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  1. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer May 8, 2015

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    Just got it home after auction. Perfect donor - without any feelings of guilt.
    Case will get tender and careful attention - saving edges and bevels. A new original crown of course. Hour and minute hand will be polished and get new lume. Seconds hand beyond saving but new is available. Movement has got its fair share of humidity (which was no surprise looking at dial and hands) but nothing serious and it will turn out fine after some thoughtful care by my trusted watchmaker. And a black dial...

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  2. hoipolloi

    hoipolloi Vintage Omega Connoisseur May 8, 2015

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    I think you need new hands in gold colour with lume matching the new dial hardware.
     
  3. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer May 8, 2015

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    ?? It has "silver" indexes. Maybe it does not show that good in the pic.
     
  4. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer May 8, 2015

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    And silver text.
     
  5. hoipolloi

    hoipolloi Vintage Omega Connoisseur May 8, 2015

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    Oops sorry. Looked like gold to me.
     
  6. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer May 8, 2015

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    No worries - the dial picture is bad...:)
     
  7. Hijak

    Hijak May 8, 2015

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    Good luck with project and look forward to seeing final results here!:thumbsup:
     
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  8. Ko1892

    Ko1892 May 8, 2015

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    Show us some pics when it's done :)
     
  9. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer May 8, 2015

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    I will flaunt it like crazy - I promise! :);)
    I have had a dream of a stainless 168.005 with a flawless black dial since the first time I visited Desmonds blog and "saw the light". It has been a long journey and along the way I have picked up some very nice Connies - but this has been the goal all the time.
     
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  10. rwilner

    rwilner May 9, 2015

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    That fly is creepy. Is it there for scale?
     
  11. noelekal

    noelekal May 9, 2015

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    Well ... "there ain't any flies on it" and notion of your project.
     
  12. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer May 9, 2015

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    No, just for fun.
    It happened to lie there (dead) and I thought - "what the heck - I will leave it there".
     
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  13. Mothra

    Mothra May 9, 2015

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    Weird. Didn't even see the fly until it was pointed out
     
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  14. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer May 9, 2015

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  15. JohnSteed

    JohnSteed May 9, 2015

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    hahahahaha

    op hijacks own thread LoL. nice

    and point made!! well done Sir!
     
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  16. rwilner

    rwilner May 10, 2015

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    ....
    I didn't. Seriously
     
  17. italy1861

    italy1861 May 10, 2015

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    Touché...
     
  18. Northernman

    Northernman May 10, 2015

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    +1;)
     
  19. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Oct 26, 2015

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    This old project is closing in also. Left the case and dial at my watchmaker last week. He has the movement serviced already.

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  20. cristos71

    cristos71 Oct 26, 2015

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    I´m looking forward to seeing this one too, the circle is almost complete :)