None of the surfaces you refer to are coated with a fine film of mould-release waxes which are the most difficult contaminants to safely remove from most disc recordings [excluding lacquers].
On Jun 23, 2014, at 8:11 AM, Smith, Allison <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> It's actually quite common to use saliva to clean surface dirt and grime from art and collectibles in the conservation / museum community. I've seen many a conservator use this method over the years.
> I don't see why it couldn't work for records -
> Here's an article that talks about the spit method used in museum conservation labs.
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