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DaleCooper
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Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:02 pm

Anybody found a UK source of Mylar sleeves? 24x36 +

I tried to buy 25 from the states recently but they were charging $50 postage. Combine that with the tax and it's not worth it.
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bert
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Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:57 pm

DaleCooper wrote:Anybody found a UK source of Mylar sleeves? 24x36 +

I tried to buy 25 from the states recently but they were charging $50 postage. Combine that with the tax and it's not worth it.
I bought a load from bags unlimited in the US. They were pretty cheap on a per sleeve cost, even after shipping and customs...although I did buy loads as I also collect quad posters. http://www.selwyns.com/sleeves.php - are fantastic, but quite pricey.

We should all get together and do a group by from bags unlimited and share the shipping costs.
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jamesmassey1988
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Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:04 pm

bert wrote:We should all get together and do a group by from bags unlimited and share the shipping costs.
I'm in.
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DaleCooper
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Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:05 pm

Thats the place I tried to order from. Had some before but the shipping has hiked since I last ordered. Wanted 50 but couldnt afford the shipping.

But yeah, good idea.

Anyone else fancy getting involved?
ed35pl
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Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:01 pm

Selling two Screenprints related to the movie A Clockwork Orange,

Brent Cheshire Hogs of the Road ( 2010 ) limited to 100, hand signed by Malcolm McDowell, £. 60 shipped.

2cents Alex 08, G1988 version, limited to 200, £23 shipped.

Pics on request, thanks guys.
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Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:50 am

DaleCooper wrote:Thats the place I tried to order from. Had some before but the shipping has hiked since I last ordered. Wanted 50 but couldnt afford the shipping.

But yeah, good idea.

Anyone else fancy getting involved?
if the price and my funds are good I'm in.
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adamrworsell
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Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:53 am

I'd be game
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pking1601
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Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:38 am

I have just had a look at the bags unlimited website. What would be the best to go for. The Mylar sleeves seem expensive even for a bulk buy or the poly sleeves which they state are acid free archival but seem cheaper

http://www.bagsunlimited.com/p-3003-pol ... -flap.aspx
http://www.bagsunlimited.com/p-3080-one ... leeve.aspx

I currently use tissue paper between my prints but this can be very fiddly so might be interested if this happened
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Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:40 am

I went for these in the past. They're great and can fit posters of all sizes in.

http://www.bagsunlimited.com/p-3079-one ... word=sosp2

I've gone through 50... and a lot of them are double stacked. I need to sell some prints.
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pking1601
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Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:54 am

I just found this on UK website. Looks like it comes in 50m or 100 m rolls

http://www.preservationequipment.com/St ... ster-Rolls
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Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:56 am

DaleCooper wrote:I went for these in the past. They're great and can fit posters of all sizes in.

http://www.bagsunlimited.com/p-3079-one ... word=sosp2

I've gone through 50... and a lot of them are double stacked. I need to sell some prints.
Yeh, it looks like the 2mil sleeve. I think my link was for the 4mil.
If you have used these before, are they good quality?

I just found these as well from a UK supplier. Offices are not open until Monday
http://www.conservation-by-design.co.uk ... PYSPOL0018
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Sat Apr 21, 2012 4:33 pm

I'm thinking about this for storing my posters flat (so far they are all still rolled and tubes are slowly taking over my room...)

http://www.preservationequipment.com/St ... rage-Boxes

Im thinking the biggest one to hold most of my stuff thats not 24x36, but ive only got a couple of them.

Thoughts?
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Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:33 am

edit: I meant this company...
http://www.preservationequipment.com/

Last sleeves I bought were from here. Good quality. Bit thinner than bagsunlimited (where I used to buy from) but the sleeves are clearer because of it.
Also the welds are better quality than BU.
UK Member? Reclaim some VAT... http://forum.expressobeans.com/viewtopi ... =8&t=85994
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Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:40 am

scobro13 wrote:I'm thinking about this for storing my posters flat (so far they are all still rolled and tubes are slowly taking over my room...)

http://www.preservationequipment.com/St ... rage-Boxes

Im thinking the biggest one to hold most of my stuff thats not 24x36, but ive only got a couple of them.

Thoughts?
http://www.simply-boxes.co.uk/Boxes/Buy ... 1295).aspx

As an economy option, this would work, if you keep your prints in sleeves. I used them when my flat file was being renovated. Now I use them to keep my spare sleeves in. Fit nicely under the bed, and they do a smaller size which is perfect for 18x24's.
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Wed Apr 25, 2012 3:57 am

Not sure how many will be interested, but I thought it might help a few people out:

If you bought a Shepard Fairey / Jamie Reid Large Format print from Subliminal Projects, if you're quick you can pick them up from Paul Stolper Gallery in London, and avoid the shipping costs!

Also, if you want one, they still have some for sale at original price!
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