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