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Constellation 14381/2 SC-3 - refinished rail dial?

  1. CoupDeFoudre

    CoupDeFoudre Sep 21, 2015

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    Hi everyone - have just pulled the trigger on a lovely constellation 14381/2 SC-3 (not sure about the 3 - very faint in the case back)

    Looked very nice in the pics but I was a bit concerned about the minute registers in the rail dial section - could the experts take a look and provide some feedback please?

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    Thanks for taking a look!
     
  2. kyle L

    kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member Sep 21, 2015

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    Looks refinished in my opinion. The last n in Constellation should be a little more curved and the automatic chronometer text looks too newly styled.
     
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  3. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Sep 21, 2015

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    Refinished. The indexes on the track are all over the place! Looks lovely otherwise :)
     
  4. JohnSteed

    JohnSteed Sep 21, 2015

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  5. CoupDeFoudre

    CoupDeFoudre Sep 21, 2015

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    Ah - that's very disappointing! So definitely not an original dial then. The seller had believed it was NOS, but would seem not to be the case.

    Would this be the correct dial for this reference as most of them seemed to be the deluxe version?
     
  6. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Sep 21, 2015

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    Redial. :(
     
  7. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Sep 22, 2015

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    NOS is a term far too frequently used. Apart from the dial, you can see various other knicks and scratches and signsof wear, which shows it isnt NOS.
     
  8. cristos71

    cristos71 Sep 22, 2015

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    NOS!! Just love that term.....and the people who can't help but to constantly use it :eek: