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  1. Maurlui

    Maurlui Feb 13, 2017

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    hi, new to the omega forums.

    Does anyone have any additional info about the 1987 max bill quartz pieces? I cannot find a lot on the web.

    Cheers
     
  2. Spacefruit

    Spacefruit Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Feb 13, 2017

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    Hello and welcome to forum

    It would help if you posted photos of what you are talking about - it also endears you to all.

    Photos Make Friends here!
     
  3. Maurlui

    Maurlui Feb 13, 2017

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    Ah no worries haha, this one
     
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  4. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Feb 13, 2017

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    Hey, welcome.

    Max Bill was one of the artists, I think there are 8 others, but would need to check AJTT when I'm home.

    The model is referenced as The Art Collection.

    They came in a couple of sizes, a couple of colours, and were all quartz.

    Give me an hour or so and I'll post up some pictures.
     
  5. Maurlui

    Maurlui Feb 13, 2017

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    Cool, thanks! Found one in 38mm. Very sleek design imo
     
  6. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Feb 13, 2017

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    3 sizes, 12 artist designed case backs, dare and non date variants.

    From AJTT and copyright to Omega.

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  7. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Feb 13, 2017

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    Odd when I hear Max Bill and watch I think of something totally different lol.

    I knew he was an industrial designer, never thought I would see his name on a watch he had not "designed."
     
  8. jimmyd13

    jimmyd13 Feb 13, 2017

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  9. Maurlui

    Maurlui Feb 13, 2017

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  10. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Feb 13, 2017

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    Nice. :thumbsup:

    Due diligence on these check that the correct case back bezel is in place, and that it hasn't been mauled by someone unscrewing to change the battery.

    If you need them, a few sellers have NOS straps on eBay at the moment. :)
     
  11. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Feb 13, 2017

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    Give me the Junghans.
     
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  12. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Feb 13, 2017

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    It's IMHO Max Bill > Nomos

    Also seriously considering a Max Bill wall clock.
     
  13. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Feb 13, 2017

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    Photos or it doesn't exist.
     
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  14. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Feb 13, 2017

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    Yes the difference is the Junghans face is derived from the Max Bill wall clock a stunning bauhas industrial design. The Omega just has the caseback designed by the artist.
     
  15. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Feb 13, 2017

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    Not sure if Nomos not being as nice as the Junghans or the wall clock.

    Wall Clocks
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    Watches.... I just like the Max Bill over the Nomos.. Cleaner design, like the case and crystal better... Granted the lugs are better on the Nomos... Granted alot of variations of each exist, but once I saw the Junghans I stopped lusting for a Nomos.

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  16. micampe

    micampe Feb 13, 2017

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    Funny, the lugs are what ruins the Tangente for me, but agreed on everything else about the Junghans.
     
  17. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Feb 13, 2017

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    That's what it is! I could never figure out what about the design that wasn't attracting me.
     
  18. Maurlui

    Maurlui Feb 14, 2017

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    Good call on the case back, seen a few with cracked cases on the back indeed.
    Any idea if the back is sapphire or plexi?
     
  19. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Feb 14, 2017

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    None I'm afraid, I've never seen on in the ceramic! :)
     
  20. Maurlui

    Maurlui Feb 15, 2017

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    Well, I decided to get it. It's working, but the caseback was indeed cracked a bit. Flawless front though
     
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