Document Framing Articles

Is Your Art Protected When Being Framed?

Over the past few years, I have seen a proliferation of people entering the framing business who are either not familiar with framing to protect the art and other works on paper, like a historical document or even a diploma.  When a document, print or other work on paper is matted with other than a Read the full article…

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Why Collect Historical Autographs?

  Unlike rare coins or fine art, you can collect amazing rare letters and documents signed by prominent historical men and women for a fraction of what you would expect.  For example, a document signed by Abraham Lincoln as President can be had for around $5,000.  Whereas a coin of that same era of similar Read the full article…

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If you are going to invest, at least have fun doing it!

  In these uncertain economic times, when oil and stocks are facing shaky times, and you don’t know where to put your money, what do you do?  Put your money in something more challenging and educational! An excellent example is historical autographs and documents.  Historical autographs, unlike their more contemporary counterparts,  specifically sports and entertainment Read the full article…

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Museum Framing will be open New Year’s Day 2016

Because I took a nice family vacation to visit my wife’s family in Mississippi during the Christmas holiday, I am ready to get back to work serving my clients and their framing needs.  I will  be open New Year’s Day.  Just call me at 703-299-0100. With Museum Framing, you won’t deal with part time help Read the full article…

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Excellent Gift for the American History Lover this Christmas Holiday Season

One of the most impressive framing displays I assemble is a complete set of genuine currency from all 13 original colonies.  Each of the notes from the various states is authentically signed by a prominent colonist during the American Revolution.  These individual paper money notes were issued and printed by the colonies while facing British Read the full article…

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Museum Framing will Frame Your Art and Personal Memorabilia in Time for the Holidays

When it comes time to frame your diplomas, art or anything else in time for Christmas, Hanukkah or any other holiday, count on Rick and his staff at Museum Framing to get the job done correctly, beautifully and reasonably. Rick knows there is a lot of competition for your business.  He also knows that frame Read the full article…

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Why “Acid Free” Mat Boards Should Never Be Used In Framing

  In my over 25 years of taking this business seriously, it bothers me when I see framing shops, both small and the big box outfits, tout “acid free mats” or “museum quality framing” just to draw people in without actually knowing what materials or techniques need to be applied to properly preserve and present Read the full article…

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Please Use Care When Framing Your Works of Art

                                        Last week, a customer came to me with a print she framed before she met me.  She wanted a new mat in place of the existing mat for a color change.  No problem. As I Read the full article…

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Are Historical and Political Autographs Great Investments?

      Throughout my life, I have always been involved with collecting in some fashion and longevity.  As a child, I started like most children, collecting toys.  I remember my parents buying Hot Wheels’ cars for my birthday.   At age 7, I visited Maine with my family and took an interest in coins Read the full article…

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What’s the purpose in framing important art if you don’t preserve it?

You acquire a piece of important art, antique map or print or even a diploma you wish to proudly frame to display.  Obviously, you want it to be preserved and protected for a long time. People believe that if something is framed, it is preserved and out of danger from deterioration. This is almost always Read the full article…

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