Care Tips For College Football Helmets
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college football helmetsIf you love football and have been collecting related memorabilia from your favorite sports teams, you know how important it is to take care of your collectibles. If you do not, your items can lose their quality over time. There are, however, several things that you can do in order to prevent premature aging of your college football helmets. If you take these precautionary measures now, you can extend the life of your memorabilia significantly. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.

Storing Your Helmet

Do not ever store or display your helmet so that it is exposed to direct sunlight. Ultraviolet rays can be very damaging to collectibles. Exposure to these damaging rays can result in your helmets taking a yellow tone and that is definitely not what you want. Ultraviolet rays can also impact the aging process of your helmets, significantly decreasing how long your collectible will last.

These effects are impossible to reverse, so you will have to prevent the from happening. The only way to protect you college football helmets is to store them in a display case. There are a number of display cases on the market and it is easy to want to merely select the cheapest, but you need to make sure that the display case you purchase will actually protect your memorabilia. Even if it means that you have to spend a little extra money, it is worth it. You should select a display case with glass that offers protection from Ultraviolet light. It is also important that you find a display case that is acid-free, as this can also damage your collectibles.

Polishing Your Helmet

Another way to help keep your helmet looking brand new is to apply polish. There are a number of polishes out there, so you will have to find the one that works best for you. It is recommended, however, that you avoid waxing your helmet. Polishes will work better and help to protect your collectible for longer. It is important to note that polishes can impact autographs. If you choose to polish your helmet, you will need to be very careful while applying it. Polishes can actually erase the autograph.

You can purchase all of your college football helmets from Old Ghost Collectibles. We have an amazing selection of merchandise for sale and even offer several different autographed items as well. We also keep protective display cases in stock. Check out our website for more information, or call use today at (972) 375-2592.


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