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  1. jbtb077

    jbtb077 Aug 14, 2019

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    Hey all,

    I'm looking into buying a vintage WWII-era Omega. I stumbled upon this posting, and I'm having trouble with identifying the authenticity of the dial. Could you guys take a look?

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  2. Stephanv

    Stephanv Aug 14, 2019

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    Hi!
    I think the watch is ref 2639.
    IMHO the dial and hands is correct.
    I do have a similar watch.
     
  3. rincondeltiempo

    rincondeltiempo Aug 14, 2019

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    It looks good to me! Don't really know about that seconds hand though
     
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  4. Tigeranteater

    Tigeranteater Aug 14, 2019

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    It also looks good to me. The Radium has aged to a nice patina and the hands and numbers match well. If you have a Geiger counter, I would be curious to see how many Sieverts it throws off from the front AND back. Just in case you’re tempted, don’t open it. Have a qualified watchmaker go it. Radium is nasty stuff.
     
  5. jbtb077

    jbtb077 Aug 14, 2019

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    Thanks all! I'm not sure about the reference number... Caseback serial provided doesn't match the reference number. Were ref. 2639s built in 1939? Might be a frankenwatch?

    Also, how much would something like this be appraised for? The seller had it maintained this past June.