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  1. tdn-dk

    tdn-dk Jun 19, 2017

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    Most of us know the best finds is often the dirty ones with the crappy pictures.

    This one I got on an auction in a lot with an other Omega.

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    A little cleaning, new crystal, new Omega crown and Omega strap :)

    The black dial turned out to be very nice, the movement is dirty and is going for service.

    Let see yours before and after :)

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  2. mini

    mini Jun 19, 2017

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    Very nice, yours.

    MK II before...

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    ...and after. :)

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  3. abrod520

    abrod520 Jun 19, 2017

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    Scratched crystal and a little grimy, but obviously in great shape. Crystal wasn't even that bad; the seller wanted to be absolutely honest about the condition so he took the above photo (which was the only bad one).

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    Serviced it, cleaned it up, polished the crystal and ordered a strap from Giuliano:

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  4. jimmyd13

    jimmyd13 Jun 19, 2017

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    I'm not sure how well this will fit in as I almost always choose not to polish or refinish a case but it's amazing what a good clean and a new glass does.

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  5. mollydooker

    mollydooker Jun 19, 2017

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    Took new signed crystal,hands , donor parts esa movement and hours of
    Cleaning of dial and case. It's a keeper for me.
     
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  6. kyle L

    kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member Jun 19, 2017

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    Dumb decision to sell this one...:(

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  7. AAAKK

    AAAKK First listing in the ΩF B2B phone book Jun 19, 2017

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    Auction pic and then after a visit to Al's

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  8. Dero13

    Dero13 4 watches. All set to the wrong time. Jun 19, 2017

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    Cool thread :thumbsup:

    Auction photo:

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    Cleaned up:

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  9. kkrankall

    kkrankall Jun 19, 2017

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    Before:
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    After:
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  10. OMTOM

    OMTOM Jun 19, 2017

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    Haven’t started yet – I’ll let you know!

    1928 Ref.17.010 with calibre 59-8D, originally sent to US (as were many of these clocks from about 1930).
    AJTT describes the hands as ‘skeleton Golden Gate’.
    WIP (someone thought it was RIP).

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  11. cristos71

    cristos71 Jun 20, 2017

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    Seller's picture:

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    After some major TLC:

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    As arrived, beat up and with muchos DNA:

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    Post service and clean up:

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    As arrived...tired:

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    After WM's magic:

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  12. Pahawi

    Pahawi Jun 20, 2017

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    Centenary JUB:

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  13. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jun 20, 2017

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    @styggpyggeno1 has had some great threads on some of he,s watches over the years

    I actually call a watch that would look good after a clean up "a styggypro"
     
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