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Good morning everyone. I am working on a pocket watch modification project and need some advice. January 28, 2017 I will become the master of the lodge I belong to. I want to present the outgoing master with a pocket watch with a custom made dial. It will have his name, years of service and other information. I have been searching the 'bay and have found some decent candidates. But I have been considering purchasing a more modern mechanical watch and replacing the dial. I have made a few runs using polyester paper on my laser color printer and I am pretty happy with the results so far.

I am not very familiar with these new mechanical watches that are being produced and sold on Amazon and other sites. How feasible will it be to replace a dial on these watches? I am asking because most of the ones I have seen have skeleton dials where the movement can be seen and do not seem to have a solid dial.

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