goswannies wrote:For my "valuable" autographs on photos, if I want to frame them, I scan them at high resolution, re-print them and frame the re-print. So my original is still safe and sound, stored away from direct sunlight in an moisture free zip-locked bag (with desiccator packets) and the original is on display for all to see (behind glass, you can't tell the difference, but still know o have the original).
I've done this!! It works so well, everyone thinks they're real and no sunlight damages your originals!
I just have mine is plastic wallets in a folder.
"3 Heros. 7 Books. 8 Movies. 10 Years. We are the Harry Potter generation.<3" ????????????????????????????????????????????? My Favourites: Robbie Coltrane, James Buckley, Mark Gatiss Last 5 Recived:Linda Henry, Mark Gatiss, Stephen Merchant, Jake Wood, Hugh Laurie Last five Sent: Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Karl Pilkington(again), Brendan Gleeson, Rupert Grint Most Wanted: Harry Potter Cast, Sherlock Cast, House Cast.
~GlitteryWolf Received: Selena Gomez, Ana Mulvoy-Ten, Nathalia Ramos, Mike McCoy - Former Packers Player (IP), Craig Koplein - Former Wisconsin Weather Guy (IP) Waiting for: Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Jodie Sweetin, One Direction (VV), Johnny Depp, Anna-Sophia Robb Working On Sending Out: Dakota Fanning, One Direction (another VV), Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene Most Wanted: Candance Cameron, Kristen Stewart, Rob Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Taylor Swift, **?If you can help me with my Most Wanted, please PM me?**
I know some people receive autographs to sell on even personalized ones but to me I feel that is a waste, more so with personalized ones as they took the time to write your name. Then again these people want to make a profit by collecting autographs then flogging them on.
HappyHammie wrote:I'm not sure if anyone has asked this before already but.. Is it a good Idea to laminate an autograph that is on printer paper? Would it ruin the signature?
Its always been said its never a good idea to laminate any autographs. Mainly because if cannot be opened ever again without damage. But if you *never* plan to sell or pass on--I don't think its totally bad. But most collectors wouldn't laminate nor would most collectors would want to obtain a signature laminated.
Drumchik wrote:I have mine mounted on acid free scrapbooking paper (using acid-free photocorners...nothing sticks on the autographs at all) and slipped them into acid-free sleeves in a scrapbook album.
Is this a safe way to keep them?
Honestly I have no idea, but I've been storing mine it a scrap book too. I imagine it'll be fine since scrapbooks are designed to store things for a lifetime
I store mine in a scrap book as well... is this bad? I use recollections scrap book corners that are acid free and photo safe. I also use the Recollections Scrap Book refill pages that are acid and... lignin free and are archival safe..so i think that's ok but I'm not sure about the paper i put them on (Kinda) Its scrap book paper and my auto's never touch the paper cause of the photo corners but they do touch the plastic sleeve. Will my auto's be safe??
Most Recent: Jodi Benson TTM, Veronica Roth IP Calgary Wordfest [color=#8040FF]Recently Sent: Soon to send: Tim Allen Soon to see IP: Veronica Roth Tehereh Mafi IP: need to update Please check out my autograph collection: http://www.autographs.sinivir.com Autograph count: 154 Collecting since: February 1 2011
I keep my autographs in acid free plastic sheets in a binder. On the outside for the sheets I put labels with the person's name, if the autograph is authentic or not, and the date I received it.
Sent autographs- Alice in Wonderland (Walt Disney World), Ariana Grande, Betty White, a bunch of Studio Fan Mail requests, Paula Deen, Sesame Street, Cheryl Burke, Michelle Branch Soon to be sent- Received- Coco Jones, Victoria Justice (PP), Les Miles (for my dad) Most Wanted- Taylor Swift!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Kardashians
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I keep all of mine in acid free sleeves and will shortly be adding acid free card to back the photos inside the sleeves to keep them flat. I keep them in a binder in a drawer which is well out of sunlight/ heat. The only thing I am curious about, the autographs at the bottom of the binder, will the weight of the others resting ontop, cause any damage/smudging?
Requests sent : Laurie Holden, Deborah Ann Woll. Scott Wilson (second)
[i]Autographs obtained - Christopher Walken, Jack Nicholson, Donald Pleasance, Tobin Bell, Mark Rolston, Shawnee Smith, Costas Mandylor, Danielle Harris, Michael Emerson, Justin Louis, Carlton Mellick III. Kate Beckinsale, Scott Wilson, Melissa Mcbride, Danai Gurira, Emily Kinney, Dustin Hoffman, Jeffrey Demunn x 7, Gene Wilder And probably some more..
Sending soon :John Carpenter, David Morse, Danny Huston, Dita Von Teese, John Hurt, Udo Kier, Malcolm Mcdowell, Bill Nighy