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Polishing medals?

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NatashaRomanov Wed 07-Oct-15 18:12:25

Just hoping to get some good advice here!
My husband is ex-RAF, and has a medal from being in Afghanistan that is looking tarnished. His veterans' badge too.

Any military/wives/ex-military have a good way to make them all pretty again?

Would a silver/jewellery polishing cloth work? Silver dip?

NatashaRomanov Wed 07-Oct-15 18:13:10

Oops, pressed post too soon!

Thanks in advance, anyone!

OnePlanOnHouzz Fri 16-Oct-15 13:35:07

Be careful - some chaps are funny about others polishing their bling !!!
Make sure you 'ask' first !! smile

Polyethyl Fri 16-Oct-15 13:38:36

My Iraq medal came with a care and maintenance slip of paper in the box, saying do not use brass or silver polish. Mine is tarnishing too. I don't know how to polish it.

Polyethyl Fri 16-Oct-15 13:42:02

Here's arrse's thread on the subject.
www.arrse.co.uk/community/threads/best-way-to-clean-medals.16528/

NatashaRomanov Wed 21-Oct-15 13:30:32

Thanks.

One, oh he can do it, I just said i'd look up the recommended way. No way am I taking responsibility!

Thanks Polyethyl. I will forward that link to him.

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