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Subject: Removing stamping on spine labels

Removing stamping on spine labels

From: Ellen McCrady <abbeypub>
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 1994
Scott Petersen <scpeters [at] alexandria__lib__utah__edu> writes

>Does anyone know of a
>different, less damaging, way to remove spine labels stamped in gold,
>silver and black?

At the University of Michigan bindery we used blue household ammonia
with a toothbrush to remove gold stamping from pyroxylin-coated book
covers.  It worked fine.

Ellen McCrady
Abbey Publications
7105 Geneva Dr.
Austin, TX  78723

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:44
                Distributed: Thursday, December 8, 1994
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Received on Tuesday, 6 December, 1994

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