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Offline Doug Rose

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Old Brass Finish on a WE Candlestick
« on: May 21, 2017, 01:45:06 PM »
This was a lamp and was dirty. Really Dirty!! I thought the brass has just faded. Cleaning it up I found it is an Old brass Finish. I have never seen this done to a stick. Hard to picture, but it is so cool!!...Doug
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Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: Old Brass Finish on a WE Candlestick
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 09:55:25 AM »
Looks nice, Doug! Definitely an interesting process it went through at one point.

Do you have an Old Brass 302 or D1 to compare the finish to?
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Re: Old Brass Finish on a WE Candlestick
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2017, 02:12:48 PM »
This was a lamp and was dirty. Really Dirty!! I thought the brass has just faded. Cleaning it up I found it is an Old brass Finish.

Was it a painted finish, plated brass or solid brass? If either of the metals, it does have a nice patina. Looks great regardless.

Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Old Brass Finish on a WE Candlestick
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2017, 05:56:13 PM »
Christian/John...It was painted and the paint job is superb. There is a little mark on the base where you can see the brass showing through. It was definitely professional right down to the screws on the transmitter. I have had this for awhile and thought it was just brass that had darkened with age. I wiped it off with Howard's Liquid Wax and couldn't believe my eyes....Doug
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