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  1. mac_omega

    mac_omega Jan 16, 2020

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    Hi exerts,

    what do we have here?

    It looks like an early Speedy/Railmaster box but it is lacking the Omega wording on top (below the seahorse)

    Furher it is lacking the Omega logo on the front side...

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    The insert does not look correct either - it looks like a DIY replacement...

    It sold for heavy money 3540 € / 3800 CHF / 3950 US$

    Is it a "P" ?? :p
     
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  2. mac_omega

    mac_omega Jan 19, 2020 4:35am

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    Where is William when we need his assessment?
     
  3. OMEGuy

    OMEGuy Jan 19, 2020 4:48am

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    Yeah, looks odd.

    Is there a picture of the bottom side?
     
  4. mac_omega

    mac_omega Jan 19, 2020 5:05am

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    no, unfortunately not
     
  5. GandOsDad

    GandOsDad Jan 19, 2020 10:10pm

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    Looks WAY too crisp to be original......possible reproduction is my WAG
     
  6. queriver

    queriver Jan 20, 2020 6:27am

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    Compared to the box in MWO 3rd edn (p216), there are other differences too:
    - watch doesn't insert diagonally
    - gold decoration around edge of lid is closer to top face of lid
    - OMEGA printing inside lid looks thinner
    - "High Precision" is not written in all upper case
    - Spacing of letters in Precision doesn't look uniform (but may be optical effect due to corduroy)

    Does anyone have the dimensions of this box?
     
  7. momosono

    momosono Jan 20, 2020 7:14am

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  8. queriver

    queriver Jan 20, 2020 7:18am

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    MWO box is 5cm high
     
  9. mac_omega

    mac_omega Jan 20, 2020 8:06am

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    I am not sure how precise the sellers measurements were done, especially measuring the heights can be tricky due to the domed lid... the box was about the same size as the original (I suppose), but still too many differences
     
  10. kov

    kov Jan 20, 2020 11:57am

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    I did bid on it but finally I am not sad that somebody was ready to pay more than I. I am sure this box will resurface soon :)
     
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