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Place your bets... Longines Content, or No Longines Content ?

  1. w154 Apr 25, 2021

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    So I picked up some watches and was discussing with an IG friend. From the terrible seller pics I managed to ID a Zenith, but my friend says he’s 80% sure its neighbour is Longines. The case and the dial look like strong possibilities to me, but I just can’t see “Longines” in the dial signature. So anyone want to have a guess ? Watch is about a ten days away so it’ll be a long wait !

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  2. Lucasssssss Apr 25, 2021

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    My money is on Longines
     
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  3. JimJupiter Apr 25, 2021

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    Hmm the first letter looks like an „F“ to me. So I am Team no-Longines ( but hopes for you it is ;-) )
     
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  4. Radiumpassion Apr 25, 2021

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    Nice looking Helvetia;)
     
  5. Tony C. Ωf Jury member Apr 25, 2021

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    No chance, I'm afraid. Wish that I could find reason for optimism, though, and would be happy to be wrong.
     
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  6. Radiumpassion Apr 25, 2021

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    I think the «Swiss Made» text over the minute track is not
    what you would expect on a Longines dial of this period.
    But exciting never the less, fingers crossed:)
     
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  7. TexOmega Apr 25, 2021

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    Hmmmmm, was the seller illiterate?

    asking for a friend
     
  8. w154 Apr 25, 2021

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    I’ll be sure to post some pictures when it arrives. It’s actually with family and I could ask them to open it up before forwarding on, but I think I’ll sit it out. Does look to be a pretty nice watch either way, hopefully steel cased and 34mm or larger. Nice deco numerals too.
     
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  9. Tony C. Ωf Jury member Apr 25, 2021

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    For whatever it's worth, here an example of a (slightly different) Longines take on very similar numerals:

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  10. w154 Apr 25, 2021

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    I’d just done a quick image search and did find a few Longines with very similar numerals, but it did seem that they all used a small zero in the ten and the photo I posted doesn’t.
     
  11. Servius Apr 25, 2021

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    Pretty exciting post... Even if I’m also team non-Longines...

    Fingers crossed nevertheless :thumbsup:
     
  12. bubba48 Apr 25, 2021

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    Not a Longines for sure

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  13. w154 Apr 25, 2021

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    Yes I could never see Longines there. Any ideas though ?
     
  14. Modest_Proposal Trying too hard to be one of the cool kids Apr 26, 2021

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    Definitely not.
     
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  15. bhoboo Apr 26, 2021

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    I vote for Tavannes
     
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  16. BlueHands Apr 26, 2021

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    Come on, who can really decipher it? Me definitely not ::confused2::!
     
  17. w154 Apr 26, 2021

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    Normally there’s enough to have decent guess but I’m struggling too. I reckon the signature is 6 characters long. I did think Eterna but there’s no way the first two characters are E and T. Time will tell !
     
  18. berrychlossom Apr 26, 2021

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    No Longines
     
  19. timoss Apr 26, 2021

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    It's a Fromega
     
  20. Syrte MWR Tech Support Dept May 8, 2021

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    Do you still have this ? Dibs !