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Longines 7008: original dial?

  1. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Apr 17, 2021

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    Acquired this one together with some others. Not really my era but basically a nice one. Question is whether this is a redial (I think so due to no swiss made at 6)? Anyone with the definitive answer? I'm a bit on the fence about investing or selling as is ;)

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    And the back shows why you should not wear a perlon on 18k gold.. 1202770-e5558bf0ffffef3c327bfbbae2972ec0.jpg
     
  2. 707mm2 Apr 17, 2021

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    Probably a redial, the "Longines" brand is too high from its logo and the fonts used, especially for "automatic", do not seem like those usually used.

    Be aware that Longines sometimes redialed themselves some of their watches, so there's always a (slight) chance when a redial seems clean like yours that it was actually a Longines Redial. To be sure, you should open the case and send pics of the movement (a 341 I'd guess ?) to Longines.
     
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  3. 707mm2 Apr 17, 2021

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    Actually a 100% sure it was redialed, see on this sales brochure the reference 7008 p7 and in this post how the original markings are.

    But a nicely made redial yet, we've seen much worse ;)
     
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  4. X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Apr 17, 2021

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    The horrible green lume blobs should give it away too.
     
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  5. septentrio Apr 17, 2021

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    100% redial, and if you ask me, not a nice one at that. The fonts do not come close to what Longines used in those days.
     
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  6. cchen Apr 17, 2021

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    Redialed
     
  7. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Apr 18, 2021

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    Movement is a 291