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  1. AdrianT

    AdrianT Sep 7, 2019

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    Hello there,

    As a Speedy fan I have not payed much of attention to Constellation models but now I would really like to have it for a special occasion... Does this one worth the efforts? The seller asks for 800 euros...
     
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  2. VintageWatchIta

    VintageWatchIta Sep 7, 2019

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    It is very nice but in my opinion the price is a bit too high, try to discuss about it ;)
     
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  3. Noddyman

    Noddyman Sep 7, 2019

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    Disagree, I think the price is good for what looks an all original pie pan, cross hair, onyx markers with 564 movement. Yes condition could be slightly better but overall it’s a nice honest watch.
    At that price I would buy without hesitation.
     
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  4. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Sep 7, 2019

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    I agree with @Noddyman - very decent price for a reference with some nice characteristics.
     
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  5. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Sep 7, 2019

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    Aside from some softness on the lugs this is a nice clean example, showing honest wear from use and not polishing, well worth the asking price, just don't forget to figure a service into your budget.
     
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  6. KingCrouchy

    KingCrouchy Sep 7, 2019

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    Price is very fair, Watch is nice overall. I would get it.:thumbsup:
     
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  7. AdrianT

    AdrianT Sep 7, 2019

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    Thank you all, let's go for it then...
     
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  8. bimmernerd

    bimmernerd Sep 7, 2019

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    I guess congratulations are in order! Post more pictures once you pick it up.
     
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  9. AdrianT

    AdrianT Sep 12, 2019 1:12pm

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    We I had second thought about this and I went for a black dial one. Any taughts about this one?
     
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  10. MikeMan2727

    MikeMan2727 Sep 12, 2019 1:20pm

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    I don't like the case, movement condition, or crown as much as the first one you shared...
     
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  11. cristos71

    cristos71 Sep 12, 2019 1:21pm

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    The case looks like it has been riden quite hard, quite polished on the front and a lot of scratches to the back. The rotor is a replacemet, as is the crown. The black dial looks to be in good shape and as these black dialled Connie's are quite tricky to find that is definitely a big plus. I guess it all comes down to price paid....
     
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  12. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Sep 12, 2019 1:26pm

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    Rotor is a replacement from a later model.

    Dial is nice and hard to find.

    If you paid considerably less for the black dial over the silver dial, then you may have done OK.
    gatorcpa
     
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  13. KingCrouchy

    KingCrouchy Sep 12, 2019 1:27pm

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    The first one was nice, the second one is just very tired
     
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  14. AdrianT

    AdrianT Sep 12, 2019 1:42pm

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    Thank you all but it was a risk I'm willing to take, it just catched me, idk why. Regarding the price, it's identical with first one plus the revision included. With some care and dedication I hope it will look good. I will need to give up the GP for this one instead...
     
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  15. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Sep 12, 2019 2:31pm

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    IMO, you should buy the other watch and swap the dials. Keep #1 with the black dial and sell #2 with the silver dial and frankenwatch movement.

    You might not get back the €800 you paid for #2, but will have created value on the first watch.

    On the second watch, the crystal is cracked. These go for somewhere between €50 to €100 installed.

    Hope this helps,
    gatorcpa
     
  16. AdrianT

    AdrianT Sep 12, 2019 2:40pm

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    Well, you are right. I tend to take bad decisions sometimes, but ever with those minus details. I am confident that I will restore some features of this one.
     
  17. cristos71

    cristos71 Sep 12, 2019 2:42pm

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    Good advice here!
     
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  18. AdrianT

    AdrianT Sep 18, 2019 10:54am

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    First step was made... I managed to do it with personal tools. It's a small improvement
     
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  19. muel

    muel Sep 18, 2019 12:47pm

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    I confess that I liked the first one best over all but I do like the black dial. That back requires an awful lot of polishing. Not sure I would want that. It is certainly up to you though!
     
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