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  1. Jonatan

    Jonatan Apr 17, 2018

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    That's a good deal. Congrats.
     
  2. ELV web

    ELV web Apr 19, 2018

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  3. khanmu

    khanmu Apr 19, 2018

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    Edited Apr 19, 2018
  4. w154

    w154 Apr 20, 2018

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    So it just arrived and it looks pretty nice :)

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    And it’s pinker than I expected which is a bonus as I don’t really have anything in pink gold. Here’s a shot next to a yellow compax.

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  5. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne Apr 20, 2018

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    Don't you dare turn up next week without that...
     
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  6. w154

    w154 Apr 20, 2018

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    The problem is... that I spend all my money on watches... so I’ll have to turn up again in my “shoe corner” shoes.
     
  7. khanmu

    khanmu Apr 20, 2018

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  8. valjoux72

    valjoux72 Apr 21, 2018

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    Thanks @aap I was able to get it. Hope that it will arrive next week. I'm very glad that you brought this one back in my mind (was already posted here the first time some weeks ago). Not in my hands, but I'm pretty sure it is a beautiful watch and quite important find.
    I will post some better pics and research results when the watch has arrived.
    Might have a golden bezel and an amazing dial under the rotten crystal.
     
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  9. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne Apr 21, 2018

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    I'll bring a bracelet with me on Wednesday that might be a good fit for that one - assuming it's 16mm. I sometimes wear it on my Wilhelmina and it probably won't be too tricky to pick one up on Ebay.
     
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  10. aap

    aap Apr 21, 2018

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    Congratulations! Can't wait to see your pics!
     
  11. martinc

    martinc Apr 22, 2018

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    Hello,
    Can anyone here explain this please:
    https://www.ebay.it/itm/Universal-G...e=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649

    It´s a Dato-Compax with cal. 283, case ref. number (22326) is on Sala among Dato-Compaxes and is correct to the case and movement... BUT... there is "Tri-Compax" written on the dial?! If that is an old re-dial (a good one, at least to my eyes), why would someone change the name of the watch?
     
  12. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Apr 22, 2018

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    Another specimen for the UG Dial thread? I agree it’s a UG Dial or a very good fake. ... fonts are way later than the case SN ...
     
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  13. Xeer

    Xeer Apr 22, 2018

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    I saw this as well.. Immediately passed it off as a franken put together.. Dato-compax with a Tri-compax dial? But I might be wrong.
     
  14. gop76

    gop76 Apr 22, 2018

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    A Dato-Compax with a Tri-Compax dial and the seller call it Aero-Compax... It must be the very rare Multi-Compax...
     
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  15. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Apr 22, 2018

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    Yea ...I still want to know where that dial came from. It looks real. Tri dial w/o moon?
     
  16. martinc

    martinc Apr 22, 2018

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    Well, whatever the seller calls it, this watch is strange.
    The point is that the dial is a correct Dato-Compax dial (ok, maybe the numerals are a bit newer font than corresponds to the serial number, but I think that is not 100% certain). The case is a correct Dato-Compax case with matching ref. number. And it has the right movement to go with it.
    I.e. the watch IS a Dato-Compax (it has date in the upper subdial, the remainng three being chrono&seconds), it has no day and month discs it has no moon phase.
    The only "problem" is that instead of "Dato-Compax" there is "Tri-Compax" printed on the dial (in correct position and with correct font - at least to my amateur eye).
    Why?
    Why would someone make such a redial?

    For those who have trouble with the link and for future reference I include the photos from the eBay listing.
     
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  17. Oku

    Oku Apr 22, 2018

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    Why would someone make a car accident?

    The redialer made a mistake or didn't have the correct label.
    Old redials often are very good concering the fonts and the thickness of the printing.
    Thus, although fonts are UG and printing is quite fine, it is still not correct IMHO.
     
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  18. Dre

    Dre Apr 23, 2018

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    It's simply a Dato-Compax with poorly repainted dial.
     
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  19. valjoux72

    valjoux72 Apr 24, 2018

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    This might fly high, more than 50 bids already and some days left...
    Interesting dial, uncommon case/lugs, even if the case looks a bit overpolished...

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  20. Xeer

    Xeer Apr 24, 2018

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    A tad small at 33mm. Nice piece though. Unique.