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Author Topic: in a bit of a quandary to repair or not to repair  (Read 1731 times)

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Offline tropdevin

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Re: in a bit of a quandary to repair or not to repair
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2011, 05:19:16 PM »
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Err, I think restoration is impossible unless you have it facetted: if you reduce the diameter to remove the bruises, you remove the etched advertising information, and significantly change (and I guess devalue) the paperweight.  Not quite a dead parrot, but close.

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Re: in a bit of a quandary to repair or not to repair
« Reply #11 on: September 30, 2011, 07:36:21 PM »
thanks for all the help think i will just let it run the bruises are at the back and can not see them when on show
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Re: in a bit of a quandary to repair or not to repair
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2011, 11:45:43 AM »
pics of the weight and damage. i think it might be worth more than £50. really nice weight
Your weight is mentioned in the Charlton Catalogue - but no image and no valuation.
You find an image in the Reflections Magazine 1987 - but it would be nice if we could add a few more views, i.e. some of your images to our online Caithness catalogue: do we get your permission?
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Re: in a bit of a quandary to repair or not to repair
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2011, 01:06:18 PM »
no problem wolf you have my permission
i am selling it on ebay if your interested  ;D i have plenty of watches but no bids  ::)
i did see it in the reflections cat thanks again
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