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    Re: Silvering mirrors with mercury-tin amalgam
    From: Jürgen Hoefeld
    Date: 2021 Mar 20, 18:06 +0100
    Hi Bill,
    may be this article, although in German might be of some help
    Regards,
    Juergen

    Am Sa., 20. März 2021 um 06:01 Uhr schrieb Bill Morris <NoReply_Morris@fer3.com>:

    Many years ago I read an article on how to re"silver" mirrors using tin foil (not aluminium) and mercury while at sea. I could not at the time get my hands on pure tin foil or mercury, and now that I can, I cannot remember the details. I think it involved rubbing the foil with mercury until it became tacky with amalgam and then sliding the clean mirror blank on to it and applying weight. If any reader can supply me with a detailed account I should be very grateful. Norie and lecky have both let me down.

    Bill Morris

    Pukenui

    New zealand

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