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Thread: Please help I dropped my vertex www and cracked the lume on the minute hand

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    Default Please help I dropped my vertex www and cracked the lume on the minute hand

    Hi everyone I don't know why I like it so much but alas the other day I dropped my vertex www it's my favorite watch, does anyone have a spare fully lumed minute hand for it or know of someone who has loads of hands ?

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    Try Ian.wilkinson - he posted a couple of days ago saying he had loads of WWW spares & might have some Vertex hands. Other than that, John Senior?

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    You may struggle to get the lume colours to match, so check on a colour-balanced photo.

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    Nice one thanks mate I've been on a bit of a downer since the drop

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    You should just be thankful you didn't break the balance staff!

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    Pm sent

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    My luck continues to be crap just wound the Timor www and now no movement on the seconds hand or lovely ticking sound, it used to be amazingly accurate

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    Broken staff? Open the back and look to see if the balance "swings".

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    give the Timor a gentle shake first as if winding an auto; it may just be sticking..
    Last edited by dave; 11-11-2017 at 03:46. Reason: grammar.

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    Dave, sir I owe you a pint, gentle shake of the watch and ticking away nicely

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    Jon,
    Really no big deal reluming hands to match.
    Give Jack at International Watch Works a shout.
    Best,
    Todd
    p.s. the other suggestions are excellent, and I am a big of both Ian and John Senior, but I mention Jack as he is pretty close (NC) to you.

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    Default ..that really sucks and you have my sympathy..

    ..if you choose to get the hand relumed to match, you may want to consider having non-luminous material used. Otherwise that hand will glow at night while nothing else does or as brightly if that bothers you, since during the day a matched repair using standard lume would blend in..

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