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longines hour angle replica for sale

  1. imfagent449 May 13, 2021

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    I can purchase this (picture is the sellers) at what I think is a very good price - less than most of the current heritage classics on sale.

    I might keep it for a while and eventually sell it. I am a little torn though.

    I don't like the condition of the dial and I don't know why the markers are not blue on the bezel.

    It doesn't come with the attache case etc..

    I appreciate your thoughts on this.

    I apologize if I violated any forum rules.
     
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  2. TexOmega May 13, 2021

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    Not a replica, that is a reissue


    Mine has the black outer numerals and black hands

    989 model


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  3. JwRosenthal May 13, 2021

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    That chunk out of the lower edge of the dial is a doozy. If you don’t care for the condition, why buy it? It will go from being this guys problem to your problem. Even dirt cheap- you will still not like the dial, then you would need to find someone else who thinks they may like it cheap and the cycle continues
     
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  4. kip595 May 13, 2021

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    My first thought upon seeing that dial was: "Now just exactly how in the HELL did they manage that??" :/

    I'd probably pass unless it was something I'd been especially looking for; sometimes I can deal with lowered expectations for an exceptionally rare or hard to find piece...somewhat unsurprisingly though, since I only have two on that list, I haven't found either yet!
     
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  5. JwRosenthal May 13, 2021

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    Yeah, but you know if you lowered them to a chunk missing from the dial, that’s all you would ever see. I used to buy “challenged” watches like this- thinking I could look past the issues (normal wear and tear on the case I can live with fine-damage- no), but that’s all I ever saw. I wouldn’t buy a watch with damage like that for $20 unless I knew I could flip it for $500 the next day...otherwise it’s just not worth the hassle.
     
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  6. kip595 May 13, 2021

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    Fair perspective, I'd say.
     
  7. JwRosenthal May 13, 2021

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    Now, if Longines has service dials for these watches, and it’s so cheap that it’s crazy, and having the watch serviced and dial replaced would still be a great value- that may be another story. These are cool watches.
     
  8. Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. May 13, 2021

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