BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES

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BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES

Joined: May 28th, 2007, 7:51 pm

April 27th, 2012, 2:39 pm #1

Dear all
Just few months ago I bought a watch that I though it was beyond repair because of the condition of the movement therefore I decided to send the watch to my watchmaker and I can tell you that he had a hard time to do the overhauling of the movement but here are the results
New dial / hands and nothing else but the full service of the movement and this watch is ready to rock again for many years to come.

I love the look on the Nato strap and I guess I will keep it that way as it looks fantastic with jeans and the patina on the dial/hands combo is really amazing, again nothing special but I wanted to share with you guys !!!

So here are the scans

Godspeed

ag



Before pics when I bought it















After Pics, you will never think it was the same watch






















Last edited by alexxxgil on April 27th, 2012, 2:41 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Joined: August 20th, 2009, 3:32 am

April 27th, 2012, 2:58 pm #2

...and a brilliant move to de-pimp that dial... did you sell those diamonds?

;^)

Wonderful, and it really means that whenever we see even what looks like a lost cause... there's hope!

Great watch; thanks for sharing...

Ron
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Joined: January 28th, 2011, 1:52 am

April 27th, 2012, 2:59 pm #3

Dear all
Just few months ago I bought a watch that I though it was beyond repair because of the condition of the movement therefore I decided to send the watch to my watchmaker and I can tell you that he had a hard time to do the overhauling of the movement but here are the results
New dial / hands and nothing else but the full service of the movement and this watch is ready to rock again for many years to come.

I love the look on the Nato strap and I guess I will keep it that way as it looks fantastic with jeans and the patina on the dial/hands combo is really amazing, again nothing special but I wanted to share with you guys !!!

So here are the scans

Godspeed

ag



Before pics when I bought it















After Pics, you will never think it was the same watch





















That's a great restore project story AG - I had fun looking at the pixs

Rise of the blue phoenix )))
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Joined: November 4th, 2009, 7:55 pm

April 27th, 2012, 5:14 pm #4

Dear all
Just few months ago I bought a watch that I though it was beyond repair because of the condition of the movement therefore I decided to send the watch to my watchmaker and I can tell you that he had a hard time to do the overhauling of the movement but here are the results
New dial / hands and nothing else but the full service of the movement and this watch is ready to rock again for many years to come.

I love the look on the Nato strap and I guess I will keep it that way as it looks fantastic with jeans and the patina on the dial/hands combo is really amazing, again nothing special but I wanted to share with you guys !!!

So here are the scans

Godspeed

ag



Before pics when I bought it















After Pics, you will never think it was the same watch





















really? that's an awesome job the watchmaker did.
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Joined: September 24th, 2010, 2:50 pm

April 27th, 2012, 6:34 pm #5

Dear all
Just few months ago I bought a watch that I though it was beyond repair because of the condition of the movement therefore I decided to send the watch to my watchmaker and I can tell you that he had a hard time to do the overhauling of the movement but here are the results
New dial / hands and nothing else but the full service of the movement and this watch is ready to rock again for many years to come.

I love the look on the Nato strap and I guess I will keep it that way as it looks fantastic with jeans and the patina on the dial/hands combo is really amazing, again nothing special but I wanted to share with you guys !!!

So here are the scans

Godspeed

ag



Before pics when I bought it















After Pics, you will never think it was the same watch





















now it's a nice piece. Congrats, mate.
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Joined: September 25th, 2011, 10:39 pm

April 28th, 2012, 1:51 am #6

Dear all
Just few months ago I bought a watch that I though it was beyond repair because of the condition of the movement therefore I decided to send the watch to my watchmaker and I can tell you that he had a hard time to do the overhauling of the movement but here are the results
New dial / hands and nothing else but the full service of the movement and this watch is ready to rock again for many years to come.

I love the look on the Nato strap and I guess I will keep it that way as it looks fantastic with jeans and the patina on the dial/hands combo is really amazing, again nothing special but I wanted to share with you guys !!!

So here are the scans

Godspeed

ag



Before pics when I bought it















After Pics, you will never think it was the same watch





















Nice dial!!
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Joined: February 22nd, 2012, 8:12 am

April 28th, 2012, 2:49 am #7

Dear all
Just few months ago I bought a watch that I though it was beyond repair because of the condition of the movement therefore I decided to send the watch to my watchmaker and I can tell you that he had a hard time to do the overhauling of the movement but here are the results
New dial / hands and nothing else but the full service of the movement and this watch is ready to rock again for many years to come.

I love the look on the Nato strap and I guess I will keep it that way as it looks fantastic with jeans and the patina on the dial/hands combo is really amazing, again nothing special but I wanted to share with you guys !!!

So here are the scans

Godspeed

ag



Before pics when I bought it















After Pics, you will never think it was the same watch





















Miracles DO Happen !!! Bueno AG !!! (nt)
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Joined: January 1st, 2012, 11:41 pm

April 28th, 2012, 9:49 pm #8

Dear all
Just few months ago I bought a watch that I though it was beyond repair because of the condition of the movement therefore I decided to send the watch to my watchmaker and I can tell you that he had a hard time to do the overhauling of the movement but here are the results
New dial / hands and nothing else but the full service of the movement and this watch is ready to rock again for many years to come.

I love the look on the Nato strap and I guess I will keep it that way as it looks fantastic with jeans and the patina on the dial/hands combo is really amazing, again nothing special but I wanted to share with you guys !!!

So here are the scans

Godspeed

ag



Before pics when I bought it















After Pics, you will never think it was the same watch





















incredible job!! did the watch need a lot of replacement parts or were most of the parts salvageable?
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