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  1. pfibiger

    pfibiger Mar 13, 2017

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    Just bought this over the weekend. It's an interesting watch -- original owner 105.012. Just before he sold it to the person I bought it from a little over one year ago, he took it to the local Omega Boutique and they sent it in for service :( It still has the original DON bezel in good shape, but now it has a service dial, hands, etc. and is on a modern bracelet. I have to say that $1400 is a lot to spend on having a gorgeous vintage watch butchered :(

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    Luckily, he hung onto all the original parts. The dial is in pretty good shape (it looks better in person than i'm able to photograph, has the original crystal in good shape, pushers, hands. It looks like all it needs is a period appropriate set of chrono hands and to be reassembled.

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    And it also came with an extract -- delivered to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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    Now I just work to locate the remaining couple of parts, and have it pieced back together. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! I'll probably flip the new bracelet and put it toward a JB champion or a leather strap.
     
  2. Etp095

    Etp095 Mar 16, 2017

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    Well, at least you could have the original dial, hands reinstalled to keep the vintage look. I'm curious as to the price for a new bracelet, dial, and hands from Omega, do you have the service receipt?
     
  3. pfibiger

    pfibiger Mar 17, 2017

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    I think it would absolutely look better with the original equipment, I just want to take a shot at locating chrono hands first -- don't want to take it apart twice.

    The service, which didn't include the bracelet (that was actually swapped in for another incorrect, but older, bracelet) was $1400 USD for service, crystal, movement parts, dial, hands.