This product, often called a â€œSolander Case,â€has a long history: The naturalist Daniel Charles Solander, traveling with Captain Cook in the South Seas in the 1760â€™s, constructed a book-shaped case to hold the manuscript records of the voyage. He later worked at the British Museum where his invention was also used to hold specimens and for housing prints.A case thatâ€™s been around for some 250 years must have something going for it. It is our finest case for storage and protection of your most valuable matted prints, photographs, maps and drawings.
The case tops have a lip that helps keep out air-borne contaminants.The thick walls provide outstanding physical protection. Sides and spine are made of low-resin basswood for superior stacking strength.The top and bottom are thick (.100) binder's board.The interior is lined with white acid- and lignin- free card stock.The spine of the case is hinged so that the top can fold open and lay flat for easy removal of contents.
The heavy-weight, acrylic-coated black cloth exterior is durable, assuring long-lasting use. Sturdy, lockable latches are designed to withstand repeated opening and closing. A metal label holder accepts a standard 3x11⁄4" label.All hardware is nickel-plated.