Re: [CR] Does restored= repainted? was Re: Ciclo Locomotiva -"sympathetic restoration"?


Example: Framebuilders:Richard Moon

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Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 17:18:04 -0700
From: Kurt Sperry <haxixe@gmail.com>
To: Stewart Ferrell <stewartferrell@gmail.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, Steve Birmingham <sbirmingham@mindspring.com>
Subject: Re: [CR] Does restored= repainted? was Re: Ciclo Locomotiva -"sympathetic restoration"?


2009/7/20 Stewart Ferrell <stewartferrell@gmail.com>:
> Another person might find it and want to do vintage racing so that person
> will bring the device back to
> life making the changes needed for safety and reliability but keeping with
> the spirit of the age when possible.
>
> Yet another new owner may seek to relive the age and have the device redone
> from top to bottom new metal
> work new paint and his own livery just as if it was brand new. That could be
> original as well.
>
> Stewart

No, in those circumstances it really couldn't be original. Not without doing real violence to the language. Top to bottom new metalwork, new paint, new livery is the complete antithesis of originality.

Kurt Sperry
Bellingham, Washington
USA
USA