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I live in central Appalachia. I am starting to bump up against $16.00/each (delivered) for 16x20 Nielsen type frames. This is a significant increase over what I used to pay. Perchance, is there a less expensive source out there?
-- Richard C. Trochlil (email@example.com), April 27, 2002
Richard, try americanframe.com . They are located in Maumee, Ohio, near Toledo. I have been dealing with them for almost twenty years. Prices are very reasonable. Service and quality is outstanding. They use genuine Nielsen hardware and cut their own frame pieces. I've never had a problem with any of their frames.
-- Eugene (TIAGEM@aol.com), April 27, 2002.
Thanks. They look good.
-- Richard C. Trochlil (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 27, 2002.
You can also try http://www.pictureframes.com I have been dealing with them for 25 years and have no complaints.
Additionally, look at Light Impressions sale and cleanernce items. when they have frames available they are often very inexpensive.
-- Ted Harris (email@example.com), April 27, 2002.
I like www.framingsupplies.com. www.framesbymail.com frequently has good prices, but I've never tried them.
-- Dave Willis (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 27, 2002.
Try American Picture Framing in Philadelphia. Don't know if they have a web site. Phone number is 215-382-3900. Great service, reasonable prices, and John, the owner (whom I have never met) will remember you the next time you call even if it is a few years later.
-- Michael A. Smith (email@example.com), April 27, 2002.
Get a state tax ID # and then you can buy wholesale from distributors for Nielsen...which are the best.You will have to do quarterly taxes though.But you will save!
-- Emile de Leon (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 29, 2002.
Thanks for all the good info, folks. Now all I got to do is make a decision.
-- Richard C. Trochlil (email@example.com), April 29, 2002.