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To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
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Hey everyone. I have been thinking it over, and have been strongly considering turning my copy of national geographics (1974-2015) into bound books.Now before you tell me to stop and not do it, I…Continue

Tags: value, spine, bound, Binding

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pece Kocovski Mar 6.

Swap/Trade issues + supplements - Melbourne Australia
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Hey all,I was recently given a modest collection of National Geographic magazines, that I am looking forward to putting up on my bookshelf and one day start reading. Going through them and sorting…Continue

Tags: maps, Supplementary

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pece Kocovski Feb 14.

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Pece Kocovski replied to Robyn's discussion Donating National Geographic's... full set 1980 - 2016 plus many earlier.
"Hello Robyn, I am interested in your older collection. Would it be possible if I can email you or you email me ( pkocovski@gmail.com ) to ask you some questions about it?  Kind regards, Peter"
Jun 5
Pece Kocovski replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Haha very interesting. Well if I ever find a 1910 February, and it has some nice writing on it, I will be sure not to bind it. ;)"
Mar 6
Scott T. Shier replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"...yes, completely blank. It is common, (or, not uncommon at least) to find in those pre-1914 years that members would write the month/year on the spines themselves, particularly for the Feb. 1910-Jan. 1914 period.  Normally such writing on…"
Mar 6
Pece Kocovski replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Thank you Scott, I will keep a note of that as its very handy. Sorry if silly question but pre Feb 1914, spine was left blank?"
Mar 6
Scott T. Shier replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"...a quick confirmation on one point you mention, the info. on spine: 1st appearance of Date, name, Vol. # , + issue # on spine 1st appearance of article titles on spine:   Jan. 1960 1st use of red-colored text on spines (to indicate…"
Mar 6
Pece Kocovski replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Hey Scott (and Mel!), Thank you so much for the very valuable information. These are the kinds of things I would not have figured out on my own (such as the refolding of the foldouts! and the supplementary pocket at the back!) And yes, I am…"
Mar 6
Scott T. Shier replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Pece, ...so, not quite the usual way Mel De Vilbiss or I would offer a response on your post requesting feedback but in this instance I am Mel's authorized spokesperson. Reason being, I had run your ideas and questions by him in a chit-chat…"
Mar 6
Scott T. Shier replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"I love your binder-for-maps method Phil. I remember when you first showed us some years back -- it's one of those things now on my wish-to do-lists..."
Mar 6
Pece Kocovski replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Very interesting, thanks for all the pictures and information Phil. Definitely life goals! :)"
Mar 3
Pece Kocovski replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Hey Tom thank you for your comment. Yeah I considered maybe having the spine of the book be written with what is on the spine of the 6 month issues - though not sure if that will look messy or over the top. If it is possible might cost extra as the…"
Mar 3
Pece Kocovski and Philip Riviere are now friends
Mar 3
Philip Riviere replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Pece, Each map is stored individually on a page of archival sheet protector and archival cardboard.  A pic of the map and month and year of issue are on the sheet protector. This method really preserves the maps. The entire map collection…"
Mar 3
George Thomas Wilson and Pece Kocovski are now friends
Mar 3
George Thomas Wilson replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Beautiful collection, Phil !!!   :-)"
Mar 3
George Thomas Wilson replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Pece, They're your NatGeos, so its your choice how you want to preserve and present them.  That being said, since you will be keeping the covers and the advertisements, the only things you will loose are the spines.  I see no way of…"
Mar 3
Pece Kocovski replied to Pece Kocovski's discussion To bind or not to bind? Considering converting my loose single National Geographics into bound copies. Your thoughts/comments plus some general questions.
"Hey Phil, That is an incredible collection! I am so glad it is up on a shelf for all to see. Yeah I imagined the value would not be added especially to issues so new. Glad to see the red cloth is holding its own after almost 40 years though! I am…"
Mar 3

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