I did not know that! That is completely unacceptable and certainly not like most other even middle of the road brands. I recently had my father's 60 and 70 year old watches serviced at their manufacturers' respective service centers. Thirty years in nothing in the lifespan of a good watch.
the other old school B&W's including your 802's and my first series Silver Signatures. Yes, some might call them colored, but, to me, they bring out the beauty in music. It's not just the slight "fatness" in the lower mids, there is just something right with them especially if you drive them wit