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  1. Budi

    Budi Oct 2, 2018

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    I am going to buy a vintage Omega Seamaster cal 501. It is 17 jewels unadjusted movement (writen on the movement). Is it authenthic piece? I need some advises before make a decision whether I should buy it or not. And here are some pictures of the watch.... Thank you 2018-10-02 19.26.27.jpg 2018-10-02 19.11.49.jpg
     
  2. padders

    padders Oct 2, 2018

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    Redialed so I wouldn't personally touch it. Movement is very dirty too.
     
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  3. Dan S

    Dan S Oct 2, 2018

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    The dial is really bad, you should stay away from this watch.
     
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  4. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Oct 2, 2018

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    Movement is a frankenwatch, too. Put together from at least two other watches.

    Cal. 501 is a 19 or 20 jewel movement.

    Cal. 500 is the 17 jewel version.

    Run away from this dog with fleas.
    gatorcpa
     
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  5. MikeMan2727

    MikeMan2727 Oct 2, 2018

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    It's good that at least you posed your questions BEFORE buying the watch, unlike the poor soul who bought this yesterday and asked for questions AFTER:

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