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Permanent marker on the bottom of china figurine

Posted by bronwynsmom (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 12, 09 at 9:53

My darling aunt has divided her collection of figurines between her daughters, and in preparation, she wrote their names on the bottoms in either Flair pen or Sharpie or some such thing.
How do they get it off?


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RE: Permanent marker on the bottom of china figurine

Generally the bottoms are not completely glazed. My guess is that the markings are permanent.


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RE: Permanent marker on the bottom of china figurine

But if they are glazed there, try rubbing alcohol or hair spray.


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RE: Permanent marker on the bottom of china figurine

I would try a Mr. Clean magic eraser. However, these are a little abrasive, so you would have to way your options on that one: faint scratches or marker?


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RE: Permanent marker on the bottom of china figurine

My son wrote on my dry erase board in permanent marker (Sharpie). A friend said hand sanitizer, such as Purell would take it off. It DID!!! Maybe it was the alcohol in it, I don't know, but I was amazed that it worked. May as well try it!

Tell us if it worked!


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