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Restoration project #1: Rolex 6564 cal. 1030 Part 3: Case done, Dial done

Restoration project

Restoration project #1: Rolex 6564 cal. 1030 Part 3: Case done, Dial done

Update time!  We are almost done in fact, just waiting on a few parts for the movement as we speak. But what did I do in the mean time? Well here we go: 1) I did fit in a new pendant tube. Remember that the crown did not hold in place? Well both the thread of the crown and the old pendant tube were worn down. I like the crown so I chose to keep it and replace the pendant tube. The crown does now screw in again! I can show you a photo of the new pendant tube, but...

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Restoration project #1: Rolex 6564 cal. 1030 Part 1: What is the situation?!

Restoration project

Restoration project #1: Rolex 6564 cal. 1030 Part 1: What is the situation?!

'So... you like fishing? Or where did you get that dead thing?'That is probably the first thing on your mind after seeing that picture. Fun fact; I even paid money for this. Yes, I spent hard earned bucks for this piece of old (slightly radioactive) crap. What is the plan? Restore it!  I can almost hear you ask 'What watch is this?'. Well thanks for asking! It is a 1956 rolex 6564 with a cal. 1030. Yes, the same movement as a James bond or the first explorers that were ever made. Only two paragraphs in but you're already getting why...

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