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Low ball offer accepted before OF vetting....

  1. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Jun 25, 2014

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  2. simon

    simon Jun 25, 2014

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    I say well done.
     
  3. marturx

    marturx Jun 25, 2014

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    I concur. Killer dial on that one.

    I wouldn´t call your winning bid a low ball, though. It was equally reasonable as the guy´s asking IMO
     
  4. Siac

    Siac Jun 25, 2014

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    I'm a novice, I know nothing, but I looked at the "G" of Omega and wondered why it was higher at the top line? Is that a manufacture blip or a clue to real dials when looking at these vintage watches?
     
  5. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Jun 25, 2014

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    He shoots, he SCORES!
     
  6. epl108

    epl108 Jun 25, 2014

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    marturx, how can you tell what the winning bid was? Does the eBay page show it somewhere that I'm not seeing it, or did you just talk to Canberra about it?

    Thanks!
     
  7. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jun 25, 2014

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    It should clean up nicely.

    Congratulations,
    gatorcpa
     
  8. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Jun 25, 2014

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    +1, Pretty nice Connie pie pan :thumbsup: ......one of my fave model.
     
  9. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Jun 25, 2014

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    Thanks all! What is the correct crown? And does anyone have a spare?
     
  10. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Jun 25, 2014

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    Most of us would accept a clover style crown on that watch, although it might not be the correct replacement. You can find them around for $30 - $45.
     
  11. John R Smith

    John R Smith Jun 25, 2014

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    Isn't it a 42019? And there are a few of those around on the Bay . . .
     
  12. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jun 25, 2014

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    Ofrei.com has them.

    Genuine Omega Crown Yellow, Tube Opening 2.5 mm #069LA42019

    CASE # :2573, 2652, 2699, 2782, 2799, 2841, 2850, 2852, 2853, 2887, 2943, 2954, 2984, 14332, 14355, 14365, 14368, 14394,
    Diameter 5.40 mm, tube opening 2.50 mm, tap 10.
    8100/1180 is same crown

    This is the 10-sided crown. Should fit properly.

    Hope this helps,
    gatorcpa
     
  13. Mothra

    Mothra Jun 25, 2014

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    Well played, looks lovely.
     
  14. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Jun 26, 2014

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    Thanks. It is on jts way to steve for servicing and new crown!
     
  15. timeismoney

    timeismoney Jun 26, 2014

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    Nice to know that it went to a OF member! Well done!
     
  16. Dablitzer

    Dablitzer Jun 27, 2014

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    Nice pic up Daniel, I think you did very well with the addition of papers!
     
  17. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Jun 27, 2014

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    Thanks all. I put in the offer as a "what the heck" as I went to bed. Woke up to find the invoice in my ebay inbox!

    But I have to stop now (for the time being). I've bought 3 things this week :eek: