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  1. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Jan 26, 2017

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    Hello,

    I have just tiny hope that it may be right but not really in fact. Someone ever saw this font on a constellation?
    Sorry for the crappy pic but there's a very low light.
    thanks all
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  2. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jan 26, 2017

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    Horrible redial! ::puke::
     
  3. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Jan 26, 2017

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    Not a chance.

    What made you think it could be ok?
     
  4. Peemacgee

    Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Jan 26, 2017

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    What type of case is/was that?
     
  5. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Jan 26, 2017

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    Hi,

    that's what i thought. Bad redial. What made me think it could have existed is that tere are some old Genève with this type of font. I'm going to have it re done by a professionnal. By chance I know two good one.
    @Peemacgee it'as 18k case with a hammer movement, circa 1954. The crown is bad too. I'm going to change it.
    it's a shame because the quality of the print is quite good despite the ugly pic. Why one takes a wrong font when the printing is of a good quality... weird
     
  6. Peemacgee

    Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Jan 26, 2017

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    What's the reference?
    Difficult to tell from the pic
     
  7. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Jan 26, 2017

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    here's a (little) better pic. Anyway, if you have a close look the 4 o'clock marker is not in the right position. I need to fix it.
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  8. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Jan 26, 2017

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    Just my opinion, but... That case looks to have had it. Unless the photos make it looks worse than it is, the lugs are very worn away by polishing - and that bezel looks plain weird. Is it a French cased Constellation that I don't know of? Or is there a Swiss Constellation with a bezel like that? How does the case back look?

    Btw, the hour hand is wrong, should be a fair bit shorter.
     
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  9. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Jan 26, 2017

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    Hi again.
    I think the case is french because the gold marking is an eagle head. The pic looks crappy. The case is a little (too) polished but not that ugly. As for the bezel it's bevelled. For the hands I admit that I don't know. Does someone know how the original crown looked like?
    EDIT : I saw that on the web. The web is not a reference. See the font of "Constellation"
    http://www.vintagegoldwatches.com/p...pink-gold-1957/#lightbox[productLightBox]/11/
     
  10. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Jan 26, 2017

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    Yes, and it says that the dial has been restored. You'll find that "Constellation" text on several other redials, just look at the "Worst Redials" thread.
     
  11. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Jan 26, 2017

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    I often read it. Here is the font of my other connie. Looks better insn'it?
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  12. cristos71

    cristos71 Jan 26, 2017

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  13. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Jan 26, 2017

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    Hello Cristos,

    It really look like this case. I find the minute hand much too long too. it sould be touching the points on the dial but no more. Cab I ask you how the markings are inside the caseback?

    thanks
     
  14. cristos71

    cristos71 Jan 26, 2017

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    No reference number, a French case number and old style Omega logo, gold hallmark on the outside of the caseback.

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  15. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Jan 26, 2017

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    OK thanks. Mine is flatter and bevelled. I have some doubt about its autenticity. the marking is the same nevertheless.
     
  16. FullyWound

    FullyWound Hasn't discovered decaf yet. Jan 29, 2017

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  18. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jan 29, 2017

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    Uh, no.
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  19. shanelin

    shanelin Aug 15, 2018

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    i have one that that is jut 10000 higher than yours 11223207 case number
     
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