How to restore this Victor horn?

Share your phonograph repair & restoration techniques here
Post Reply
Victor Jr
Posts: 10
Joined: Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:30 am
Location: Quebec City, Canada

How to restore this Victor horn?

Post by flaprise »

I recently bought a Victor I and it came with this horn.
Fortunately, I had a spare one wich fits perfectly.
Now, what can I do to restore this one?

Jerry B.
Victor Monarch Special
Posts: 8183
Joined: Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:25 am
Personal Text: Stop for a visit when in Oregon.
Location: Albany, Oregon

Re: How to restore this Victor horn?

Post by Jerry B. »

Looks like it was soda blasted. Is that correct? Looks like a good opportunity to test your painting skills. These horns were painted with "rattle can" paint and they look terrific.

Jerry B.

Victor Monarch
Posts: 4389
Joined: Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:08 pm
Location: Southeast MI

Re: How to restore this Victor horn?

Post by JerryVan »

About all you can do is either leave it as-is or paint it. If you paint it, have the dents and creases removed first. Nothing looks worse than nice paint over rumpled metal.

Post Reply