iron post wearing severe deteriation
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Replacement Candidate

Many Victorian newel posts were removed in the mid-20th century—victims of shifting fashion in some cases, irreversible corrosion in others. Severely deteriorated posts will require professional preservation or replacement. The Stewart Iron Works Company, based in Covington, Kentucky, and Architectural Iron Company, in Milford, Pennsylvania, are two companies making convincing reproductions based on period models.
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