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    An exceptional Speedmaster 145.012 from 1968, almost NOS

    I have been collecting vintage Speedmasters for more than 10 years, but this is the first time I see such a perfect 145.012.  This is probably one of the nicest examples known so far. This watch was produced in 1968 and is powered by the mythical caliber 321.  Its condition is amazing : 100% original, never polished, like new “dot

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    Two Seamaster 300 produced four days apart

    51 years later, these two Seamaster 300 are now reunited !  They were produced only four days apart and delivered to the same country.   Except the dial, they are exactly the same, which lets me think they have never been touched since they left the factory :   -Sword hands -Bezel with tall numerals and “open” 5 -Naiad crown -Silver date

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    A 1974 Speedmaster forgotten in a drawer (part 2 : the restoration)

    The 1974 Speedmaster that had been forgotten in a drawer has just been fully restored.  The following operations were done : -Full service of the movement and adjustment -Polishing of the original plexiglass  -Replacement of the center chronograph hand that was defective by a vintage tritium hand -Cleaning of the case, pushers, bezel, bracelet -Replacement of the gasket that had

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    Rare find : a 1974 Speedmaster forgotten in a drawer for decades (part 1)

    A couple of weeks ago, I was informed that an old Speedmaster had been discovered in the shop of a retired watchmaker, somewhere in Belgium.  The watch had been forgotten in a drawer for decades, a true « time capsule » !  Never restored, never polished, and fully original.   But when I opened the watch, I was surprised.  Indeed, it has the

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    First GTG in Brussels on 16th December 2018

    The first GTG organized in Brussels by Brussels Vintage Watches and the Watch Club Belgium was a success, thanks to all the participants ! Do you want to take part in the next meeting ?  Don’t hesitate to subscribe to our newsletter in order to get informed. A couple of pictures taken during the event :   Photo credits :

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