Quote Originally Posted by Tim. View Post
Just a little addenda to this thread. I had this watch fully serviced and it was in such good condition that I decided to have the original vintage mesh bracelet that came on the donor case re-plated, to finish the restoration job off properly. It took some time to find a plater who could do it and was prepared to take on such a small job, I ended up having to send it on a 1500 km journey to South Australia

This is the bracelet that came on the donor watch.

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How it looks now.

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So I think this Ammolite Balboa is now as close as I can get it to the condition it left Lengnau in back in late 1974.

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That's just amazing.