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  1. Ricbo2010

    Ricbo2010 Aug 20, 2016

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    Hi, I would be very grateful for the thoughts of forum members on this Moonwatch which I am informed is a 145-022 69 ST. Sorry, the photo is not great but I have seen it briefly in the flesh and it does have a stepped dial and a hippocampus on the case. Disl and hands both have s nice patina. Has been offered to me for £2300 from a bricks and mortar store, no box or papers. My research suggests it is genuine but I am no expert and new to the vintage market.
     
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  2. Fost

    Fost Aug 20, 2016

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    Genuine and quite nice
     
  3. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Aug 20, 2016

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    Agree. Nice.
     
  4. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Aug 20, 2016

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  5. Dgercp

    Dgercp Aug 20, 2016

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    Everything seen is correct. The case looks sharp, the bezel is fine, the lume is beautiful, pushers and chrono are right, and the price is good. Of course a movement and caseback pic would be nice.
     
  6. uwsearch

    uwsearch Aug 21, 2016

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  7. Steve1haggart

    Steve1haggart Aug 21, 2016

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  8. thevespabandit

    thevespabandit Aug 21, 2016

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    F****g gorgeous mate! :D
     
  9. Kwijibo

    Kwijibo Aug 21, 2016

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    Am I the only one not to see a stepped dial?
     
  10. Steve88M3

    Steve88M3 Aug 21, 2016

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    It looks genuine, but the bezel is from a later example, I believe.
     
  11. Ricbo2010

    Ricbo2010 Aug 21, 2016

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    It's a poor photo but it definitely has the stepped dial.
     
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  12. Ricbo2010

    Ricbo2010 Aug 21, 2016

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    Many thanks, I will ask for those and hopefully post more photos.
     
  13. Ricbo2010

    Ricbo2010 Aug 21, 2016

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    Thanks Oddboy
     
  14. Ricbo2010

    Ricbo2010 Aug 21, 2016

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    The general consensus is positive, that's great to hear and thanks to everyone for taking the time to reply. I want to find out the serial no and get a photo of the movement and case back. If all is well I will go for it!
     
  15. Rahul

    Rahul Aug 21, 2016

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  16. dennisthemenace

    dennisthemenace Hey, he asked for it! Aug 21, 2016

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    No, It doesn't look stepped to me either.
     
  17. SpeedTar

    SpeedTar Aug 21, 2016

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    It is difficult to 100% affirm that is a stepped dial. Normally a 145.022-69 must have a stepped dial
    Concerning the bezel, it has a dot next to 70 not a dot diagonal 70. May be it is a late 145.022-69 if you can confirm the stepped dial or it is a later 145.022 if not. You should also get a picture of the caseback
     
  18. Ricbo2010

    Ricbo2010 Aug 21, 2016

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    Thanks SpeedTar, I did view the watch briefly and am fairly certain it has a stepped dial. Will request further photos to confirm. Can you please enlighten me on the bezel, is a dot next to 70 incorrect? I believe the watch is a a late one as the 69 ref ran until 1971 didn't it? However, it is a premonition, so I reckon 69/70?
     
  19. SpeedTar

    SpeedTar Aug 21, 2016

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    Ok it is good that the stepped dial is on!
    The dot next 70 is perfectly correct it confirms with the stepped dial that Speedmaster is a 145.022-69 :thumbsup:
     
  20. SpeedTar

    SpeedTar Aug 21, 2016

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    if you can get a picture of the caseback it would be easier to 100% confirmation!