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Back from life support; Rogers Supreme "Voyager".

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November 12, 2012 12:55PM
I've had this watch for a few Years now, it never really working properly from day one but I decided to keep it anyway as it is a very interesting watch. I finally got around to tinkering with it, I completely dissassembled it over the weekend and gave it a full cleaning and oiling, the movement was in pretty gummy shape as even the balance jewel had to be completely taken apart and cleaned individually, it was that gummy. I was especially carefull with this one as the movement is so beautiful and pristine (except for the dirt and gummy stuff). I don't know much about this brand but alot of work was put into this one; the movement is gold plated with beautiful pearlage on the main plate and bridges and liberal use of gold plate in the lettering and around the jewels. The dial is also very nice and finished in a shiny deep lacquer type finish with highy polished indicies and lettering and the case is a full stainless steel case for durability. So far the watch has been keeping great time since Yesterday. It's because of such watches that I'm into vintage watches, later watches are just not finished to the degree of this one, especially the movement which was only meant for the watchmakers pleasure, I wich that I could find a glass back that fits this watch just so that I can take an occasional peak, it looks that good in person.
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Back from life support; Rogers Supreme "Voyager". Jpeg Attachments

Paul J Costa332November 12, 2012 12:55PM

Great piece, Paul! Super interesting and killer dial! Thumbs up!

Ethan_Mack50November 13, 2012 09:43AM

Fantastic!. Clean styling-elegant (n/t)

hpo41November 13, 2012 09:05AM

Great looks to that restoration piece! Well doneThumbs up! (n/t)

RR21848November 13, 2012 04:15AM

Another great restoration! Love the fancy movement plates. Thumbs Up (n/t)

Dave M32November 13, 2012 04:04AM

Nice work Paul! Looks great and now it runs the same! Jpeg Attachments

Timemiser55November 13, 2012 01:15AM

Great work & a beautiful watch! (n/t)

RussMurray50November 13, 2012 12:07AM

Great job!

JDR II48November 12, 2012 11:10PM

Beautiful watch Paul

Jose560November 12, 2012 09:52PM

Nice work Thumbs Up (n/t)

wodo43November 12, 2012 08:25PM

Nice! Very clean looking. (n/t)

Dave P45November 12, 2012 05:12PM

Simply wonderful Paul! Cheers! (n/t)

BobbyMike45November 12, 2012 05:01PM

Congrats Paul for another successful restoration clapping (n/t)

Reto43November 12, 2012 04:46PM

Paul, it is so great to fix watches and this one ie really great! Bravo!Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF56November 12, 2012 03:50PM

Sexy looking watchThumbs up! (n/t)

jackrobinson62November 12, 2012 03:30PM

That's a real beauty, Paul.Thumbs up! Congrats. Love the dial. The numerals look like my Grandfathers... Jpeg Attachments

Mark C.69November 12, 2012 01:27PM

that was the style back then, and I LOVE it. Cheers! (n/t)

jackrobinson45November 12, 2012 03:29PM

Thank you. (n/t)

Mark C.43November 13, 2012 01:18PM

Simple but classy watch, very nice dial.Thumbs up! (n/t)

Paul J Costa81November 12, 2012 02:00PM

Thanks Paul. (n/t)

Mark C.59November 13, 2012 01:17PM



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