The Lost Art Of The Gilt Dial — With Examples From Rolex, Tudor, And Oris

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The Lost Art Of The Gilt Dial — With Examples From Rolex, Tudor, And Oris

Post by thunder1 » Thu Nov 10, 2022 5:59 am

An interesting read, I think..

The Lost Art Of The Gilt Dial — With Examples From Rolex, Tudor, And Oris

The difference between gilt-tone and true gilt dials
Thomas Van Straaten

NOVEMBER 09, 2022
Did you know that there is not a single watch manufacturer that still does a true gilt dial? It is a lost art if ever there was one. As a watch lover with roots in the vintage world, I have a weak spot for the old gilt dial. I love the depth and metallic shimmer you get as well as the tropical aging effects. Today, manufacturers print in gold tone. That is a very different process with a very different result. Let’s explore the subject and have a look at some examples of both methods.
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