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'The Carmarthen' 73" Cast Iron French Bateau Tub with Aged Copper Exterior plus Drain

<br>'The Carmarthen' 73" Cast Iron French Bateau Tub with Aged Copper Exterior plus Drain<BR>


 
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'The Carmarthen' 73" Cast Iron French Bateau Tub with Aged Copper Exterior
Aged copper exterior
Requires a freestanding or wall mount tub filler (no deck holes)
Faucet sold separately
Cast iron tub with bright white enameled interior
Victorian tub drain included
Printer friendly spec. sheet

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Price: $8,930.00



Availability:: This package must be specially prepared and will leave our factory in 6 to 8 weeks
Product Code: PEN-CARM


Air Jetting*:
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Drain Finish*:
Supply in brushed nickel (no extra)
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'The Carmarthen' 73" Cast Iron French Bateau Tub with an Aged Copper Exterior

Product Details
The Carmarthen is a stunningly beautiful French Bateau bathtub with a solid copper clad aged exterior. Our goal was to present a bathtub with between 5-10 years of natural patina having sat in a damp environment. Our 'aging' specialist studied cases of copper wear and the progression of patina and applied specially prepared compounds to achieve a finish that would accurately represent our goal. These applied compounds reacted with the copper just as nature would and the results are fabulous.
Process
After the aging process on the tub has been completed, the surface is hand waxed to protect it and make it easy to maintain. Over the years, even after waxing, there may be some very slow additional patina changes. While you may never need to apply the wax ever again to maintain your tub exterior, we will be happy to supply you some down the years if you feel the need.
Finishing
The exterior of the tub is steel which is then clad with thick copper and finished with a copper strap at the base and sides with round head copper rivet buttons. The copper is then treated over a period of around 10 days to achieve its' final aged appearance. If required, we can leave more light copper areas upon request. For exterior cleaning, a soft damp cloth will remove most stains. The interior of the tub is hand applied enamel. Both the tub interior and exterior are hand finished, so no surface is perfectly flat or 100% even. Each Penhaglion Hand Finished tub is one of a kind.

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