Person of African descent

Jul 08, 2019,04:14 AM

Living in Warsaw?

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black polish definition?

 By: KLC8 : July 7th, 2019-16:49
when use black polish does it mean only on parts with steel material? when 18K gold case or 18k gold parts wants to have perfect finish can we say it is black polished? thanks

It's like a black hole, but for shininess.

 By: Spangles - Mr. Tabby : July 7th, 2019-18:51
So shiny that, at the right angle, not even light can escape and so it appears black.

Person of African descent

 By: dhendolan : July 8th, 2019-04:14
Living in Warsaw?

Good try, but no!

 By: cazalea : July 8th, 2019-09:16
I would describe it as Labor-intensive hand polishing of minor surfaces in the watch movement or dial. Cazalea

LOL 😆 [nt]

 By: ChristianDK : July 8th, 2019-20:51

Black polish was initiated.

 By: David Walter : July 11th, 2019-09:56
for a very good mechanical reason in the very early days of horology and it was NOT because it looks pretty. In the days when watches were not in sealed cases (because they had not yet been invented) and humidity and dampness were a potential problem even...