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I have been restoring an old Longines watch and would like to get the minute hand looking a bit nicer (see photo).

What should be used to do this? I think the top part is lume and the bottom part is black, but not sure what the material is.

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Same as the lume, it'll suspend in the gap. Although since you're repainting anyway, what about a different lume colour there? I think they have lume that looks black in daylight . Not as bright as regular but still, nice touch

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21 hours ago, KOwatch said:

Same as the lume, it'll suspend in the gap. Although since you're repainting anyway, what about a different lume colour there? I think they have lume that looks black in daylight . Not as bright as regular but still, nice touch

Thank you, that's really helpful 👍

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