For the record(s), LC now uses this sleeve *only* for lacquers, never for
pressings. We have a newly designed Metal Edge sleeve we use for good,
clean pressings. However, we have such a large backstock of the
mult-layered sleeves that we use them for lacquers. The discs are rigid
enough to support the sleeves!

Sam B.

On Tue, 29 Apr 2003, David Seubert wrote:

> These sleeves have a 1/2" heat-sealed margin. Therefore the sleeves don't
> stand upright on shelves or in boxes and they are too big to fit into
> standard archival boxes designed for 16" discs. Caveat emptor!
> David
> At 04:14 PM 4/29/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> >Conservation Resources Int. Springfield, VA 1-800-634-6932 has Archival 16"
> >sleeves. Four-layed and used by LOC.
> >$1.26 ea for up to 100; $1.15 up to 500; $1.05 1000 or more.
> >

Samuel S. Brylawski
Head, Recorded Sound Section
Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division
Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.  20540-4690
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