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 Posted 01/10/2017  5:10 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
The tape is not nearly as bad as I thought, and somebody said he/she thought they were stars. They are! I paid $70 for all 4 sheets. Pretty good pick-up I say. Should I use isopropyl alcohol or acetone now?










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 Posted 01/10/2017  5:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I decided to keep two notes in the frame for now. The other frame's glass was broken.
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 Posted 01/10/2017  6:24 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Bump.
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 Posted 01/10/2017  6:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Debrajc to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
VERY nice coin!!

If they were mine I would try a q-tip with a bit of alcohol and work of the tape spot.
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talk to an archivist, or museum director that can point you in the right direction to someone who fixes and repairs old papers and documents. They will tell you how to best deal with the note.
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 Posted 01/10/2017  7:32 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Buddy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I would add that universities have archivists or access to them.

If you choose to try isopropyl alcohol -- don't use the stuff that's 90% because the rest is oil or something.

Nice pick up! Enjoy!
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 Posted 01/10/2017  7:36 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I decided to use what I have already: 100% acetone. I carefully removed the tape off, with a lot of tape residue left behind. Then, I used a q-tip dipped in acetone, which actually is working! More later.
Oldest circulation finds:
Cent - 1912, Nickel - 1938, Dime - 1942, Quarter - 1943 Half - 1935, Dollar - 1971 $1 bill - 1935, $2 Bill - 1928, $5 1950, $10 - 1934, $20 - 1934, $50 1950, $100 - 1929 FRN
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 Posted 01/10/2017  10:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Fuzzy317 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here was your original thread: Help needed on a purchase of uncut sheets of $2 bills!

In the future, please use one thread. We can edit the title to add "Updated"
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 Posted 01/11/2017  01:16 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I unframed all the bills. I successfully removed all tape and residue without damaging any of the bills! I'm really happy about that! I will post pictures tomorrow of my work. The framed are ruined though, but I don't care.
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 Posted 01/11/2017  12:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Does anyone know of a good place to buy frames and plastic protectors for these?
Oldest circulation finds:
Cent - 1912, Nickel - 1938, Dime - 1942, Quarter - 1943 Half - 1935, Dollar - 1971 $1 bill - 1935, $2 Bill - 1928, $5 1950, $10 - 1934, $20 - 1934, $50 1950, $100 - 1929 FRN
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 Posted 01/11/2017  12:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This time, I want to frame them correctly, not by using tape!
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 Posted 01/11/2017  1:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add scopru to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Michaels or Hobby Lobby (not sure where you are located) or a good craft store should have the ability to take care of your needs regarding framing.
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 Posted 01/11/2017  5:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Perhaps start with a reputable framing shop, some of which, in addition to offering frame and glass options, will assist you in framing it yourself at their premises.
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 Posted 01/11/2017  7:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Perhaps start with a reputable framing shop, some of which, in addition to offering frame and glass options, will assist you in framing it yourself at their premises.


Yes, but that would run me more than the bills cost!

Here are some pics after conservation!








Oldest circulation finds:
Cent - 1912, Nickel - 1938, Dime - 1942, Quarter - 1943 Half - 1935, Dollar - 1971 $1 bill - 1935, $2 Bill - 1928, $5 1950, $10 - 1934, $20 - 1934, $50 1950, $100 - 1929 FRN
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 Posted 01/11/2017  7:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes, it looks like the exposed sides yellowed a little. Any way to fix that?
Oldest circulation finds:
Cent - 1912, Nickel - 1938, Dime - 1942, Quarter - 1943 Half - 1935, Dollar - 1971 $1 bill - 1935, $2 Bill - 1928, $5 1950, $10 - 1934, $20 - 1934, $50 1950, $100 - 1929 FRN
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