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Universal Geneve FS, the "other” railway watch

  1. filmir Jul 18, 2020

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    MK1, MK2 and MK3 side by side. Nice to see the small differences.
     
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  2. kov Trüffelschwein. Jul 18, 2020

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    I love this kind of pics - great to have them aside and play spot the differences game :thumbsup:
     
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  3. yala Sep 22, 2020

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    Thanks to a very kind member of this thread, I am now in the possession of a very nice V1. Yay! Universal railroadwatches make me want to take the train.
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  4. perseo66 Sep 22, 2020

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  5. bongalaboo Sep 24, 2020

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    If anyone decides to sell. Please let me know!
     
  6. arturo7 Sep 24, 2020

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    I'll pay $1 more than bongalaboo.



    j/k
     
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  7. MarktheTime Oct 10, 2020

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    Just scored this MK1 from the mid-1960s (23xxx serial). Lug facets are wonderfully sharp, and I absolutely LOVE the crisp and funky numerals on the gorgeous white enamel dial. Thrilled to be part of the UG FS family!
     
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  8. yala Oct 10, 2020

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    Congrats. Thats a beauty!!
     
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  9. filmir Oct 10, 2020

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    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  10. MarktheTime Oct 10, 2020

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    @filmir @yala thanks guys! Better late than never, right? :)
     
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  11. arturo7 Oct 10, 2020

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    I need to up my game. I have a deep desire for one of these.
     
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  12. filmir Oct 10, 2020

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    This train is never late. ;)
     
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  13. cell1010 Dec 16, 2020

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    Did anyone notice, that the pictured watch is missing the Swiss or Swiss Made logo below six?

    No other watch in this thread lacks the logo, if I remember correctly. Hopefully I didn’t miss where this was already discussed but if not it would be great to hear your opinions.
    https://omegaforums.net/attachments/img_20200328_193545-jpg.956628/
     
  14. rcs914 Dec 16, 2020

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    Looks like an incorrect rehaut to me - covers more of the dial than any of those others in this thread.
     
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  15. filmir Dec 16, 2020

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    I would give the benefit of the doubt. Maybe its a distortion of the plexi on the edge of the dial, not allowing the photo to capture the swiss made.
     
  16. cell1010 Dec 16, 2020

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    The rehaut could be the reason indeed. I don’t think it’s any distortion as the picture is very clear otherwise. Probably/Hopefully it’s hidden under the rehaut.
     
  17. Carlton-Browne Dec 16, 2020

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    If you look at the size of the top and bottom lug chamfers, that picture is not taken dead on - I'd put it down to some sort of refraction.
     
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  18. vibe Dec 16, 2020

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    Could it be the wrong crystal and retaining ring?
     
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  19. perseo66 Dec 17, 2020

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    yes is correct
     
  20. perseo66 Dec 17, 2020

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    If you look at the size of the top and bottom lug chamfers, that picture is not taken dead on - I'd put it down to some sort of refraction.
    yes is correct too
    congratulations you are very careful collectors ...
    roberto trombetta
     
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