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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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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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Buying Historical and Presidential Autographs Historical Documents and Letters for Serious Collectors

  Rick is interested in buying autographs, letters and documents of Presidents and other important Historical figures for a few serious clients we have known over the years.  Unlike dealers who buy autographs at a deep discount only to hold them in inventory for future resale, we have developed a list of clients and the Read the full article…

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Genuine Tru Vue Museum Glass at Great Prices!

As framers to some of the most important historical documents and artwork, we have found that museum glass is an amazing glazing material.  When used, it actually brings artwork to life!  Glare should not distract the viewing pleasure of framed artwork.  This why the popularity of Museum Glass.  Although there are many “knock offs” and Read the full article…

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History and Politics Come Alive with Historical Documents

Nothing is more satisfying than owning an autographed letter of George Washington or John Hancock discussing an event in the American Revolution.  How exciting and breathtaking is it to hold such a letter in your hands.  The exact same letter that these men wrote and looked at with their very own eyes. This is one Read the full article…

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Why Autographs Make Excellent Gifts

Nothing is more personal than a document or letter with the autograph of one’s famous historical or political hero. Most people don’t realize that well known historical leaders, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln can be had for not as much as one would expect. Imagine owning a document signed by John Read the full article…

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Collecting Rare Historical and Political Autographs

    Of the variety of collecting fields out there, nothing gives more pleasure than collecting autographs of famous people throughout history.  Acquiring a document or letter signed by an admired figure from colonial times through the modern era is truly rewarding. You can actually read about famous events and important news just by holding Read the full article…

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Frame Shops Should Never, Ever Drymount Artwork, Diplomas, Prints, etc.

As a conservation framer, my main concern is to preserve and protect artwork people bring to me for display and framing.  Thus, when asked to drymount art down to backing boards to make them appear flat and even, I cringe. Why is that? Because as art professionals, it is our duty to ensure things people Read the full article…

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