Antique Shipping Services

Our specialist antiques team handles international shipments for everything from furniture and fine art to silverware and smaller sentimental items.

Experts in Shipping Antique Furniture

When shipping antiques, you’ll want to know your goods are in the safest of hands. With over 15 years’ experience, our specialist antiques shipping team regularly manages shipments for private collectors, galleries, antique dealers, interior designers and auction houses.

We understand the sentimental value that antiques hold for customers. That’s why we take the greatest of care with every consignment, working closely with our export packing team to protect antiques against all of the elements, no matter how far they are travelling.

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  • IATA accredited for air freight movements of antiques worldwide

  • Ship anything from fine art and furniture to silverware and small ornaments

  • International groupage services available, where required

  • Specialist art packing service available in-house

  • Buying trips on behalf of clients, depending on requirements

  • Network of overseas partners to oversee antique collection

Our Antiques Shipping Capabilities

Our antiques specialists can draw on their expertise and extensive global partner network to offer a reliable service that covers all aspects of logistics.

  • Delivery to almost any destination worldwide

  • Able to raise licences such as CITES, ATA Carnet and EUR-1 transit documents

  • Additional support for exhibitions, including collection, delivery and installation

  • Optional antiques insurance for additional peace of mind

  • Bonded warehousing space available at Felixstowe and London Heathrow

  • Assistance with all aspects of customs clearance

Customer Case Studies

Our logistics capabilities cover antiques and any other cargo that requires careful planning and specialist expertise. Take a look at our customer case studies to find out more.

Aston Martin DB4 GT


"For Hemisphere this is yet another high profile automotive shipment under our belts and again shows how our experience, understanding and attention to detail results in a successful outcome for all concerned."

Dan Leach

Projects and Automotive Team Manager

Jaguar E-Type Body Shells


“The team at Hemisphere Freight Services have always gone above and beyond for us, and this shipment was no exception. The owner of the Jaguar E-Type body shells was close to tears as he thought they had been destroyed beyond repair, despite coming all the way from the UK without so much as a scratch. However, the owner was utterly amazed to see the body shells had not even moved, all because of the care taken by the Hemisphere team.”

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