Short Top Boxes

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  • Application

    Often called an “Archival Shoe Box,” this style box is a general purpose container for safely storing and protecting postcards, photographic prints and collectibles.

  • Features

    Our short top boxes have removable, close-fitted tops to seal out dust and insects. Embossed labeling areas on box end and lid front neatly, accurately and consistently locate and position standard pressure-sensitive (PSA) identification label.

    Short top boxes are manufactured from .056 tan-white, acid- and lignin-free ArchivalGrade™ boxboard. Metal edge clamps are anti-corrosion treated with a black polyester coating with a wax-free polyester finish on the blind side. These clamps provide both rigidity and high stacking strength.

  • Specifications

    ArchivalGrade Boxboard Color Tan

    Tan thickness: .040 and .056 Tan finish: smooth plate finish. Black finish: textured paper laminated on acid- free black core.

    Made from fully bleached, high alpha cellulose pulp. It does not contain any post consumer waste recycled pulp. Paper is free of metal particles, waxes, plasticizers, residual bleach, peroxide, sulfur content is less than 0.0008% reducible sulfur.

    The lignin content is measured by the phloroglucinol test with a Kappa number of 5 or less.

    Metallic Impurities, Iron will not exceed 150 ppm and copper shall not exceed 6 ppm.No optical brightening agents are used in the pulp.

    The paper contains a minimum of 3% calcium carbonate (CaCO3) with a pH range 8-9.5

    Alkaline or neutral sizing are used. No alum rosin or rosin sizing are used.

    Color dyes are light-fast and non-bleeding.

    Surface of the paper is smooth and free from knots, shives and abrasive particles.

    Board will not degrade and cause harm to artifacts stored in boxes made from this paper.

    This paper passes the PAT (Photographic Activity Test) ISO 14523 formally ANSI IT9.16

    All dimensions are interior box sizes

    Corner Metal 10 mil black plate cold-rolled carbon steel Face Polyester based paint Back polyester coating

  • Resources

    Blog Post Archival Solution of the Week

    Video Acid-Free Storage for Photographs, Negatives, Albums, and Books

    Need a box size you don’t see listed? We would be happy to provide a quotation. Visit Imprints and Custom Products for more details.

Short Top Tan Box ITEM# : QTY. 1 : QTY. 2-9 : QTY. 10+ : ORDER :
4x6 Postcards 10-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 4-1/2''
04-003 $16.05 $14.45 $13.65
5x8 Cards/Stereos 10-1/2 x 8-1/8 x 5-1/8''
04-004 $16.05 $14.45 $13.65
12-1/2 x 15 x 4-1/4''
04-201 $22.50 $20.25 $19.15
Short Top Black Box ITEM# : QTY. 1 : QTY. 2-9 : QTY. 10+ : ORDER :
5-1/2 x 11-3/4 x 6'' CD Storage
04-103 $21.05 $18.95 $17.90
7-5/8 x 12-1/2 x 5-3/4''
04-107 $21.20 $19.10 $18.00
10-1/4 x 12-1/8 x 5-5/8''
04-105 $23.65 $21.30 $20.10
12-1/2 x 15 x 5-3/4''
04-115 $23.55 $21.20 $20.00
Short Top Gray Box ITEM# : QTY. 1 : QTY. 2-9 : QTY. 10+ : ORDER :
7-5/8 x 12-1/2 x 5-3/4''
04-507 $21.20 $19.10 $18.00
12-1/2 x 15 x 5-3/4''
04-515 $23.55 $21.20 $20.00
16-1/2 x 20-1/2 x 5''
04-520 $29.90 $26.90 $25.40