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  1. Stephanv

    Stephanv Aug 13, 2019

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    Hi to all!
    I saw today this Omega Seamaster 2990 gold plated, cal 267 to a local antic shop.
    The crown is not original neither the plexiglas does not have the omega sign.
    The hour hand has missing the lume.
    The watch is running, but needs a revision.
    On top of that, the manager of the store, without being a clockmaster, has wash the dial, destroying the beautiful patina.
    The asking price is 750 USD, IMHO is to high, because is not a Ranchero, but maybe I'm wrong.
    Here is the pictures made by me.
    Cheers!
     
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  2. cristos71

    cristos71 Aug 13, 2019

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    It's got $200 written all over it to me!
     
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  3. tdn-dk

    tdn-dk Aug 13, 2019

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    Have one of those.

    The case seems to be in okay condition, the gold is often worn of the lugs. The dial looks washed and the text look redone.

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  4. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Aug 14, 2019 6:08am

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    “Beautiful patina”? You mean “ugly dirt and damage”, right?

    Dial doesn’t look bad to me, but I don’t think it’s original.

    What happened to the case back? Engraving obliterated? Perhaps stolen?

    Tom
     
  5. Stephanv

    Stephanv Aug 14, 2019 2:56pm

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    I don't know how was before cleaning, but I think original condition is the best choice.
    The case back is ok. What you see in the last picture is the glue from the price tag, who was actually a stiker.
    Anyway, I don't like the dial, this watch is not for me.
     
  6. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Aug 14, 2019 7:06pm

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    Possibly corrosion from a one piece nylon strap if it isn't sticker residue.