Tudor Submariner Snowflake 1973

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Re: Tudor Submariner Snowflake 1973

Post by DoctorC » Wed Oct 25, 2023 2:11 pm

Tudorlover wrote:
Wed Oct 25, 2023 2:05 pm
Toxicavenger, why would the lume rub the dial, is it not only on the top of the hands?
The hands are hollow in the middle and lume fills the gap. I believe they said the hands were previously re-lumed and over filled?

And if the lume is flaking off and landing on dial, it can stain it over time.
But, it's hard to tell through the scratched up glass.
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Re: Tudor Submariner Snowflake 1973

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Oct 25, 2023 5:43 pm

DoctorC wrote:
Wed Oct 25, 2023 2:11 pm
Tudorlover wrote:
Wed Oct 25, 2023 2:05 pm
Toxicavenger, why would the lume rub the dial, is it not only on the top of the hands?
The hands are hollow in the middle and lume fills the gap. I believe they said the hands were previously re-lumed and over filled?

And if the lume is flaking off and landing on dial, it can stain it over time.
But, it's hard to tell through the scratched up glass.
Yep. You can see in one of the pics it is slumping down. The lume is degrading to the point that is looks like a saggy tit. :mrgreen:

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Re: Tudor Submariner Snowflake 1973

Post by Tudorlover » Sun Nov 19, 2023 3:07 pm

toxicavenger, thanks for the clarification and sorry for not seeing your response sooner.

LAWW is doing the relume of the hands only. I have decided against polish.
I have been offered NOS tritium pearls in stock and with a color tone to match my dial. Cost is $250 installed.
I have attached in image of the pearl-less bezel.
Let me know if you think this is a worthwhile investment.
Tritium pearl cavity.jpg
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Re: Tudor Submariner Snowflake 1973

Post by toxicavenger » Sun Nov 19, 2023 7:21 pm

Tudorlover wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2023 3:07 pm
toxicavenger, thanks for the clarification and sorry for not seeing your response sooner.

LAWW is doing the relume of the hands only. I have decided against polish.
I have been offered NOS tritium pearls in stock and with a color tone to match my dial. Cost is $250 installed.
I have attached in image of the pearl-less bezel.
Let me know if you think this is a worthwhile investment.

Tritium pearl cavity.jpg
I would do it. :thumbsup:

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Re: Tudor Submariner Snowflake 1973

Post by Tudorlover » Tue Nov 21, 2023 7:31 am

I have ordered it;) Thanks.

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