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Can anyone help identify the model number?

  1. General85

    General85 Jul 1, 2020 1:00am

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    I've seen this and love the style, just unsure if it looks too worn? Anyway, wondering if someone could help with the model please? The number inside is unclear to me. Thanks!
     
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  2. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 1, 2020 1:05am

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    This was before model/reference numbers.

    9 million serial number should be an easy google search to get approx age.
     
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  3. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Jul 1, 2020 1:29am

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    It's simply a "Gentleman's Omega".

    It may have had a "model" appelation for catalog purposes, but finding it in a vintage catalog takes knowledge and experience.

    The number in the caseback is a case number and dates the watch to about 1940+ or something, but I can't make out the numbers.

    The movement number is of similar age, anywhere between 1936 and 1950.
     
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  4. General85

    General85 Jul 1, 2020 1:39am

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    Thank you!

    Is it too much of a 'dog' for purchasing? I like the style but it does have a lot of wear. The seller really hasn't put any detail other than its manual and works! I don't think he is clued up on watches.

    Would love your opinions on condition of it?
     
  5. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 1, 2020 1:54am

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    And the most important part..

    how much are they asking?
     
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  6. General85

    General85 Jul 1, 2020 1:56am

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    About £360/$450
     
  7. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 1, 2020 2:19am

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    So for that much would you be happy to wheat it?

    it’s not a horrible deal. Not an amazing deal IMHO.
     
  8. General85

    General85 Jul 1, 2020 2:22am

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    I would be okay with it as long as I'm not buying something bad! I'm looking for it to be in its original condition. I don't think this has been redialed or polished but it looks like the crown has been changed.
     
  9. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 1, 2020 2:26am

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    Doesn’t look redialed. Hands match the dial markings.
    It’s not a horrible price at all if you would wear it.
    The question is how much would you pay for a better example and does that existV
    ?
     
  10. General85

    General85 Jul 1, 2020 2:30am

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    I would wear it to be honest, not as a daily though. I'm looking to keep it for long term, possibly pass it down to the next generation. I've not seen many in this style, guess my thoughts are, I'd like it original, if it gets too bad, I could always get it polished if I REALLY had to as last resort
     
  11. General85

    General85 Jul 1, 2020 3:01am

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    Well, the bidding finished, my max was going to be £350. It went for just under £520!
     
  12. killer67

    killer67 Jul 1, 2020 5:11am

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    get used to this; better examples get you excited early only to be disappointed. It’s part of the fun
     
  13. General85

    General85 Jul 1, 2020 5:46am

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    It is indeed, I'm already on the hunt for another!
     
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