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Use Caution when Trusting any Company to Frame Your Important Artwork

As I have mentioned time and time again, most frame shops and framing companies use minimal grade materials and techniques when framing your artwork, diplomas and other important items.  One would figure if you are going to spend any money framing an item, you would want it done correctly. After all, if you want to Read the full article…

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Buyer Beware when Purchasing Artwork that’s been FRAMED!

Just the other day, a woman called me about selling the famous rare large civil war era antique map Arnold’s  “City of  Washington (DC)”.   She purchased the map several years ago from a relatively new gallery in Washington D.C.  Interested in seeing it, I immediately asked if she can bring it over  to my Read the full article…

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1805 Letter Signed by Napoleon as Emperor referencing Lord Horatio Nelson and other key military content, RARE this nice

…Admiral Nelson was in the Straits of Messina…   Rare Incredible Manuscript Letter Signed “Napoleon” in French, 1 1/4 pages recto and verso, 4to, Chateau De Stupini, near Turin (Italy), 3 Floreal, An 13 (April 23, 1805).   An important war date letter, informing Admiral Ganteaume of Vice Admiral Villeneuve’s departure in pursuit of the Read the full article…

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You Worked Hard For Your Diploma. Frame It Well.

  Young people spend years achieving their diploma through hard work and study.  In addition to the time spent, many and/or their parents invest a lot of of money assuring a good education and the end result from finishing and graduating with a degree… and a diploma. With so many businesses offering to frame your Read the full article…

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Thank You For Supporting Museum Framing in 2015… And Previous Years, too!

It is my humble appreciation of thanks and gratitude that I appreciate the support you all have shown me in 2015 and past years.  I look forward to a continued relationship this next year and forward! Rick has operated this business since 1989 and continues to do so.  Rick firmly believes that great framing comes 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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Museum Framing offers Engraving Services on Our Frames

Because we have framed historical documents and letters signed by famous people for museums and collectors, many of those people would want biographical plaques framed with a portrait and the autograph. For this reason, purchased a computerized engraving machine that does numerous fonts, sizes and other great engraving. A plaque will definitely make your art, 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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