12-04-2012, 03:30 PM
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Well It's only really one that came in for a clean up. It wasn't to be unpinned , just worked on for a general polishing.
The blades being so thin on these really got my heart pumping while sanding out the pits on the back of the blade. Someone tried their hand at some sanding but I was able to work out quite a bit considering the depth ( no, they don't look it) and then polished the blade to a mirror.
The gold has the normal wear patterns which I can't do much about, but there was a peculiar sealer over it which even had a brush hair imbedded in it. I stripped the finish, polished the gold, redid the script and ducks and then added 3 coats of metal sealer ( also to the script on the scales as they can tarnish in a week) and called it done.

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

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 12-04-2012, 03:38 PM
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  • P Funk
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Beautiful work!

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 12-04-2012, 03:44 PM
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Thank you.
The other two naturally are mine. One , a mint condition never honed and the other is a user quality.
And now I have to look into Gilding to be able to restore that area as well.

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 12-04-2012, 06:42 PM
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  • OldDog23
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wow !Smile

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 12-04-2012, 07:00 PM
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  • geezer
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They are all they are quacked up to be! Good work!
~Richard

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 12-05-2012, 05:13 AM
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  • oscar11
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Very nice!

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 12-05-2012, 08:36 AM
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  • mikeperry
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Hi Mark

Beautifully done Thumbsup

Take care, Mike

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 12-05-2012, 11:51 PM
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  • Johnny
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Fantastic!!

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 12-06-2012, 02:30 AM
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Loooooovely! Cool

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 12-24-2012, 01:28 PM
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Very impressive!!

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 12-24-2012, 01:48 PM
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Thanks guys!

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