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Re: tin covered antique trunk restoration

Posted By: Jim Cole (64-40-66-236.dialup.mebtel.net)
Date: 2/9/2 07:49

In Response To: tin covered antique trunk restoration (Brenda)

The wooden parts should be stained and finished with lacquer or varnish. The metal including the latches may hve been blued originally. If there is no loose rust treat the metal with naval jelly then paint or blue the metal and cler coat it to preserve.

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