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  1. Understanding Grand Seiko - Part 3 - Case Manufacturing and Zaratsu Finishing

    Grand Seiko
    After learning about the requisite for Grand Seiko design in Understanding Grand Seiko - Part 2 - Design, we can now further learn and understand the manufacturing process that enables these designs to come to life. One of the most challenging yet ultimately rewarding Grand Seiko components to...
  2. FAQ regarding Grand Seiko Service

    Grand Seiko
    After seeing many questions pertaining to servicing for Grand Seiko on Watchuseek, Seiko USA has decided to answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Grand Seiko service. Please keep in mind these are strictly from Seiko USA, and certain items, such as price, may differ in...
  3. Polishing of SCC (Super-Clear Coating)

    Seiko
    Hey Gang, I think all of us love how clear SSC is, personally I found it as a scratch magnet, probably because of softer "stain resistant layer" on the top. Wondering have any of you tried to polish it? If so, what did you use for it, what were the results? Many thanks
  4. Speedmaster Professional- cape code cloth for minor scratches

    Omega
    Hi all, After almost a year with my Omega Speedmaster Professionally watch, getting a few minor scratches on the polished upper 4 sides. I have some Cape Cod polishing cloths for other items, and wondered if it's a good idea to use them to get rid of these marks? The marks are on the polished...
  5. getting a watch's finish as good as new?

    Affordable watches
    i've noticed that my Visodate no longer has the ridiculous lustre it used to have (when i unboxed it, i could examine it at every angle under really intense lighting and not see a single scratch or flaw - it was like glass), and no amount of polishing cloth/lint-free cloth combo has seemed to...
  6. What's wrong with polishing?

    Rolex & Tudor
    When I go to the buyer/seller subforums, I frequently find people noting "This watch has never been polished.", or some such. But I'm not sure I understand why that's relevant... What does polishing do that affects the value of the watch? How does it change the watch in any way beyond removing...
  7. Refinishing Titanium Clasp

    Straps & Bracelets
    Hi all, Hopefully posting in the correct place. Checked out these forums many a time and thought I’d sign up. I'm looking for advice with regards to refinishing my titanium clasp, I have an annoying scratch on the bottom left which I would like to remove or lessen the impact on. I have Cape...
  8. Case/Crystal polishing in Vancouver, BC

    Public Forum
    Hello, I tried searches but cannot come up with anything, so sorry if this is somewhere in the archives. I have two dress watches I wish to have the case polished. One is solid gold and the other stainless steel. The gold one could also use it's acrylic crystal polished to get rid of some...
  9. FS= Rolex Cleaning/Polishing Cloths

    Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    I have for sale some new, never used, Rolex polishing/cleaning cloths. This is the newer style. I am selling them for $10/ea (have 5 for sale) and flat $2 shipping (for any qrty) (within the USA). I know I do not have a high post count but I have sold many items on other forums and will...
  10. experience with watch cleaning cloths

    Books, Tools, Winders & Other Watch Accessories
    What is your personal experience with various jeweler quality cleaning cloths? I am not referring to scratch removal or other abrasive cloths/pads for repairs of a watch's finish. I am referring to cloths that can be used regularly to wipe over a watch to keep the grime off of it and to remove...
  11. Service & Polishing of watches in Beijing

    Public Forum
    Hi, I am currently working in Beijing. Wonder if anybody knows a reliable place where i can send my tag for polishing. lotsa scratches.
  12. The elusive mirror shine: How to get it?

    Public Forum
    This is about my futile attempts to restore a mirror finish and is looking for feedback from those who think they know how to. Alright, we all love our watches. And scratches can be a real thorn in the eye. We all know that a good watchmaker can restore the watch to like new finish. But it...
  13. Polishing Au20 gold plate?

    Russian watches
    I have an old Poljot that has a couple of shallow scratches and needs to be shined up. Is this even possible without removing the gold plate? By the same token, can the chrome plate on older Komandirskies be shined up without removing it? Thanks in advance. Patrick
  14. Questions on my 1959 Navitimer

    Breitling
    My father gave me his Navitimer a few months ago that he had sitting in a drawer. He purchased this particular model when he was a helicopter pilot in the Marine Corp. I have always loved this watch and was hoping that some of you may help me in answering some questions about the watch and...
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    Watchmaking
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    Public Forum
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    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
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    News from the Watch Industry
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