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Saving Stuff: How to Care for & Preserve Your Collectibles, Heirlooms, & Other Prized Possessions by: Don Williams, Louisa Jaggar
Saving Stuff
 
Saving Stuff: How to Care for and Preserve Your Collectibles, Heirlooms, and Other Prized Possessions by: Don Williams, Louisa Jaggar
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Author: Don Williams, Louisa Jaggar
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2005
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25 x 9.1 in.

Product Code: SO-ING-2005-0743264169-X1

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

For both the serious collector and the sometimes sentimentalist, Saving Stuff explainsin plain languagehow you can use the techniques of museum professionals to keep your prized possessions in mint condition.

You do not need deep pockets or oodles of time: using Don Williams's simple instructions, you can pre-serve anything quickly and inexpensively. In Saving Stuff, he demystifies preservation and presents easy, foolproof methods anyone can use to save nearly everything, including:

  • Photographsin print and digital form
  • Stuff only a parent could lovefrom baby teeth to old blankets and first artworks
  • Furniturewhether it's painted, varnished, or upholstered
  • Family heirloomsfrom silver to rugs to wedding dresses
  • Sports and political memorabiliatrading cards, posters, equipment, buttons, stickers
  • Attic leftoversscrapbooks, military uniforms, medals
  • Musical instruments
  • Fine artoil paintings, etchings, lithographs
  • Printed mattercomic books, magazines, old letters
  • And much, much more

With step-by-step instructions, detailed illustrations, tips for making the things you use every day last, and stories about how the Smithsonian takes care of our national treasures, Saving Stuff is the only book you need to take care of the stuff you love.

Contents:
Part One: The Museum of You
Part Two: Saving Family Stuff
Part Three: Pop Culture
Part Four: Preserving Really Valuable Stuff

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