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  1. GarethS

    GarethS Nov 9, 2018

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    Hi,

    Have been looking in vain for a 60's Connie but am starting to grow weary reviewing over-polished, under-serviced examples. So have decide to cast a wider net.

    I'm drawn to the Chronostop. The examples I've seen appear to offer better value and appear to have more "genuine" wear.

    Your feedback would be greatly appreciated on these examples in order to calibrate my diagnoses...

    Lot No 1 - Well worn but has the lovely mesh bracelet, reasonable dial and a clean interior
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-...h=item286d2adf0f:g:rz0AAOSwJppbnm9y:rk:3:pf:0

    Lot No.2 - Nice blue dial and that mesh bracelet again, quite sharp case, no pix of movement though and expensive to boot
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-...=item2aba505f3c:g:OHUAAOSw7fxb2yXq:rk:22:pf:0

    Lot No.3 - Heavier wear to case, probably over-polished, non omega strap? and no pix of movement
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Omega-Ch...h=item1a64341fd8:g:cr4AAOSwfONb3jv0:rk:6:pf:0

    Lot No.4 Reasonable wear but suspicious that case back is not original and the Ohm symbol on dial looks dull
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/OMEGA-ch...h=item33f8f5077d:g:bFEAAOSwzc1btzfr:rk:7:pf:0

    Lot No.1 best of the bunch?
     
  2. kingsrider

    kingsrider Thank you Sir! May I have another? Nov 9, 2018

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    They are all way overpriced. 3 and 4 over polished as well.
    Be patient. Have you seen one of these in the flesh? They are a little smaller than you might think.
     
  3. kingsrider

    kingsrider Thank you Sir! May I have another? Nov 9, 2018

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    No.4 would be a good price if it wasn't a mess.
     
  4. GarethS

    GarethS Nov 9, 2018

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    Currently just fishing in the ebay pond so not seen any in the flesh as they are all too far afield

    But finding the feedback at the forum an excellent way of getting my eye in.

    So far almost nearly all feedback is telling me most are overpriced - which begs the question: where are you guys getting your prices from? Are you UK based? If you can recommend any online outlets I'd love to hear but expect the bargains are hidden amongst the house clearance auctions and inheritance gifts...

    Thanks for the support in the meantime.
     
  5. GarethS

    GarethS Nov 9, 2018

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    To be honest I'm I'd rather pay over the top so long as it is an genuine, sharp, mechanically sound item.
     
  6. kingsrider

    kingsrider Thank you Sir! May I have another? Nov 9, 2018

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    On Ebay search the SOLD ITEMS for the best indicator of pricing.
     
  7. RallyDiverOnly

    RallyDiverOnly Nov 9, 2018

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    The most important factor I look for is Case quality. Unpolished cases are what I like. Dial quality is also important. I like vintage dials but depending on condition. And attainiblity of parts. Also brand.