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Choosing the Right Display Case for Your Collectibles

Posted by Joe P. on 12/16/2013
You want to display your collectibles so that you can enjoy them and see them. However, you also want to protect them and this is where a good display case comes in. There are many options to choose from so you can find the right case for just about any collectible item. However, there are a few factors to consider to ensure that you are getting the best display case for your collectible items.

Size

How big your case needs to be will ultimately depend on the size of your item. Measure the item that you need to put into case so that the case you get is not too big and not too small. An item will not fit into a case that is too small and it can be swallowed up in an overly large case.

Quality

A display case is meant to showcase a collectible item, but you also want the case to offer some protection to your item. For example, if the display case was to fall, you want to item inside to be protected. Choose a case with a reinforced plastic shell so that you can easily see the item inside, but if the case were to fall, the shell would not shatter like it would if it were made of glass. You also want to wood to be made of high-quality wood and the finish should be flawless.

Special Features

Some people will want their display case to shed some light on the collectible item. You can find various cases that have built-in lighting and these will make the item stand out more. Many people choose this option for small items so that they do not get lost in the case. However, it can also work for larger items, such as large collectible cards and collectible swords and weapons.


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