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  1. J.RETSAM

    J.RETSAM Aug 28, 2019

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    Hello All

    I frequent estate sales in my area, and this vintage ladies Patek was posted to be available at the sale this weekend. They don't post any pricing and there is usually a scramble of people when they open the doors, so I need to have all my research done prior to the sale.

    Any ideas on a reference number or model name?

    Assuming it is in good condition, any ideas (roughly) what it could be worth?

    Thank you! PP 1.jpg PP 2.jpg
     
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  2. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 28, 2019

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    Based on the craftsman ship alone I would say at least $20.00
     
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  3. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Aug 28, 2019

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    There is a very limited market for small ladies watches, even high-end ones.
     
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  4. rcs914

    rcs914 Aug 28, 2019

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    Unless it's something you want for a significant other, I wouldn't bother trying to get there to buy it.
     
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  5. J.RETSAM

    J.RETSAM Aug 28, 2019

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    Thank you for the feedback, and yes it would be for a significant other - this was the first watch that she has shown any interest in
     
  6. Evitzee

    Evitzee Aug 28, 2019

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    If you can get it for a reasonable price and figuring in an overhaul, it may be worthwhile if your other likes it and will wear it. That bracelet is some aftermarket job, it would look better on a nice croc strap, imo. No idea what the market value is, but I wouldn't get swept up by the name on the dial and overpaying for it.
     
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  7. connieseamaster

    connieseamaster Aug 28, 2019

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    Check the case and bracelet for hallmarks. If both are solid gold, then the floor for the watch value would be the scrap price of those elements. The value only goes down if the case or bracelet are plated. Given that you have a recipient in mind, I wouldn't go above $250.
     
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  8. squarelug

    squarelug Aug 28, 2019

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    Beautiful watch - this would make for a great gift.
     
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  9. J.RETSAM

    J.RETSAM Aug 28, 2019

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    Thank you for all the advice and input!

    That's why I'm here asking for advice. I want to be smart about it, but also don't want to pass it up if I can get it for a good price.

    Thank you - this is very helpful.

    Thanks - I thought so too!