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  1. bgrisso

    bgrisso Aug 12, 2018

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    Hi Everyone,
    I know we have some amazing relumers in Europe, but don't want to deal with the shipping/customs hassle if possible. Do we have any highly recommended relumers here in the USA?
    To be clear I'm not talking about someone that can apply a little tint and get a warm colored lume. I'm talking about someone that is next level (can recreate the grain, texture, etc, perhaps even using vintage materials).
    I have some lozenge hands where the lume has fallen out (radium).
    Any suggestions appreciated.
    :)
     
  2. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Aug 12, 2018

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    @TexOmega ... I recall you know someone good.
     
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  3. airansun

    airansun Aug 12, 2018

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  4. watchlovr

    watchlovr Aug 12, 2018

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    airansun Aug 12, 2018

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  7. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member Aug 12, 2018

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    Speaking of hand jobs... oh, never mind. :rolleyes:
     
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  8. JamesL1680

    JamesL1680 Aug 12, 2018

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    I'll second LAWW. They did my 3700 (both hands) and my 5402 (one hand). Unfortunate that the work was needed in the first place, but they really knocked it out of the park.
     
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  9. JamesL1680

    JamesL1680 Aug 12, 2018

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    almost forgot how much we love pics...

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  10. bgrisso

    bgrisso Aug 12, 2018

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    may I ask how much they charged for the 2913?
     
  11. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Aug 12, 2018

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    LAWW will not touch a dial FYI...only hands.

    Before...

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    After radium/tritium relume at LAWW...

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  12. marco

    marco Aug 12, 2018

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    That's a great job ,they have even got the texture right.
    Nice watch.
     
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  13. bgrisso

    bgrisso Aug 13, 2018

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    thanks everyone, seems to be a bunch of votes for LAWW, will give them a call.....
     
  14. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Aug 13, 2018

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    I think the other guy is Bob Ridley.
     
  15. onthedial

    onthedial Aug 14, 2018

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    @Larry S
    Phillip Ridley is doing the work now at Watchmakers International...terrific family business passed from father to son.
     
  16. bristnj

    bristnj Aug 14, 2018

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    If you don't mind sending your dial and/or hands to the UK, James Hyman has an outstanding reputation.
     
  17. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Aug 14, 2018

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    That explains focus on Rolex.
     
  18. guaranteed.rohu

    guaranteed.rohu Aug 14, 2018

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    That's amazing!

    that and the seamaster above have had fantastic reluming jobs done. Does the relume affect the resale value much - versus keeping it all original and flaked off?