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  1. medsia324

    medsia324 Oct 16, 2017

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    I received a 105.003-56 Speedmaster. The bezel is too good to be true. So maybe it is not true. I have done a Forum and outside search to see if anyone is fabrication exact reproductions. I would appreciate any input. I will be happy to post pictures if this will help. There are other issues with this watch but I should keep it simple.
     
  2. nixf6

    nixf6 Oct 16, 2017

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    You mean 105.003 1965 not 1956.
    Photos please.
    Lots of photos.
     
  3. medsia324

    medsia324 Oct 16, 2017

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    Yes it is a '65. Thanks. Sorry for the lousy photo but this one is the best of 20! What I am not capturing (amongst other issues with this picture) is that the silver numbers, dots, etc, shine under exposed light like a new silver coin. There is no slash mark going through the 6 in the 65. It's late here and I'll send more pictures tomorrow. Definitely work on my technique. Thanks in advance.

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  4. medsia324

    medsia324 Oct 16, 2017

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  5. Omegist

    Omegist Oct 16, 2017

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    The bezel looks correct.
    As far as I know nobody has ever succeeded in copying them ..there have been several bad attempts in the past and rumors say a big English part distributor is working on repros you can’t differ from originals
     
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  6. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Oct 16, 2017

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    It looks great.

    It isn't in perfect condition, it has got a ding and chip between 6 and 7 oclock on the bezel.

    Good catch on the bezel.
     
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  7. stefman

    stefman Oct 17, 2017

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    Wish my DON was this nice
     
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  8. Seaborg

    Seaborg Oct 17, 2017

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    As far as I can see, your DON looks not only correct but also almost NOS !

    Congrats !
     
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  9. mr_yossarian

    mr_yossarian Oct 17, 2017

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    Some are in fact in nice condition and authentic, don't worry :)
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  10. Seaborg

    Seaborg Oct 17, 2017

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    Gosh! Is it a 145.012-67 ? Looks mint... :thumbsup:
     
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  11. mr_yossarian

    mr_yossarian Oct 17, 2017

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    all th
    all the way, yes!
     
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  12. BartH

    BartH Follows a pattern of overpaying Oct 17, 2017

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    Gotta remember that the 105.003-65 isn't that old a model, it ran well into 145.012 territory.

    My 145.012 don bezel:

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  13. harrymai86

    harrymai86 Oct 17, 2017

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    that DON is unreal ::bleh::::bleh::
     
  14. Georgieboy58

    Georgieboy58 Oct 17, 2017

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    Mine has two dings as well but is otherwise also well preserved: SAM_0894.JPG
     
  15. Seaborg

    Seaborg Oct 17, 2017

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    I thought mine was in pretty good shape...

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  16. Just Livin

    Just Livin Oct 17, 2017

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    There are some great DONs out there still. This one on a 321 is on a 105.012 CB
    Am sure there are many more.
    But a very nice one indeed 105.003. Congrats :thumbsup:
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  17. mr_yossarian

    mr_yossarian Oct 17, 2017

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    Threads like this totally obscure the reality of DONs or vintage Speedies available on the market. We do have a massive concentration in here, dear fellow inmates..
     
  18. dbane007

    dbane007 Oct 17, 2017

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    Did someone say 105.003?

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  19. mr_yossarian

    mr_yossarian Oct 17, 2017

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  20. harrymai86

    harrymai86 Oct 17, 2017

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    Finding a good DON at the moment needs deep pocket unfortunately :confused::confused:

    Here is a nice faded grey one :)
     
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