Bond has arrived - my new 6538 Big Crown

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Bond has arrived - my new 6538 Big Crown

Joined: August 20th, 2009, 2:35 pm

August 28th, 2011, 6:12 pm #1

Dear all,

had some time with my camera today and these here are the results: images of my newest addition, which reached my on Thursday from Belgium. Had to let my 6536 go for it, so it's a real upgrade

Submariner Big Crown
Ref 6538
Serial no 426xxx, about 1958
Rivetted stretch bracelet 4/59
Superdomed crystal
T 25 Service dial (about end of sixties I think)
Service-Inlay (with red triangle )

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And of course the mandatory Goldfinger wristshot (ok, my wrist IS smaller than Connery's *grin*)

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Joined: March 26th, 2010, 3:25 am

August 28th, 2011, 6:24 pm #2

I'm sure it was all well worth it even if you had to let your 6536 go. That is in great condition. Wear it in good health!

Best,
Jon
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August 28th, 2011, 6:29 pm #3

Dear all,

had some time with my camera today and these here are the results: images of my newest addition, which reached my on Thursday from Belgium. Had to let my 6536 go for it, so it's a real upgrade

Submariner Big Crown
Ref 6538
Serial no 426xxx, about 1958
Rivetted stretch bracelet 4/59
Superdomed crystal
T 25 Service dial (about end of sixties I think)
Service-Inlay (with red triangle )

Comments appreciated













And of course the mandatory Goldfinger wristshot (ok, my wrist IS smaller than Connery's *grin*)

Me likee .... very much ! Very nice watch , can I have it ? Beautiful photos too . Mazeltov and wear it in Good Health !
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Joined: May 28th, 2007, 7:51 pm

August 28th, 2011, 6:58 pm #4

Dear all,

had some time with my camera today and these here are the results: images of my newest addition, which reached my on Thursday from Belgium. Had to let my 6536 go for it, so it's a real upgrade

Submariner Big Crown
Ref 6538
Serial no 426xxx, about 1958
Rivetted stretch bracelet 4/59
Superdomed crystal
T 25 Service dial (about end of sixties I think)
Service-Inlay (with red triangle )

Comments appreciated













And of course the mandatory Goldfinger wristshot (ok, my wrist IS smaller than Connery's *grin*)

Congrats

Godspeed

ag

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Joined: August 14th, 2003, 3:20 pm

August 28th, 2011, 7:24 pm #5

Dear all,

had some time with my camera today and these here are the results: images of my newest addition, which reached my on Thursday from Belgium. Had to let my 6536 go for it, so it's a real upgrade

Submariner Big Crown
Ref 6538
Serial no 426xxx, about 1958
Rivetted stretch bracelet 4/59
Superdomed crystal
T 25 Service dial (about end of sixties I think)
Service-Inlay (with red triangle )

Comments appreciated













And of course the mandatory Goldfinger wristshot (ok, my wrist IS smaller than Connery's *grin*)

practicing your "trade craft"...your adventures are about to begin.
Enjoy it in good health.

John Ireland
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Joined: July 29th, 2007, 6:00 pm

August 28th, 2011, 7:39 pm #6

Dear all,

had some time with my camera today and these here are the results: images of my newest addition, which reached my on Thursday from Belgium. Had to let my 6536 go for it, so it's a real upgrade

Submariner Big Crown
Ref 6538
Serial no 426xxx, about 1958
Rivetted stretch bracelet 4/59
Superdomed crystal
T 25 Service dial (about end of sixties I think)
Service-Inlay (with red triangle )

Comments appreciated













And of course the mandatory Goldfinger wristshot (ok, my wrist IS smaller than Connery's *grin*)

Watch looks nice, though I'm not fond of:

Hands, which look all painted with white.

The red triangle is not original to that insert.



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Joined: August 20th, 2009, 2:35 pm

August 28th, 2011, 8:12 pm #7

The hands are not white but seem to be bare aluminium...no idea why they have been used...looks like a cheap service in the 60ties. The red triangle...inserts of that area should have it in silver, I know...theoretically. However the red looks old, so who knows

As for the hands: if you stumble over some gilt hands for the 1030 calibre, let me know
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Joined: August 20th, 2009, 2:35 pm

August 28th, 2011, 8:18 pm #8

practicing your "trade craft"...your adventures are about to begin.
Enjoy it in good health.

John Ireland
Thx John, but I fear with that crystal there's no way to get this thing tight...the crystal seems to be really ooooooold and porous...but the look, the look ))
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Joined: November 17th, 2007, 4:10 pm

August 28th, 2011, 10:38 pm #9

Dear all,

had some time with my camera today and these here are the results: images of my newest addition, which reached my on Thursday from Belgium. Had to let my 6536 go for it, so it's a real upgrade

Submariner Big Crown
Ref 6538
Serial no 426xxx, about 1958
Rivetted stretch bracelet 4/59
Superdomed crystal
T 25 Service dial (about end of sixties I think)
Service-Inlay (with red triangle )

Comments appreciated













And of course the mandatory Goldfinger wristshot (ok, my wrist IS smaller than Connery's *grin*)

I really like it on the wrist. wear in good health m
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Joined: July 25th, 2010, 6:16 am

August 29th, 2011, 2:34 am #10

Dear all,

had some time with my camera today and these here are the results: images of my newest addition, which reached my on Thursday from Belgium. Had to let my 6536 go for it, so it's a real upgrade

Submariner Big Crown
Ref 6538
Serial no 426xxx, about 1958
Rivetted stretch bracelet 4/59
Superdomed crystal
T 25 Service dial (about end of sixties I think)
Service-Inlay (with red triangle )

Comments appreciated













And of course the mandatory Goldfinger wristshot (ok, my wrist IS smaller than Connery's *grin*)

Congrats.. Is's a pity though that you let go your 6536. They are HARD to find!
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