Likely it never had springbars. In the 50s and 60s many watchcases were made of paper-thin gold. Even the lugs were hollow, and it was impossible to apply normal springbars in such thin material.Is it possible to change it back to the springbar type?
Wanted to get some opinions because everyone I call tells me to bring it in. I'm about an hour away from the jewelers so I wanted an idea as to what to expect and avoid getting ripped off.Go out and get some quotes.