Renaissance Micro-Crystalline Wax Polish 200 ml


This wax polish from England restores, refreshes and protects antiques, cutlery, furniture, precious metals, armory, collectibles, art, photography, and much more.


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For over forty years, Renaissance Micro-Crystalline Wax Polish from England has been the #1 choice of major museums, art galleries and institutions for the preservation of the precious pieces. Professional conservators, retailers, amateur restorers and private individuals throughout the world depend on Renaissance Wax to protect their collections and for home use.

Prior to 1950, the only polishes available were based on beeswax and carnuba wax. Unfortunately, these natural, saponifiable products would cause damage when acids arose spontaneously through oxidation or hydrolysis.

To solve the problem, a consortium of international conservationists directed a scientist from the British Museum to conduct intensive research and find the perfect wax. When he could not find any that met their exacting standards, he created a new wax in his laboratory. The revolutionary formula he invented is a semi-synthetic micro-crystalline fossil-origin wax entirely free of damaging acids. It remains chemically neutral and is therefore completely safe, even on vulnerable surfaces.

The British Museum approved manufacture of this wax for its own use and for distribution to the public. That “perfect wax” is now available internationally under the name Renaissance Micro-Crystalline Wax Polish.

Renaissance Micro-Crystalline Wax Polish is used in the following places in the US: The 911 Monument at ground zero, The Smithsonian Institute, Colonial Williamsburg Conservatory, Abraham Lincoln Residence, Vicksburg Military Park and Museum, Henry Ford Museum, Academy of Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NRA Museum, Rockefeller Restorations, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Hilton Hotels, BYU Museum of Art, National Ornamental Metals Museum, as well as other museums, government agencies, craftsmen, collectors both professional and amature alike.

In the United Kingdom it is used in the British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Buckingham Palace, Military Museums at Aldershot, H.M. the Queens Royal Armourer, The National Museum of Antiquities – Scotland, Royal Armories (London & Leeds), The Imperial War Museum, Windsor Castle, and The Tower of London.

Renaissance Micro-Crystalline Wax Polish has appeared on and in the following – “The Martha Stewart” TV show, “CSI Miami” TV show, “New York magazine” ,”The Lapidary Journal”, “This Old House” magazine, Better Homes & Gardens “Wood” magazine, The Double Gun Journal, Gun List, ‘Blade’ magazine, Knives Illustrated, Knifeworld publications, ‘Tactical knives’ magazine, The Big Show Journal, Ships’n’Scale Magazine, Pool & billiards magazine, as well as many other articles for sportsmen, craftsmen, woodworkers, metalworkers, restorers, conservators and in famous professional reference and restoration publications worldwide! Martha Stewart “Living” magazine, “Real Simple” magazine & various internet forums, various syndicated newspaper articles and You Tube.


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Product comparison. Works good
I bought this because I wanted to see which  works better, the Renaissance Micro-Crystalline Wax Polish or the Windlass Rustblocker.
The Renaissance micro-crystalline wax says it can be used on leather,  Windlass rustblocker says for use on metal surfaces only, yet I have seen a video of someone using Windlass rustblocker and sprayed down their sword, hilt and all. I have not tried that.
Final conclusion is,  it's a matter of personal preference.  So I will continue to use both.  One is just faster to use.
- Sammy, June 26, 2021 | Verified Purchase
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Shine plus rust prevention
I'd used Boeshield T-9 as a rust blocker for many years and it was pretty good, but usually left a more liquid residue behind and was prone to eventually allowing rust on edges.

This wax goes on easy, dries very fast, and also adds a wonderful shine to my swords and knives. I've even started using it on some tools. It leaves very thin, dry finish and I think it will outlast other rust preventers I've used. I couldn't be happier with this wax. Can I give it six stars?
- David, February 23, 2019
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Well worth it
I bought a tin of this stuff 25 years ago.  I'm still working out of it.  Unless you are a major museum, and the Henry Ford uses it, you may never use up one tin in a lifetime.  It works as advertised.
- Garry, January 06, 2018
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