[78-L] Albums (aka; ​ Re: how do you clean albums?)

Darrell Lehman nickjay49 at gmail.com.invalid
Tue Jul 25 08:37:51 PDT 2017

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David Lennick wrote:
> I have dozens of empty albums but shipping would be through the roof.
> dl
> 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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