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  1. mojothewolf

    mojothewolf Apr 25, 2015

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    Here's some pics. ...would welcome an evaluation of it before I see my watchmaker on Monday ........crown etc......

    Thanks guys , love this place.

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  2. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Apr 25, 2015

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    Sorry, dial has been very poorly refinished, movement looks tired and the crown is incorrect.

    Return it if you can.
     
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  3. mojothewolf

    mojothewolf Apr 25, 2015

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    Knew about the crown , suspected the dial......unusual colour.... Don't think its feasible to return , happy to wear it as a beater, keeps cracking time and was recently serviced, with a bunch of new parts, didn't cost the earth either........is dial worth redoing? Replacing?
     
  4. Barking mad

    Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Apr 25, 2015

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    If it didn't cost much, wear it and enjoy but don't throw any money at it. No point in putting another redial because it will still be a redial.
     
  5. mojothewolf

    mojothewolf Apr 25, 2015

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    True enough. .. I leaped...but at a price I was very comfortable with...I'm hoping what I learn from this one will enable me to land a beautiful one when I can afford it.. Rather make a mistake at the price range I did, than at the one I intend to be at when seeking the "one"....
     
  6. mojothewolf

    mojothewolf Apr 25, 2015

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    Still tempted to replace crown with decagonal one though....lol
     
  7. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Apr 25, 2015

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    On the "up" side - the case looks good. The bezel still has sharp angles which actually puts the case well above avarege in my book. Keep your eyes open for an original and non refinished dial and get a correct crown for it and you will have a very nice watch. If you got this one cheap - you might get another one, with a correct dial (maybe one with a little patina on the dial and a shot case), as a donor watch - and still be within normal money.
     
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  8. KIMBER

    KIMBER Apr 25, 2015

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    styggpyggeno has some sound advice for ya. That is what I would do. For now just enjoy it on your wrist.