[78-L] ​ Re: how do you clean albums?

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Tue Jul 25 08:16:38 PDT 2017

I have dozens of empty albums but shipping would be through the roof.


On 7/25/2017 11:12 AM, Inigo Cubillo wrote:
> ​I usually do as Roger, but using a dry standard dust-cleaning cloth.​
> ​BTW. I'd need some 200​ x 10-inch albums plus other 50 x 12-inch albums to
> ​store
> my whole collection. An old project postponed time after time because of
> lack of album source, or
> ​ enormous ​
> c
> ​ost.
> Can any of you suggest a good source of used albums in fair condition and
> fair price? Time ago I tried Nauck, but he was out of albums. Years ago,
> Hawthornes offered to supply albums, but shipping from america costed a lot
> of money, and they also could supply only a few.
> I've also approached people in Madrid, Spain, as bookbinders and the like,
> but they charge some $70 per album, $50 in huge quantities.
> So the cost, in th sweetest of dreams. could go up to pretty $2500 or so...
> impossible.
> Finally, I decided to start making my own albums, and I've made... only
> two. They look nice, but are too difficult to make by hand, one by one. It
> would take years to complete the task. A third try is ongoing, using
> Nauck's Disc-o-File sleeves, simply tied together as a book, and later
> bound with rexine-covered cardboard covers, etc. It is a cheaper version,
> and could work.
> But a good cheap source of machine-made albums... Does that thing still
> exist somewhere?
> Regards.
> ​
> Inigo Cubillo
> Madrid, SPAIN
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