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Subject: Weights


From: Vivien Chapman <vivien.chapman>
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2004
Maria Troupkou <maria.troupkou [at] nationalarchives__gov__uk> writes

>We at the TNA Preservation Department are trying to replace the
>lead-shot weights used as handling aids in the reading rooms
>(particularly for securing large parchment rolls during access).

Have you looked at diver's weights, from a specialist sports shop,
or internet, e.g. <URL:>? We've used the
plastic covered belt weights while wet cleaning textiles. They start
at 1 kg, and cost UKP6-10 each.

Vivien Chapman
Head of Organics Conservation
National Museums Liverpool
+44 151 478 4841

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:4
                  Distributed: Thursday, July 1, 2004
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Received on Tuesday, 29 June, 2004

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