L x 30"H

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              Jun. 09, 2024

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl holding an umbrella and holding her skirt up revealing her thigh high stockings. Titled: I've Been Spotted, 1949 Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 20"L x 30"H Country of Origin: USA

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            • Miss Sylvania Print From Gil Elvgren's Drawing
              May. 18, 2024

              Miss Sylvania Print From Gil Elvgren's Drawing

              Est: $200 - $400

              Featured in this lot is this colored print of Gil Elvgren's pencil drawing of Miss Sylvania circa 1950-60s, printed by B&B. American artist Gil Elvgren was born in 1914 and has grown to become one of the most well-known figures in the pin-up illustration and advertising fields. Elvgren's career took off when he started working for well-known companies like Brown and Bigelow, Coca-Cola, and General Electric, following his studies at the American Academy of Art. Elvgren was highly sought after for his work, which portrayed the idealized female of the day. Artist Gil Elvgren is most known for his vivid pin-up girl images, but he also painted everyday American families and military scenes from the Korean and WWII. Numerous calendars, magazines, and advertisements have featured his artwork. This print was made after his drawing on paper and shows Miss Sylvania from Ohio sitting in a chair holding a large bouquet of red roses as she smiles at the viewer. The bottom left of the print shows Elvgren's signature in light violet coloring reading, "Elvgren". The piece is set on a foam board and plastic wrapped to preserve its condition. It shows wear from its age and use over the years with holes in the bottom left hand corner. The artwork measures 20 1/16" L x 16" W, while the entire piece measures 22 3/4" L x 17 7/16" W.

              North American Auction Company
            • Gil Elvgren, Miss Sylvania
              May. 10, 2024

              Gil Elvgren, Miss Sylvania

              Est: $30,000 - $50,000

              Gil Elvgren Miss Sylvania 1954 oil on canvas 30 h x 24 w in (76 x 61 cm) Signed to lower right 'Elvgren'. Dated to verso '1954'. This work was created for the 1954 Miss Sylvania calendar published by Brown and Bigelow. This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

              Rago Arts and Auction Center
            • Gil Elvgren, Parting Company
              May. 10, 2024

              Gil Elvgren, Parting Company

              Est: $30,000 - $50,000

              Gil Elvgren Parting Company 1950 oil on canvas 30 h x 24 w in (76 x 61 cm) Signed to lower right 'Elvgren'. Literature: Gil Elvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups, Martignette & Meisel, pl. 386 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

              Rago Arts and Auction Center
            • Lot of 50 GIL ELVGREN Pinup Girl Premium Collector Trading Cards
              Apr. 20, 2024

              Lot of 50 GIL ELVGREN Pinup Girl Premium Collector Trading Cards

              Est: $6 - $1,000

              Complete 50 Card set of Pinup Girl Art Trading Cards by Gil Elvgren. Multiple Photos Posted

              South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
            • GIL ELVGREN Risque Pinup Girl Art Playing Cards Deck
              Apr. 20, 2024

              GIL ELVGREN Risque Pinup Girl Art Playing Cards Deck

              Est: $6 - $1,000

              This is a Rare Full Deck of Playing Cards that has never been played with / It depicts the art of world renowned pin-up girl Artist GIL ELVGREN / Multiple Photos Posted

              South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
            • Lot of 50 GIL ELVGREN Pinup Girl Premium Collector Trading Cards
              Jan. 13, 2024

              Lot of 50 GIL ELVGREN Pinup Girl Premium Collector Trading Cards

              Est: $6 - $1,000

              Complete 50 Card set of Pinup Girl Art Trading Cards by Gil Elvgren. Multiple Photos Posted

              South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
            • GIL ELVGREN Risque Pinup Girl Art Playing Cards Deck
              Jan. 13, 2024

              GIL ELVGREN Risque Pinup Girl Art Playing Cards Deck

              Est: $6 - $1,000

              This is a Rare Full Deck of Playing Cards that has never been played with / It depicts the art of world renowned pin-up girl Artist GIL ELVGREN / Multiple Photos Posted

              South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
            • Collection of (2) Gil Elvgren Pin Up Art Prints
              Nov. 19, 2023

              Collection of (2) Gil Elvgren Pin Up Art Prints

              Est: $100 - $200

              Very nice collection of (2) Gil Elvgren pin up art prints. 17" x 14" nude pin up model putting a rose in her hair and12" x 9.5" pin up boxing model. Both are in excellent unframed condition with Elvgren on bottom left corner. Perfect addition to your collection, please see photos,

              Donley Auction Services
            • Framed Gil Elvgren Jackpot Print
              Nov. 17, 2023

              Framed Gil Elvgren Jackpot Print

              Est: $40 - $60

              Framed 1961 print titled, Jackpot, by pin up artist Gil Elvgren (1914-1980). Frame measures 19" tall, 13" wide.

              Donley Auction Services
            • GIL ELVGREN Risque Pinup Girl Art Playing Cards Deck
              Nov. 09, 2023

              GIL ELVGREN Risque Pinup Girl Art Playing Cards Deck

              Est: $6 - $1,000

              This is a Rare Full Deck of Playing Cards that has never been played with / It depicts the art of world renowned pin-up girl Artist GIL ELVGREN / Multiple Photos Posted

              South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print
              Aug. 23, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of pinup girl lifting up her skirt while getting wet by sprinkler water. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 21"L x 30"H

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              Aug. 09, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl sliding down a pole and wearing a fireman’s hat, red boots and sexy lingerie. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 21"L x 31"H Country of Origin: USA

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Circle of Gil Elvgren(1914-1980) USA, Ink Portrait
              Aug. 06, 2023

              Circle of Gil Elvgren(1914-1980) USA, Ink Portrait

              Est: $1,000 - $2,000

              Circle of Gil Elvgren(1914-1980) USA, Ink Portrait. Framed & in good vintage condition. Signed in the lower right corner. Born in 1914, American artist Gil Elvgren has become one of the most famous artists associated with the pin-up illustrating and advertising industries. Overall Size: 17 1/2 x 14 in. Sight Size: 11 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. #2515

              Sarasota Estate Auction
            • 1949 Gil Elvgren Pin Up Advertising Calendar "Keeping Posted"
              Aug. 05, 2023

              1949 Gil Elvgren Pin Up Advertising Calendar "Keeping Posted"

              Est: $200 - $300

              1949 Gil Elvgren Pin Up Advertising Calendar: American Poultry Co. Cleveland. Foxing on pin up. Framed and measuring 11 x 22.5"

              Dana J. Tharp Auctions
            • GIL ELVGREN Risque Pinup Girl Art Playing Cards Deck
              Jul. 28, 2023

              GIL ELVGREN Risque Pinup Girl Art Playing Cards Deck

              Est: $6 - $1,000

              This is a Rare Full Deck of Playing Cards that has never been played with / It depicts the art of world renowned pin-up girl Artist GIL ELVGREN / Multiple Photos Posted

              South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Numbered Fine Art Print
              Jun. 21, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Numbered Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of pin up girl in black lacy underwear getting dressed. Titled I Must Be Going To Waist, 1950. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 18"L x 24"H Edition Number: 80/2500

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            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1840) fine Art Print
              Jun. 21, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1840) fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl on the phone wearing thigh high stockings and sexy lingerie. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 20"L x 30"H Country of Origin: USA

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print
              Jun. 21, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of pinup girl holding an empty ice cream cone with ice cream on her breast. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 20"L x 30"H

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              Jun. 21, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl holding an umbrella and holding up her skirt revealing her thigh high stockings. Titled: I’ve Been Spotted 1949 Dimensions: 20"L x 30"H Country of Origin: USA

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print
              Jun. 21, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Depicting pretty girl with a parrot and a purse. Titled 'Feather And Fashion'. Measures 30" x 20.25" (sheet size).

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print
              Jun. 21, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              One of the most famous artist's works titled 'A Spicy Yarn'. Measures 24" x 18" (sheet size).

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              Jun. 21, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl sliding down a pole and wearing a fireman’s hat, red boots and sexy lingerie. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 21"L x 31"H Country of Origin: USA

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print
              May. 30, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              One of the most famous artist's works titled 'A Spicy Yarn'. Measures 24" x 18" (sheet size).

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print
              May. 30, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Pin Up Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              One of the most famous artist's works titled 'I Must Be Going To Waist' created in 1950. Limited edition print, numbered in pencil lower left 29/2500. Measures 24" x 18" (sheet size).

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print
              May. 30, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl holding an empty ice cream cone with ice cream on her breast. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 20"L x 30"H

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print
              May. 30, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1915-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of pinup girl lifting up her skirt while getting wet by sprinkler water. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 21"L x 30"H

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              May. 30, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl pouring water into the dispenser while revealing her stockings and garter. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 18"L x 25"H

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              May. 30, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl sliding down a pole and wearing a fireman"™s hat, red boots and sexy lingerie. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 21"L x 31"H Country of Origin: USA

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              May. 30, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl holding an umbrella and holding up her skirt revealing her thigh high stockings. Titled: I"™ve Been Spotted, 1949 Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 20"L x 30"H Country of Origin: USA

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              May. 30, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl on the phone wearing thigh high stockings and sexy lingerie. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 20"L x 30"H Country of Origin: USA

              Lion and Unicorn
            • Gil Elvgren Original Pin Up 1967 Calendar, Corinne
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Gil Elvgren Original Pin Up 1967 Calendar, Corinne

              Est: $10 - $200

              Pin up girl, titled Corinne, original lithograph with Calendar made for Kankakee Welding & Supply, Inc. Industrial Gases - Supplies. With all 12 months - 1967 Artist: Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980) Issued: 1967 Dimensions: 16"W x 33.5"H Country of Origin: United States

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            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Pin Up Calendar 1964
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Pin Up Calendar 1964

              Est: $10 - $200

              A calendar from December 1964 from Brown & Bigelow - a division of Standard Packaging Corporation. Produced from Gil Elvgren All His Glamorous American Pin Ups. Artist: Gil Elvgren Issued: 1964 Dimensions: 17"W x 34"H Country of Origin: United States

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            • Gil Elvgren August 1962 Calendar Page, Help Wanted
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Gil Elvgren August 1962 Calendar Page, Help Wanted

              Est: $10 - $200

              American Beauties series. Features pinup girl with exposed nylon stockings needing help with her red convertible Mercedes 190. Front depicts scene with pretty girl, while back is calendar page. Brown & Bigelow printed bottom left. Artist: Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) Dimensions: 7.75"W x 9.5"H Manufacturer: Brown & Bigelow, Inc. Country of Origin: St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

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            • Vintage Gil Elvgren Pin Up Art Print, French Maid
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Vintage Gil Elvgren Pin Up Art Print, French Maid

              Est: $10 - $200

              Featuring topless model holding duster and wearing shiny black heels and a smile. Printed on cardstock material. Artist: Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) Dimensions: 9"W x 11.5"H Country of Origin: United States

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            • Vintage Gil Elvgren Pin Up Art Print, Puppeteer
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Vintage Gil Elvgren Pin Up Art Print, Puppeteer

              Est: $10 - $200

              Featuring pretty ginger haired girl with black lingerie and red accents holding strings for puppet. Printed on cardstock material. Artist: Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) Dimensions: 9"W x 11.5"H Country of Origin: United States

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            • Gil Elvgren Pin Up Girl Art Print, I'm A Happy Medium
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Gil Elvgren Pin Up Girl Art Print, I'm A Happy Medium

              Est: $10 - $200

              From the canvas oil painting of the same name, by one of the most famous and respected pin up artists of the twentieth century. Depicting a girl with a crystal ball. Made of cardstock material. Artist: Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) Issued: 1939-1949 Dimensions: 9"W x 11.5"H Country of Origin: United States

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            • Limited Edition Gil Elvgren Art Print, Cowgirl On Fence
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Limited Edition Gil Elvgren Art Print, Cowgirl On Fence

              Est: $10 - $200

              Features pretty golden blonde haired girl holding a smoking gun while sitting on wooden fence. She wears boots and a holster. Made of cardstock material. Lower left is edition number and size, 1189 of 3000. Artist: Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) Dimensions: 9"W x 11.5"H Edition Number: 1189 of 3000 Country of Origin: United States

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            • Gil Elvgren Vintage Art Print, Sport Model
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Gil Elvgren Vintage Art Print, Sport Model

              Est: $10 - $200

              Featuring pretty pin-up girl dressed in yellow while sitting in blue hot rod car. Red accents on car interior and in her accessories. Title lower center. Louis F. Dow, Co. on lower left. Artist: Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) Dimensions: 7.5"W x 9.5"H Manufacturer: Louis F Dow Calendar Company Country of Origin: St. Paul, Minnesota, Untied States

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            • Gil Elvgren 1948 Pin Up Glamour Girl Art Print, Perfection
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Gil Elvgren 1948 Pin Up Glamour Girl Art Print, Perfection

              Est: $10 - $200

              Featuring nude woman with blonde hair seated while admiring her reflection. Green accents. Made of cardstock material. Artist: Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) Dimensions: 9"W x 11.5"H Country of Origin: United States

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            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup nude at the beach with her black cocker spaniel. Titled In For a Tanning. Artist: Mabel Rollins Harris Dimensions: 12"L x 16"H Country of Origin: United States

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            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print
              Apr. 26, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Fine Art Print

              Est: $10 - $200

              Vintage print of a pinup girl in a brown suit walking a great dane. Artist: Gil Elvgren Dimensions: 4.75"L x 6"H Country of Origin: United States

              Lion and Unicorn
            • GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980), Cover Model, Oil on Canvas laid to Masonite, Signed Elvgren, 21" x 18". Gilded Wood Cove Frame. Overall measures 29" x 25".
              Mar. 25, 2023

              GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980), Cover Model, Oil on Canvas laid to Masonite, Signed Elvgren, 21" x 18". Gilded Wood Cove Frame. Overall measures 29" x 25".

              Est: $5,000 - $7,000

              GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980), Cover Model, Oil on Canvas laid to Masonite, Signed Elvgren, 21" x 18". Gilded Wood Cove Frame. Overall measures 29" x 25".

              Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches
            • Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Original Sketch Book, Calendars & Contact Sheets
              Mar. 25, 2023

              Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980) Original Sketch Book, Calendars & Contact Sheets

              Est: $1,600 - $1,800

              Miscellaneous portfolio lot containing research materials, sketches, and completed pin-up calendars by Gil Elvgren. Portfolio includes contact sheets of reference photos, calendars, prints, correspondenceξfrom the estate, and sketchbook with exploratory caricatures. Materials obtained from the estate of model Margaret "Maggie" Shuttleworth, as well as vintage calendars produced by local businesses. Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) was an American pin-up and glamour artist. He is best known for his illustrations of pin-up girls, which were featured in advertisements, calendars, and magazines. He began his career as an artist in the 1930s, and over the course of his career, he created over 500 pin-up paintings, many of which were featured in calendars produced by Brown & Bigelow. His work was highly popular during the 1940s and 1950s, and his paintings continue to be highly sought after by collectors today. Elvgren's work has been cited as a major influence on contemporary pin-up and glamour art.

              Elder's Fine Art & Antiques
            • Vintage 1946 "Kneeding A Lift" Hitchhiker Pinup Girl by Elvgren Calendar FRAMED
              Feb. 27, 2023

              Vintage 1946 "Kneeding A Lift" Hitchhiker Pinup Girl by Elvgren Calendar FRAMED

              Est: -

              Litho U.S.A. It is complete. Gil Elvgren "A Lad Her Problem", Gillette Elvgren (March 15, 1914 – February 29, 1980) was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow, Elvgren studied at the American Academy of Art. He was strongly influenced by the early "pretty girl" illustrators, such as Charles Dana Gibson, Andrew Loomis, and Howard Chandler Christy. Other influences included the Brandywine School founded by Howard Pyle. Please ask specific questions on details, condition, and shipping prior to bidding, ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS, and the bidder will be responsible for payment. We box and ship what we can to keep costs low, and use USPS and UPS. Large items, extremely fragile, and high value items will be packed by UPS. Quotes available on request

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