Return to Index  

I disagree totally with

November 26 2017 at 1:59 PM
jP  (Login springerjfp)
VRF Member
from IP address 47.185.169.229


Response to So called “Red Hand” lume has different patina from luminous on dial and other hands...

I disagree totally with the resprayed hand idea. I've seen enough ratty old ones and am a firm believer that they were no more than mistakes. They seemed to proliferate in the late 1960s and can even be found on the small 24-hour hands from the gilt era.

As far as being resprayed, of course that is being done too. As far as radial dial GMTs having a genuine all red hand, it's nothing more than a compilation of parts to enhance the value of the watch. Way too late for the all red hands. Additionally, besides the all red hand added to the radial dial era, you'll also find many with the "blueberry" insert.

 
 Respond to this message   
Responses

  • Re: I disagree totally with - Adam on Nov 26, 2017, 3:49 PM
    • i have faded one... - rallepeng on Nov 28, 2017, 12:38 AM
     

Contact

Vintage Rolex Forum and Vintage Rolex Market are not sponsored by, associated with and/or affiliated with Rolex, S.A. or Rolex USA or any respective subsidiaries or affiliates.  

Copyright The VRF, Inc. 2002 - 2017