Service: Helvetia calibre: 64

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This lovely Helvetia is running well, but there is dirt in the movement that will cause wear in the long run, so it’s important to service the watch.

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Movement looks to be in top condition.

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Watch looks newly serviced, but I can assure you it is not.

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Dial in good condition with some patina. I like the mountain watch face logo!

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Setting/winding mechanism.

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Movement coming apart.

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Gear train visible.

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Old mainspring.

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Movement cleaned and ready to be put back together.

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Movement coming back together.

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I like the blued decoration on the crown wheel.

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Setting/winding mechanism almost back together.

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Movement put back together and ticking.

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It might look like when we started, but now I have peace of mind that the watch will run reliably with less risk of unnecessary wear.

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All ready for a dial and hands.

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Movement back in the case looking very nice!

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I replaced the luminous compound on the hands with age compound that I think suits the dial much better.

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Very cool watch! 

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