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  1. ChicagoFrog

    ChicagoFrog wincer, not a bidder Nov 4, 2016

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    I came upon what appears to be a military SM300 that was listed for sale at $650 last night, but reached out and learned that I missed it - it sold about 48 hours prior. I can't stop thinking about it. Every time I do, it makes me feel sick. Did someone really snag a $20K+ military SM300 for $650 just a couple days before I got my chance? The seller had received five Omegas from his uncle who recently passed away and listed all of them for $650-1,000, clearly without doing any research.

    I haven't taken any time to really dig into early Seamasters, so I'm hoping that some of you experts can make me feel better and point to some reason, ANY reason why this isn't as rare and valuable as I think it was.
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  2. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Nov 4, 2016

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    Some lucky dog out there...it happens...and no, it wasn't me;)
     
  3. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Nov 4, 2016

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    listing?
     
  4. kox

    kox Nov 4, 2016

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    Even without the listing and the poor pictures....I'm 99,9% certain it's one of the normal fake ones. Bezel is fake and dial also.
     
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  5. calalum

    calalum Nov 4, 2016

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    I guess we missed the seller's posting on OF where he would have asked about the great watches that he knew nothing about that his uncle left him.
     
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  6. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Nov 4, 2016

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    As soon as I saw the word "Uncle" I would have become 5 times more skeptical.

    So how sick would you have felt if you gave him $650 for a fake?
     
  7. marturx

    marturx Nov 4, 2016

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    Judging from those poor pictures, I vote for not genuin.

    Thus you saved 650$
     
  8. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Nov 4, 2016

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    Ah...that bezel..too much space between the outside ring and the numbers...dead giveaway. I saw the open 9 and thought it had a chance.

    Hope springs eternal.

    Rob can rest well tonight :thumbsup:
     
  9. ChicagoFrog

    ChicagoFrog wincer, not a bidder Nov 4, 2016

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    Atta baby, guys! Will sleep well tonight, indeed.
     
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  10. Rman

    Rman Nov 4, 2016

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    Yes, go back to thinking about that power reserve on the panty dropping bracelet.
     
  11. redpcar

    redpcar Nov 4, 2016

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    Chinese fake. You can buy the exact watch all day long for $240.
     
  12. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Nov 5, 2016

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    Maybe it was purchased in a parking lot in Albania.
     
  13. watchyouwant

    watchyouwant ΩF Clairvoyant Nov 5, 2016

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    I thought they were made in Vietnam? kind regards. achim
     
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