I saw the potential in it. It just needed a little help from Maas Polishing Creme for Metals (affiliate link).
Maas doesn't stink. It takes off the tarnish with just a little "elbow grease." A dab goes a long way.
It's pretty rewarding to watch the color change before your eyes.
It's even better while watching a favorite episode of Downton Abbey.
Here's the "after."
The sweet tray is stamped Wm A Rogers. It also still had a sticker with the name and address of the previous owner on the back. I imagine it could tell some stories. After years out of circulation, I'm sure it's glad to have its former shine back.
Now it holds a collection of sentimental treasures on my night stand. Who knows? It may even get to serve some tea and sandwiches one of these days.
Share it One More Time
Home Sweet Home
Dishing It and Digging It
Inspire Me Tuesday
Share Your Cup
Feathered Nest Friday
Let's Add Sprinkles