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End of war bumper, how original is this dial you think?

  1. Arno (NL)

    Arno (NL) Jan 13, 2020

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    Hi there, see below. Sold as fully original and looking nice. Solid gold btw. Any ideas on how correct the statement is on its originality? Thanks!

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  2. BlackTalon

    BlackTalon Jan 13, 2020

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    The markers do not appear aligned very well with the solid-filled segments of the minute track. That is a red flag to me.
     
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  3. bubba48

    bubba48 Jan 13, 2020

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    Redial IMO.

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  4. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Jan 13, 2020

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  5. Rochete

    Rochete Jan 13, 2020

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    Difficult to say. Better photos?
     
  6. MSNWatch

    MSNWatch Vintage Omega Aficionado Staff Member Jan 13, 2020

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    Pending clearer photos I am leaning towards original.
     
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  7. UncleBuck

    UncleBuck understands the decision making hierarchy Jan 13, 2020

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    Factory fonts are usually more crisp and clean imo.
    Look at the "globs" at the top of the A's and the end of the G.
    Also "SWISS MADE" seems to be word centered instead of phrase centered and the letter spacing of "MADE" appears inconsistent to me relative to "SWISS".

    As Mike said, "Pending clearer photos".
    Please give us a head-on, clear picture and the final word may be revealed.

    If in doubt, go with what Mike says.
     
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  8. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jan 13, 2020

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    Dial was refinsihed poorly, in my opinion.

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  9. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Jan 13, 2020

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    I'm going with original...
     
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  10. DaveK

    DaveK Yoda of Yodelers Jan 13, 2020

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    Now that we all agree on the dial, who wants to see a movement shot?
     
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  11. CaptainWinsor

    CaptainWinsor Jan 14, 2020

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    Since I’m awake, can’t sleep, the woman next door is moaning. Honestly. Anyway looked at this and found a better pic

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  12. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Jan 14, 2020

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    Now I'm leaning toward original based on the difference in quality between the first and last photos (although they are still shit).
    Sub dial now has nice circular surface finish, text is looking closer to original, but much clearer pics also highlight the condition of the dial.
     
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  13. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Jan 14, 2020

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    It's a legit dial. Here's one I owned a while back with same omega font, symbol, and some markers.

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  14. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jan 14, 2020

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    Your dial doesn't look original either.

    Tom
     
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  15. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Jan 14, 2020

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    @VetPsychWars Same reference with same dial in better condition. My sneaking suspicion is that they are original.

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  16. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Jan 14, 2020

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    And two of @MSNWatch examples with same omega font and minute track...

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  17. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Jan 14, 2020

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    Compare the last A in Omega and the first A in Automatic between all of the pictures. See if you see what I am seeing,

    Tom
     
  18. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Jan 14, 2020

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    Snailing on the sub-seconds, bolder 15-30-45-60 markers, appropriate aging of the dial, correct hands set, appropriate Omega logo for the dial, etc.

    Why are we discussing this? ::confused2::
     
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  19. Rochete

    Rochete Jan 14, 2020

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    Font is originally different for the two words.

    After new pic I go with original for OP watch.
     
  20. Maskelyne

    Maskelyne Jan 14, 2020

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    I say it´s genuine. I have seen several of these, with slightly thicker fonts. The watch to the right is mine, and it's not solid gold (14K gold filled).

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