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    Default 7/8 Tillotson's Wedge Custom Restore in Ivory Acrylic

    TIllotson's Co. Sheffield England 1830-1859 so this is an oldie.. This is the last of 4 Sheffield's that I restored over the last week or so... These all started in less than fantastic shape A Tillotson's Celebrated Wedge

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    It took some buffing with the grease-less compounds and polishing compound to get the the finish back to here.. I manged to keep the Eagle engraving on the face of the blade although it is a little muted...I had waited until I got in the new acrylics for some of these... I really tried to catch the light though the scales but basically the pics came out looking off white
    They have goldish swirls though out also, they don't really look like Natural Ivory but they do have a nice look to them.... I used Nickel Silver pins and #0 SS washers for the hardware...

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    The razor balances to the tang..
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    An oldie but a goodie. Great revival there G.
    These new acrylics certainly rival the old celluloid.
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    Wow that looks like it took some work. Way to bring it back to life.
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    Now we're talking G-Man!

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    Another great resto!

    It was cool that you could save the engraving, it looks very good together with the scales. Nice work!

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    I think I can get a sense of the gold swirling there in the first pic. Man, I'd love to see some of that up close...

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    Great restore Glen. Good for 200 more years.

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    Nice one Glen!

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    If i don't see it balanced on the tang, i don't believe it!

    Very nice. I love the satin look that's taking hold now!

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    I really like that, great job!

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