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Hi All,

The title says it all. Is this safe to restore shine to the watch, or will this actually wear and/or damage the metal. It's a silver polishing cloth, but it's new and never been used before--recommended by my local jeweller, but he's not a watch guy, per se.

Thanks for the help.
 

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Re: Safe to clean a 14kt "rolled-gold" (i.e. gold-fill) Omega with a Hagerty polishing cloth?

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Re: Safe to clean a 14kt "rolled-gold" (i.e. gold-fill) Omega with a Hagerty polishing cloth?

If the RGP is in good condition, yes, but always be careful with gold fill, RGP, and particularly gold-plated cases. You never know just how much gold is remaining before it wears through, especially on sharper corners, tops of bezels, underside of lugs,etc. For GF and RGP I polish only lightly and not often, (very little, in fact), and do it by hand with a polishing cloth. These cloths are impregnated with mircro-abrasives and so do remove a very small amount of metal. I can't know just how abrasive the particular polishing cloth you have is.
 
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