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Old 25 July 2016, 09:29 AM   #91
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Old 29 July 2016, 11:59 AM   #92
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Old 30 July 2016, 09:48 PM   #93
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Yellow by day but shine a torch on it at night and that Radium still turns very Bruce Banner!
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Old 30 July 2016, 11:03 PM   #94
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1967 5512 4 liner
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Old 30 July 2016, 11:13 PM   #95
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Old 31 July 2016, 12:52 AM   #96
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1680 white sub mk 1 dial
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Old 31 July 2016, 01:58 AM   #97
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Old 31 July 2016, 04:28 PM   #98
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A fair amount of patina on the 1970 one owner 1675... This just arrived from Michael Morgan to me today ... I am gobsmacked!!!
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Old 31 July 2016, 05:07 PM   #99
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Old 31 July 2016, 08:23 PM   #100
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Old 31 July 2016, 08:37 PM   #101
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Now this thing is pretty darned yellow!
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Old 31 July 2016, 08:48 PM   #102
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Old 2 August 2016, 05:42 AM   #103
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1971 and 1972:
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Old 3 August 2016, 09:38 AM   #104
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Great pieces, guys.

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Old 3 August 2016, 06:29 PM   #105
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Great pieces, guys.

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Old 4 August 2016, 04:54 AM   #106
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Most of these are on the wrists of their new owners (some here), but all are great examples of yellow patina!


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Old 5 August 2016, 10:28 AM   #107
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How's this for yellow patina then? :)

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Old 5 August 2016, 08:56 PM   #108
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Old 6 August 2016, 12:34 AM   #109
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Now here we have some yellow! YG 1803 Champagne dial on a JPM strap. Actually I should wear this more often.
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Old 6 August 2016, 10:13 AM   #110
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One more for the thread here, albeit a couple decades older than most of the fine examples here. Here is a 1946 bubbleback, a very original example that doesn't come along very often these days.
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Old 7 August 2016, 06:19 PM   #111
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Old 8 August 2016, 12:11 AM   #113
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Some real beauties Ben, Redfred and all the others that preceded these two in this thread. Keep them coming !
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Old 8 August 2016, 12:48 AM   #114
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My new to me 16750 project.
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Old 9 August 2016, 08:49 PM   #115
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Old 9 August 2016, 09:43 PM   #116
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Lovely lovely watch RedFred...

I raise you one 1967 5512!
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Old 9 August 2016, 09:46 PM   #117
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1967 5512 4 liner
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Old 9 August 2016, 09:47 PM   #118
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Old 9 August 2016, 10:00 PM   #119
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I find myself constantly coming back to look at recent posts to this thread. Great thread idea, Springer!

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The nipple dials are also prone to becoming "mellow yellow." Below is a 1970 GMT-MASTER 1675.
As noted, nipple dials also develop a nice yellow patina over time, albeit a little more subtly than their pepsi brothers:

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Old 10 August 2016, 01:36 AM   #120
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