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Archival Methods Side Lock Polyester Film Sleeves (4x5" 50 Pack)

B&H # ARSLFS45PS Mfr # 31-103
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You Pay: $9.95
Product Highlights
  • 3 mil thick
  • Self-Locking Side Fold
  • Archival Material
  • Clear for Inspection of Contents
  • Protects From Dirt and Dust
  • Safe for Long-Term Storage

A 50 pack of Side Lock Polyester Film Sleeves from Archival Methods can prevent scratched or damaged original images. These sleeves are designed to be used with 4x5" film. In addition, oils from hands will not do films and negatives any good. It is, therefore, standard practice to always keep originals and even dupes in protective sleeves both for handling and long-term storage. Crystal clear Polyester sleeves allow viewing or inspection without removal and protect the image from dirt and scratches during handling and in storage.

Archival Methods believes that a good image should be protected and preserved from both human and environmental damage. These 3 mil protective sleeves are the perfect remedy. Use them with confidence. They should also be used with any one of a number of optional Archival Methods Storage Systems, i.e. Boxes and Containers.

Compatible with 4x5" film
Film sleeves are available in archivally safe, clear 3 mil Polyester
A self-locking side fold holds film in place; sleeves "unlock" to open completely for safer film removal without sliding image inside the sleeve
Choose Polyester (''Mylar D'') if the very highest optical clarity is required
Made in the USA
Format 4x5"
Capacity One frame (100 x 125 mm)
Material Polyester
Archival Methods Side Lock Polyester Film Sleeves (4x5" 50 Pack)
  • Manufacturer's Lifetime Replacement Warranty
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    Archival MethodsSide Lock Polyester Film Sleeves (4x5" 50 Pack)
     
    4.8

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        5.0

        Excellent clarity

        By PhotoBobby

        from Pennsylvania

        About Me Semi-Professional

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              Comments about Archival Methods Side Lock Polyester Film Sleeves (4x5" 50 Pack):

              I do contact prints right in the sleeves to get a first look at the negatives and these are very clear. These are nicer than my previous sleeves.

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              5.0

              Excellent film sleeves

              By Raul Gonzalez

              from Mexico City

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              • Easy To Load Photos
              • Strong Construction

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                Comments about Archival Methods Side Lock Polyester Film Sleeves (4x5" 50 Pack):

                The Polyester film sleeves are very clear and they feel solid. Good material. Much, much better than Polypropylene. Of course, they are more expensive.
                I use Polypropylene for caring undeveloped sheets and Polyester for archival.

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                4.0

                Perfect

                By KA

                from Chicago, IL

                About Me Photography Student

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                • Archival Construction
                • Clarity

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                  Comments about Archival Methods Side Lock Polyester Film Sleeves (4x5" 50 Pack):

                  Perfect individual protectors for your 4x5 film. Much easier to spread all your negatives and organize them.

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                  5.0

                  It is what it is...

                  By Farmer

                  from Northern California

                  About Me Pro Photographer

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                  • Archival Construction
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                  • Strong Construction

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                    Comments about Archival Methods Side Lock Polyester Film Sleeves (4x5" 50 Pack):

                    Drop-in replacement for difficult-to-get Light Impressions Foldlock sleeves, albeit at a higher price. Does what I need: archival protection with easy, safe access to film originals--nothing more, nothing less.

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