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I am to dumb to understand Phillips results

  1. default

    default May 14, 2017

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  2. kreyke

    kreyke May 14, 2017

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    Wow time to sell my seamaster
     
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  3. OmegaLover

    OmegaLover Omega, please be my Valentine! May 14, 2017

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    Yes you are missing something. General understanding of buying and selling vintage watches. Do not take it personally, this is normal for many buyers to have tunnel vision.
     
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  4. Dero13

    Dero13 4 watches. All set to the wrong time. May 14, 2017

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    I believe that moonphase is a redial
     
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  5. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. May 14, 2017

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    The seamaster is easy to see why it got that money.

    I thought that moonphase was verified on here already. I've got a sinking feeling that moonphase might be market manipulation though. I'm betting someone has 10 of those squirreled away and they will be coming to market over the next year.
     
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  6. Modest_Proposal

    Modest_Proposal Trying too hard to be one of the cool kids May 14, 2017

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    Time to sell...?

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  7. OmegaLover

    OmegaLover Omega, please be my Valentine! May 14, 2017

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    Looks very good.
     
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  8. khmt2

    khmt2 May 14, 2017

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    I for one don't get the price hammered for the seamaster. ::confused2::
     
  9. Rman

    Rman May 14, 2017

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    Nice enough watch. Someone may have come to the auction, didn't have big money to drop and wanted to take home a momento.
     
  10. watchyouwant

    watchyouwant ΩF Clairvoyant May 14, 2017

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    it is Phillips......., everybody is there for the auctions. look at the Rolex results. Omega is pocket money.....kind regards. achim
     
  11. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. May 14, 2017

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    Thing looks unworn. Best of breed for that watch, presented at a high profile auction. Find a better one of those... I highly doubt it exists. Unworn with perfectly aged lume, very pretty dial. It ticks every box. It's like a 1965 v6 mustang with less then 100 miles.
     
  12. DON

    DON May 14, 2017

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    Ebay on the Seamaster and maybe $400 - $500. Has a rusty sweep hand.

    Someone paid for the box and back sticker

    DON
     
  13. kyle L

    kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member May 14, 2017

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    Sold a real nice one without the box and sticker for about a fifth of Phillips price. Interesting how the the markers on both of these aged similarly.

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  14. OmegaLover

    OmegaLover Omega, please be my Valentine! May 14, 2017

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    Some people do not like rusty sweep hand.
     
  15. Henri68

    Henri68 May 15, 2017

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    About the seamaster, I believe it is because of the perfect NOS condition => sticker on the back + box + sticker price..
    A bit like the "mint" old objects still in their original packaging, for some collector it is worth a lot.
     
  16. cristos71

    cristos71 May 15, 2017

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    Phillips called it a "prototype" :rolleyes:
     
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  17. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member May 15, 2017

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    The Seamster does feature a nice, and uncommon dial variation. Sure, the price was above what even dealers would dare ask, but it was Phillips, and there weren't many options for those with – ahem – "short money".
     
  18. Majork

    Majork May 15, 2017

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    The prices at recent high stakes auctions are all out of whack.

    People there are not about paying an adequate price.
     
  19. tamura

    tamura May 15, 2017

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    Sold this one for 2000 usd.:)
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  20. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member May 15, 2017

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    Worth every penny, and a better set than the Phillips example, for sure!
     
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