This will be one of three posts tonight-- a ClockSavant first-- a post-a-thon triple header. There is a common theme across the posts, which is the importance of knowing the truth about what's going-on inside your watch. In this first watch, a Seiko 62mas, the owner had, about five years ago, paid a watchmaker to relume the dial and hands but the watch wasn't serviced despite it badly needing servicing. Though not in this case, watches like this are sometimes sold as looking new and buyers assume the movement might be pristine without seeing or understanding it. I had another one recently with a new dial but the movement was a mess. Returning to the 62mas, there was only so much I could do to bring-back timekeeping. My low-bar is still very high, so it's running reasonably well now, but it's a cautionary tale-- addressing what's inside first, the essence of the watch being its timekeeping, is the ultimate path to joy and enlightement. If it looks nice to the eye but underneath the watch is being ground to a pulp, there is something missing from the equation. This is especially relevant for rarer and more expensive watches.