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04-05-2013, 06:37 PM #1
Cleaning off a card?
I just pulled a game worn Vernon Wells Allen and ginter card from a 2012 pack I found at target, and there is a small crusted spot of some substance on the card. Does anyone have any ideas as to how to safely remove it?
04-05-2013, 07:30 PM #2
Try using a cotton swab.
04-06-2013, 05:42 AM #3
P E D??? Keep it there.
04-06-2013, 06:57 AM #4
04-06-2013, 08:52 AM #5
Ryan, I am very leery about messing with a card's surface. Are you planning on selling it? If not, don't worry about it.
The only cards I'll ever touch are chrome cards, which are notorious for spotting when they are produced. A polishing cloth, if used carefully, will help remove that.
Do you have a scan of the card in question?Collecting pre-war, vintage and modern baseball cards.
Currently working on the T206 set, 1975 Topps, master collections of Roberto Clemente and Robin Yount.
04-06-2013, 11:04 AM #6
Not at the moment no... But I do plan on keeping it. It's on the surface and not the cloth though, thankfully.