Cleaning the Telic medal

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  1. How are we supposed to clean the Telic medal, if we're not allowed to use Brasso? Any ideas on how to get it shiny
     
  2. How about the silver dip stuff?

    Or Cillit-Bang, it works on the telly so it must be true!
     
  3. It's self-cleaning. It just needs to be left in the box long enough.
     
  4. Don't.
     
  5. Ditto don't!

    However on advice from Bro In Law who is a jeweller you might get away with e 'Jewellers Polishing cloth' but nothing more. Gentle on the rubbing mind!

    Cheers
     
  6. I agree, I got a 2 part cloth from H Samuel, other jewellers are available, one cloth cleans & the other puts a preservative coat on it preventing it from tarnishing.
     
  7. jenolite removes rust pretty well :D
    a decent pencil eraser can remove the majority of light tarnishing.
     
  8. WTF is the thing made of then???
     
  9. An pencil eraser. Thats all I use on my medals
     
  10. I don't know what the bloody thing is made of but it tarnishes much, much faster than any of my other medals.

    My tailor recommended using the silver dip and a very soft cloth. Rub gently because the medal is very easily scratched. Use a Q tip for any grubby bits.

    Litotes
     
  11. When a wore mine for a parade a while back my rifle scratched the hell out of it! Its in a right mess now, not impressed.
     
  12. I use a rubber :lol:
     
  13. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    My first CSM his GSM was smooth from polishing!
     
  14. the_boy_syrup

    the_boy_syrup LE Book Reviewer

    Whats a Telic Medal ?
    Came home in November 2004 still no sign
    Maybe it got worn away to nothing in the box