Restoration Services

Colonial Instruments specializes in restoration services for compasses, clocks and microscopes.

Compass Restoration

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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Clock Dial Restoration

We have developed a procedure to return the polished brass pieces back to their original appearance with a varying degree of patination representing how the silvered pieces would have aged properly over time.
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Microscope Restoration

We offer repair and replication of missing pieces on 18th and early 19th century microscopes. We have access to a thorough database showing original microscopes and ancillary items as models for replicated items.
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