really funky https://www.uhren-muser.de/en/img.h...ilter=&tmfilter=&mfilter=&txtfilter=#startlot
I’m surprised the Omega Museum didn’t say this was a piece of crap...looks like a ‘69 speedy dial and movement stuck in one of those Huguenin Freres cases that have been floating around for a few years, with a replaced bridge with a bogus serial number on it.
Looks very weird.
It's certainly different, rotating bezel and plain caseback, I've never seen one of those before.
Caseback looks very new as do the hands but the dial has aged appropriately, very odd.
I think the thing is totally bogus
I did wonder, but they (whoever the auctioneers are and we all know auctioneers are all 100% legit) claim it legit and have used an estimate that suggests original.
let’s see that extract.
...but the auction house said...
For the kind of money they are looking for, I hope the potential buyer does due diligence.
Would not expect Omega to do a cobbled up thing like this... As mentioned above, let’s see the extract of the reply from the Archives. This doesn’t look at all thrust worthy to me.
Hurry call the Dr. that thing looks sick
There will never be any extract for this.
Surprisingly, a series of bridges starting with 0000 were selling... I’d bet one of them is now in this crap with an all made up story about the serial
I can take a look at that one and take more pictures, should anybody be interested. I live close by. Would be interesting to see if it‘s realy 44mm..
Dr. Crott has a mixed reputation amongst collectors here in Germany. He has some great pieces from time to time but one really has to do their own DD before bidding on anything there.
I would want to see consitently aged parts on a prototype. Never seen a movement bridge like that .... all in all very Strange.
I think everybody here would be interested to see more pictures of the horror show. If you have time, would be great, Max
Arguably the nicest one I saw had a Lemania movement and an uncommon Lemania dial (white, if memory serves)...the owner of which (also a fine member of this collecting community) admits that his watch is 100% made up.
If you look for it, these prototype cases are everywhere.
Haha, that guy, also known as Instafranken (source : http://chronocentric.com/forums/heuer/index.cgi?md=read;id=95562) is also selling this Tropical Transitional Speedy advertised as top condition..
I just realized that he has certainly changed is IG to break up the history and the links from the Instafranken thread on Chronocentric
would be really interesting if you send this piece to get a certificate
@wouter van wijk please use pictures in Threads not links ( links are no good in a years time )
sorry for the laziness. will do so next time
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