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Kef has extensive experience handling valuable shipments such as artwork and musical instruments.

Please let us know if you are sending any valuable pieces in your shipment, and Kef will offer you a customized solution to make sure your valuables are both taken care of and insured properly, giving you peace of mind throughout your move.  Please see below for specifics of art and musical instruments.

 

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Pickup and handling of piano $150-400

 

Crating of valuable paintings, antiques, and musical instruments.   Except for those in hard cases or pianos insured for less than  5,000, instruments not in hard cases,  must be crated to be insured.  When Kef recommends crating, it is required for insurance.

$18/cubic foot, though piano crates are often less ($250-700)

 

Porterage of piano, especially above ground floor.

$330-550

Assembly of baby grand or grand piano

$300-$500

 

 

There may be back and forth, until you decide on a final insurance list and special items are approved, so please submit it as early as possible.    High value art, carpets, collections, silver, instruments may be subject to special premiums, conditions, and deductibles.