For the record, here is what the lume looks like immediately after exposure to bright light:
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It fades out within about 15 seconds.
Well, I’m torn. I’m leaning toward leaving it as is.
In hand or on the wrist, it’s pretty good. What you notice is the mirror-like finish of the dial.
I worry that with such a fragile dial surface, another relume is taking a real risk that it looks worse afterwards. I did check and notice that none of the real good watch restoring businesses in the US specifically advertise dial restoration or reluming.
Anyone here have experience reluming a glossy black dial, successfully or not?
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