logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
jaicolebe, northbabes, blaycation, carroll, del del
57764 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,764 Registered Members
417 Forums
115,518 Topics
821,154 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 349
Mona - Astronomy 131
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 114
Allyson - USACook/HomeCook 94
Deanna - New Age 84
"Rosie" 70
Lestie4containergardens 61
Jana - Creativity Editor 53
Susan - Meditation Editor 49
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 30
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#472122 - 11/30/08 03:19 AM Plastic Sleeves for Storing Stamps
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 21168
I am trying to take good care of my boyfriend's stamp collection, which he got from his grandfather. There were simply piles and piles of stamps in a box - mostly connected to the envelope. His grandfather had cut around the postmark for each one.

I found they fit quite nicely into acid-free plastic sleeves meant to hold business cards, in a 3 ring binder. I now have four large 3 ring binders full of these sleeves, with the stamps in them. Is there any danger in me doing this?
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum

Top
#472124 - 11/30/08 03:21 AM Re: Plastic Sleeves for Storing Stamps [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
"Rosie" Offline
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 11/17/05
Posts: 65048
Loc: Massachusetts
Lisa, thats a great idea
_________________________
Rosie L

Top
#474871 - 12/11/08 08:55 AM Re: Plastic Sleeves for Storing Stamps [Re: "Rosie"]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 21168
I suppose as long as they don't get mildewy in there!
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum

Top
#623297 - 09/01/10 10:10 PM Re: Plastic Sleeves for Storing Stamps [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 21168
I'm working on the Christmas stamps again and so far these binder sleeves have been *great*. They hold the stamps well and the stamps seem in good condition. I have to go buy some more sleeves!
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum

Top
#623818 - 09/02/10 08:23 PM Re: Plastic Sleeves for Storing Stamps [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Gary - Stamps Offline

BellaOnline Editor
Newbie

Registered: 04/23/09
Posts: 5
Your concern about using plastic sleeves to store stamps and its long term effects is a good question. Here is a link to a website that discusses this topic

Stamps and Plastics

I can't give you a definitive answer but I hope the article on this website can point you in the right direction.


Edited by BellaOnline (10/05/10 11:46 AM)
_________________________
Gary Eggleston
Stamp Collecting Editor


Top

Moderator:  Gary - Stamps 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Prayers for Assistance with Life's Tests
by Cheryll - Bahá'í Life
Baha'i Faith
4 minutes 58 seconds ago
How do you usually wear your hair to bed?
by Sheryl T
Hair
Today at 12:45 PM
What did you SPEND money on today?
by Nancy Roussy
Frugal Living
Today at 10:37 AM
Claustrophobia!
by Nancy Roussy
Creativity
Today at 10:20 AM
Poll: Questions for Loose Hair Sleepers Only
by Nancy Roussy
Hair
Today at 10:10 AM
Downton Abbey Trailer/Final Season Online
by Angela - Drama Movies
Drama TV
Today at 09:30 AM
What exercise did you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Exercise
Today at 08:42 AM
What is your stress level today?
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Stress Management
Today at 08:31 AM
What did you dream about last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
Today at 07:54 AM
Meditation and chanting
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Meditation
Today at 07:53 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 69 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.