axb· Special Member
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As we're now posting restorations I thought that I'd add a couple(which some of you have seen already).
This counts as one of my best ever grabs from the bay, arriving like this for a vary reasonable price:
The watch dates from December 1971, it wasn't running and had obviously seen a fair bit of use, but tightening a few screws had the movement running perfectly. I refinished the case, replaced the crystal with a NOS one from Jonathan Koch (which sits ever so slightly lower than the original) and added a NOS cursor ring from Rob in the Netherlands. For the time being I decided not to replace the original bezel and I've put it on a Seiko bracelet of the same age. Here's the finished result: