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  1. Uscjake87

    Uscjake87 Apr 14, 2019

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    I noticed this nice looking constellation on an auction site. It just looks so crisp and clean. I have that "too good to be true" vibe about the dial. Pics:
     
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  2. Edward53

    Edward53 Apr 14, 2019

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    I can't see anything wrong with the text. I think the dial is original but it's hard to be sure, as whoever took those photos swamped it in light. The case is heavily polished, though they seem to have left the medallion alone. The crown is incorrect.
     
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  3. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz Apr 14, 2019

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    I would like to see the dial in daylight. Right now I have some doubts about the font...
     
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  4. 77deluxe

    77deluxe Apr 14, 2019

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    Case looks too soft but that could be exaggerated by the bad photos. I’m trending towards original dial, but not sure.
     
  5. pweingarten

    pweingarten Apr 14, 2019

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    Agreed that you need photos in natural outdoor light. Too much glare here and over exposure
     
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  6. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Apr 14, 2019

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    Nothing wrong with the dial, but the lighting makes it impossible to ascertain the true condition. It could have severe bubbling (which I suspect the seller is trying to hide) or it could have been cleaned and have had its lacquer removed... Daylight photos from other angles are needed.
     
  7. Uscjake87

    Uscjake87 Apr 14, 2019

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    The seller only posted these angled shots in the super intense lighting. Ive been duped before on this same auction site, so I am skiddish. Thanks for helping me pass on this one!
     
  8. Passover

    Passover Apr 14, 2019

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    As Edward stated, polished and wrong crown. Font is correct IMO but I would be very careful with this offer

    You say auction site: Current price is? How much are you willing to pay?
     
  9. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Apr 14, 2019

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    Is the winding assembly and the train bridge a different colour than the rest of the movement or is it just the crap pictures.

    It looks like a mix of movements.
     
  10. Uscjake87

    Uscjake87 Apr 14, 2019

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    Yahoo Japan auction. I missed the first picture. Bubbling on dial more clear on this pic.
     
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  11. TexOmega

    TexOmega Apr 14, 2019

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    You've been duped once, but going back for another?

    Help me to understand this concept.
     
  12. Uscjake87

    Uscjake87 Apr 14, 2019

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    Have you ever been to Vegas?
     
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  13. Passover

    Passover Apr 15, 2019

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    If you like to gamble on watches I would recommend private offers with crappy pictures
    instead of prepared watches from dealers... ;)
     
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  14. Waltesefalcon

    Waltesefalcon Apr 16, 2019

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    The dial looks legit to me. I think from the light that the owner is trying to hide the extent of the bubbling on the dial.