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  1. levkov

    levkov Jun 12, 2017

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    This is a different Sub (or non Sub, that is the question?) [emoji4]
     
  2. Moahunter

    Moahunter Jun 12, 2017

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  4. Oku

    Oku Jun 21, 2017

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    Personally, the dial doesn't speak to me. It looks like someone touched it permanently with dirty fingers.
    The movement's condition corresponds to the dial's one. A service is inevitable (-> add a few hundred bucks). No watchmaker signs in the caseback means that it hasn't been serviced at all. Look at the rust on some parts and the verdigris.

    Apart from that, I don't like that the numbers on the caseback are made invisible. I always wonder if those sellers want to hide something.
     
  5. rosspo

    rosspo Jun 22, 2017

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  6. 10H10

    10H10 Jun 23, 2017

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    rosspo Jun 23, 2017

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  8. Florent

    Florent Jun 23, 2017

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    Telemetry scale is repaint
    Dial is faded
    A little bit too expensive for me
     
  9. klugt1990

    klugt1990 Jun 26, 2017

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  10. Severin

    Severin Jun 26, 2017

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  12. Florent

    Florent Jun 26, 2017

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  14. Severin

    Severin Jun 27, 2017

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    I'd be very interested to hear what you folks think of this watch, which I've seen online for some time now. I am not looking to buy it, am simply curious about it. From a lay person's and non-chronograph collector's perspective, I do find the design itself rather fetching.

    It is a Cal. 385 movement and is described as dating to 1936. It's reference is 5175 and serial is 769002.

    I consulted the Sala book, but could not find the exact reference or approximate serial number. Admittedly, this could be hasty/ sloppy on-the-go research on my part.

    What do you think of the overall condition of the dial? Would you say it is no more or less better/worse than, say, about 70% of the available stock? Do you reckon the markers/indices have been repainted? What do you make of the logo, which appears to be a different colour from the rest of the paint? Do you think the crown is a replacement? Is an asking price of 3,890 euro par for the course for this kind of model in this condition? Is the movement more than ragged?

    Anyhow, you get the gist: I am not fluent at all with this sort of example and am curious as to what you think about it. Thank you in advance for your indulgence.

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    http://www.lorologiese.com/us/uweco...36-black-glossy-dial-chronograph-cal-385.html
     
  15. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Jun 27, 2017

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    Looks kosher to me. Love the oval pushers. Don't see redial warnings here. Perhaps a bit of touch up.
     
  16. Severin

    Severin Jun 27, 2017

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  17. Florent

    Florent Jun 28, 2017

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  18. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne Jun 29, 2017

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    aap Jun 29, 2017

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  20. Jonatan

    Jonatan Jun 29, 2017

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    Looks good to me.