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  1. Nickcox

    Nickcox Jun 4, 2018

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    I bought this watch yesterday and was wondering if it could possibly be real. I suspect not but live in hope. DSC_0134_1.JPG DSC_0136_1.JPG

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Davidt

    Davidt Jun 4, 2018

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    Afraid not.

    Very fake.
     
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  3. sjg22

    sjg22 Jun 4, 2018

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    Me after seeing that:
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  4. Nickcox

    Nickcox Jun 4, 2018

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    Shame. Could you tell me why? I read somewhere that if it says antimagnetic on the face, that is an indication that it is a fake. Would you know if that is correct?
     
  5. shishy

    shishy Jun 4, 2018

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    You should have been able to tell by looking at how the Swiss made text or the omega text was printed

    Is this some counterfeiters practice watch wth
     
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  6. rkman11

    rkman11 Jun 4, 2018

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    It’s good to live in hope. My hope is that you paid VERY little for this.
     
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  7. Nickcox

    Nickcox Jun 4, 2018

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    I bought it in a bag load of jewellery at a car boot sale
     
  8. rkman11

    rkman11 Jun 4, 2018

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    Ah well then, all good! Enjoy it and maybe even open it up and pull it apart to play around with watchmaking. I've thought of doing that with some cheaper purchases in the past.
     
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  9. sjg22

    sjg22 Jun 4, 2018

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    The quality control at major manufacturers at that time was high - they would never have let anything with this level of mis-matched sloppy printing out the door.

    These were tools but still luxury purchases so you expected them to be finished to a reasonable standard (and a reasonable SWISS standard at that - a group known for being fairly anal-retentive respecting fine details).
     
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  10. Draven

    Draven Jun 4, 2018

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    It should have stayed in the bag. That really is terrible
     
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  11. Nickcox

    Nickcox Jun 4, 2018

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    A
     
  12. Dan S

    Dan S Jun 4, 2018

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    An Omega should also not have printing like that on the back of the case.
     
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  13. Nickcox

    Nickcox Jun 4, 2018

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    You should have seen the bag :)
     
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  14. Davidt

    Davidt Jun 4, 2018

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    There's a pinned thread on this forum showing examples of fakes and this with sloppy writing and anti magnetic on the dial is classic.

    All you're missing is 18k on the caseback for the hat trick.
     
  15. Seaborg

    Seaborg Jun 4, 2018

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  16. BlackTalon

    BlackTalon Jun 4, 2018

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    My 5 year old is stoked that someone finally bought the watch where he painted the dial when he was 3 year old. His current work is a bit better.
     
  17. dr1v3thru

    dr1v3thru Jun 4, 2018

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    Actually, now I want to know what other goodies came with the bag. :p
     
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  18. CaptainWinsor

    CaptainWinsor Jun 4, 2018

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    Apparently it was specially inspected.

     
  19. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Jun 4, 2018

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