Today this one came back from service…

May 02, 2022,13:30 PM

… and without exaggeration I can say it never looked better in its 25 years lifespan.

Case, bezel, sapphire and movement in NOS condition paired with a beautifully aged Tritium dial. This 2100-1130 has become one of my absolute favorites.


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Holy moly, I think we need to see a bit more of this beauty!

 By: takman : May 2nd, 2022-13:48
Don’t be modest! The tritium has a very beautiful shade of yellow too. Enjoy!

Will do for sure. Here’s the quick story o the watch…

 By: shortys home : May 2nd, 2022-14:05
… I bought it a few months ago and it had its flaws: the antireflective coating had a lot of scratches, the middle case had bad damage from a dealers house watchmaker when he/she tried to open the case, the automatic winding didn’t work. But it also had t... 

Wonderful, so nice to refurbish a piece like that

 By: VinnieD : May 2nd, 2022-14:31
but this reference seems to have issues with the antireflective coating. Was it expensive/difficult to replace the glass?

That’s adds so much to its character and the ownership experience!

 By: takman : May 2nd, 2022-15:54
Must have been so satisfying to find the correct parts in new condition, and most importantly to receive it back from BP. Thanks for sharing the story and the photo!

Ouch! Why did I ever sell mine?

 By: cazalea : May 2nd, 2022-16:46
Your photos remind me of this watch... the markers, the hands, the case Mike ...  

Residual lume?

 By: Sleeper : May 6th, 2022-19:35
After 25 years, that's approximately two half-lives of tritium decay - how is the residual lime at this point? Curious since I also have an older BP that will headed to service soon...


 By: stabilizer : May 7th, 2022-00:57
Awesome work and congrats !