this in mind, let's take a look at the 'enemies' of your
(mold and fungus)
(makes brittle and brown)
(fades the colors)
(disintegrates the paper)
(eats thru it)
of these areas have to be covered to protect your collectible.
ANY weakness in ANY of these areas will affect the value and
longevity so as we cover each different situation, let's look
back to make sure each area is covered.
we need to look at what you plan to do with your collectible...WHY
do you have this piece?
Is it a beautiful piece you want to show off?
Is it an investment for future profits?
Do you have personal ties to the topic?
see what I mean... the point is are you wanting to display it
for everyone to enjoy or are you wanting to put it away for
let's start with the simplest first and work our way up.....the
first 3 sections are different ways to STORE your poster.
NOTE: Before you store your poster.. make
sure that it's clean and free from all tape, dirt and marks
that may continue to eat away at your poster while you have
your FOLDED poster
breaks down all the ins and outs of storing your poster folded.
your posters FLAT
where and what to put them in..
you're wanting to go with the best quality protection possible,
you need to read this report from BCE Mylar. They handle the
highest quality products for maximum protection of your piece.
if you want to protect it AND be able to display it....
cheapest way to both give some protection and be able to display
you item too.
a slight step up from the B&B BUT readthe
Racks and sleeves
Better when you have multiple items you want
to show but very little room to show them in.
want you to do what??
hear something different from every direction.. ALL the different
things that YOU need to do to YOUR poster. Well, please remember
this..... there are pros and cons to EVERYTHING.... that's why
we try to put them for you. Here's other ways of handling your
poster BUT BE SURE TO LOOK AT ALL THE PROBLEMS AND NOT JUST
like you're going in space or something! What is encapsulation
and can it help?
look at the differences
is what your framer will recommend! What is it and what will
it do to the poster?
good, the bad and the not-suppose-to-be ugly. Different points
of view. Here's a real can of worms.......
saying .... 'buying a car' - there are so many different ways
and types that you need to do a little research before you do
damage to your collectible