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  1. LaurentBxl

    LaurentBxl Oct 20, 2016

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    bad redial, look at the 29 on date sub-dial and other sub dials prints smaller than dials....
     
  2. Diabolik

    Diabolik Oct 20, 2016

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    You are right! Bad redials like that are very rare ...
     
  3. papaebetu

    papaebetu Oct 22, 2016

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    hummmmm another one:
    Number 322301873089

    GIGI
     
  4. Florent

    Florent Oct 22, 2016

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    FS at 600€ or best offer
    Redial right ? image.png
     
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  5. gop76

    gop76 Oct 22, 2016

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    Redial (and not a good one to say the least), wrong hands, wrong crystal...

    I wouldn't put my money on it...
     
  6. Florent

    Florent Oct 25, 2016

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  7. gop76

    gop76 Oct 25, 2016

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  8. Florent

    Florent Oct 25, 2016

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    wrong orientation of the tachymeter scale

    EDIT : sorry, you are right, seller said "orignal, untouched and marvellous dial" ... ::facepalm2::
     
    Edited Oct 25, 2016
  9. gop76

    gop76 Oct 25, 2016

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    50's dial in a 40's case...
     
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  10. Mapearso

    Mapearso Oct 25, 2016

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  11. BobXX

    BobXX Oct 25, 2016

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    CajunTiger Cajuns and Gators can't read newspapers! Oct 25, 2016

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    Edited Oct 26, 2016
  13. DManzaluni

    DManzaluni Oct 26, 2016

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    It is VERY unusual but in a case style which was common in the early 1960s. I have a Vacheron cal 1003 which my father bought in 1963 presently flummoxing people on the forum for Vacherons. Similar shark edge case accommodating the recessed crown. I had a LeCoutre like that a while ago, See at http://www.vintagepen.com/5watches.jpg. I really like them and this is the most unusual dial I have ever seen! I am amazed no one has snapped it up?? There wasn't much in that post-1950s era which is genuinely beautiful but surely this really curious combination of upright and horizontal batons is it?

    My worst experiences with a shark edge case was when I arrived a minute or two too late on the scene and saw a stainless Nivada being sold to a bloke in front of me in the street in New York for $20.

    Much gnashing of teeth.
     
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  14. Florent

    Florent Oct 27, 2016

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    https://www.ebay.fr/itm/232126515939

    The dial look's great but I'm not sure the case is original ... There is no reference number on the case back, the watch may have been produced before 1936.

    Your thoughs ?
     
    Edited Oct 27, 2016
  15. Dre

    Dre Oct 27, 2016

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    Restored chrome case.
     
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  16. Florent

    Florent Oct 28, 2016

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    Thanks :)
     
  17. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Oct 31, 2016

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  18. B.Frost

    B.Frost Oct 31, 2016

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    Ahh, indeed... my apologies.
     
  19. guillaumeabxl

    guillaumeabxl Nov 1, 2016

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    Universal Geneve 18k_cal1200.jpg
  20. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne Nov 1, 2016

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    I don't see anything wrong with it and it appears to be in astonishingly good condition. Price is perhaps a little high given that it hasn't got a "desirable" movement such as one with a microrotor. And of course it hasn't got Polerouter on the dial...