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Does this dial look original to you? Thanks

  1. bbl1998

    bbl1998 Jul 16, 2018

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    Any insights will be appreciated
     
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  2. Vanallard

    Vanallard Jul 16, 2018

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    Dial might be original but it has been refinished.
     
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  3. bbl1998

    bbl1998 Jul 16, 2018

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    Yeah that's what I think too. Thanks for checking
     
  4. kaisiang098

    kaisiang098 Jul 17, 2018

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    The font is quite inconsistent, definitely a refurbished piece.
     
  5. bbl1998

    bbl1998 Jul 17, 2018

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    The fonts are off
     
  6. stahlmotte

    stahlmotte Jul 21, 2018

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    The Lume looks restored
     
  7. connieseamaster

    connieseamaster Jul 21, 2018

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    The "A" should be flat topped, not pointy. Definitely a repainted dial, and not a good one
     
  8. auxpomme

    auxpomme Jul 21, 2018

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    It’s amazing that can be done. The skill to do that is actually pretty impressive. With that said, you can tell immediately that it is janky af.
     
  9. doog

    doog Jul 23, 2018

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    If you’d bother going to all the effort of reprinting the text, why not do it in the correct typeface? Facepalm.
     
  10. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 23, 2018

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    I’m going to go out on a limb. I see no issues.
     
  11. mac_omega

    mac_omega Jul 23, 2018

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    Because most dial-restorers have no clue how it should look properly
     
  12. Peemacgee

    Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Jul 23, 2018

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    It’s quite nicely done
    But also oh so wrong....
     
  13. ClarendonVintage

    ClarendonVintage Jul 23, 2018

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    Very professional...but font looks too Arial, or Times New Roman, whatever you call it, you get my point.
     
  14. doog

    doog Jul 23, 2018

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    The correct Omega gothic serif font with the splay-footed M is a peculiar beast, and given Switzerland’s long tradition in font manufacture, very probably custom designed. Awkward to match, but not beyond a skilled typographer by any means. I suppose we should be grateful that re-dialers don’t get it right, as it would make picking them out rather harder.