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#21 Post by mrcardigan » Wed May 31, 2017 1:26 pm

Update on the Sutton...just to prove it can be done, and nothing is ever (or rarely) a lost cause. Note...this is not redialled, I've just restored the original. I took all the numbers off myself, picked off the lacquer, cleaned dial, and refitted everything. Good huh!
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#22 Post by Bluebonnet » Wed May 31, 2017 1:50 pm

MORE than good..... great, outstanding, superb ......

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#23 Post by mrcardigan » Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:50 am

Thanks. I must say I am rather pleased with it too. I took it on as a challenge, just to see what I could do. Crazy amount of time spent, but I successfully proved to myself what was possible.

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#24 Post by GJH » Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:53 am

FANTASTIC ANDY!
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#25 Post by WatchDigger45 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:16 am

Good Watch man.. ! 8-)

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Re: Dial Hall of Shame

#26 Post by mrcardigan » Sat Jun 03, 2017 1:50 pm

Sadly for sale once the new crystal arrives. I'm trying to slowly work my way up the food chain from bottom-feeder to a few grail watches to treasure forever.

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Re: Dial Hall of Shame

#27 Post by Frobob » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:48 am

Yes, that is a lady's dial in the subsecond spot.
Heart-shaped, just to make it more obvious.
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#28 Post by mrcardigan » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:42 pm

That is brilliant! At some point, someone has actually looked at that worn dial and thought what could they do to make it better - and done that????? - And just to finish it off, made sure it doesn't line up with the 6 position properly. Sheer class. Thanks.

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Re: Dial Hall of Shame

#29 Post by GJH » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:41 pm

mrcardigan wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:42 pm
That is brilliant! At some point, someone has actually looked at that worn dial and thought what could they do to make it better - and done that????? - And just to finish it off, made sure it doesn't line up with the 6 position properly. Sheer class. Thanks.
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This is legendary...
I love the glue marks too.
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Re: Dial Hall of Shame

#30 Post by mrcardigan » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:38 am

How about the reverse side of the case...this Dickens sold recently, presented to new hubby last year as wedding present. He was not impressed with the inscription and sold it. Apart from the inscription, the dial and case looked mint. Such a shame!
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