LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.0

Help for ARSCLIST Archives


ARSCLIST Archives

ARSCLIST Archives


ARSCLIST@LISTSERV.LOC.GOV


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Monospaced Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

ARSCLIST Home

ARSCLIST Home

ARSCLIST  February 2004

ARSCLIST February 2004

Subject:

Re: Cheap Storage Sleeves

From:

"Steven C. Barr" <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Tue, 10 Feb 2004 15:58:12 -0500

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (38 lines)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dismuke" <[log in to unmask]>

> Thanks to everyone for all of the very helpful suggestions on packing
> 78s. I have taken the suggestions and forwarded them to the packers in
> California I hired and they started boxing the records up today. At the
> end of the week, the records will be on pallets and on their way to
> Texas. Needless to say, I am still a wee bit anxious as to whether
> they will all make it in one piece - and, once I start going through
> the records, whether there will be enough "good stuff" to have made all
> the trouble and expense worthwhile.
>
> With up to 10,000 records arriving within the next couple of weeks, I
> will be needing to purchase lots of record sleeves. So far, the best
> price I have found is at Bags Unlimited where I can get 10 inch 28 lb
> gold kraft paper sleeves for as little as 13 cents each if purchased in
> quantities of 4,000 - and I believe that the price includes shipping as
> well. If I were planning to keep all or even most of the records, I
> would seriously consider using it as an excuse to order Kurt Nauck's
> Disc-O-Files which his website shows would cost 18 cents each in
> quantities of 10,000. But the likely reality of the situation is that I
> will probably end up either selling or giving away a good many of the
> records. So what I am looking for in terms of sleeves is cheap. 28 lb
> kraft paper is pretty decent paper when compared to the flimsy paper
> sleeves that the Deccas and Bluebirds of the '40s and '50s came in. At
> one time generic storage sleeves made out of the same flimsy brown paper
> were apparently sold as they are quite common. I would suspect that
> such paper costs less to make than 28 lb kraft paper. Question: does
> anyone know if such flimsy paper sleeves are still made and, if so, who
> makes them? If not, does anyone know of a place that can beat Bags
> Unlimited's 13 cent price?
>
You might also look for low bulk prices for large lots of envelopes;
11x14 is a standard size and could be cut down (if desired) for 10"
78's. I've also seen paper bags (store bags) used, but they have
pretty well been replaced by plastic bags...\
...stevenc

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Error during command authentication.

Error - unable to initiate communication with LISTSERV (errno=111). The server is probably not started.

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTSERV.LOC.GOV

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager