Artistic Engraving specializes in restoring vintage engravings to their original state. Restoring the engraving increases the value of your instrument. The photos show a restored Conn "Naked Lady" design on a 1959 vintage baritone saxophone.
Artistic Engraving maintains a continually expanding archive of vintage engraving designs for reference during restoration.
The process of engraving cuts through the finish, exposing the brass. To maintain the original finish the engraved areas need to be sealed either with clear lacquer or re-plated to prevent tarnish. The cost for sealing with lacquer or re-plating varies.