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Omega constellation, Grande Luxe Ref.2930, Cal. 505

  1. Ohm

    Ohm Jul 13, 2016

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    On my second Connie

    Has any suggestions about technical cleaning on dial or keep it like this? Please advice.. Thank you.
     
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  2. Ohm

    Ohm Jul 13, 2016

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    image.jpeg image.jpeg
     
  3. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Jul 13, 2016

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    rather peculiar design, not my cup of tea but a really interesting piece. Enjoy
     
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  4. Ohm

    Ohm Jul 13, 2016

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    Thank you. Kwijibo
     
  5. Fost

    Fost Jul 13, 2016

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    I am sorry but what is the question?
    Do you want some advice or is just a show room?
     
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  6. Peemacgee

    Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Jul 13, 2016

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    Show room is good for me... Congratulations
     
  7. Fost

    Fost Jul 13, 2016

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    For me too, just to know if I missed something:)
     
  8. Dero13

    Dero13 4 watches. All set to the wrong time. Jul 13, 2016

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    Step dial looks nice
     
  9. François Pépin

    François Pépin Jul 13, 2016

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    There is also a question - about the dial.

    To my opinion, you absolutly should keep it! Cleaning a dial is always hazardous and jours is very nice.
     
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  10. Ohm

    Ohm Jul 13, 2016

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    Thank you Francois for your kindly suggestion.
     
  11. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jul 13, 2016

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  12. Ohm

    Ohm Jul 13, 2016

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  13. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jul 13, 2016

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    Good luck. I haven't heard from him in years.
    gatorcpa
     
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  14. tpatta

    tpatta Jul 13, 2016

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    I think it gives it the character of a vintage timepiece. I'd leave it be.
     
  15. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Jul 13, 2016

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    Only attempt cleaning a dial if you're willing to ruin it - because you probably will.
     
  16. Mods

    Mods I'm not really an ΩF mod but I play one on TV Jul 14, 2016

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    Pahawi Jul 14, 2016

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  18. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jul 14, 2016

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    That article is from 2008. At that time, Sonny was very much winding down his repair business.

    Also, some of the chemicals he was using to restore dials (he only worked with solid gold) were reclassified as hazardous by the US government and the post office would no longer deliver his orders.

    That was the breaking point for him.
    gatorcpa
     
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  19. MSNWatch

    MSNWatch Vintage Omega Aficionado Staff Member Jul 14, 2016

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    I hope you benefit from the mistakes I and others have made regarding cleaning dials - particularly the deluxe omega dials - leave well enough alone!
     
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  20. Ohm

    Ohm Jul 15, 2016

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    Oh.. Anyone else who you recommend?
    Thank you