Over the decades though, as the
brass ages, the once blatant discrepancy between the old
and new brass will blur and no longer present an obvious
distinction. The second case deals with quality restoration
without representation. Restoration completed in such a
manner as to be virtually indistinguishable from the original,
becomes an historical and ethical dilemma if not permanently
labeled as such. We sign and date all large, replaced pieces.
Colonial Instruments properly restores
the functionality, as well as the original beauty, of early
surveying instruments. It is our intention to honor the
colonial craftsman by making replacement items commensurate
with the standards to which they adhered.
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