I bought this on another meh sale a while back. Each marker was individually wrapped in plastic inside of the marker box and the markers are plenty juicy. I wouldnt worry about them arriving in bad shape. Plus customer service has always been fair with order mishaps.
I got them last sale and like them. You really can layer the colors but that doesnt work as well on the mixed media paper that came with most of the other meh art sets. That paper just doesnt hold up well. It would probably be great on cardstock. I would recommend, even if you already have the other marker sets! I do like the marker barrels, they dont roll off of your desk. Just make sure you fasten the markers and lids tightly. I havent had an issue but would be sad if they dried out considering the price.
These are a really good brand designed for card making. They blend beautifully better than most alcohol markers. You do need to use good cardstock to get the best results, this is true with most alcohol markers because of the way they work. The cardstock has a smoother surface that keeps the ink from bleeding and helps with blending. If you have a greeting card maker in family they will love these.
I rec’d mine yesterday; very nice but my set is missing a color and there is a duplicate of a different color. The company has a downloadable color (oops excuse me, “colour”) chart: Colour NOT COLOR chart