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Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Passe-Partout


Passe-Partout
Originally uploaded by a1scrapmetal.
"SPECIALIST" Passe-Partout HANGERS.
There are three types.
TYPE-G
TYPE-K
TYPE-H
I have Type-G.
Metal Pierce Through Types.
9d box.
Passe-Partout was very popular in England just after WW2. My old neighbough,Mr Ringrose, had one of those wonderful sheds full of labelled drawers.
I still have the 10 yards swimming certifiacte he kindly framed for me using Passe-Partout.
(you layer card,picture,glass and then tape arounf the edges with special tape..remembering to attach a hanger before you do.

3 Comments:

Blogger Dr.E.I.Belbis said...

visually impressive . old school metal and new school up loading .
and cross linked to boot .

08 February, 2006  
Blogger hazel said...

Thank you for coming by...good to hear from another mail artist..I expect Michael will say hello soon.

08 February, 2006  
Blogger Andy said...

Passe partout was actually popular from the early 20th Century to around the early 1960s. The last reels of passe partout tape were manufactured circa 1989, when Samuel Jones of St Neots, the last company to make it, was taken over by Wiggins Teape.

22 September, 2009  

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