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  1. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz May 23, 2020 12:12pm

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    Hey guys,

    I've sold a watch with the description original dial. I really thought it was a original dial because - as we know - textured dials are hard to refinish. But the applied logo is a bit wonky so maybe he has a point. Anyway, because he thinks it's a redial he wants to send it back. Of course that is not a problem. But what do you think? Redial or original?

    Because the watch is not with me these pictures is all I got.
     
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  2. Maskelyne

    Maskelyne May 23, 2020 1:26pm

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    I asses it as genuine. There are fonts with and without serifs. Also I judge it by the total apperance; the colour/tone of the text match the overall apperance.
     
  3. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado May 23, 2020 1:45pm

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    Looks original to me. The age of the lume, print quality, tarnish on the gold figures and overall "look" of the dial add up for original.

    That logo is only attached by two tiny pegs (rivets), there are any number of reasons other than a refinish job that after 60+ years its become a bit off.

    Just take the watch back, you'll have no problem reselling to to someone who will appreciate it.
     
  4. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz May 23, 2020 2:48pm

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    Yes. You're right. I will take it back. It's better it goes to somebody who can appreciate it. Thnx for the help!
     
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  5. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal May 23, 2020 2:53pm

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    Yeah, the lume and the aging of the indices and hands is the giveaway to me that this thing is original- first pic is was obvious. I get the impression the buyer either got an earful when he was asked “what’s that, honey?”, or they are just getting into the hobby and started reading threads about redials and now is over scrutinizing but not looking at the right things. Regardless, if you post it here- it should fly.
     
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  6. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz May 23, 2020 2:54pm

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    Haha. Thnx for the heads up!
     
  7. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz May 23, 2020 2:56pm

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    Most important thing. I have still a 100% score with buying black dials.. :D
     
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  8. cassius66

    cassius66 May 23, 2020 3:06pm

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    I’m a newbie, so still lurking and trawling threads to try and pick up tips before taking the plunge on a quality vintage watch. Just wanted to say it’s a gorgeous looking watch!
     
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  9. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz May 23, 2020 3:08pm

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    Ah. Thank you! Just what I needed!

    BTW. I've told the buyer to send it back. We'll see...
     
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  10. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz May 23, 2020 3:11pm

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    Maybe god is punishing me because today I've received my first smartwatch... ;)
     
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  11. cassius66

    cassius66 May 23, 2020 3:19pm

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    Given the positive replies you’ve had above I’m sure you’ll have no problem moving it on to someone who’ll appreciate it
     
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  12. watchyouwant

    watchyouwant ΩF Clairvoyant May 23, 2020 7:47pm

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    Smart watch ? Does not look smart to me......
     
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