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  1. wxs2

    wxs2 Jan 26, 2015

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    Is it possible that a 1969 Speedmaster Professional (ref 145022-69ST) could have a 201XXXXX serial number?

    Roman Hartmann's table dates a watch with that serial number to 1963. I've heard that serial numbers can be unreliable, but thought that they were more often only out by a year or two...

    If it helps, the watch in question looks like this:

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    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. chadpowe11

    chadpowe11 Jan 26, 2015

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    possible a 29xxxxxx? sometimes there hard to read.
     
  3. Barking mad

    Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Jan 26, 2015

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    Definitely not a 201xxxxx as it would be a 321 movement.
     
  4. wxs2

    wxs2 Jan 26, 2015

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    Thanks. I'm inclined towards the obvious answer that the seller misread 201 for 291 (which I understand would be appropriate for a 1969 model).

    Wonder whether any kind-hearted soul feels like giving a freebie appraisal of that movement..? ;)
     
  5. JohnSteed

    JohnSteed Jan 26, 2015

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    + 1. 20mm not possible. May just be a typo and meant to say 29..... instead of 20.....
     
  6. Spacefruit

    Spacefruit Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Jan 26, 2015

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    Almost certainly 29m

    2911xxxx's are series from which some of the best Browns come....

    Maybe not in this case, but photos are too terrible to be sure
     
  7. speedy4ever

    speedy4ever Moonwatch Only Author Jan 26, 2015

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    Probably 29.116.xxx. 20.1 million not possible