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speedy prototype at drcrott

  1. wouter van wijk

    wouter van wijk Oct 21, 2019

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  2. Cad290

    Cad290 Oct 21, 2019

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    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.
     
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  3. KingCrouchy

    KingCrouchy Oct 21, 2019

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    Looks very weird.::confused2::
     
  4. shaun hk

    shaun hk Fairy nuffer Oct 21, 2019

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    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.
     
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  5. Cad290

    Cad290 Oct 21, 2019

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    I think the thing is totally bogus
     
  6. shaun hk

    shaun hk Fairy nuffer Oct 21, 2019

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    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.
     
  7. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Oct 21, 2019

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    44m...

    Bullshit.

    let’s see that extract.
     
  8. redpcar

    redpcar Oct 21, 2019

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    ...but the auction house said... :cautious:

    For the kind of money they are looking for, I hope the potential buyer does due diligence.
     
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  9. JanV

    JanV Oct 21, 2019

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    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.
     
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  10. Toishome

    Toishome Oct 22, 2019

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    Hurry call the Dr. that thing looks sick ::puke::
     
  11. Screwbacks

    Screwbacks Oct 22, 2019

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    chopper
     
  12. kov

    kov Oct 22, 2019

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    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 upload_2019-10-22_7-17-56.gif
     
  13. Speedmasterfan88

    Speedmasterfan88 Oct 22, 2019

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    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.


    Cheers,

    Max
     
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  14. kov

    kov Oct 22, 2019

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    I think everybody here would be interested to see more pictures of the horror show. If you have time, would be great, Max :thumbsup:
     
  15. eugeneandresson

    eugeneandresson Oct 22, 2019

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    zoohannover Oct 22, 2019

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  17. kov

    kov Oct 22, 2019

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    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 :eek:
     
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  18. wouter van wijk

    wouter van wijk Oct 22, 2019

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    would be really interesting if you send this piece to get a certificate
     
  19. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Oct 22, 2019

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  20. wouter van wijk

    wouter van wijk Oct 22, 2019

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