Hahn Plating Finishes

(Please note that not all finishes are availble for badges ordered online.)

Nickel:

A silver colored finish. This finish has a yellow hue and may tarnish with time.

Rhodium:

A plate that has the color and shine of silver. Badges are first plated with a layer of nickel and then plated with a bright rhodium layer.

Gold:

A deep gold that is plated directly over the raw brass metal. Then coated with a clear protective layer.

Hamilton Gold:

A gold tone finish that is first plated with a thin protective layer of nickel. Then a 1-3 mil layer of gold is plated over top giving the badge a very bright and clean finish.

Two-Toned:

Rhodium panels and center on a Hamilton Gold badge backing OR Hamilton Gold panels and center on a Rhodium badge backing.

Hanco-G:

A non-precious metal that is gold in color. The metal is throughout the badge and is not plated. The badge is then highly polished and coated with a clear protective layer.

Hanco-S:

A non-precious metal that is silver in color. The metal is throughout the badge and is not plated. The badge is then highly polished and coated with a clear protective layer.