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  1. dabbispade

    dabbispade May 16, 2019

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    Hi guys, so last year I bought a "watch lot" on eBay with alot of broken and messed up watches, some work, some don´t and some are in so bad condition I can´t read what kind of watch it is.

    I´ve found it quite amusing to buy these lots as some time there can be something interested in them and few months back I got a Universal model number 699.104, it is quite the watch but I don´t seem to be able to find anything about this watch online.

    Is this a real or a fantasy watch or you know what this thing is ?
    Can post pictures when I get home.
     
  2. Mark020

    Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer May 16, 2019

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    1 second of Googling ;-)

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  3. dabbispade

    dabbispade May 16, 2019

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    Yeah but I can´t find them anywhere for sale and what is why I had my doubts but maybe that was just in my head :)
     
  4. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne May 16, 2019

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    They are not rare and not in any way on the radar of UG collectors. In the past I've flirted with the idea of getting one (in stainless) but as I've been unwilling to spend more that €300/$300 it's never happened. I have since come to my senses and would only buy the Lemania-powered chronos from this era. If you can get one just don't spend too much as I can't see you getting much of a return if you decide to flip it.
     
  5. dabbispade

    dabbispade May 17, 2019

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    Guess I might just keep it, always wanted one Universal in the box :)
     
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  6. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne May 17, 2019

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    It's definitely worth $80 to someone.
     
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  7. BlueOtter

    BlueOtter May 19, 2019

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    Any pictures?
     
  8. dabbispade

    dabbispade Jun 4, 2019

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    I am actually starting to like it a bit tough it is quite “flamingo”
     
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  9. BlueOtter

    BlueOtter Jan 13, 2020 6:24am

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    Late reply, but I've not been very active on forums lately in general.
    I actually used to own this very watch.

    Bought an NOS example at an Antiquorum auction for 900 USD about 4-5 years ago for cheap thrill because it was one of the lots that nobody was bidding on, and immediately regretted it. Never really wore it because it was too flashy and big, but I have to say that it is a pain in the ass to maintain (Valjoux 7751) and really difficult to sell given its flashy design.