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  1. Peemacgee

    Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Mar 3, 2015

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    Good evening all
    I posted a pic of this Constellation the other day for comment -but have received a number of new images.
    It's up for auction in a couple of days and I'm thinking about taking the plunge.
    I'd appreciate some opinions now that I have front/back and side shots (none of the insides though I'm afraid.)
    Any thoughts on the age and likely calibre from what you can see?
    I'm still a bit concerned about the peculiar 'C' in OFFICIALLY.....
    All comments gratefully received.
    Philip
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  2. TNTwatch

    TNTwatch Mar 3, 2015

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    Looks like a mid 1960s ref. 168.005 with cal. 561/564. Dial is fine, older original style crown and good shape overall except some deep scratches on the crystal, which could be buffed out or replaced easily.
     
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  3. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Mar 3, 2015

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    If you really look at the applied OMEGA, you'll see the O and the G are a little larger than the M, E, and A - which is also normal. Plus, the O in OFFICIAL is always skinnier than some of the other O's. Don't know why Omega did this, but it's pretty common on their dials.
     
  4. Peemacgee

    Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Mar 3, 2015

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    thank you once again for the comments
    I realise that it is always going to be a bit of a risk if I can't at least see the movement -but little gambles make life interesting!
    -and it all depends on how the bidding goes of course.