How best to restore a 1940's era Doxa chronograph?

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    How best to restore a 1940's era Doxa chronograph?

    I have a 1940's era Doxa chronograph (will post pix later today) in a gold (solid? Plated? Colored?) case. It actually still runs, though it has no crystal, and no back (so no serial number - unless there's one on the mechanism or in the case where I can't see it). The dial and hands are used, but surprisingly not as bad as they could be for an unprotected 75 year old watch.

    But it obviously needs a crystal, and a back, and a solid cleaning - and maybe some refurbishment work (gently polish out the dial and hands a little, perhaps)

    Any recommendations on how to approach this, or to whom I can outsource this work to? The last thing I want to do is bugger it....

    (There's a similar chronograph posted on eBay right now at $2950, for reference - and I think that same watch is listed here on Watchuseek, too) mine is different in that it has the numeral 6 rather than the tick mark.

    Mahalo!!

    Jonathan
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    Re: How best to restore a 1940's era Doxa chronograph?

    Late reply, but check out this thread over on the vintage forum:
    https://forums.watchuseek.com/f11/wat...s-3433002.html

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