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  1. 6139-8050 scratched crystal - polishing, or replace?

    WATCHMAKING & TINKERING
    I picked up a 1976 6139-8050 chronograph recently at a pretty fair price. The dial looks beautiful, but the crystal is covered in surface scratches. It's a pretty tough to find/expensive crystal I think (310W24GN), and I don't have tools or experience replacing a crystal either. If this is the...
  2. Taking my first vintage watch in for a service - what should I ask for?

    THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM
    Hi all, I'm taking my Seiko 6139 - 6000 in to a local watchmaker (Shane Ede in Toronto for those who know), and I'm wondering what I should be asking him to do for me. I'm taking it in mostly to have the crystal replaced with a New Old Stock genuine crystal because as you can see the current...
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