Shipping Weight :Ilford MG FB 16x20/50 sheet pack

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  1. Smudger

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    Hi all. Here in New Zealand Ilford paper is more than twice as expensive as the U.S. price, adjusted for currency differences.
    I have a friend in New York who is willing to ship to me, but in order to figure if the saving is worthwhile I need to know the weight of a package..
    Could any kind soul tell me this ?
    Thanks,
    Ian.
     
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    You're lucky Ian, I just received a box yesterday!

    The weight on the package for postage is 4.15 kg. There wasn't much in the way of packaging though...you may want to round it up a bit for sturdier packaging.

    Murray
     
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    According to FedEx (http://www.fedex.com) your package should cost you about $45.00 US to ship; that is for anything under 150 pounds.
     
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    Murray - you are a champion -thanks.
    Robert : I thought I would use US Postal Service : around US$ 26.70 for Economy (Surface) Parcel...
    Regards,
    Ian
     
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    Smudger, just be sure to order enough. If there is room in the budget and in the box, get as much as you can for the best deal on shipping. tim
     
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    No worries Ian. You are probably looking at a two week shipping time on this, at least. I have a friend that lives on the South Island and it takes about 10 days to get a letter from Hawaii to her, near Alexandra. Ask Sean, he probably has a better handle on shipping from the US to NZ.

    BTW, I see you are in Dunedin. Nice town. I once rode the southerner from Christchurch to Balclutha, which used to stop in Dunedin. Too bad it no longer runs. I also took the Taieri River Gorge trainride.