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  1. ar2151

    ar2151 Aug 19, 2018

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    Hello, I'm looking at a vintage Omega and hoping the more knowledgeable can weigh in. Meant to be all original aside from bracelet.


    Thanks in advance.

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  2. abrod520

    abrod520 Aug 19, 2018

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    The 29.6M serial range is known to be a batch that produced a number of tropical dials, so that's fine but I'm not sure the hour & minute hands' lume matches very well. Still, the dial is most important here, so if you like it and the price isn't ridiculous, you're probably fine here
     
  3. Noles_88

    Noles_88 Dog costume designer extraordinaire! Aug 19, 2018

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    This isn’t tropical to me. My opinion. I would treat this as a regular 69. It doesn’t have that tropical that people pay premium for where I would call it tropical. Still a nice dial though. Good luck.
     
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  4. Magnix

    Magnix Aug 19, 2018

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    The Dial Will be more tropical in a few years ?
     
  5. mac_omega

    mac_omega Aug 19, 2018

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    In many more years
     
  6. jimmyd13

    jimmyd13 Aug 19, 2018

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    Here's my -69
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    In certain lighting it has a definite "not-black" hue but I'll be the first to tell you that it's not a tropical dial. Not yet, anyway. Maybe not even in my lifetime.
     
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  7. kelev_ra

    kelev_ra Aug 19, 2018

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    Wouldn't call that tropical as well... but a nice watch anyways... I just wouldn't pay "tropical" prices... :)
     
  8. ar2151

    ar2151 Aug 19, 2018

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    Thanks. What do you think a reasonable price range may be for this watch?
     
  9. Davidt

    Davidt Aug 19, 2018

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  10. eugeneandresson

    eugeneandresson Aug 19, 2018

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    Looks nice. Case is sharp. Bezel is good. Hands appear unmolested. Definitely not tropical, nor chocolate, not even dark brown, so don’t pay a premium.
     
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  11. boogedyboo

    boogedyboo Aug 19, 2018

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    Even if the dial isn't tropical, the watch looks pretty decent especially with the DON.

    Good luck and let us know what you do in the end.
     
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  12. Ree

    Ree Aug 19, 2018

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  13. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Aug 19, 2018

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    Tropical is tropical when there is no doubt...
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  14. mancio

    mancio Aug 20, 2018

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    I'm completly with you on that, is see so many Watch that are advertise as Tropical and are so light brown that you can barely see it or are damaged dial.
    I found one that is no doubt tropical but need to work on the seller.

    BTW, your watch is stunning!!!!
     
  15. Noles_88

    Noles_88 Dog costume designer extraordinaire! Aug 20, 2018

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    Matt. Stop showing that photoshopped tropical. Lol.
     
  16. Cipolla

    Cipolla Sep 30, 2018

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    As well a dial with serialnumber within the tropical range (291136..) but still black. E3C8068A-D135-4454-BF3F-425C2C22D5B0.jpeg 413E212D-9A32-4F7C-A4F2-E25EF9DB57FF.jpeg