Watchmaking Journey pt2

So, continuing on with my super amateur watchmaking journey I put this Panarai homage watch together. This is my very first time building something. It has a Unitas 6497 Swiss movement in it that I salvaged from an unattractive small pocket watch and serviced. Quality of the service is not awesome but itโ€™s clean and runs. Vintage look leather strap, luminor style case, sapphire crystal, mineral glass case back. First swing, plenty of room for growth. This is a way to learn while exploring a love for the Panarai design and legacy. What do you think?

That Nekked watchmaker video will haunt me no more because I did it.

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I donโ€™t have a main spring winder so it got a new main spring. Probably could have used in anyway.

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Super build well done sir ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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Nice! Question ๐Ÿคšโ€ฆ the case, is the crown push and pull or screwdown? I find it such a pain for a screwdown crown for a manual wind โ€ฆ

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Push pull crown with a latching crown guard lever.

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Nice! May I ask from where did you buy the original ETA movement? Looks like new!

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Found a used pocket watch on eBay. Not sure how old it was. Movement cleaned up nice. Cheaper than buying a new one.

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Wow, very cool. Congrats!

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Well done ๐ŸคŸ