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Watch case replating [message #3573] Thu, 17 April 2014 01:14 Go to next message
mikey
Messages: 742
Registered: May 2013
Location: Paris, Ontario
Gruen Master
A friend of mine used this company in Montreal to replate an old Elgin nickle plated watch and they did a very nice job of it. For those of you who are interested and want to check them out here's the link....

replateit.com

Pricing & examples of their work are shown on the website.


Time, even vintage time, goes too fast for my tastes.
Re: Watch case replating [message #3577 is a reply to message #3573] Mon, 21 April 2014 02:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Timeticker is currently offline  Timeticker
Messages: 554
Registered: June 2013
Location: Somewhere in the world
Gruen Master
I now have this company posted on my desk top. I will definitely use them in the future!!

People you thought were your best friends will stab you in the back to your face!

Love them anyway.
A "Paradoxical Commandment"
Re: Watch case replating [message #3681 is a reply to message #3577] Sun, 11 May 2014 12:35 Go to previous message
slinfiniti is currently offline  slinfiniti
Messages: 20
Registered: May 2013
Location: Raleigh NC
Gruen Apprentice
I have used then for several of my watches. The silver colored watches they did an amazing job. I sent an old trench watch case with wire lugs that the plating had all been worn off. The did a beautiful job of refinishing it. The yellow finish was a bit to orange for me, not what you might call a Hamilton" yellow. But, beautifully done, even patina and after one year, no issues!

I also sent a Quadron to have the case lugs redone, new finish and plating. Wonderful job on the lugs, the spring bar holes were repaired nicely, a pin size case hole filled in and the plating. It cost me $85.00, but the watch looks new!

I will use then again
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