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 Post subject: Case needs replating
PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:06 pm 
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Is there anyone that re-plates golded filled watch cases? It only lasted since the 1949!


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 Post subject: Re: Case needs replating
PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:13 pm 
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Can you post a picture?


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 Post subject: Re: Case needs replating
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You can plate any metal. But it is only a plating from electrolysis dipping in a gold solution, very thin. I believe gold filled is an actual layer of thick gold sheet on the metal base. Most gold plated watches have plain metal backs as this thin coating will wear quickly against the skin. The top will look fine depending on wear & abrasion.


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 Post subject: Re: Case needs replating
PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2021 4:46 am 
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I received this information on the Forum last year. Unfortunately, my case was beyond repair so I don't have any direct experience with their work.

Send some pictures to replateit.com and ask if they can do the job. i've sent them truly dreadful condition cases in the past and they have worked magic!

Good luck!



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