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  1. ewand Dec 20, 2022

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    I picked this up unseen from a bricks & mortar auctioneer by remote bidding the other week, and it arrived today.

    After a strangely satisfying hour or so giving it a good clean, a bit of polywatch, running the bracelet through the ultrasonic and popping off the bezel to disgorge the gunge underneath, I think it's looking rather good

    From what I can see, the dial is in very good shape - it could probably use a new crystal to bring it up to spec.
     
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  2. Slevin kelevra Dec 20, 2022

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    Looks like you did well.

    My 8009 says Hello
     
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  3. janice&fred Dec 20, 2022

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    nice catch!
     
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  4. JwRosenthal Dec 20, 2022

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    Love these! One of the best dark sunburst dials out there. And just a wet sanding of the crystal may take all the deeper scratches out.
     
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  5. ewand Dec 21, 2022

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    That's really nice - is the lume original? I didn't think Suwa lume went creamy as it aged usually...
     
  6. rspace Dec 22, 2022

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    Nice find! Enjoy
     
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