Originally Posted by Nashville Kat
I'd get some of that silver metallic spray paint that's everywhere now- and after cleaning the metal- i'd spray some of that into the cap and touch it all up with artists brushes- You could even carefuly touch up the nameplate
This is a good idea. At least it will neutralize the rust. I'll probably pick up some Proofide if it seems salvageable. I won't know for sure until tomorrow when it arrives in the mail
I'll definitely be documenting the restore process!
Cheers for all the input!