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  1. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jun 5, 2019

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    Watch by Omega, 1910, 17 jewel, adjusted two positions, 3/0 size
    Case by Cashier, the Canadian division of American Watch Case Company, 10K gold filled
    Relume by Kent Parks of Everest Watch Works
    Restoration by Greg Mogle
    Special emergency crystal replacement by Noah Riley
    Strap by David Boettcher of VintageWatchStraps.com

    This is a very nice watch now with a special strap to set it off well.

    Tom
     
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  2. Yak1

    Yak1 Jun 5, 2019

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    Pretty amazing.
     
  3. TexOmega

    TexOmega Jun 5, 2019

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    Top notch
     
  4. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Jun 5, 2019

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    Amazing! Great restoration work and David B is a fantastic craftsman and resource!
     
  5. omegaswisst

    omegaswisst Jun 5, 2019

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    Very nice work :thumbsup:

    Any chance of a before picture?
     
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  6. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jun 5, 2019

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    Beffore picture looks the same without lume. It never occurs to me because I don't care. :)

    Thanks.

    Tom
     
  7. CJpickup57

    CJpickup57 Jun 5, 2019

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    Beautiful!
     
  8. mmrols

    mmrols Jun 5, 2019

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    Phenomenal!
     
  9. Matty01

    Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Jun 6, 2019

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    Super cool, I’ve been pondering similar for this

    What di it cost to restore the lume in a way which is period correct?
     
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  10. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Jun 6, 2019

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    What was the process and sequence in getting this done since you had three basically three sources doing the work?
     
  11. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jun 6, 2019

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    You will have to contact Everest for pricing because every job is unique.

    Strap can be ordered any time. My watchmaker removed dial and hands and sent them to Everest and serviced the movement in the meantime. He installed dial and hands for final adjustment and then recased.

    Tom
     
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  12. 321Only

    321Only Jun 6, 2019

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    Relume looks great!
     
  13. Mouse_at_Large

    Mouse_at_Large still immune to Speedmaster attraction Jun 7, 2019

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    Just out of interest, is the lume inert or does it actually glow?
     
  14. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jun 7, 2019

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    It glows! That's what Everest Watch Works specializes in... replacing bad lume with good.

    Tom
     
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  15. 321Only

    321Only Jun 7, 2019

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    So did they use superluminova for the relume?
     
  16. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jun 7, 2019

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    I believe so, or something similar. Adding other pigments affect how much it glows, though.

    A note on the "emergency crystal replacement". The crystal I received was vintage thin glass, and possibly original. Having deficient vision and a mildly unsteady gait, I flailed my arm against a cooler door handle and broke the glass crystal. Local watchmaker Noah replaced it with Sternkreuz Type M, a plastic crystal. Safer choice for me.

    Tom
     
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  17. dputydwg1

    dputydwg1 Jun 7, 2019

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    wrist shot please!
     
  18. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jun 7, 2019

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