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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Old Rolex showing how radium on the dial and hands burned the crystal.
These old radium dials and hands used by Rolex are very dangerous. It's also a well known fact that workers hired to paint these dials died horrible deaths.
The above picture shows the dial and how it burned the plastic crystal.
The dial also shows damage from the radium.
Above: The dial attached to the movement and the case with crystal attached.
The age of this watch can be seen by the old auto winding mechanism.