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  1. Oku

    Oku Jul 29, 2017

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  2. aw5588

    aw5588 Jul 29, 2017

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    Yes, i see. What do you think about the watch? The dial looks original to me, what do you think about the case and so on?
     
  3. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Jul 29, 2017

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    It's plated so the price is about right. It's all correct. Moon face is rare. Given the market, the watch would not be a terrible entry level Tri Compax. Plan on spending money on a service. I'd push on the price as hard as I could based on dial condition and the fact that it's a low grade case and needs servicing. Hands appear plated too.
     
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  4. Oku

    Oku Jul 29, 2017

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    As Larry said, case is plated. Personally, I would go for steel or gold. Also the the dial is quite tired. But that is a matter of taste. Some like it, some not.

    They are never solid gold, aren't they?!
     
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  5. Oku

    Oku Jul 29, 2017

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    Seriously?
     
  6. Moahunter

    Moahunter Jul 30, 2017

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  7. GuiltyBoomerang

    GuiltyBoomerang Jul 30, 2017

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  8. Hattrick

    Hattrick Jul 30, 2017

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    I did.
    This will be my first UG.
    Thank you
     
  9. sdre

    sdre Jul 30, 2017

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    Brilliant buy @Hattrick I'm on a look out for a UG Polerouter too.
     
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  10. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Jul 31, 2017

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    Great buy :cool:

    You'd be hard pressed to find a clapped-out Seiko 5 for that price normally...

    Great recommendation, @Moahunter :thumbsup:
     
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  11. Moahunter

    Moahunter Jul 31, 2017

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  12. GuiltyBoomerang

    GuiltyBoomerang Jul 31, 2017

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    Links ->

    Unsigned crown - http://www.ebay.com/itm/UNIVERSAL-G...812939?hash=item2a8881790b:g:ci0AAOSwjvJZSlEQ

    Signed - http://www.ebay.com/itm/universal-g...ca5b8c6&pid=100005&rk=3&rkt=6&sd=182678812939

    The second seller has one negative feedback...and that was from a Universal Geneve diver, most probably the dual crown version, that is widely faked. Everything else sold seems fine though.

    And if anyone is interested in a simple two hander in a box: http://www.ebay.com/itm/UNIVERSAL-G...306850?hash=item2f06aa9a62:g:Ii4AAOSw3gJZM5Xq
     
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  13. gop76

    gop76 Jul 31, 2017

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  14. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne Jul 31, 2017

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    And that one has a signed crown but it (the crown) looks fairly mangled. These are not rare watches - whilst the original one posted above was a bit of a bargain, I would still advise anybody that wants one to set a budget of €100-120 and just wait until you get one with the crown, a fair dial and otherwise in OKish condition. From my observation these watches were never babied so you should always factor in the cost of a service etc. In the space of watching these over 4 or so years I've only ever seen one or two in what one might call collector's condition.
     
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  15. GuiltyBoomerang

    GuiltyBoomerang Aug 1, 2017

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  16. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Aug 1, 2017

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    It's very nice. Will need a spa vacation.
     
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  17. Florent

    Florent Aug 1, 2017

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    Spa vacation ? ::confused2::
     
  18. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Aug 1, 2017

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    Spa = A makeover at the watchmaker. :D This is an OF expression.
     
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  19. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Aug 1, 2017

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    Sold for $305. Hope someone here landed it.
     
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  20. GuiltyBoomerang

    GuiltyBoomerang Aug 1, 2017

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    30 Feedback bidder, highly possible and hoping so!
     
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