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Swatch vintage , a couple of recovered ones!Smile

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January 31, 2013 01:12PM
Had some time today and was checking the ''project '' watches, so I though I should check again that old 1986 ladies' Swatch and one more gents' that was very dirty and scratched and no idea if it was working!Laughing

So here is what I found out. The small but very nice black dial watch just needed the right battery and it would tic again. Had come to me in watch lot , looks no bad at all, strap seems original.











After this one, I discovered a divers' Swatch which looked great and was working but had a partially broken lug and also the plastic holders at the back for the battery cover not in good condition, so I left it out again. But this one here, seemed not that bad.
A Swiss Swatch from 1990, already a 23 year about plastic watch with an alive movement and no case damages! There was no strap but I borrowed from another one. The only problem was in the end the scratches and dirt , which proved to be some kind of white paint.
Unfortunately, once again, I did not think to make a ''before'' pic, so i have only these few , '' after'' pics!Laughing The watch works very well but only since a few hours and when worn is even better!Wink


























I think that it is not bad at all to be able to fiddle with Swatch watches, if possible to be recovered. Given the circumstances it is extremely pleasant, quiet interesting, good training and sometimes the wis can find out that he/she just added one more watch to collection and/or to wear!LaughingCheers!
A good day to pmwf!
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IF238January 31, 2013 01:12PM

Sweet Swatches Ioannis! Laughing (n/t)

Timemiser42February 01, 2013 02:42AM

Timothy, thank you !Smile (n/t)

IF38February 01, 2013 07:43AM

Great Swatches! First one reminiscent of Movado Museum Cheers!

Ethan_Mack42January 31, 2013 04:16PM

Ethan, I must thank you! Smile (n/t)

IF36January 31, 2013 05:26PM

Looks great, Yannis! Are you able to get >>

Dave M41January 31, 2013 03:03PM

Dave, thank you ! Smile.......

IF43January 31, 2013 05:22PM

Nothing on internet you can find about that? URL

James T. Kirk©42January 31, 2013 08:28PM

Wink Well, ....

IF40January 31, 2013 08:36PM

Re: So far by myself, but still working on it! If I finish this, or if I go up to an acceptable point...

James T. Kirk©46January 31, 2013 10:15PM

Thumbs up! Thumbs up! Ioannis (n/t)

Jan50January 31, 2013 02:57PM

Jan, thank you! Smile (n/t)

IF36January 31, 2013 05:16PM

Fantastic, IF.Thumbs up! (n/t)

Mark C.44January 31, 2013 02:39PM

Mark, thank you !Smile (n/t)

IF39January 31, 2013 02:50PM

Usually it is pretty easy to clean up a Swatch...

James T. Kirk©38January 31, 2013 02:30PM

Johan, thank you! Smile (n/t)

IF43January 31, 2013 02:49PM

Both nice looking, worthy of attention. (n/t)

Paul J Costa42January 31, 2013 01:54PM

Paul, thank you ! Smile (n/t)

IF55January 31, 2013 01:56PM

You're right, old swatch are vintage now Laughing Thumbs Up (n/t)

JP52January 31, 2013 01:45PM

Jean-Paul, thank you! LaughingSmile (n/t)

IF50January 31, 2013 01:55PM



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