Science: Colored Steel

When Oscar Bruno Bach was 18 he made a finely wrought metal Bible cover for Pope Leo XIII's study. A native of Germany but a longtime resident of Manhattan, Oscar B. Bach is, according to the current Iron Age, "probably the foremost metal craftsman of this country." He has done a great deal of impressive metal decoration for public buildings, rich men's homes, ships, mausoleums, world's fairs. Last week bemonocled, pipe-sucking Mr. Bach discussed with newshawks a metallurgical process which he had developed (after years of research), and which not only delivers stainless steel in a variety of colors but also...

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