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  1. Peppe

    Peppe Mar 12, 2019

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    Hi all

    Need some of your expert opinions on this one. Like to get a 2852, but getting strange feelings on this one. Could it be a re-dial? The colour look a bit too white and the painted second indexes don't look so sharp . Also not 100% on the Automatic and Constellation typography.

    Cheers! Screenshot_20190312-224422_Tradera.jpg Screenshot_20190312-224410_Tradera.jpg Screenshot_20190312-224402_Tradera.jpg Screenshot_20190312-224400_Tradera.jpg Screenshot_20190312-224353_Tradera.jpg
     
  2. NVWC

    NVWC Mar 12, 2019

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    Hi, it's a badly done redial
     
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  3. redpcar

    redpcar Mar 12, 2019

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    and the case is well rounded
     
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  4. OMEGuy

    OMEGuy Mar 12, 2019

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    Sometimes strange feelings are the best feelings... :whistling:

    You are well advised to look elsewhere...
     
  5. kingsrider

    kingsrider Thank you Sir! May I have another? Mar 12, 2019

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    I get strange feelings from this one.
    anna 1.jpg
     
  6. OMEGuy

    OMEGuy Mar 12, 2019

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    And are you well advised to look elsewhere as well? :p
     
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  7. chronoboy64

    chronoboy64 Mar 12, 2019

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    wow, thats a POS indeed ::stirthepot::
     
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  8. OMEGuy

    OMEGuy Mar 12, 2019

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    I like @kingsrider 's version more...

     
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  9. apsm100

    apsm100 Mar 12, 2019

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    Fake Omega buckle too :rolleyes:
     
  10. 77deluxe

    77deluxe Mar 12, 2019

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    ::facepalm1::
     
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  11. Bbturbo

    Bbturbo Mar 13, 2019

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    Sorry for my ignorance.. the term re-dial; does it mean replaced dial or repainted/re-worked dial or something else. New here, so trying to follow the conversation and hopefully learn some cool stuff.
     
  12. Knudsen1971

    Knudsen1971 Mar 13, 2019

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    It is a reprinted dial. The metal indices and logo are pressed out, dial is reprinted and the indices riveted back to the dial.
     
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  13. Bbturbo

    Bbturbo Mar 13, 2019

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    Thank you Knudsen.:thumbsup:
     
  14. Peemacgee

    Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Mar 13, 2019

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    Hi @Peppe
    If you know enough to be looking for a specific Constellation reference you must have looked at a few Connies along the way.
    Constellations were never produced with only Automatic on the dial - so you don’t need to look any further to know the dial has been messed with.
    -and it is pretty poor redial.
     
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  15. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Mar 13, 2019

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    If you look here you'll probably see it's already been posted by @X350 XJR, our own "Imperial Re-dial Sniffer".
     
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  16. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Mar 13, 2019

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  17. Waltesefalcon

    Waltesefalcon Mar 13, 2019

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    Search these forums for some proper old Constellations before pulling the trigger on a deal. It will save you a lot of headaches down the road.
     
  18. Peppe

    Peppe Mar 13, 2019

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    Hi all

    Thanks for confirming what I thought. I was quite sure but learnt that you never know with old watches.

    Amazing that you actually remember seeing the exact same watch!!!!

    Yea... I am a perfectionist so will probably buy from this forum anyway.

    Thanks all and take care!
     
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  19. Dan S

    Dan S Mar 13, 2019

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    But you must admit that the “M” test is much simpler than the “MOY” test.
     
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  20. Civic4982

    Civic4982 Mar 13, 2019

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    Yup, pretty flat out refinished Dial.