Vintage Watches - your views on restoration work being undertaken

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Vintage Watches - your views on restoration work being undertaken

Post by koimaster » February 3rd 2020, 5:45pm

From TZ-UK




This is a topic which usually divides opinion and yes the perfect answer is an old untouched great condition watch in totally original condition trumps any kind of service replacement or even restoration work undertaken by trusted experts, but the question is, is it acceptable or is it a deal breaker.

From my own experience the vintage Rolex guys are the worst for accepting anything other than original, yet those who dabble in vintage Speedmaster seem willing to accept sympathetic restoration work if it is carried out by an accepted expert such as Simon Freese for example.

Okay, to the watch in question - here is a picture of the said watch.

https://forum.tz-uk.com/showthread.php? ... undertaken
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1946-2006

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With the lilt of Irish laughter

Every day and in every way

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