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  1. kaisiang098

    kaisiang098 Sep 16, 2017

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    Hello everyone,

    i'm looking to upgrade my pie pan constellation with this piece that i've seen for sale on carousell.
    The case and condition seems pretty good but i have issues with the dial especially the slightly off center 'Made' of 'Swiss Made' and should the spelling of chronometer be 'Chronometre' since its an early constellation?
    I would really appreciate any input on this matter since i'm pretty sure that you guys are all more knowledgeable and experienced than i am.

    i've been in contact with the seller and he has stated and shown me the photo of the caliber 354 inside but he isn't sure about the words on the dial.

    thanks in advance
     
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  2. kreyke

    kreyke Sep 16, 2017

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    I think it is a redial, but I'll let the pros chip in
     
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  3. cristos71

    cristos71 Sep 16, 2017

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    Bad polish job and a poor redial....big pass!
     
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  4. kreyke

    kreyke Sep 16, 2017

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    I think it is a redial, but I'll let the pros chip in
     
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  5. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Sep 16, 2017

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    Even at a glance of the dial you can tell it is way off and the polish... Well, look at how "Waterproof" has been run over by a crude polishing! Definetely one of the worst polishing jobs I've seen on such an expensive watch :(

    Really happy that the OP ventured here asking for help before jumping on this one - and good job that @kaisiang098 noticed the wrong spelling and other cues :thumbsup:

    Who is the seller?
     
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  6. cristos71

    cristos71 Sep 16, 2017

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    ...and what's the asking price?
     
  7. kreyke

    kreyke Sep 16, 2017

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    It has the serif hour markers. Similar to one of the black piepans we were discussing on eBay a couple of months back.. hmm.
     
  8. BartH

    BartH Follows a pattern of overpaying Sep 16, 2017

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    Them words are bad. Love how the polisher got all enthusiatic about his job and decided to grain some more on the back.
     
  9. kaisiang098

    kaisiang098 Sep 16, 2017

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    thank you all for your input and reaffirming my doubts on this piece. Well he is a local seller/collector and he is asking for SGD$3800(approx USD$2795)
     
  10. Timmert

    Timmert Sep 16, 2017

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    Is that case back logo original?
    Stars look a bit crude and the background looks "textured".
    Or might that be a result of said polishing?
     
  11. Davidt

    Davidt Sep 16, 2017

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    i know very little about early constellations/DeLuxes etc, but even I could tell after a micro second that that's a very average re-dial.

    The less said about the case the better...
     
  12. BartH

    BartH Follows a pattern of overpaying Sep 16, 2017

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    I reckon this is a ref. 2799 caseback, which are supposed to have the textured sky background. Stars got collected by the polishing wheel.
     
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  13. BartH

    BartH Follows a pattern of overpaying Sep 16, 2017

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    Dial looks like a refinished 2700/2699 though.
     
  14. spiralkladd

    spiralkladd Sep 16, 2017

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    Well, I am just learning and I can see the awful polishing job on the case back. However, I do not see the re-dial. Some tips?
     
  15. BartH

    BartH Follows a pattern of overpaying Sep 16, 2017

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    Font ain't right. Chonometer instead of Chronometre. Swiss made placed too high.
     
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  16. mikechi22

    mikechi22 Sep 16, 2017

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    The minute markers seem a little nomadic to me and the thickness of the printing also seems unusual.
     
  17. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Sep 16, 2017

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    So which is the bigger crime the case or the price?
     
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  18. dialstatic

    dialstatic Sep 17, 2017

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    I think the real crime lies in the combination of those two.
     
  19. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Sep 17, 2017

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    Nearly polished some of those lugs nearly clean off the watch.:eek:
     
  20. spiralkladd

    spiralkladd Sep 18, 2017

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    Mikechi22 & BartH thanks for the input. I see now. The spacing is doggy too.