File puptcrit/puptcrit.0503, message 9


Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 23:59:22 -0500
To: puptcrit-driftline.org-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Puppet Eyes


 From what I know of Mercury their stated policy is 500 piece minimum 
order, but some people who have a personal relationship with one of the 
owners and/or just happen to have contacted them at the right time have 
gotten a deal to buy fewer.

Such is life.

- Andrew

Michael John Moynihan wrote:

> This from http://forum.muppetcentral.com/archive/index.php/t-10822
> ~~~~~~~
> I just received an e-mail from Mercury:
>
> Thanks for your interest in our eyes. The cost for #450 blank white 
> with metal washer is $.18 each. The minimum order quantity is 500 
> pieces. The cost for #650 blank white is $.21 each with metal washer. 
> The minimum order quantity is also 500 pieces. Our terms are COD or if 
> you want to avoid COD charges, a check in advance of shipment 
> including shipping charges. We will include a catalog with your first 
> order.
>
> William Wright
> Mercury Plastics Corp.
> 995 Utica Ave.
> Brooklyn, NY 11203
>
> 718 498-5400
> 718 498-5424 FAX
> merplast-AT-aol.com
>
> that is what usually happens when two family members are in volved in 
> business. You get two drifferent stories.
> On Feb 28, 2005, at 10:50 PM, Andrew Young wrote:
>
>> Sean,
>>
>> Your best bet is to contact Mercury Plastics in New York (once upon a 
>> time they were known as Eye Design). They have a catalog with almost 
>> everything imaginable in it. The only drawback is they wholesale only 
>> so you'll have to buy in bulk.
>>
>> Their contact info is:
>>
>> Mercury Plastics
>> 995 Utica Avenue
>> Brookly, NY 11203
>> phone: 718-498-1557
>> fax: 718-498-1103
>>
>> I hope that helps.
>>
>> -- 
>> Andrew
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>> Sean T. Cawelti wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>>            I've never asked for help before on a project. so here 
>>> goes. I'm
>>> working on an original Opera in Los Angeles and am building an army of
>>> Valkyrie moving mouth hand puppets. I'm having a very hard time 
>>> finding eyes
>>> that are rounded, plastic and large enough to stand out. Ultimately 
>>> I'd love
>>> to find something that has that great Muppet aesthetic and feel. Any 
>>> help,
>>> tips or info is appreciated! This group is great.
>>>
>>> As Usual,
>>>
>>> Sean T. Cawelti
>>>
>>> Rogue Artists Ensemble - Artistic Director
>>>
>>> <http://www.rogueartists.org> http://www.rogueartists.org
>>>
>>> "I don't believe people die. They just go uptown to Bloomingdales. 
>>> They just
>>> take longer to get back."
>>>
>>> "If you don't have a good sense of humor you're better off dead!"
>>>
>>>
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Andrew Young

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