Don't remove and replace that ORIGINAL decal!  Here are examples of lids that have been restored.


Deep scratches through decal, lots of missing graphics:




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Early Home Lid.......missing sections of decal had to be carefully painted in:
BEFORE:

AFTER:



Very late Columbia Graphophone "Q" lid.    Decal left intact, wood repaired, veneer replaced on side - color matched.







Edison Home Lid #1, extensive scratches and missing color



Edison Home Lid #2, extensive scratches, missing color, darkened areas in low grain