This is a lil custom I just finished up. The original case was beyond help so I planned a recase and just happened to have this nice all stainless 60's mondaine case, it is for an automatic but fits this taller 7 jewel eta 1296 (belforte 11b15) handwinder nicely. I was doing the usual clean and lube when I noticed the dial feet were symetrical so I tried flipping it to a 9 oclock crown position and for sure it lined up perfectly (no dial feet were harmed in this process). So a new SS crown, crystal, vintage pencil hands and easy movement fitment and now it is a Destro (lefty) homage. Hand mirror polished case turned out nice. Original dial lume is weak but stays as is. Anyone familiar with omega seamaster 30's will notice the dial layout similarities and is the reason for the project.
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