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Old 12-10-21, 05:50 PM
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Hi All,

any suggestions on how to store a beret please. Are they ok in plastic zip lock bags or do they need to breath ?

Cheers in advance, Mark
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Old 12-10-21, 05:57 PM
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Having failed to find any other bags suitable I use zip locker or similar freezer bags for berets, sidecaps and forage caps.
Condensation could be a problem but I've come across it only when I've left the things laying in the sun.
Although the shaping of the beret is lost I'd store them flat as folding leather, plastic or fabric bands can easily lead to cracking and fraying.
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Moths and silverfish are the main problems.
Leather should be okay if kept away from heat and moisture.
I have mine in zip lock bags and use cedar balls and lavender as extra protection.
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I wrap mine inside and out in conservator tissue paper, and add half a Cedar Wood ring to each bag.

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Silica gel products are very useful, for small boxed/packed items, and even in wardrobes and cupboards.
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All suggestions much appreciated,

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I use zippy bags and cedar wood balls for berets and side caps.

For forage/dress/service dress caps I place cedar balls inside the sweatband, those not on display are in large sealed tubs.
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