Service: Alpina calibre 592

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This Alpina is in very good condition for being a 60+ year old watch, but is in need of a routine service. 

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I always appreciate a dust cover adding extra protection to the movement.

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The movement looks to be in very good condition.

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Amplitude is a little low and a service is in order.

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I think it’s a long time since this was last serviced as someone fitted a lead case back gasket.

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Hands and dial removed, all looking very tidy.

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Gear train visible after removing the train bridge.

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Even the old mainspring looks clean.

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Movement cleaned and ready to be put back together.

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I see the balance moves freely after fitting the jewels.

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Movement almost back together.

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Setting/winding mechanism coming back together.

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Movement ready for dial and hands.

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The dials have some tiny marks, but is in very good shape.

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The 592 are solid performers and sometimes it’s nice to have a straight forward service job.

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Great 1940’s watch.

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Even though the case is only 33mm w/o crown the beefy lugs makes it feel massive on my wrist.

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