Re: Laquer Question

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Posted by John Swensen on April 15, 2002 at 14:21:04:

In Reply to: Laquer Question posted by Brian on April 15, 2002 at 14:11:58:

That "shiny stuff underneath" is smoothly-buffed brass. Without the clear lacquer coating keeping air, acids, salts, and other corrosives away, the smoothly-buffed, shiny, brass turns into blotchy, brownish, greenish, and generally unshiny brass, beginning in a few hours, and continuing for a few years.

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