I'm pressing on with my next project, which is an old friend I used for cramping in the 1970s before I even knew people collect lamps. It's an old Tilley which was originally gold but very tatty, I painted it with black household paint and al oxide on the rusty perforated top. I stripped it rubbed it down and primed it with halfords enamel primer. Then after searching on here I bought some plasticote brass coloured paint. It looks ok but a bit bright, and when I rub my finger on it the finger goes a bit golden,. Has anyone used automotive lacquer on top of the plasticote? I am wondering if that would be a better finish for a working lamp, and if it would stick to the gold paint.