are lines that are created by pressing, folding or crinkling
paper or card stock materials. They are usually not as embedded
as creases. Some collectors misclassify
wrinkles with creases; wrinkles are not as deep or as damaging
as creases. Creases go deeper into the paper and can actually
take away the color leaving a white space. Wrinkles are more
surface defects and normally do not take away the color or
leave white marks.
are most commonly the result of mishandling, such as rolling
posters with rubber bands, laying things on top of them, grasping
them too tightly, bumping the edges, etc.
ON POSTER VALUE
have a minor affect on a poster's overall value, depending
on how many there are and where they are located. This is
due to the fact that most wrinkles can be easily steamed out.
Wrinkles in the border would have little or no affect; wrinkles
on the artwork would have limited impact, depending on the
number and severity.
wrinkles can be removed by either utilizing a heavy duty clothes
steamer or a heat press. Even though it is a simple process,
care should be taken anytime one is handling a poster. If
there are any doubts or if the poster is valuable in some
respect, a professional restorer should be contacted.
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