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  1. Vercingetorix

    Vercingetorix Jul 3, 2016

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  2. DON

    DON Jul 3, 2016

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    Was just going to post that :)

    It will buff out. Wonder whats left for parts?
     
  3. lillatroll

    lillatroll Jul 3, 2016

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    It says in the description that back too hard to get off, how are you supposed to get to the parts if you can't get the back off ? This "watch" is a bit of a chocolate teapot, still got to love a trier
     
  4. MSNWatch

    MSNWatch Vintage Omega Aficionado Staff Member Jul 3, 2016

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    I would send that one to Bienne for restoration.
     
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  5. nurseford25

    nurseford25 Jul 3, 2016

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    agreed. It just needs a good service. ;)
     
  6. alam

    alam Jul 3, 2016

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    didn't someone post around here that a bit of lemon juice can clean all that imperfection right off?

    ::popcorn::
     
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  7. Bill Sohne

    Bill Sohne Bill @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 3, 2016

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    I reccomend WD-40 ..... its a Watchmaker in a can.... No offense to Archer !
     
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  8. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Jul 3, 2016

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    Is there such thing as too much patina?
     
  9. ahsposo

    ahsposo Most fun screen name at ΩF Jul 3, 2016

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    Are you looking to crank up the old patina v. damage brouhaha again?
     
  10. alam

    alam Jul 3, 2016

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    @kyle L is our patina resident expert who may be able answer that...

    :)
     
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  11. fjf

    fjf Jul 4, 2016

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    That looks more like barbecue crust than patina, I would think....::popcorn::
     
  12. Vercingetorix

    Vercingetorix Jul 10, 2016

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    With shipping it sold for US $167!
     
  13. dx009

    dx009 Jul 10, 2016

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    That's a lot of money for, pretty much, a movement that might be safe inside or damaged as well.
     
  14. Rasputin

    Rasputin Jul 10, 2016

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    What's funny is that it's not the only watch listed that has been through a fire.
     
  15. Vercingetorix

    Vercingetorix Jul 10, 2016

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    I bought a car that had been in a fire once, so hot it melted the aluminum transmission. If it wasn't steel it was toast. I doubt this is much different.
     
  16. Euxinus

    Euxinus Jul 10, 2016

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    I doubt there is any salvageable parts from this watch, probably a lot of warping due to thermal expansion and maybe some melting depending how hot stuff got. Surprised it even sold!
     
  17. dx009

    dx009 Jul 10, 2016

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    A month or so ago there was a vintage speedmaster, also damaged in a fire, that sold for a lot more than this. It looked better than this one, but still...