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Re: Right place for the wrong reason

Although it will not reduce the pain of your loss, your Dad has left you a very special timepiece. It is a 2nd execution Heuer Carrera 12, ref. 2447 NST (black dial with white subdials and Tachymeter scale). This alone is a rare watch, but the Volvo logo makes it extra special.

I can only confirm the advice given by GMT and John: Please do not have any of the original parts replaced (even if they look a bit patinated), and NEVER have the case polished. Not only would it remove the traces of your Dad's ownership, but it would reduce the value of your watch siginficantly.

Wear it in good health,

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