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  1. amphib44

    amphib44 Nov 29, 2017

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    This is going to make me sound a bit over the top, but I'm looking for a bit of advice on how to deal with limiting wear on the case back of my first, "good luck" Speedmaster that I have worn nearly every day since I bought it new 25 years ago.
    I have what I call a "burner" Speedmaster (2007) that I was going to start wearing, but I keep coming back to my original, and the case back has lost its definition and crispness (picture below).
    Is there something that forum members do to protect the inscription/detail and still wear the watch, or do we simply accept the growing wear as an honest sign of usage?
     
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  2. Vercingetorix

    Vercingetorix Nov 29, 2017

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    Buy a spare case back, or even a display back.
     
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  3. stefman

    stefman Nov 29, 2017

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    I second that. Go gor a display caseback. Problem solved and it looks great!

    By the way, I also tried having a second Speedy for rotation, but I’m stuck with my favorite one constantly (and I’m not complaining)

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  4. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Nov 29, 2017

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    Are these display casebacks thicker than a regular one, and do they hold the movement firmly in place (now that the dust cover is removed?) Lastly, are there any that people here recommend?
     
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  6. amphib44

    amphib44 Nov 29, 2017

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    I guess I hadn't thought of buying a new case back. Definitely worth looking into...
     
  7. Dgercp

    Dgercp Nov 29, 2017

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    After 25 years it loks great! My vote is to just let it ride :)
     
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  8. amphib44

    amphib44 Nov 29, 2017

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    Thanks. I'm partial, But I do think it's a real "looker"...
     
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  9. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Nov 29, 2017

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  10. amphib44

    amphib44 Nov 29, 2017

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