To 1 quart of water add the following ingredients:
1 oz. Precipitate Silver (Bostick & Sullivan)
1/2 oz. Cynate of Potash
1/4 oz. Hyposulphite of Soda
Add a little whiting and shake before using.
Apply with a soft rag.
Dissolve in water equal parts of double Nickel salt and Sal Ammonia.
Heat to near boiling point.
Immerse the metal to be nickeled together with some aluminum foil touching it.
Rinse in clear water.