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8306Re: [PPLetterpress] wine bottle labels

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  • Peter Fraterdeus
    Sep 13 8:03 AM
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      Geez, it's not like the bottles are going to be archived, are they?

      Seems like by the time you've had it in the ice for a while, that bottle's going for recycling

      ;-)

      p

      At 7:38 AM -0700 13 09 07, Scott Rubel wrote:
      >The only labels that survive moisture are either stamped right on the
      >bottle or shrink-wrapped on. Paper never does well after a certain
      >amount of time. Maybe printing it with a coat of lacquer or something
      >like that will make it last a bit longer.
      >
      >That's all I've got right now. A theory: probably tree-based papers will
      >disintegrate faster because their fibers are not only weaker, but tend
      >to be shorter, I believe, than hemp or cotton.
      >
      >--Scott

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