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  1. Can these 6105 hands be saved?

    THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM
    Hi! Question for those of you who are used to looking at restoration candidate watches: When you you see gunk like this on hands and markers, do you assume that it's surface gunk that can brushed off, or corrosion that has eaten into the metal? I'm being offered this watch, and I don't know...
  2. Seiko 4004 - need some help!

    THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM
    Hello all, my first post, so apologies if this is the wrong place to post this! I found my dad's silver Seiko 4004 0903-7019 languishing in a drawer. I remember him wearing it when I was a kid, so I asked if it still ran. He said no, it's been dead for years (many, many years!). He'd taken...
  3. How to Clean Bracelet?

    Mod & Restoration Reviews (Mod/Restored Watches)
    About 35 years of wrist goo congealed into this bracelet and on the back of my recent barn find 7546. How does one clean it? As I said earlier, I'm new to the watch world, and when my SKX007 gets stinky, I just lather it up with some gentle hand soap and voila. Not so much on this old fella...
  4. Ken Setser

    THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM
    Hi all, Has anyone hard from Ken Setser lately? He's had my Lord Marvel Hi-Beat almost two years now, and stopped replying to my emails after he'd ruined the dial he was supposed to restore. mgz
  5. Vintage Citizen

    WATCHMAKING & TINKERING
    Dear readers, I'm new here on this forum. I'm 24 years old and I'm from Holland. With the help of Google I found this forum. The reason: I am looking for parts for a vintage Citizen watch. My father has a vintage Citizen diver. The watch is from 1973. We are looking what it will costs to make...
  6. 6138 Restoration Advice

    WATCHMAKING & TINKERING
    I'm looking for someone to service my UFO... any recommended watchmakers with contact info is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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