Examples of Restoration and Transformation

Transformation : A bail was added to this 1908 Model (*)


Restoration (“at best”) : For this 1908 Model the wood fibre sides of the handle were replaced by wood


Transformation or bad restoration? Rather hard to say… A rivet replaced the eyelet on this 1951 Model


Restoration (“at best”) : On this 1961 Model the original red anodised handle sides have been recoloured to create a better visual appearance


(*) Source : Ebay