Articles & Interviews

How to preserve ticket stubs

Alright, sports fans, it's time to protect those tickets! We have protective sleeves for every size that will guarantee your memories will last! Click the images for details for each of these sizes. Full line...

These Tourism Posters for Ireland are Amazing!

Our friends over at Lonely Planet have a fantastic post covering some 20th century Irish Advertising Posters used to bring in more tourism. https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2018/01/29/vintage-tourism-posters-ireland/ These posters depict a very romantic Ireland that makes it really hard...

Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City

We just love this recent article by the New York Times titled 'Postcard People'. It shows us just how diverse collectors and the collecting world truly are. Collectors collect items for many reasons whether...

The fine art of Propaganda Posters

Propaganda Posters have always been a part of modern history, all over the world. From China to the former USSR, Propaganda has always been a way for governing bodies to bolster support for nationalism...

Lithography opened up the boom of mass printed matter

One of the more interesting type of posters created were magic posters. Lithographic printing coincided with the “Golden Age” of magic and the posters created were full of symbols, devils, skeletons, mystical figures –...

Trade Cards were popular from the about the 1870’s until the 1900’s when lithography...

Usually trade cards had a picture on one side and an ad for a product on the other. There were custom cards printed as well and stock cards which could be used for any...

Are you in charge of gathering information, documents, photos, illustrations and other ephemera for...

Are you overwhelmed about how to organize everything, keep it safe but at your fingertips as well? We can help you with that! The first thing you should remember is that what you are...

How is your Deltiology collection doing?

How is your Deltiology collection doing? Just before the holidays I listened to a discussion on “Was the Market for Postcards Tanking”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d4IZMhjeW0 Mostly the discussion was aimed at Ebay buyers and sellers. Not really...

Collection Protection Tips

How is your Deltiology collection doing? Just before the holidays I listened to a discussion on “Was the Market for Postcards Tanking”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d4IZMhjeW0 Mostly the discussion was aimed at Ebay buyers and sellers. Not really my area of interest as I am a collector only as far as the postcards have a meaning to me. And I don’t sell. I...
Mark G, a Bags Unlimited customer, gives us his insight on protecting and organizing his collections with Bags Unlimited's Large 3" three ring binders and some of the various pages available for the 3 ring binder system. The Benefits of 3 Ring Binders for Collecting Sorting in the trading card hobby is a never ending task. You sort one way, then...
Acid in paper is one of the chief culprits of paper destruction. The Library of Congress in the mid-1900’s decided to initiate a mass deacidification project. They wanted a product that would neutralize acidic paper and add an alkaline reserve. The end result should give the paper a pH value between 6.8 and 10.4 and that it be evenly...