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Thoughts on First Vintage IWC

  1. Superpacker Mar 10, 2023

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    This is actually my first vintage watch. I posted recently that I was looking for a simple gold IWC dress watch. Here’s what I got. I paid $1k. All edges are still very sharp. Dial is clean. Just need to get it serviced.
     
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  2. gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Mar 10, 2023

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  3. Oku Mar 10, 2023

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    Nice one!
    36mm?
     
  4. Superpacker Mar 10, 2023

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    Thanks! 33mm
     
  5. tinkercompanies Mar 11, 2023

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    great buy. what are you doing with the strap?
     
  6. Superpacker Mar 11, 2023

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    I actually do leatherwork for a hobby so I’m going to make a few straps - first a tan pebbled calf and a chocolate brown gator
     
  7. HaniWylde Mar 11, 2023

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    Those are the deal ! And congratulations
     
  8. hoshimachi Mar 20, 2023

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    One thing to look out for in these vintage IWC dress watches is a potential re-dial. I think people "print" the logo on these days (I don't know how exactly), making it harder to tell if a redial has been done.
    Your watch looks fine to me (although I am still a novice) and is very fairly priced. Congrats!
     
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  9. chronolux Mar 23, 2023

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    that’s amazing condition for a vintage watch, have you tried different straps with this model?
     
  10. steversaurus Mar 28, 2023

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    Those vintage IWCs make wonderful dress watches. Classy, timeless design.
     
  11. daderaz Apr 19, 2023

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    This watch is the proof that you can still find vintage watches at a fair price.
    Just get out of the usual brands.
    Well done.
     
  12. osterman Jul 18, 2023

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    Dial looks good to me.
    Excellent catch.
    Under 36 mm you can get some real treasures like this for an affordable price.