Telechron General Electric 7H106K Illuminated Alarm Clock restoration

Discussion in 'Electric Horology' started by cornell9, Dec 24, 2019.

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  1. cornell9

    cornell9 Registered User

    Mar 26, 2017
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    I completed restoration of a General Electric 7H106K Illuminated Alarm Clock. The back of the dial cleaned up nicely with melamine and water but the front yellowing could not be removed (seems to be UV / sunlight related damage).

    Has anyone restored UV damage from a plastic Telechron dial? I do not want to risk those plastic yellowing restoration techniques unless they are proven with the old Telechron plastic and they do not damage the dial printing.

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  2. Chris Radek

    Chris Radek Registered User
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    Apr 13, 2014
    Watchmaker (now accepting new customers)
    Lincoln, NE, USA
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    I think it's beautiful as-is. I love the numbers!
  3. davefr

    davefr Registered User
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    Nov 29, 2008
    Semi Retired Engr. Mgr - Currently Rebuilding Tele
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    I agree, it looks great the way it is. Don't risk it!!

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