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Advice on buying (or not) this Omega Constellation Chronometer Pie-Pan 167.005 Papers from 1966

  1. The Modernist

    The Modernist Nov 26, 2017

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    Been looking for one of these as a 50th birthday present for my wife (she won't ever wear a small, or...ahem....a cheap watch) with no date as they spoil, for me at least, the symmetry of the dial - dislike buying from abroad (although Zurich doesn't strike me as a huge risk) - for obvious reasons - but I'd be so grateful if you could cast an eye and let me know if all seems in order - can't find out much about the seller, they have stuff on Chrono24 & ebay - any thoughts? Couldn't easily extract photos from Chrono24 so link below and a couple of photos I could cut and paste from the site. Cheers.

    https://www.chrono24.co.uk/omega/co...ie-pan-167005-papers-from-1966--id6835151.htm

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  2. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Nov 26, 2017

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    First and foremost where is a pic of papers?

    2nd for $2500 you can start thinking about putting in a few hundred more and getting something in 18kt gold. Big big premium on this piece. Oh ya, and your wife probably doesn't need box and papers.
     
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  3. diathienthai

    diathienthai Nov 26, 2017

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    A beautiful copper but very expensive lake
     
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  4. Deafboy

    Deafboy His Holiness Puer Surdus Nov 26, 2017

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    Way overpriced. Even at 30% less I expect the case to be in better condition (this one is polished).
    Look here for comparable.
     
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  5. Peemacgee

    Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Nov 26, 2017

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    It looks like a decent watch.
    Case has definitely seen a polish but not significantly.
    Serial puts it around ‘63/64 but it could have been on the shelf for a couple of years - but I’d want to check the papers match if they say ‘66.
    Bit of rotor rub - so unless proof of service it’ll need one.
    However, £1,900 is a steep price as noted above.
    Even with box and papers.
    Dealer’s price I guess.
     
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  6. alam

    alam Nov 26, 2017

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    fixed that for you!
     
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  7. georgeszaslavsky

    georgeszaslavsky Nov 26, 2017

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    Too expensive for the condition they are in
     
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