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Re: Restored Watch

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a very good job there. Looks really good.
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Beautiful! The dial, in particular, is just lovely.
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Well done on giving your father's watch a new lease of life. That is a great restoration job and as asqwerth says, a beautiful dial. I'm sure you will treasure it.
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28800bph wrote:I'm impressed with the result, that's an incredible transformation!
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That's truly a nice heirloom to have and pass on.
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Re: Restored Watch

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That is an extremely nice classic dress watch :thumbup:

Please could you share contact details for the chap who restored it for you?
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JAG wrote:Steve Mangham :thumbup:
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Re: Restored Watch

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That's wonderful, Helix! Well done to you and the restorer! Enjoy wearing it! 8)
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Many thanks for the Steve Mangham link!
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It's great that you had the presence of mind to take the "before" photo. The dial looks lovely.
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Yes, my datejust is away at the moment and I regret not having the presence of mind to do that.
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Okay, two more images of the "new" dial.
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The watch time was set by Steve on Thursday before shipping. When i took the photos today, it was 5 seconds fast :D

I shall stop anoying you now with pics of this watch :)
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Re: Restored Watch

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Helix Von Smelix wrote:I shall stop anoying you now with pics of this watch :)
Please don't...happy to look at watches like that all day! :thumbup:

Kip - how about a "Vintage Gallery" in Other Brands, please?
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That really is a stunning piece of restoration work - it's beautiful.

It seems to me that it's more than worth whatever you spent on it, for lots of different reasons!

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Oh and, as AVO notes above, do you really think there's anyone here who would be upset my more pictures like that...?!

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