|08-30-2019, 04:50 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Mar 2017
Points: 6 (+)
Seiko 6138-0020 Tokei Zara restoration.
6 months ago i gto the opportunity to grab that underestimated watch.
Why did i wanted this model ?Because of the dial,but obviously its Helmet case!
Watch arrived with a spare bracelet,but most of all the original one !
Take a look at the dial patina...Marvelous !!
Everything seems to be original,time to work on.
Bezel is buffed,and case refinished with a 3M abrasive.In this way i got a great satinized case and bracelet:
Dial will be untouched,so the hands:
Most of the time,pushers gaskets became hardened,and stick pushers in action,so time to change:
Set up not so bad:
6138B seems to be in great shape,in fact no oil or grease nowhere...:
The greatest difference with 6139: the additional module for 12th hours:
In the baskets :
Mainspring barrel lubricating:
Ok,timegrapher says it's good :
Feels good !!
|08-30-2019, 04:29 PM||#4 (permalink)|
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: South Jersey
Points: 122 (+)
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