I'm new to this thread and I'm seriously debating wether to use electrolysis(Sp?)
on a relic or not. What would be the harm in doing it? What would be the benefit?
Last November I found a Mk4 Canadian bayonet for a Lee-enfield and it's in "good"
condition in my opinion. I want to see if it's possible to see if any markings or
stamps are on it. Would electrolysis reveal any serial numbers or markings or
Would it decrease or increase the sentimental value of an object?
How about the monetary value?
Personally? I'm leaning to leaving it alone. It took 60 years for it to develope the
Plus, it is technically a weapon and to remove the cover of rust and buildup would
make it liable to confiscation or even destruction.
Not only that, but I have the trigger mechanism for a m-1 garand that....I just don't know...