Forums Latest Auctions Members
  1. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 Oct 8, 2015

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Hello,

    Just wanted to share some pics of the aged tritium/ZnS lume of my 105.012s I recently took

    Small particles are quite volatile and may and end up anywhere in the watch.
    Large lume parts can detach from the hands after a shock or just normal ageing.

    105.012-66 (not original hands but nice match with indexes patina)
    Image_20150807_143604181.jpeg
    Image_20150807_143830879.jpeg Image_20150807_143849811.jpeg Image_20150807_143930452.jpeg

    105012-65 (relumed I guess)
    Image_20150915_152930478.jpeg Image_20150915_153111073.jpeg Image_20150915_153215269.jpeg

    Will soon make new pics of 1969s reference to compare

    Cheers!
     
    Image_20150807_143930452.jpeg
    Sukurux, chronos, Spacefruit and 21 others like this.
  2. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 Oct 8, 2015

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Below a pic of a 3594.5 hand, luminova inside

    Image_20150806_145206780 - Copie.jpeg
     
    Spacefruit, Uniqez, nttisch23 and 9 others like this.
  3. Brench

    Brench Oct 8, 2015

    Posts
    343
    Likes
    902
    great to watch ^^ and compare. More pics will definitely be appreciated!
     
    fibonacci086 likes this.
  4. emilio

    emilio Oct 8, 2015

    Posts
    786
    Likes
    3,467
    Yeah nice thread :)
     
    fibonacci086 likes this.
  5. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 Oct 8, 2015

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Other pics, tired dial from a ref 105.012 if I am not mistaken
    Tritium dust can be clearly observed in that case Image_20151008_151117470 - Copy.jpeg Image_20151008_151141324 - Copy.jpeg
     
    Spacefruit, nttisch23, sjg22 and 6 others like this.
  6. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    More pics: 3595.52 Apollo 13 Patch model, 1996
    Image_20151009_092744585-1.jpeg Image_20151009_092351297-2.jpeg Image_20151009_092620192-3.jpeg Image_20151009_092832915-4.jpeg Image_20151009_092932836-5.jpeg Image_20151009_092916118-6.jpeg
     
    Spacefruit, nttisch23, ufo65 and 4 others like this.
  7. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 May 20, 2016

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Few more pics, this one is a very clean 145.022-69 with the straight writing on the back:
    1.1.jpeg


    Dial texture

    1.jpeg
     
    2.jpeg 3.jpeg
  8. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 May 20, 2016

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    misa77, Spacefruit, sjg22 and 11 others like this.
  9. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 May 20, 2016

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Bezel aging
    Image_20160520_135555087.jpeg Image_20160520_135629432.jpeg Image_20160520_135719330.jpeg
     
    Image_20160520_135803105.jpeg
    dx009, Mac5, Muddlerminnow and 22 others like this.
  10. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 May 20, 2016

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Last but not least the wristshot :
    14.jpg
     
    Spacefruit, nttisch23, sjg22 and 14 others like this.
  11. naidu

    naidu May 20, 2016

    Posts
    232
    Likes
    1,627
    Amazing pictures !!
     
    MrBuhl and fibonacci086 like this.
  12. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 May 20, 2016

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Thanks, playing a bit with the microscope
     
  13. timeismoney

    timeismoney May 20, 2016

    Posts
    1,258
    Likes
    2,741
    Thanks for posting :thumbsup:
     
  14. Cristeo

    Cristeo May 20, 2016

    Posts
    11
    Likes
    1
    thanks for the really amazing pictures. Gona bookmark this page in my com! :)
     
    fibonacci086 likes this.
  15. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 May 26, 2016

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Slightly Brown 105.003-64. Second hand is modern luminova 9.jpeg 8.jpeg 10.jpeg 3.jpeg 7.jpeg 6.jpeg 5.jpeg 2.jpeg 1.jpeg 105003.jpg
     
    olerofe, Mods, sjg22 and 11 others like this.
  16. grizzlycanuck

    grizzlycanuck May 26, 2016

    Posts
    419
    Likes
    1,695
    Amazing macro shots! Thanks for posting!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  17. cwindham

    cwindham May 26, 2016

    Posts
    453
    Likes
    264
    Nice shots, I've been playing with macro shots as well on my Speedy. Not as nice and crisp as yours tho.
    image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg
     
  18. cwindham

    cwindham May 26, 2016

    Posts
    453
    Likes
    264
    Closest lume shots I can get with my 10x loupe
    The hands are NOS and as you can see, the dial tritium is degrading pretty good. image.jpeg
     
    fibonacci086 likes this.
  19. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 Jun 10, 2016

    Posts
    741
    Likes
    3,395
    Next is the well known Omega Speedmaster Meteorite, aka Speedyorite:

    Image_20160610_132331974.jpeg

    Image_20160610_132353515.jpeg

    Image_20160610_132429019.jpeg

    Image_20160610_132451464.jpeg

    Image_20160610_132533807.jpeg

    Image_20160610_132628562.jpeg

    Image_20160610_132730122.jpeg

    Image_20160610_132855907.jpeg

    Image_20160610_133052588.jpeg
     
    Image_20160610_132505554.jpeg Image_20160610_132548515.jpeg Image_20160610_132651296.jpeg Image_20160610_132835076.jpeg Image_20160610_133008978.jpeg
    chronos, olerofe, nttisch23 and 24 others like this.
  20. omegasaso12

    omegasaso12 Jun 10, 2016

    Posts
    383
    Likes
    1,344
    Uau, more of this meteorit dial please. Great pictures
     
    chronos, Mcurreri and rbob99 like this.