Stamp Community Family of Web Sites
Stamp Community Forum
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some stamps?
Our stamp forum is completely free! Register Now!

Phosphor and floresecnt determination  
 

 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
Valued Member
Learn More...
United States
230 Posts
Posted 01/11/2017   5:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add wheelman to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Could I please get some opinions on what brand of lights to use (without breaking the bank) to determine different types of tagging?
Thanks
Send note to Staff

Pillar Of The Community
United States
5664 Posts
Posted 01/11/2017   5:18 pm  Show Profile Check Petert4522's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Has been on this forum before. Use the "search" function above to see what we all think about these lights.
Personally I use a small portable one from http://uvtools.com and a bigger, plug in 18 watt job from the same place. Both of these came with short- and long wave light bulbs. The portable uvtools unit is the cheapest available and is the same unit sold by Amos.


Peter
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
Learn More...
United States
482 Posts
Posted 01/11/2017   5:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add dkabq8 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Don't forget pick up a pair of UV blocking glasses. Retina burns are no fun.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Canada
1403 Posts
Posted 01/11/2017   6:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This is their US site....not too expensive for a dual UV lamp - hope this helps you

http://www.lighthouse.us/epages/lig...Products/L81

This is a Canadian stamp Store in Montreal......decent prices for portable units and they explain the usage...!

https://www.arpinphilately.com/cat/uv-lamps

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by Renden - 01/11/2017 6:40 pm
Pillar Of The Community
United States
5664 Posts
Posted 01/11/2017   6:44 pm  Show Profile Check Petert4522's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Renden, that is not correct. The website is the one I gave above, http://uvtools.com . All the others, including Amos, Lighthouse etc sell the same unit but for up to 20, 30 dollars more.


Peter
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
Learn More...
United States
230 Posts
Posted 01/12/2017   06:48 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wheelman to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks all for the input.
I did try a search prior to the post but must have entered something incorrectly as it yielded nothing of value. Oh well - at least the request was on the correct forum this time and did not need to be moved by a moderator. New light is on the way and maybe I can finally get to the bottom of the Mexico Export series.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Canada
1403 Posts
Posted 01/12/2017   10:45 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Agree with you Peter, re: US site and sorry for the misinformation on the US side, and I never ordered stuff from the US. Rene
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by Renden - 01/12/2017 10:46 am
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Genuine H.E. Harris products and quality postage stamps at www.whitman.com. POSTAGE STAMPS, STAMP ALBUMS & ANNUAL SUPPLEMENTS!United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!What's on your wall? Check out our handmade, screen printed stamp art. Perfect for your collector room, office and more. Buy online today!Promoting the integrity of internet philatelic dealers. Please join us so buyers can buy with confidence.
New Forum TopicsRecently Active Forum Topics
  Trying to ID stamps from Panama
  Archiving/Mounting safety
  Scott 30b - Possible "Balloon Flaw"..?
  Dealing with eBay Changes: Specifically Ended Items
  Is this considered a cut cancel?
  Mt Fuji substation & postmark
  Looking for sources of info to help id all Great American types/varieties
  Looking for Precancel Bureau Mail Early Blks with Bar&City
  US #518b 1917 Franklin 1 dollar
  NOVAPEX 2018 - Dartmouth Nova Scotia , Canada -September 14 -16
  Why I Hate Selling Books on Ebay
  The elusive "propriwtary" revenue stamp variety
  Old checks with stamps
  The most misleading auction lot description of all time? (Narcotic stamps)
  Does anyone know what Scott# this is
  Scott 25ii - This could be "Bothwell paper"
  Frank Geiger - still in Business?
  Another great offering for everyone's funny bone!
  AIRPEX 2018 August 24 and 25 FRI. Noon-6, SAT. 10-4
  Use of c or Abbreviation for Classic Stamp Descriptions
  The importance of understanding a catalog listing
  Are these USA precanceled stamps?
  Catalogue listings not showing values.
  Indo China overprinted with Viet Nam - Dan Chu Cong HOA - North Vietnam?
  WW2 covers censored in Canada AND USA ?

  Looking for sources of info to help id all Great American types/varieties
  The most misleading auction lot description of all time? (Narcotic stamps)
  Another great offering for everyone's funny bone!
  Astronomical Observatories, Planetariums, and Telescopes
  The Stamps of Australia : On Steiner Pages.
  Trying to ID stamps from Panama
  Need help to identify a Japanese stamp
  Stamps with WORDS and/or NUMBERS as the main design
  Austria : Stamps on Steiner pages.
  Italy Stamp Engravers
  Why I Hate Selling Books on Ebay
  Dealing with eBay Changes: Specifically Ended Items
  Use of c or Abbreviation for Classic Stamp Descriptions
  Scott 25ii - This could be "Bothwell paper"
  Catapult mail from Sweden
  Archiving/Mounting safety
  What Did You Do Philatelically: Today or Recently?
  Let's see your most recently purchased stamps
  Tanks on Stamps
  Name of this type of optical postcard.
  US Scott # 37 & 38, Used, Rebacked, 1857-1861 Issue, Classics
  My first APS stampshow
  Canada new $4 definitive press sheet
  Is this considered a cut cancel?
  Monaco Stamp Engravers

Go to Top of Page
Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Stamp Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2018 Stamp Community Family - All rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Stamp Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Privacy Policy / Terms of Use    Advertise Here
Stamp Community Forum © 2005 - 2018 Coin Community Forums
It took 0.41 seconds to lick this stamp. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05