Cleaning up yellowed/grubby plastic?

From: Geoffrey Thomas <>
Date: Tue Aug 24 15:19:10 2004

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From: "Teo Zenios" <>
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Subject: Re: Cleaning up yellowed/grubby plastic?

> "Patina" I think is a term also used for older coins, the oxide that forms
> on a silver or copper coin actually preserves it from further damage,
> cleaning it would destroy detail and it will oxidize again anyway.

Also used for describing the weathered finish on statues - some were
scrubbed clean by the victorians in British museums with results that are
far from making modern art historians happy, for the same reason as for

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