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At last I have an Astral, model T351 from 1959/60. Condition as bought:




Open her up and we have a 17 jewel calibre 400 made in Cheltenham:




Running very well apart from a slight beat error. So leave the movement service for the time being, clean case, dial & hands, replace cracked crystal, dab of silicone on the very supple case & crown gaskets, new tan strap & this is what we've got:




Meet the wife:


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A model U303 with a 15 jewel calibre 300 movement made between 1960-5. All she required was a good clean & new black lizard strap.

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