Best way to display boxed collection?

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  1. dew

    dew Well-Known Member

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    Been reading threads on display of collection and since this question does not specifically belong anywhere, here goes.

    What's the best way to display boxed collections?

    Seems like boxes get discoloured much more easily than the toys so how do you prevent that?

    Will appreciate any photos of your display!
     
  2. grunge

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    carded toys on the wall with a pin. boxed items on shelves.
     
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    Keep boxes out of the sun
     
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    second that, carded figures will get beat by the sun as well.
     
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    open them, play with them and put them on a shelf ;) 
     
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    On cheap shelves....
     
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  8. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    Boxed figures on a shelf and carded figures on peg board or push pins.

    To save space I have my boxed figures on an angle.
     
  9. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    I like the way you think! I have a whole wall lined with cork board. All my blister cards are on that. Above that i have 2 shelves. Top shelf is MP's only , all on a 45 degree angle. The boxes dont touch the shelf though , they sit on bubble wrap. My second shelf is a split of TFP Voyagers on one side an 3rd party on the other.
     
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    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    You know I never thought of bubblewrap to put under the boxes. I'll have to do that.
     
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    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I would love to be able to display all of my vintage Kenner Batman boxes. They are beautiful.
     
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    See my collection not perfect but best way I could come up with
     
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    At Flyby33; DAM BOY! That's some nice shelf display! An it's neatness is superb. Very impressive bro.
     
  14. dew

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    Thanks for the display ideas and keep them coming!

    Bubble wrap under box is one idea I will probably use.

    The reason I plan to display in boxes is cos I love the box art but have no space to display box and toys separately.

    Another question, will boxes fade if placed in a naturally well lit room but not under direct sunlight?
     
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    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    Iv been a MISB collector for the past.....15 years. None of my boxes have faded. Also none are with in direct sunlight. I know that for a fact. ( an FYI ) it's finally good to hear you guys appriaciate the art an actually care about the boxes! I feel so at home in this thread lol.
     
  16. dew

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    I know what you mean, it's weird to most people that I'm sometimes more excited about the box art than the toy.

    It's almost impossible to convince (in the past) my mom and (now) my wife why in the world I need to keep the box intact after taking the toys out.
     
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    what kind of lights should i use for a display case that wont fade the boxes? LED Lights?
     
  18. FCatCH76

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    Some olds pics of mine, but 90% of my collection is boxed:

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    ^dont u ever get tempted to touch it though...lol. I love your boxed toy room
     
  20. Duomaxwell1017

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    awesome set up
     

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