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Pelican™ Air Artist Series Cases Being Auctioned on eBay

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Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases and advanced portable lighting, is holding an auction for a one of a kind, decorated Pelican™ Air Artist Series Case on eBay with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Best Defense Foundation.

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Pelican™ Air Artist Series Cases Being Auctioned on eBay (Photo: Business Wire)

Pelican™ Air Artist Series Cases Being Auctioned on eBay (Photo: Business Wire)

With only 1 special edition Artist Series of 6 cases in existence, bidders can compete for the six different designs (bear, wolf, owl, fox, lynx or eagle), each captured in vivid, cell-shaded color and detail conveying their true alpha essence. The images are provided by freelance artist Dani Blazquez ( and are fully wrapped around a Pelican™ Air 1535TRVL case. The auction will start September 18th and run until September 25th. Starting bid: (US) $1,000 each.

“We see our fair share of personalized Pelican cases in the field, but the Artist Series cases take that to a different level. We’re proud to offer and create these one-of-a-kind cases in support of this great cause,” said Kevin Murphy, Director of Marketing, Pelican Commercial / Government Division.

For increased security, the cases feature strong Press and Pull latches with integrated TSA accepted key locks. Each model interior features a lid organizer with apparel pockets and a set of two individual packing cubes for maximizing space. This allows for the versatility of transporting clothes, as well as tools of the trade (lenses, cables, cameras, sensitive instruments, etc.). Pelican™ Air Travel Cases are made with HPX2 resin, which is up to 40% lighter than comparable Pelican™ Protector Case™ brand sizes, yet stands up to the same rigorous tests (impact, drop, submersion, high and low temperature) and the harshest baggage handlers known to man.

Additional travel-friendly features include a heavy duty pull handle and quiet rolling stainless-steel bearing wheels for effortless transport, an automatic purge valve for easier opening in high altitudes, as well as a watertight O-ring gasket. The case (not the decoration) are backed by the company’s legendary lifetime guarantee of excellence.

Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

About Pelican Products

Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 26 countries, with 24 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. For more information, visit or

About Best Defense Foundation

In April of 2006 Best Defense Foundation Founder, Donnie Edwards brought WWII veterans back to their battlefields for the first time. Since that time the Foundation has accompanied hundreds of WWII veterans from the top of Mount Suribachi in Japan to the top of Eagles Nest in Germany. The Best Defense Foundation works tirelessly to fulfill the wishes and needs of our veterans and to give them the honor and respect they so readily deserve. For more information or to donate visit