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Offline Borka

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My new Wolf
« on: March 20, 2013, 04:47:29 AM »
Good day Everybody from new member!
My name is Boris and im from far Russia.
Just want to show my old-new Sea Wolf 1963 restored.
From the top to the bottom: before, after, with band.

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2013, 07:34:00 AM »
That is a nice looking Sea Wolf Boris.
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Offline evghenii

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2013, 08:37:46 AM »
Yes. Very nice sw) :welc

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2013, 03:58:29 PM »
 :ur :welc :wehe   BORIS, a warm welcome to you! great restoration, i like the white dial without the date.

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2013, 09:14:34 AM »
Thanks for the welcome and comments guys!
I finally received a bracelete for them, and would like to show you -

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2013, 04:42:57 PM »
Boris can you show sw on your hand?

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2013, 09:14:00 AM »
That is one of the all time coolest bracelets. JB Champion possibly?  I know a couple different companies did this style.
Also, regarding the hands, are they refinished or NOS? I've never seen a Sea Wolf hand set with that much bling. Looks awesome, I love everything about this watch but I thought the silver dials always came with black outlined hands.

Oh, and welcome?

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2013, 09:30:11 AM »
Very nice!  Bracelet complements that stunning watch beautifully.

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2013, 02:36:28 PM »
This hands is silverplated. They dont was black. Its early version of 20atm  sw

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2013, 03:49:08 PM »
Nice catch evghenii! The silver hands are found on a black dial and the black painted hands are found on a white dial.

Of course, it is the wearer's right to change them if they want. Here is my highly modified GMT for personal preference.

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2013, 08:59:14 PM »
That's a nice looking watch Boris.  Beautiful restoration job and the new band looks great!

Offline Borka

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2013, 03:48:42 AM »
- Yes the bracelet is jacoby bender champion in perfect pre-owned condition with zodiac logo on the clasp.
It was polished. I wear the watch everyday - im really happy!  :P
Its very glad to see your positive emotions. As you asked - i publish a couple new pics.
« Last Edit: March 28, 2013, 09:27:38 AM by Borka »

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2013, 04:04:22 PM »
WOW! I told BWG to hold off on polishing mine cuz I like the vintage look, but wow! .....I might tell him to do it!

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2013, 06:41:02 PM »
a little polish is a good thing


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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2013, 05:52:48 AM »
WOW! I told BWG to hold off on polishing mine cuz I like the vintage look, but wow! .....I might tell him to do it!
When I talked about polishing I had in mind a bracelet. As for the bezel - forget about the polishing, since the metal is brass. In my way the bezel was a nickel-plated.

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #15 on: May 14, 2013, 08:02:02 AM »
 :wehe  remember guys, BWG can replate the metal bezel in the original "frosted " finish, looks just like new factory! there are some before/after pics on here somewhere, i just havent been able to locate them. i am considering sending mine to have it done. if anyone knows where the pics are, please let us all know.

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #16 on: May 14, 2013, 08:10:07 AM »
:wehe  remember guys, BWG can replate the metal bezel in the original "frosted " finish, looks just like new factory! there are some before/after pics on here somewhere, i just havent been able to locate them. i am considering sending mine to have it done. if anyone knows where the pics are, please let us all know.
Pictures, please or link John P!
I would like to know what coverage they used in this case?
Anyone known what type of coating is used in original?
Thanx!

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2013, 09:53:51 PM »
it is a chrome plating as the original was. it is on this site, i saw a before/after set of pics here quite some time ago. if i can find it i will advise, i THINK maybe BUTCH posted it.

Offline ata197

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #18 on: August 05, 2013, 08:04:07 PM »
Has anyone located the before/after "frosted" bezel replate finish?

:wehe  remember guys, BWG can replate the metal bezel in the original "frosted " finish, looks just like new factory! there are some before/after pics on here somewhere, i just havent been able to locate them. i am considering sending mine to have it done. if anyone knows where the pics are, please let us all know.

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #19 on: August 22, 2014, 03:34:49 AM »
Sorry to bump an old thread, but I'm looking for info on restoring (replating) SW bezel....  did the pics /  info turn up?

:wehe  remember guys, BWG can replate the metal bezel in the original "frosted " finish, looks just like new factory! there are some before/after pics on here somewhere, i just havent been able to locate them. i am considering sending mine to have it done. if anyone knows where the pics are, please let us all know.

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #20 on: August 22, 2014, 03:46:11 AM »
is this the post in question?  looks good...

http://www.vintagezodiacs.com/zforums/index.php/topic,1057.msg

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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #21 on: August 22, 2014, 03:01:54 PM »
That looks about right.  However, I doubt BWG (Butch's Watch Guy) is going to reveal his secret as to how it's done, but I could be wrong.  However, if you're looking to have someone do it for you just contact Butch and he'll put you in touch with his watch guy.

 :welc
By the way, welcome to the forum.  You've found the right place for Vintage Zodiacs.  Regardless of what direction you go to restore you're bezel, before and after photos are always appreciated.


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Re: My new Wolf
« Reply #22 on: August 22, 2014, 03:33:12 PM »
Thanks - I will post some pics soon... as soon as I get my hands on the watch, it's incoming at the mo, I've wanted a SeaWolf for a while, hopefully it will be a viable project.

That looks about right.  However, I doubt BWG (Butch's Watch Guy) is going to reveal his secret as to how it's done, but I could be wrong.  However, if you're looking to have someone do it for you just contact Butch and he'll put you in touch with his watch guy.

 :welc
By the way, welcome to the forum.  You've found the right place for Vintage Zodiacs.  Regardless of what direction you go to restore you're bezel, before and after photos are always appreciated.

 

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