Forums Latest Auctions Members
  1. aleonard4

    aleonard4 Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    4
    Likes
    1
  2. M'Bob

    M'Bob Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    3,204
    Likes
    6,087
    The child in your avatar looks quite unhappy about your watch hobby...
     
    0uss, Rotary7, George.A and 5 others like this.
  3. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    7,416
    Likes
    11,970
    Wait until his wife finds out about it.
     
    0uss, Rotary7, George.A and 10 others like this.
  4. eugeneandresson

    eugeneandresson Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    2,809
    Likes
    7,019
    I’m picturing the looks on their faces when they see the watch...
     
  5. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    7,416
    Likes
    11,970
  6. aleonard4

    aleonard4 Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    4
    Likes
    1
    Skeptical, not angry. Angry comes later. :)
     
    M'Bob likes this.
  7. chipsotoole

    chipsotoole Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    985
    Likes
    1,745
    Mad Dog likes this.
  8. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    8,679
    Likes
    17,466
    "ALL ORIGINAL CONDITION", well except for the refinished dial, wrong crown and polished case...
     
    mydeafcat, kkt, Jdk93 and 1 other person like this.
  9. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    7,416
    Likes
    11,970
    Norman, thanks for getting this train back on the track.
     
  10. aleonard4

    aleonard4 Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    4
    Likes
    1
    Yes, thanks very much. That got scary for a minute. Yikes.
    I noticed the polished case. Just for my edification, what do you spot with the crown and redial?
    Thanks again!
     
  11. Tubber

    Tubber Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    1,675
    Likes
    6,031
    Can't spot a refinished dial, wrong crown and polished case without photos.
    s-l1600.jpg
    s-l1600 (1).jpg
    s-l1600 (2).jpg
     
  12. aleonard4

    aleonard4 Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    4
    Likes
    1
    I imagine an original crown would have the Omega symbol on it?
     
  13. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Mar 28, 2018

    Posts
    9,918
    Likes
    17,422
    Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Most crowns after early 1950s had an Ω, but some didn't. It's also the shape and size of the crown that defines "correct" for a specific model, not just having an Ω.

    And then we get into counting teeth on the crown to see if it's original or a service replacement. Not that we're pedantic or anything :D.
     
    felsby and eugeneandresson like this.
  14. eugeneandresson

    eugeneandresson Mar 29, 2018

    Posts
    2,809
    Likes
    7,019
    I love how the awesome spray-job on this dial splattered onto the hour markers and AML

    ::facepalm1::
     
  15. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Mar 29, 2018

    Posts
    9,918
    Likes
    17,422
    Hey, give him a break, it's not a bad job for a rattle can of sparkle silver.
     
  16. eugeneandresson

    eugeneandresson Mar 29, 2018

    Posts
    2,809
    Likes
    7,019
    True that.