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  1. Oku

    Oku Feb 9, 2017

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    For me, it is a redial. Look at the month subdial. It is not centered.
     
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  2. Jwit

    Jwit Not a doctor, but plays one on ΩF Feb 9, 2017

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    And the placement of Universal Geneve looks off center as well(just slightly to the left)
     
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  3. Oku

    Oku Feb 9, 2017

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    didn't notice that at once: The seconds subdial is off center too and the 10 is in the subdial. Same with day and 2.
     
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  4. Jonatan

    Jonatan Feb 9, 2017

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    I'm starting to see it now. Funny I was concentrating on the font and not on the centering of the subdials.
     
  5. Diabolik

    Diabolik Feb 9, 2017

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    Agree +2

    It looks boring. Wrong font, off center seconds, the whole paint job is executed in a pretty basic way. Even timex do dials that are far more artistic and appealing ... It is all there but quite a boring re-paint which lacks imagination !
     
  6. Jonatan

    Jonatan Feb 9, 2017

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    I guess I'll stick to the classic three-handers which I can handle.
     
  7. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Feb 9, 2017

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    OMG .. last bunch of posts are like franken apocalypse and make me so thankful for my watches and the mensches on this forum. It's rough out there.
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  8. Jonatan

    Jonatan Feb 9, 2017

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    Here's a "prototype" to cheer you up!
     
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  9. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Feb 9, 2017

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    Story?
     
  10. Diabolik

    Diabolik Feb 10, 2017

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    upload_2017-2-10_10-49-24.png

    I have a dial in a similar style to that. I love the art deco look ...

    Just waiting for the right basket case to come along!
     
  11. Oku

    Oku Feb 10, 2017

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  12. LaurentBxl

    LaurentBxl Feb 10, 2017

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  13. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Feb 10, 2017

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    everything is original. Just not to the same watch.
     
  14. LaurentBxl

    LaurentBxl Feb 10, 2017

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    Indeed, that is the downside when you write in your third langage....
     
  15. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Feb 10, 2017

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    My mistake. I misunderstood which watch you were commenting on.
     
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  16. dexvd

    dexvd Feb 10, 2017

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    Exactly what I'm looking for as well, black dial, SS, in that style with the micro rotor.... Decent examples at a reasonable price seem to rarely pop up.
     
  17. Jonatan

    Jonatan Feb 10, 2017

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    The seller claims that it's a prototype but it's obviously a mix and match of UG pieces in am Eska case.

    The dial is beautiful and I would love to see how the watch would look. Do you have a picture?
     
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  18. Beepos

    Beepos Feb 10, 2017

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  19. LaurentBxl

    LaurentBxl Feb 11, 2017

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  20. Diabolik

    Diabolik Feb 11, 2017

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    It is a little too far gone. Would need a new movement (significantly corroded and would doubt there is much that can be reused) or a significant number of parts which would make it more expensive than a new movement, minute runner should pop up in time, bezel is just acceptable and a crystal would need replacing (yellowed) and case is damaged (bent lug). you could be looking at a pretty big bill but if you are patient, you could come out trumps ! after all it is a very rare and desirable aero-compax.

    On that basis, i would think that 4K is high. Half of that is reasonable ...
     
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