Mark E Smith's Dentist wrote:I've been pretty lucky and I've had some very poor packages (the worst being the record packed in brown paper - no stiffening whatsoever) and none have been significantly damaged.
I had the the same. An LP in a paper bag sent from Australia complete with a dead spider
The LP arrived safely, more than can be said for the spider.
The weirdest was an LP encased in paper mache sent from Bolivia. The customs took a particular interest for some reason as it arrived opened with an official label
I also get sellers send me 45s wrapped in black bin liners. Maybe its a statement on my musical taste, or lack of
I've had quite a few LPs arrive with creased corners in the past. I make a point now of asking the sender to not use a mailing envelope but a cruciform box instead or even layers of corrugated cardboard arranged in opposing directions being preferable to those sh#te envelopes.