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  1. Maxskold

    Maxskold Jul 7, 2019

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    Hello! Can someone tell me a little bit more about this watch? It’s my grandfathers old watch. It runs perfectly.

    Sorry for the bad picture, the camera lens on my phone is in pretty bad shape. Thanks in advance
     
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  2. marturx

    marturx Jul 7, 2019

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  3. Maxskold

    Maxskold Jul 8, 2019

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    Thanks! I guess it could use a service, last time was around 20 years ago. From what my grandmother has told me, the watch haven’t been used for at least 15 years.
     
  4. Togri v. 2.0

    Togri v. 2.0 Jul 8, 2019

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    Definitely get it serviced then. Congratulations on it :thumbsup:
     
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  5. byunjoe

    byunjoe Jul 8, 2019

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    I will echo everyone in saying to get it serviced. Particularly if it hasn't been in 20+ years. Old graphite grease can do nasty things to a watch movement! Your heirloom looks to be in excellent cosmetic shape and appears all original as well.
     
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  6. Maxskold

    Maxskold Jul 14, 2019

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  7. marturx

    marturx Jul 14, 2019

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    OK, I didn´t need better photos to see that it´s in excellent shape. If you want to sell, I´m happy to buy it. I´m in Sweden, like I guess you are. Just send a PM
     
  8. Maxskold

    Maxskold Jul 14, 2019

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    Yeah, I’ll contact you after I’ll get it serviced. Don’t want to sell something that is not working 100%, even tough it runs and hold time it need a service.
     
  9. Maxskold

    Maxskold Jul 14, 2019

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    I found something interesting going through the watches he owned, anyone who know what this is? Thanks 34A413AB-7AC7-4C77-9060-E44D39B2BEAF.jpeg 1DC0127F-ABCC-418D-874E-63E96EF131E0.jpeg A99DA502-4278-4DC5-A0EE-E180F25EFFE1.jpeg 47E3C829-9560-44B1-B732-8BF3D9AF92F8.jpeg
     
  10. marturx

    marturx Jul 14, 2019

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    It´s a noname pocketwatch in 80% silver. Well worn, goldplated when new. Maybe interesting in the 90ies. Not so anymore. Value is around 50$ I should say
     
  11. Martin_J_N

    Martin_J_N Jul 14, 2019

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    Oh, I was expecting you to keep it as its a family heirloom, still each to their own. I will say that your inheritance is considerably nicer than the Pulsar Quartz I received from my father who was never into watches, it still going strong though.
     
  12. Wryfox

    Wryfox Jul 15, 2019

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    Quick tip: Look up the history of Lemania, you'll find it fascinating.

    Careful though, you might catch the bug....
     
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  13. Maxskold

    Maxskold Jul 15, 2019

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    Well, I haven’t decided yet. I might sell some watches, Or maybe I fall in love with every watch when I get to spend some time with them haha
     
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  14. Northernman

    Northernman Aug 6, 2019

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    One piece of advice: Find a watchmaker who has experience with VINTAGE watches.
    If he suggest replacing the crown (yours is in a desirable original version), polishing, replacing luminous compound or other "touch ups", then RUN AWAY.
    Movement caliber 3615 (automatic with date). Not common to see, at least outside of Sweden for some reason.

    OF member @Mitka is a watchmaker with some experience with these. If you are willing to ship to the UK, he comes warmly recommended.
    (He is Norwegian, don¨t let his UK address fool you:)