This the neat pile.
I have been through it extensively twice to see exactly what is here. There are at least two albums of old photos missing, according to my memory. I spoke with my brother and he also remembers the same photos in the missing albums. It is a mystery. They are the snapshot photos of both he and I and our twin sisters in the years between 1936 - 1942.
So far, according to my perceived needs, I have ordered three blank vintage albums from e-Bay and new black mounting corners. One of the albums has arrived and there were two packets of white mounting corners inside. That was a surprise. Some of the pictures in the old albums are mounted in white corners, but most are either pasted! glued! or mounted in black corners that have come loose.
I ordered 9 packets of black corners, each containing 252. (2268 corners will hold around 567 photos.) I think I'll have enough corners.
So far I have spent only $104.06 including shipping and handling charges. ($49.14 corners) ($54.92 blank vintage photo albums, two brand new). I sure hope that will be all!
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The other two albums arrived today. One was brand new and there was a packet of black mounting corners in it. The date on the packet was 1952.
Now I should get down to business!