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The Legendary Movado Polyplan - Who has one?

  1. Walrus Aug 8, 2021

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    Darn seeing even one of these cases melted is really sad. People don’t take the time to do a minute of research. I’m still trying to see if I can revive this IWC watch that was in a gold case. The guy had it in has hand for ten minutes and got 325 for the gold case. I’m missing something in that thought process , apparently it’s get stuff in and out as quickly as possible. Whatever I guess not everything has to make sense to me.
     
  2. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Aug 9, 2021

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    After some luck I landed a series 1!
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  3. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 9, 2021

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  4. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Aug 9, 2021

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    18 cm or so?
     
  5. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 9, 2021

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    That’s a decent size, looks like it suits your wrist really well, do you mind if I ask how much?
     
  6. perks713 Aug 9, 2021

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    It's hard to tell where the old watch band ends and the arm hair begins ;)

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    Congrats on the find, really cool to see especially after the amount of research you did in the last 4 months on these! I don't even want to know what it'll cost to have one of these serviced.
     
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  7. septentrio Aug 9, 2021

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  8. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Aug 10, 2021

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    That's an interesting question :D First find someone who dares to touch it
     
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  9. perks713 Aug 10, 2021

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    Whoever does (if yours needs service) I hope they send back the level of detail Archer does, would love to see a pdf full of photos of it coming apart and going back together :)
     
  10. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Aug 11, 2021

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    My watchmaker dares to do it. Let's see whether he will document it
     
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  11. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 11, 2021

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    Yea I’d love to see the photos of it, so many of the movements look kind of filthy and decrepit but after a full service it’d be really cool to see. I’m guessing its not that complicated really as much as it is unusual, as the parts shouldn’t be any smaller per se than a regular watch just the weird triple-plane layout making it strange and interesting
     
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  12. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Aug 14, 2021

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    Some naked dial pics. Most likely silver

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  13. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Aug 14, 2021

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  15. Dries Aug 24, 2021

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    Says it’s freshed up/ repainted in the discription ,)

    honestly the only indicator for dial originality I am comfortable using with these is cleanliness. With their non-existant water-resistance, too fresh and no patina whatsoever equals restored for me.

    I am following along with great interest here, but do we have any examples with some degree of certainty on dial originality?
     
  16. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Aug 24, 2021

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    You are right. I missed that.
    Not that I can recall/find. But: with the number made I would be surprised if no NOS example lives somewhere in Italy or Japan
     
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  17. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Oct 5, 2021

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  18. Lucasssssss Oct 5, 2021

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  19. Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Oct 5, 2021

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    Indeed a nice one. The guy who seems to own it does not have it on his site unfortunately
     
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  20. mzzleather Oct 5, 2021

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