1. wilson331

    wilson331 Oct 16, 2018

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    Recently purchased this heuer 3647n. I just realized that the indice at 12 O'clock didn't align with the outer track, i'll rectify that when it goes in for a service. Also the crown for such an early model, should not be signed. But i'm quite okay with that.
    Any thoughts on it?

    Thanks :)
     
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  2. imagwai

    imagwai Oct 16, 2018

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    Nice. The things you mention are relatively minor. An original crown is always nice, but they are generally considered service items. I'm sure the minute track can be fixed by someone who knows what they're doing. Other than that, a crystal polish and clean-up should work wonders. I'm sure you don't need me to tell you not to polish the case. Overall condition is excellent I'd say. Please post pictures once done.
     
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  3. Gambba

    Gambba Oct 16, 2018

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    Inner bezel/track alignment is simple to do I believe. I’ve done it on a few other models before.

    Lovely piece! A deep clean and a polish of the crystal as imagwai says above and it will finish it perfectly.

    I recently polished my first plexi up and the result was epic! Used a headlight restoration kit I had laying around and surprised just how good it came out.......so have to share!

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  4. imagwai

    imagwai Oct 16, 2018

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    Good job. I'm assuming that's an Omega logo in the crystal centre and not a hair or a scratch you couldn't get out :)
     
  5. Gambba

    Gambba Oct 16, 2018

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    It is indeed the Omega logo :D
     
  6. MRC

    MRC Oct 16, 2018

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    I am sure this is a later replacement, my 3647 has noticeably more teeth despite being quite late and having an unsigned crown.
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    It doesn't look as if it needs much cleaning up to me, it's very nice as it is. If its history is unknown a service by one of the usual recommendations is a good idea. A local Rolex AD's watchmaker gets the tension rings lined up nicely when I take Carreras there for new crystals. For 3 quid less a watchmaker in a booth in an antiques place could not. I knew nothing about watches then... perhaps still not much :confused:
     
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  7. wilson331

    wilson331 Oct 16, 2018

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    Thanks definitely will!
     
  8. wilson331

    wilson331 Oct 16, 2018

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    Ooh ok i'll try looking for the original crown then. From the previous owner, he said the watch was last serviced about 2 years ago. Does that seem recent enough? Or should i just bring for a service?

    Thanks :)
     
  9. MRC

    MRC Oct 17, 2018

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    Two years ago should be fine. Look for power reserve of 40 hours ± 2 and drift less than 30 sec/day. These are the criteria I use for Valjoux hand-wind movements, checked every six months.