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Old 2 July 2019, 04:04 AM   #31
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My 3,2 MIL 1680 (always white/non-red) has had similar Dad/RSC treatment, and has a late 90's T<25 Service Dial that looks different than yours. I won't argue with those who think you have a SD, they probably know more than me, but still looks original Tritium to me so if it is a SD, it may have been done at an even earlier service interval. In the 80's??? The crown also looks like a modern 703/704.

Mine has a "washed" [NO] Tritium service dial, with Lumi Hands and Insert, 703. Personally, I am fine with a serviced/over-serviced watch. I could care less about 'patina', 'flaking lume', and the subsequent 'worrying about value'. YMMV
Have you got a photo of your dial, its always good to compare them
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To answer the insert question—you’re looking for a so-called “mk 3” Insert with these fonts:




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Old 4 July 2019, 01:45 PM   #33
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That is how a red should look. None of this case restoration and general tidying up. Your watch is absolutely perfect.
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Old 11 July 2019, 04:47 AM   #34
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Its a service dial..
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Old 11 July 2019, 06:56 PM   #35
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Its a service dial..
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Old 17 July 2019, 05:05 AM   #36
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I have a 1979 1680 with an allegedly RSC installed red service dial😀..how about that.
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Old 1 August 2019, 10:24 AM   #37
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I have a 1979 1680 with an allegedly RSC installed red service dial😀..how about that.

Do you have any photos? Its actually not a bad situation, even though the dial doesn't match the watch. At the next service, pop the red service dial out and sell it. You will make enough money to buy an vintage white dial and if required matching handset.
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