Another successful soak

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May 16, 2015

This one turned out very well, in my opinion. Not a sound stamp, but infinitely more attractive now. I bought it on eBay specifically for a soaking attempt, thinking that I might be able to improve it.

Warm to hot water, a few drops of dish soap, about 3 minutes using tongs to "pull" the stamp through the water, then a rinse in clean water, and then 3 days in a Desert Magic drying book with about 30 pounds of weight on it to press out the stamp.

Seller's before picture (Ickypoo!):

After:

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