tear occurs when a part of the poster is separated from the
remainder of the poster.
tears occur in the area of the fold lines. When posters have
been folded and unfolded a number of times, pressure is placed
on the fold lines and this can sometimes lead to separations
or tears. Tears can also be the result of mishandling or poor
ON POSTER VALUE
location and size of the tears will determine what impact it
will have on the overall value of the poster. If the tears are
on the border of the poster, they will not impact the value.
If the tear affects the artwork of the poster, the value of
the poster will be decreased.
tears, particularly those alone the fold lines, can be repaired
by re-adhering the tear with the use of non-acid archival tape
on the back side of the poster. For larger or more problematic
tears, seek a good restorer.