Vintage Watch Restoration: Should You Or Not?

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Vintage Watch Restoration: Should You Or Not?

Post by koimaster » September 30th 2019, 10:38am

Even more confusing is deciding which options offered should be accepted.

Refinish the case?

Change the hands?

Replace the crystal?

Replace damaged or broken components?

The questions seem endless, however being educated on the subject can remove most of the confusion shrouding the issue at hand.
Refinishing the case

We will get this one out of the way early as it is by far the most controversial: the general consensus in this area is don’t do it as polishing the case of a vintage timepiece is very likely to devalue it.


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