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  1. woodwkr2

    woodwkr2 Sep 18, 2014

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    Exactly. It's authentic.
     
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  2. Utterlyprep

    Utterlyprep Sep 18, 2014

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  3. Dre

    Dre Sep 20, 2014

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  4. timeismoney

    timeismoney Sep 20, 2014

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    Not sure if the reference match the movement, will have to check later. I like the thin fonts :oops: but it is a redial. Others can confirm.
     
  5. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Sep 20, 2014

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    Confirmed.
     
  6. woodwkr2

    woodwkr2 Sep 20, 2014

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    Relumed. Redialed. Date hand is a replacement.
     
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  7. Dre

    Dre Sep 24, 2014

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    Thanks guys!
     
  8. jimmylabulle

    jimmylabulle Sep 25, 2014

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    Hmmm... Case severely corroded, bad redial (not matching the counter diameter) and mismatch between month and day language :/
     
  9. waXology

    waXology Sep 25, 2014

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  10. citizenrich

    citizenrich Metal Mixer! Sep 26, 2014

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  11. waXology

    waXology Sep 26, 2014

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    ahh good to know. thanks
     
  12. eustace

    eustace Sep 28, 2014

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  13. jimmylabulle

    jimmylabulle Sep 29, 2014

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    Refinished dial (with posterior fonts) and seems like re-stamped references and serial on the back, very fishy to me.
     
  14. eustace

    eustace Sep 30, 2014

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    Thanks. Can you please elaborate on what you mean by posterior fonts?
     
  15. jimmylabulle

    jimmylabulle Sep 30, 2014

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    Hi,

    I mean that according to the (strange) serial nr. the case is from 1945-46 and the fonts from the little dials were used in the middle 50-60, not to mention the dial logo introduced around 54.
    The strange thing is that the UG on the inner side of the back cover was introduced in 53...
    I'd say the dial is a refinished from a mid 50' dial and for the rest, a do-it-yourself work that only the seller knows :confused:
     
  16. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Sep 30, 2014

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    I'm going to agree with Jimmy about the dial and disagree about the case. The serial and reference numbers are kosher. I wonder, from his analysis, whether Jimmy is reading the second digit of the case number as a 6 instead of an 8?
    The case has had a polish. I would say that the case and all of the hands, the pushers, and probably even the crown are original equipment. The movement looks good. On the redial, the artist fell down on the spacing of GRADUADO and PARA, and didn't make the 3-minute telephone hash marks on the minute subdial long enough. The "GENEVE" font should be smaller, and the tops of all the A's should be flattened, not pointy. The numbering of the subdials and minute register is surprisingly good, but the numeric font on the pulsometer ring is way off.
    I would recommend a close comparison with this one, which is the best 124116-3 I've seen:

    http://omegaforums.net/threads/my-l...ax-plus-some-questions-the-joys-of-ebay.6233/

    ...or this one, which is the second-best 124116-3 I've seen. :)

    http://omegaforums.net/index.php?threads/New-Arrival:-Spanish-Medico-Compax.17078/

    In sum, a good candidate for a dial transplant, but not at that price.
     
  17. Diabolik

    Diabolik Sep 30, 2014

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  18. Dre

    Dre Sep 30, 2014

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  19. Waynepjr

    Waynepjr Oct 1, 2014

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  20. timjohn

    timjohn Oct 2, 2014

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