Enclosures

Letters were originally transported in envelopes in order to ensure privacy as well as protect them from any damage. A record of the first sale of letter envelopes dates back to 1820, by the book and paper trader S. K. Brewer in Brighton. In the course of time such letter envelopes were also being used in archives, libraries and museums for the storage of small, mostly sheeted objects. Today, the use of envelope enclosures is widespread and are a popular tool in the field of preservation and are frequently used for storing cultural artefacts.

Folder enclosures

In addition to storage of photographs, many types of flat objects of cultural value such as letters, graphics, prints, drawings, documents etc. are stored in opaque paper folder enclosures with an inscription flap.
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Envelopes U-style

The transparent and opaque archival paper developed by KLUG-CONSERVATION differs from conventional glassine papers. It is produced free from sulphur, acids, lignin, plasticisers and metals and using 100 % fresh fibres, according to our own formulations. It has passed the Photographic Activity Test (PAT) and is suitable for long-term archiving.
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Envelopes L-style

In addition to storage of photographs, many types of flat objects of cultural value such as letters, graphics, prints, drawings, documents etc. are stored in L-style paper envelopes. The buffered, ageing-resistant museum paper is manufactured without the usage of optical brightening agents.
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Binder pocket pages

Pocket pags with reinforced 4-fold DIN punched edges suitable for the storage of smaller, flat objects such as photographs, letters, notes etc. Pages/sleeves available in unbuffered, transparent and opaque archival paper quality or in polyester.
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Four flap folders

In addition to storage of glass plates, many types of flat objects of cultural value such as photgraphs, graphics, prints, drawings, documents etc. are stored in opaque, four flap paper folders.
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Envelopes for documents

Documents are often stored folded in many archives. They are frequently kept in (large) envelopes made of heavy-duty brown kraft wrapping paper. Storage in such envelopes can lead to damage to the documents through the acidic heavy-duty brown kraft wrapping paper. Document envelopes developed by KLUG-CONSERVATION are made of ageing-resistant archival paper or board.
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Seal bags

Seals can be found on historical documents, books or vessels. They were used as marks of authentication, identification or ownership, as a proof of closure or an anti-tamper device on documents and vessels, often to protect from unauthorised opening or adulteration of the contents. A new type of seal bag was developed in 2002 in collaboration with the Diplom-qualified restoration experts Forstmeyer/Schrempf. The material selected and the shape of the bag make it ideal for long-term protection and storage of seals.
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