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Originally Posted by gyasih View Post

Renovateur should not remove finish from museum, maybe surface polish only. The dye is supposed to be tanned into the hides, IIRC. My tanning/dying vernacular may be off on this one.

I just received my pair of Vass Museum Cognac Double Monks(same as Renault78law) and asked Rezso about renovateur and polishing products. Here's his reply:

 

"I am using renovator rarely. Mostly wax polish. The matching one to each color. For museum calf brown I am using brown and each year once the neutral color. For gold I am using maroon, tan or light brown."

 

He also uses Bergol products that you can find here:

 

http://www.shoepassion.com/shoe-polish.html

 

He especially likes palm wax.

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First day with meermin dark brown museum double monks. Received 3 compliment by lunch time and 0 slips (though a couple of close calls). Win/win!
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