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Are people putting blue anodized hands in watches for the "blued" look? Examples posted ---

Submitted by alwayscode390 on December 3, 2023 - 12:23pm
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I have a set of cathedral hands that are a beautiful "rainbow" blue if looked at in the right angle. 


Lately I've came across some watches with hands that look ANODIZED blue ... are they installing these to try to get the "rainbow aged" blued look, or are they really just naturally aged to a blue color?


Thanks! Blued cathedral

Crystal fell out of 54' squadron, how to reinstall?

Submitted by alwayscode390 on November 26, 2023 - 4:16pm
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I was cleaning my 1954 Squadron and the crystal fell out.  I'm not really feeling glue on the edges, and it doesn't seem like it has a beveled edge to just press it back in.

Figured I'd ask before I end of cracking this thing.  What's it going to take to get it reinstalled... glue... a press ... or just press it back in carefully?  



Late 20's / Early 30s watches , why do some say 14k and some dont on the inside backs? ---

Submitted by alwayscode390 on November 26, 2023 - 1:24pm
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Recently Ive been searching for a late 20's / early 30's engraved Bulova to add to my collection.  

Ive noticed that some will say 14k on the inside backs, and some will not.  

Are they all gold fill, even without the stamp?