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Conference paper (unpublished)

How to look after your Collection - A basic guide


Many philatelists understand that they are the guardians of the material in their collections for themselves and for future owners. It is unfortunate when some collectors show a disregard for looking after their collection and dismiss comment with a remark like “it will be OK in my life time”. It is to show that looking after your collection is not a complicated affair that I have written this article. Having said that this is a brief or basic guide only and interested parties seeking more comprehensive information should consult a professional paper conservator.


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  • Resource type

    Conference paper (unpublished)

  • Institution
    • British Library

  • Organisational unit
    • Philatelic Collections

  • Event title
    • 87th Philatelic Congress of Great Britain

  • Event location
    • Derby, UK

  • Rights statement
  • Rights holder
    • David R. Beech