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#GLOM DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
I just found these wall hanging cases from CFA for slabs.
$29.99 or $49.99 for UV protected.
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They also have a table top version.
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p.s. there's a typo on the internal dimensions for these, so pay no attention to those.
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Collector Thanatos private msg quote post Address this user
Do the CBCS archival inner holders and outer case provide any UV protection? These case are pretty cool but I think I'd rather display books together on a picture ledge like this:

http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/decoration/frames-pictures/mosslanda-picture-ledge-black-art-70292104/

But if you were going to hang them individually in different places, these wall hangings cases would work nicely.
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COLLECTOR shrewbeer private msg quote post Address this user
@Thanatos you need to pay $5 for a slab-pro film to put on a slab if you want UV protection.

I bitch about this constantly 😁
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Collector Thanatos private msg quote post Address this user
@shrewbeer Good to know, guess I'll get some of these ordered then. Thanks!
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COLLECTOR BigRig private msg quote post Address this user
I can get the same thing made. I have actually been talking to manufacturers to offer them at a lower price than that. Would people be interested?
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Collector Sirtoddington private msg quote post Address this user
@DarthLego I've seen these for sale for a few years now. I keep wondering if I should or should not get some.
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Collector IronMan private msg quote post Address this user
No grading companies slabs provide UV protection.

But it is important to note that UV protection provides a false sense of security to collectors that wish to display their slabs.

ALL types of light is destructive to paper. Ultra Violet light - at the high end of the spectrum - is simply the most destructive. Dark is good, light is bad for paper, period.

Paper collectibles - slabbed or not - are best stored in the dark in a climate controlled (temperature and humidity) enviroment. If you heat your house in the winter and cool it in the summer, your paper collecitbles are good. If you are comfortable, so are they.

But light is bad, period. If you MUST display your comics, a windowless room and LED lights are best - they don't emit light at UV frequencies. No UV film needed. Limit the amount of time the lights are otherwise on.

Don't take my word for this. Searching the Library of Congress or North East Document Conservation Center will tell you the exact same things. Don't display paper. If you must display paper, use LED lights at the minimum brigtness needed and for the minimum amount of time.

A print (like an inkjet printer) of your favorite comics framed looks almost as nice and doesn't put your books in danger of fading and paper damage. Just sayin...
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#GLOM DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
We should all be using LED lights, it's 2017, Marty traveled to us two years ago, we have hoverboards and powerlaces, quit living in the past people!
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#GLOM DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
@Thanatos thanks, now I'll have to stop by IKEA after work tomorrow.
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Collector Thanatos private msg quote post Address this user
@DarthLego you're welcome haha figure it's a cheaper alternative to show off multiple slabs. This will probably be the way I display mine when I get home...or take @IronMan advice and never let them see the light of day in my gun safe haha stupid Florida, guess I need to move to a place where I can get a basement!
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Collector JLA555 private msg quote post Address this user
THIS IS OFF TOPIC BUT THE picture ledge SELF ALSO WORK GREAT FOR POPS
IM PICKING UP TWO MORE FOR MY SLAB COMICS
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Collector martymann private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarthLego
We should all be using LED lights, it's 2017, Marty traveled to us two years ago, we have hoverboards and powerlaces, quit living in the past people!


?

mm
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#GLOM DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
@martymann Marty McFly
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Collector JLA555 private msg quote post Address this user
HE WENT TO THE FUTURE 2015
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COLLECTOR Foghorn_Sam private msg quote post Address this user
This topic has come up before concerning light exposure damage and protection.

Here are some interesting and informative articles on the fading/damaging qualities of different kinds of light.

http://www.lindsaydaniel.com/library/increasing-your-homes-value/articlescolumns1/control-light-sources-to-keep-art-from-fading.html

http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.nfrccommunity.org/resource/resmgr/factsheets_2013/uvfactsheet2.pdf

http://www.residentiallighting.com/what-light-sources-will-fade-artwork-and-fabrics

http://www.theatrearts.biz/conservationpage.html

and if you want an extended science lesson into how light fades and light protection, then this article is for you....

https://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/2.-the-environment/2.4-protection-from-light-damage
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