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Old 03-05-2011, 05:18 AM   #194
Betty
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Join Date: May 2004
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Originally Posted by afdish View Post
One way I am making due instead of buying new, is storing my unmounted and photopolymer stamps in CD cases. My workplace was purging a CD library that they no longer need. They were going to throw all the cases in the dumpster! Thankfully, I was in time to stop them. I've gone through and removed the cd tray from all of them. Over 2,000 cases. Quite the task. But, not too bad for a bordline OCD person like me.

I actually have more than I could ever use, so I've been selling them via SCS. I've sold over 1,000, but still have plenty to share. Here is a link, if you are interested:

cd cases for sale - for storing unmounted stamps
That reminds me, if you work at an office, watch what they throw. I've got a box of overhead projector sheets that they were throwing out, a box of file folders they didn't like, brand new, a BAG of light bulbs, they replace all in a big fixture, a bunch of folders with their logo & date on that were made of some awesome green cardstock etc. SO many things they throw that we can use.
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