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Posted 10/12/2016   6:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add filipo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
My question is dumb a bit... take my apologies in advance.

I am unable to find out the correct English term for small pvc (or other material) clear envelopes/bags/folders/cases in which are postcards usually saved.

So, is there any official term for that kind of storage material? B
Because with the words which I have mentioned (envelopes, bags, folders cases) I didn't find any offer on eBay.
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Posted 10/12/2016   6:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Polypropylene Bags filipo.
Discard the "dumb" assumption, every question is valid, and will assist someone.
When one answers questions, one learns as well.
I pay about $14 Australian for 1000 bags, IIRC.

These bags are a nightmare, as far as I know, they are the safest for preservation, but as slippery as goodness knows what.
They will resist any form of stability in a shoe box or the like.

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Posted 10/12/2016   6:57 pm  Show Profile Check GeoffHa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GeoffHa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It's usually sleeve or wallet.

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Posted 10/12/2016   7:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Going on Geoff's suggestion,
peruse at your leisure..............
http://www.ebay.co.uk/bhp/postcard-sleeves
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Posted 10/12/2016   7:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add filipo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Rod, thanks Geoff! Yes, the "sleeve" is the right term :)
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Posted 10/12/2016   8:19 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I buy my postcard sleeves and photo sleeves (5x7) at:

http://www.bcwsupplies.com/

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey
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Posted 10/13/2016   03:01 am  Show Profile Check GeoffHa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GeoffHa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I know that ikeyPikey Towers is filled to the very top with neat shoe-boxes of postcards, but I also use the leaves designed for holding large cigarette cards for postcard storage. You can get four cards in these, and they're slightly easier to keep from slipping all over the place. An example

https://www.worldstamps.co.uk/cigar...t-SAL_107_11
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