Steel (To Preserve From Rust). The following has been found very useful : - Half an ounce of emery powder, one ounce of soft soap, mixed, and well rubbed in.

How To Preserve Polished Steel From Rusting

Polished Steel From Rusting. After cleaning, and when not in use, take a cloth with a very little sweet oil on it, and wipe the articles over so as to slightly, but evenly, oil the surface. Let steel knives, etc. be rubbed with a little unguentum, which may be procured at a chemist's. One or two penny worth will last a long time.