How To Preserve Your Autographs

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Re: How To Preserve Your Autographs

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stefanievonguest wrote: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?
They should be fine :) You're doing everything right!
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I have another question, how would I preserve a poster? It would be shipped in a poster tube but honestly I don't have an acid free pouches THAT big :lol:
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I have just bought 2 photo frames and put my 2 Corrie autographs in one of each.

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Re: How To Preserve Your Autographs

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stefanievonguest wrote:I have another question, how would I preserve a poster? It would be shipped in a poster tube but honestly I don't have an acid free pouches THAT big :lol:
LOL thats a hard one... perhaps framing it? If you want to spend the money for it but otherwise... idk...
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Re: How To Preserve Your Autographs

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mashka wrote:
stefanievonguest wrote:I have another question, how would I preserve a poster? It would be shipped in a poster tube but honestly I don't have an acid free pouches THAT big :lol:
LOL thats a hard one... perhaps framing it? If you want to spend the money for it but otherwise... idk...
Yeah I wasn't quite sure what to do with a poster. Sadly this autograph is only available on a poster direct from the musician as he doesn't accept fanmail so I can't get an 8 x10. I will see about framing it.
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Re: How To Preserve Your Autographs

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stefanievonguest wrote:
mashka wrote:
stefanievonguest wrote:I have another question, how would I preserve a poster? It would be shipped in a poster tube but honestly I don't have an acid free pouches THAT big :lol:
LOL thats a hard one... perhaps framing it? If you want to spend the money for it but otherwise... idk...
Yeah I wasn't quite sure what to do with a poster. Sadly this autograph is only available on a poster direct from the musician as he doesn't accept fanmail so I can't get an 8 x10. I will see about framing it.
Whe I was looking to frame my friends autographs I got them, I looked into large non-PVC pouches. I found Jarrolds in Norwich (I know you're not from there) sold them in their art department.
I don't know if you have something similar where you are...

Or frame it, depends how much you cherish it :)
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Definitely keep them out of constant direct sunlight... learned that the hard way on a few.
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I keep mine in acid-free/archival safe sheet protectors in a binder. It's stored in a dresser drawer which is suprisingly cold inside (no chance of humidity). I think this is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to protect your autographs if you don't want to display all of them. Just make sure that anything close to or in contact with your autographs is acid-free!
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Re: How To Preserve Your Autographs

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Hello. I recently wrote to the Being Human cast and they were kind enough to sign for me. The problem is that the only picture I could find to send them was a magazine clipping. Is there anything special I can do to prevent it from fading?
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Re: How To Preserve Your Autographs

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sonicsam wrote:Hello. I recently wrote to the Being Human cast and they were kind enough to sign for me. The problem is that the only picture I could find to send them was a magazine clipping. Is there anything special I can do to prevent it from fading?
I would recommend polyester pockets.


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