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    plus 1 for drbill I have used Wesley and the...

    plus 1 for drbill I have used Wesley and the team for a service on missus watch , never had a dial refinished but I know he is very highly thought of within the trade.
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    I used to collect when I was a kid back in the...

    I used to collect when I was a kid back in the early 80s, I have about 2,000 odd . Old commonwealth, third reich , South American and some penny Reds .

    Been told unless they are rare or misprint ,...
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    I would not send back to Omega as you have said ...

    I would not send back to Omega as you have said , give Paul a Pm you never know ! If not Webwatchmaker ( Brendan ) or Simon Fresse but I know hes busy as spoke to him about my Omegas before...
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    Hell of a drive !!! I did it a few years back 2...

    Hell of a drive !!! I did it a few years back 2 full days to get to our place at the time in Carvoeiro .

    If you want more Portuguese ,it would have to be the silva coast down from Lisbon . If...
  5. Thread: Dial damage

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    I would agree with Wallasey . It could be...

    I would agree with Wallasey . It could be historic damage and you may find no rust inside on the case or movement . I am assuming this is a new purchase for you and you have no prior history of what...
  6. Thread: Dial damage

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    I would say both Bill ! You may be lucky and get...

    I would say both Bill ! You may be lucky and get most of the crud off . I have a nivada diver in at the moment, with hands worse than these ( rusty )and been told theres no chance of getting them...
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    At home with Missus, a couple of bottles of...

    At home with Missus, a couple of bottles of champers, nice meal, Hootananey and try and stay awake for the Chimes . It was on the news a couple of days ago that Big Ben will be ringing for the first...
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    I remember seeing it on Grand Designs , there was...

    I remember seeing it on Grand Designs , there was recently a follow up/re visit program and they were still very happy, with no problems !
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    This , Check before starting obviously . It will...

    This , Check before starting obviously . It will be cheaper to build

    Huff ( I think thats right ) houses are nice !! Any modular building will be cheaper but the problem is as above . I think...
  10. Congrats to all of you and wishing you a very...

    Congrats to all of you and wishing you a very Happy New Year with the little ones.
  11. Thats a interesting prospect and would be great...

    Thats a interesting prospect and would be great to see your completed collection !

    As I look for value to enable me to have a bigger collection than my wages dictate ! For the 40s If you want...
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    I could be wrong ,but I think this is only thin...

    I could be wrong ,but I think this is only thin and is not designed to fit over the base of the crystal to create a edge , its only a holder.

    If you have a deep edge/ recess this would mean you...
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    This, for me as well . So I assume they can just...

    This, for me as well . So I assume they can just do a charge back on your current account !
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    I can see your point but it maybe perfectly ok ! ...

    I can see your point but it maybe perfectly ok !

    After talking to a few traders recently, the new thing seems to be robbing bits from inside the watch then sending back for a refund ! I would be...
  15. Thread: Twist-O-Flex

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    @ Gerrudd Ive got too many of them ! mostly 18...

    @ Gerrudd Ive got too many of them ! mostly 18 mm if you want to try one send me a PM and I will sort you one for the cost of postage and a small donation to the fundraiser .

    Let me know
    Rob
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    Nice ,definitely worth getting sorted. The...

    Nice ,definitely worth getting sorted. The biggest problem will be replacing the sub second hand with a correct one ! Google images of original then keep looking on Ebay .

    Be interested to know a...
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    Sorry ignore , just seen the car involved ! I...

    Sorry ignore , just seen the car involved ! I cant see him wearing a Smart repair on a GT3
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    Its terrible that the owner is basically being a...

    Its terrible that the owner is basically being a idiot about it ! As it was very good of you to leave a note as most people wont , as they are subjected to this type of over reaction !

    Its not...
  19. Bloody terrible , glad your ok . I have seen...

    Bloody terrible , glad your ok .

    I have seen the aftermath of this for myself when i was working in London . City Rd young lady got mugged as she walked out of here apartment building 9 am in the...
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    I think the flipper is the problem maybe ! It...

    I think the flipper is the problem maybe ! It would'nt bother some people ,me included if you purchased at my asking price. But some will get the hump if you buy then flip quickly ( I realise...
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    You need a photo hosting site I use Imgur its...

    You need a photo hosting site I use Imgur its free ! you can also size photos for message boards and forums.

    Thats a nice size vintage quite unusual back in the 50s , probably a very expensive...
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    Great couple of first posts thanks, that looks...

    Great couple of first posts thanks, that looks great and a really nice gift from your neighbours ! It helps me with identifying a rough manufacture date , as your watch is typically 50s , those...
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    Thanks Sweets I did reply on the other thread...

    Thanks Sweets I did reply on the other thread but my knowledge of these is quite limited , I thought it may have been a toss up between Valjoux or early Venus 150 cal or 170 !
    I assumed that the...
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    Thanks I have just been looking at another thread...

    Thanks I have just been looking at another thread on Omegaforums about fitting them . Not the easiest things the first time you do it but once you had a few goes like anything it becomes easy ! as...
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    I have the Bergeon spring bar tool and a couple...

    I have the Bergeon spring bar tool and a couple of loupes . I have one question do I buy the exact lug width ( as a normal springbar ) or drop down a couple of mil?

    The reason I ask is there is no...
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