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Subject: Source for felt tape sought

Source for felt tape sought

From: Helena Jaeschke <helena.jaeschke<-a>
Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Menon V. Sreekumar <vskmenon [at] hotmail__com> writes

>I am interested in purchasing felt tape that is fixed to the rebate
>of frames of oil paintings in order to prevent abrasion on the edges
>of paintings in the frame. I hope someone can give some contacts of
>dealers in United Kingdom or United States providing the same.

A colleague has suggested Benchmark Catalog who supply the
following

    <URL:http://www.benchmarkcatalog.com/main-padding.htm>

Felt Tape (click on the link to see Felt Tape Oddy Test Results)

    <URL:http://www.benchmarkcatalog.com/oddyfelttape.htm>

Our adhesive-backed black felt tape, now of acrylic fiber rather
than polyester.  We have had it cut into widths of 1/4 inch, 1/2
inch and 1 inch (6.25 mm, 12.5 mm, and 25 mm).  The framers among
you have requested these widths. Prices quoted below are per order.
There are three 50 foot long rolls per order (therefore totalling
150 feet)

    31-130-3/50
    1/4 inch wide x 150 feet
    (6.25 mm x  45.72 m)
    $21.95

    31-131-3/50
    1/2 inch wide x 150 feet
    (12.5 mm x  45.72 m)
    $24.95

    31-132-3/50
    1 inch wide x 150 feet
    (25 mm x  45.72 m)
    $32.95

Hope this helps,

Helena Jaeschke
Conservation Development Officer
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Exeter Ark, Exton Road, Marsh Barton
Exeter EX2 8LX
+44 1392 665951


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