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50mm (2 inch) Diameter

76mm (3 inch) Diameter

101.6mm (4 inch Diameter)  (3mm Wall)

5" Diameter Triangular Tubes

Coloured Postal Tubes - Various

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Spare Caps For Postal Tubes

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Record Mailers

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MusicMax Cardboard Record Mailers



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Polythene Rolls

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Protection & Void / Loose Fill

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Packing Peanuts - Environmentally Friendly

Packing Peanuts -Polystyrene

Specialist Laptop Computer & Bottle Packaging

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Pre-Inflated Air Pillows

Replacement Air Pillow Rolls

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Steel Pallet Banding Seals

Adhesive Tapes

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Custom Tape - Packing Tape With Your Logo


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Bespoke Service - We'll listen to you and help you overcome any packaging problems in a cost effective way.

Transparent Pricing Policy.

Apart from a very small number of Northern Scottish Postcodes, all of our prices are shown Inclusive of VAT and Shipping to UK Mainland addresses. So no nasty surprises for you at the checkout. Customers in Northern Scotland check if you qualify for free shipping here. Offshore customers please call 02476 422000 for a very competitive shipping quote.


Die Cast Pewter Model Cars

Classic & Contemporary British, American & European Cars Including Jaguar, Triumph & Austin

Fantastic Racing Dioramas Of Classic British Sports Cars In Action

Steam & Diesel Locomotive Models - Made With Coal

Classic Cars - Made With Coal

Defenda Packaging Giftware!

Why not visit our sister site for some fantastic and very unusual giftware

Size Guide - Poster, Paper & Envelope Sizes Guide

This Guide Is Intended To Help You With Common Sizes Of Paper, Posters & The Envelopes They Require. You May Also Decide To Use Postal Tubes For Posters - We Make & Hold In Stock A Massive Range Of Lengths & Diameters. We can Also produce Custom Made Tubes Where Necessary

ISO paper standards which are widely used.

Originally introduced for the litho and screen print industries where sizes need to be accurately fixed ISO paper sizes are still used extensively.

Please use the table below as a Poster Size Guide, Paper Size Guide or Envelope Size Guide.

Due to the introduction of sized based pricing by Royal Mail, under 'Pricing In Proportion' (PiP) and to cater for some photograph dimensions - additional sizes of envelopes broadly within the C5 category have been included. Larger photographs may need to be shipped using corrugated cardboard picture boxes

A Series Formats (mm) B Series Formats (mm) C Series Formats (mm) ENVELOPES SIZES
4A0 1682 x 2378 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2A0 1189 x 1682 N/A N/A N/A N/A
A0 841 x 1189 B0 1000 x 1414 C0 917 x 1297
A1 594x 841 B1 707 x 1000 C1 648 x 917
A2 420 x 594 B2 500 x 707 C2 458 x 648
A3 297 x 420 B3 353 x 500 C3 324 x 458
A4 210 x 297 B4 250 x 353 C4 229 x 324
A5 148 x 210 B5 176 x 250 C5 PLUS 178 x 241
C5 PiP 165 x 240
C5 162 x 229
A6 105 x 148 B6 125 x 176 C6 114 x 162
A7 74 x 105 B7 88 x 125 C7 81 x 114
A8 52 x 74 B8 62 x 88 C8 57 x 81
A9 37 x 52 B9 44 x 62 C9 40 x 57
A10 26 x 37 B10 31 x 44 C10 28 x 40
DL Size Envelopes 220 x 110mm

You can check envelope weight costs for standard letter or large letter sizes under 'Pricing In Proportion' PiP rules, by clicking on the link to postal size restrictions below

Royal Mail Post Office & Parcel Force
Postal Size Restrictions
- Check If Your Item Is OK For 1st Class, 2nd Class, Packet Post, Standard Parcels Or Which 'Pricing In Proportion' Category Applies To Your Items. Here

Choose The Postal Tube Length & Diameter You Require

Choose The Envelope Size & The Particular Style That You Require

(If You Are Unsure Of The Size Tube You Need In Imperial Or Metric Measurement - It May Help To Check Here. The Guide Will Also Give The Usable Lengths After Insertion Of Caps)

 Metric / Imperial  Conversion

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With Pricing in Proportion PiP Products - Boxes & Envelopes Click Here

Plain Postal Tubes Can Be Supplied From Stock In Various Diameters. Including:-

1 inch diameter

2 inch diameter

3 inch diameter

4 inch diameter

5 inch diameter (Triangular)

Or Custom Made Wide Diameter Postal / Mailing Tubes Can Be Manufactured (Or 6" & 8" Diam' Supplied Immediately From Stock) In The Following Sizes

5 inch diameter (round) Email For Quote

6 inch diameter Click Here For Stock Lengths

7 inch diameter Email For Quote

8 inch diameter Click Here For Stock Lengths

 9 inch diameter Email For Quote

10 inch diameter Email For Quote

11 inch diameter Email For Quote

12 inch diameter Email For Quote


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STAPLERS For Securing Postal Tube End Caps

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Wedding Invitation Scroll Tubes - Narrow Diameter To Ensure They Pass Through Domestic Letterboxes

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Tube Art - Decorate your postal / mailing tubes with our self adhesive artwork / decals

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View Our Range Of Board Backed Envelopes

More about the size range of our Board Backed DEFENDA Envelopes 

White All Board Envelopes

View Our Range Of Quality All Board Envelopes

C4 All Board Envelopes, C5 PiP All Board Envelopes (Pricing In Proportion) 7" & 12" Vinyl Record Mailers All Board, M16 Calendar All Board Envelopes, See Our All Card Envelopes


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Superb Quality 160gsm Paper Front / 1000 Micron (675gsm White Board Backing) Coloured Hard Backed Envelopes From The DEFENDA COLOURS Range here


See Our Record Mailers

Fantastic Quality & Value Vinyl Record Mailers & Cardboard Stiffeners.

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