OTB Records wrote:Hi all,
Yellowing bubbles! Probably been talked about numerous times before so please forgive me if I'm going over well trodden ground.
I've so many things to ask so I hope members don't mind if I do so via questions:
1: When was it first noticed that bubbles were turning yellow?
2: Is it inevitable that once a bubble starts yellowing then it will continue to get darker until it is brown?
3: Is it safe to say that if a bubble hadn't started to yellow after say 15 years then it will never go yellow?
4: What seems to be the contributing environmental factors that contribute to yellowing - heat, moisture, cold etc.?
I know what I am asking is along the lines of: "How long is a bit of string", but I would be interested to know what collectors think.
Thanks in advance.
OTB Records wrote: I know these pieces were only made as toys and not manufactured to have any longevity. However, collectors today are paying serious money for pristine figures. Are they just expensive time-bombs?
OTB Records wrote: Are they just expensive time-bombs?
jedisearcher wrote:OTB Records wrote: Are they just expensive time-bombs?
Sorry but that's just scaremongering. Where's the evidence?
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