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Archival Photo Storage Box

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Our archival storage containers for printed materials and photographs are constructed from acid- and lignin-free materials and feature a buffering agent to neutralize any migrant acid and atmospheric pollutants. Our Photo Box protects precious and valuable photographs and negatives from the ravages of acid, dust, dirt, and light. Archival quality envelopes group sets of photographs or negatives together and can be labeled for easy identification. Additional archival envelopes are available separately in packages of 12.

  • Image Permanence Institute's Photo Activity Test (PAT) certified
  • Includes 12 Archival Photo Storage Envelopes

Archival Photo Storage Box
  • SKU#: 10002424
  • 7-1/2" sq. x 5" h
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Archival Photo Envelopes Pkg/12
  • SKU#: 452045
  • 7" x 4-1/2"
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Archival Photo Storage Box

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Archival Photo Storage Box is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Picture Storage Purchase these after going thru the closet at my mom's after she past away. She had a lotof old pictures still in photo albums that were starting to cause pictures to fade. These will work out perfect to keep them in without further fading.
Date published: 2013-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from large Archival Box I am in charge of filing and maintaining 57 years of our ladies fishing club (IWFA) and these boxes and envelopes are perfect for all of it. I also have the large archival boxes for the 8 x 10 black and white photos and some of the most important letters that the club received in there most earliest days of Ladies fishing in the 1950's. Our files and photos were being lost due to the humidity and paper eating bugs now they will be preserved for the next 57 years. Thank you for having a great product so the history of the earliest ladies fishing around the world can be saved.
Date published: 2013-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Nice Photo Box I really like this box! My mom got me a small fire proof safe (1.23 cu. ft.) for christmas. I have been looking for an archival photo box that would hold all my grandmothers photos, and fit in the safe. This one fits the bill perfectly. It even comes with 12 photo sleeves! (those are like $7. a pack, so really it's like the box is only $10.) Also this box is really well made. It is made with very thick board and nice metal rivets on the outside corners.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I wanted I was looking for an archival box for storing old family photos, and this is just the ticket. I was pleased with the size when I received it, I thought it would be smaller when I ordered it, but I needed one bigger.
Date published: 2012-02-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic for larger, longer photographs I purchased this product while organizing and archiving old photographs. I bought this specifically for 5x7 and panoramic prints, and I'm happy to report I am NOT disappointed. This box fits 5x7 prints perfectly, and while it's a little big for the panoramic prints (the sort you get from an APS camera), it's still the best one I've found on the market. I love that the edges are reinforced as well - I don't have to worry about whether or not this box is going to stand up to the test of time. The envelopes inside are too small for 5x7 prints, true - but it's not like I won't use them elsewhere.
Date published: 2011-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Organization Product! I have bought at least 8 of these so far to help me organize all my photos for my family, of which there are thousandssss. They hold a ton of photos, and the envelopes help me organize them by date and event. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2011-01-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great!! i love this product. it is very useful and handy
Date published: 2010-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The archival box and archival enveloves are great for storing photos you want to keep and preserve. A simple, yet effective system.
Date published: 2010-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Photo Storage These were a great solution for all of my loose photos. The boxes stack nicely for maximum storage. They also look great.
Date published: 2010-03-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from not as billed I purchased this because it was supposed to be good for APS photos but the envelopes for storing the photos that it comes with are for 4x6 prints rather than the wider format APS prints so I'm stuck just putting the prints in the box without being in the protective envelopes. Definitely disappointing!
Date published: 2010-02-24
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Community Q&A

are the achival envelopes made of paper or cardboard?

Asked by: eld67
The Archival Envelopes are made from a paper material.
Answered by: hcrolf
Date published: 2017-05-30

Is this a paper box? Do you have any acid free, lignin free containers that are water proof in case of hurricane or flood?

Asked by: PLFGirl
Storing one or more our Archival Photo Storage Boxes in a Weathertight Tote is our most secure option. Although they're not designed to be completely submerged, the super-strong latches of our Weathertight Totes secure the lids to the bases, providing an air- and weathertight seal.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-09-18

Certified acid-free?

Have the containers like this one been certified as try acid-free? Has anything passed the PAT test (Photographic Activity Test) developed by the Image Permanence Institute? I am leery if purchasing so-called acid-free items without that certification, as many who claim to make such products lie or bend the truth on the matter.
Asked by: GamingArchiving
We have the base materials of the Archival Photo Storage Box tested. The base materials have passed the Photographic Activity Test (PAT).
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2017-07-28

Roughly how many photos fit in the Archival Photo Storage Box?

I want to know how many to order!
Asked by: mgl2013
In our archival photo storage box, each envelope will hold approximately 12 of the 4" x 4"photos. Each box will hold 36 envelopes which is approximately 432 photos.
Answered by: mgwinston
Date published: 2017-07-02

Safe to stack photos in an envelope?

-Is it safe to stack photos within an envelope? I'm worried photos may stick together. -Do you have any individual, archive-safe, photo sleeves (like baseball card sleeves)? Would that keep the photos safe or could they just stick to the sleeve instead of the photo. Thanks!
Asked by: upsidedownjim
If you're concerned about your photographs sticking together, our acid-free, archival-quality polypropylene Photo Storage Pages are a high quality, non-stick option .
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-04-17

What does the photo envelopes look like? Is there a dedicated slot in the envelopes for negatives?

SKU#: 452045
Asked by: illise
The envelopes that are included with our Archival Photo Storage Box have the look of a standard mailing envelope with the added protection of being made of archival materials. Each envelope has a undivided interior.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-04-17

Does or doesn't this box include the 12 panoramic-size envelopes?

Asked by: GommaG
Our Large Archival Photo Storage Box includes 12 archival panoramic envelopes.
Answered by: rcforeman
Date published: 2015-12-07

Doesn't included large envelopes for panoramic pictures only 4x6, do you sell bigger envelopes? Disappointed

Asked by: Evaelis
Unfortunately we do not carry larger envelopes for this particular storage box.
Answered by: hcrolf
Date published: 2015-07-29
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