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  1. Bill Sohne Bill @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 18, 2018

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    Hi guys

    Two more c cases one is Omega and the other IWC!!

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  2. flw history nerd Mar 18, 2018

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  3. Dr No Mar 18, 2018

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    I had one for a while . . .

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    . . . but this '69 Seiko classic was lost in the mail - addressed to Austria, no less. I'd sent it to a friend without tracking; some ne'er-do-well in the Austrian postal service is now enjoying an unintended gift.

    Then, a few months ago, one of my buddies gave me a C-case Waltham, which will be on its way to a watchmaker next week for servicing.

    Nothing special, but it's the only 'C' currently in my collection.

    Art
     
  4. reziprozi Mar 19, 2018

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    Here is another C-Case , not mine but I it is for sale. What do you think about it? I have a similar one but this has different hands and no „OM“ at the dial. I don’t know if the dial is solid gold. But the warch is in 750 Gold (about 128 Grams and never polished). Unfortunately without papers\box.

    It has a 561 movement. Is that right with that case/hands?

    Thank you for helping!!
     
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  5. reziprozi Mar 19, 2018

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  6. tyrantlizardrex Mar 19, 2018

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    561 is the non quickset date movement @reziprozi, these were used before the 564 as far as I understand it.

    On the dial, I thought that the solid gold watches, with solid gold bracelets also had solid gold dials - if it's not marked as OM, I don't think it's a gold dial.
     
  7. reziprozi Mar 19, 2018

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    I think there are a few solid gold dials without OM. What do you think about the dial and the combination with the Cal.561 ?
     
  8. tyrantlizardrex Mar 19, 2018

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    I don't really have a view I'm afraid... more research required... which I'll leave to you if you're looking to buy @reziprozi ;)
     
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  9. reziprozi Mar 19, 2018

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    Thank you my friend. I am searching..and Desmond‘s Blog seems to be a great info source. Otherwise I see some C Cases with those hands had been sold. But Desmond‘s Blog never mentioned such a combination.
    E.G.
    https://www.vtgwatch.com/omega-cons...h-date-cal-561-vtg-1966-168-0009-168-017.html
    A very similar / same one
    https://www.ebay.de/itm/Omega-Const...157633?hash=item1edb4b33c1:g:isMAAOSwL29anmgF
     
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  10. tyrantlizardrex Mar 19, 2018

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    They do seem to come up occasionally, but as you say, beyond the (considerable) work Desmond has put in, there isn't much out there in the way of information.

    Even the pages of "A Journey Through Time", don't contain much information on these C-Cased models.
     
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  11. reziprozi Mar 20, 2018

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    Hi,

    the seller is very trustful and first owner of the watch....I believe him. The watch was never polished and the dial is solid gold without „OM marks“. Also in this thread there is on the first page the same case/dial/hands combination. And because there are some watches online with the same combination and a good story/ history—-> I think this is a legit combination of the 1970‘s C Cased Constellations.
     
  12. reziprozi Mar 20, 2018

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  13. D YOUNG Mar 20, 2018

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    It is my understanding that the OM dial is referred to as a Sigma dial. A Sigma dial has gold hands and indexes. There is an interesting article in Hodinkee .

    https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/what-is-a-sigma-dial
     
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  14. reziprozi Mar 20, 2018

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    Thank you for posting. Great infos.
    The seller guaranteed that the dial is solid gold. So I come to the conclusion that there is no OM mark if the hands are not gold. therefore you have to recognize gold through the glass :)

    E.G.
    https://omegaforums.net/threads/ome...e-gold-18k-dial-very-rare-in-rose-gold.16062/

    Also a gold dial without „OM“
     
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  15. Peemacgee Purrrr-veyor of luxury cat box loungers Mar 20, 2018

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    The watch posted is mid 60s not 70s and do turn up with dauphine hands and that crown style.

    An OM dial is solid gold
    A sigma dial has gold furniture

    There are lots of solid gold Connie dials without OM on them.
    However, it may be the pics but the one in question just doesn’t look like gold, they’re usually quite obvious.
    A look at the back of the dial would confirm or not
     
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  16. D YOUNG Mar 21, 2018

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    My mistake
     
  17. Meelypops Mar 30, 2018

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    I had a look at cousins but couldnt find anything at all, any other suggestions UK side? Otto Frei doesn't seem to stock them either!
     
  18. tdn-dk Mar 31, 2018

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    Seems like they have gone from In stock to restricted now

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  19. Meelypops Mar 31, 2018

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    This means they become mythical and highly priced.
     
  20. heccsat Apr 1, 2018

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    This was mine. I sold it a few months ago to buy a PP Connie. 20180104_111323.jpg