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  1. MikeMan2727

    MikeMan2727 Apr 9, 2019

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    I have been looking for an affordable Omega Chronometre for quite some time after seeing some great examples on this forum. The last one I purchased was a 30T2RgSC, reference 2367.

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    I was hoping to find a proper dial for it, but ended up selling it on after not having luck for many months.

    A reference 2366 popped up recently from a seller in Uruguay. I am usually wary of South American watches after hearing stories of limes arriving instead of watches. I took a chance and the watch arrived today, looking even better than in the pics he sent me.

    Overall, I am quite happy with the watch. The reference 2366 is 35.5mm and has a nice wrist presence. The dial isn't in the greatest shape, but the patina is pleasing to me. Most importantly, it is not a redial like my previous project. The large subdial is very cool and I have not seen this dial configuration when looking at the same reference online. The case is in great shape, as is the movement - there is not too much loss of plating as in some of these examples. The crown is replaced, but that doesn't bother me.

    This will be a nice stopgap in the collection until I find one in slightly better condition! Would love to see more reference 2366 if there are some out there :)

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  2. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Apr 9, 2019

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    Cool dial - shame about the patina but it doesn't look too far gone by any means. These dials definitely didn't fare too well over time.

    But shouldn't the movement state that it is a chronometre, adjusted to 5 positions etc.??
     
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  3. MikeMan2727

    MikeMan2727 Apr 9, 2019

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    I don't think all of them did. Here is an example from Franco's blog on Chronometres:

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    I also ran it by him to be sure because that caught my attention as well :cool:
     
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  4. bigsom

    bigsom Apr 9, 2019

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    Congratulations Mike, these are lovely and I think the aging is even and pleasing. The case looks pretty fantastic, beautiful lines man.
     
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  5. rkman11

    rkman11 Apr 10, 2019

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    Nice catch! LOVE the patina! (But then again, patina is my thang.)
     
  6. mac_omega

    mac_omega Apr 10, 2019

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    Hi Mike,

    this is a rare dial - unfortunately the ebay auction appeared shortly after my book went to print.. Otherwise I would have included it in the compilation of dials.

    It is one of a kind - I have never seen before and I have seen quite some dials...

    I had been tempted myself to make an offer... but first I must pay the printer - this will be a considerable amount...
     
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  7. MikeMan2727

    MikeMan2727 Apr 10, 2019

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    I figured the dial was uncommon when I was doing my research on the watch since I could not find anything similar online. I did once own a "regular" 30T2 with similar dial configuration:

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    If you ever do a second addition or need high resolution images, I would be happy to send them to you! Good luck on the book - I am looking forward to its release!
     
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  8. Franco

    Franco Apr 10, 2019

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    Thanks Mike, image added in my article/blog on Chronometres :)
     
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  9. dputydwg1

    dputydwg1 Apr 10, 2019

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    really really nice one there
     
  10. MikeMan2727

    MikeMan2727 Apr 12, 2019

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    Thought I would put the link to your article on here. A truly fantastic resource for collectors wanting to learn more about the Omega 30mm calibers!

    http://squelettewatches.com/chronometres-30mm/
     
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  11. Pvt-Public

    Pvt-Public Apr 12, 2019

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    My 2367-4 doesn't
     
  12. Dr No

    Dr No Apr 13, 2019

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    That listing came across my radar, too. I had to pass mainly because my account was drained after scoring a 2366 last year . . .


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    . . . but also concern over the hour and (especially) minute hands. Fortunately, finding replacements (if necessary) is a lot easier than finding spare original dials.

    Congrats on adding a jumbo chronometer to your collection!

    Thrilled,

    Art
     
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  13. omega-n00b

    omega-n00b Aug 15, 2019

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    Dear fellow forum users,
    I'm not sure whether it's the right thread, so please correct me if I'm wrong. I am looking for a Chronometer 2367 in good shape and found this one. It looks very clean and probably is a redial, right? I would very much like to get the watch, but am not sure what to do. Do you have any advice for me? It's very much appreciated.
    Thanks a lot in advance.
    Phil
     
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  14. Oku

    Oku Aug 15, 2019

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    correct!

    pass. Imho, it is not worth the price you have to pay unless you pay not more than the parts value.
     
  15. omega-n00b

    omega-n00b Aug 15, 2019

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    Ok, thank you. I will keep on looking for the right watch :)