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  1. F/S - Ernst Borel “Mod Deposé” Cocktail watch - Gold Cased, Blue Dial (possible trade too)

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hello & thanks for looking. I have for sale an Ernst Borel “Mod Deposé” Cocktail watch in a gold toned case. The dial is a very crisp blue colored "hypnotic" second hand. I’m not an expert with these watches, so forgive me if the description is a bit off. I received this as part of a watch...
  2. Custom strap with paint? Leather painting process?

    Straps & Bracelets
    Just picked up a vintage Ernest Borel cocktail watch for my lady. But I need to get a custom strap made and I want to capture the original design as closely as possible. Does anybody know the basic process to add a design like the one below to a strap? Do these markings have a special name...
  3. Vintage Longines from Ukraine?

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi, I found some interesting "too good to be true" deals on Ebay from sellers with 100% ratings on vintage watches, particularly a couple Longines. They all seem to be based in Ukraine. Any idea on the authenticity of these watches? Even if they are mish-mash "Frankenwatches", does anyone know...