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  1. x3no

    x3no Apr 30, 2015

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    I thought so too.. What do you think a good price on this would be? The one thing I was hesitant on is the crown.. replacement or no? Most references I've checked seem to have a lower-profile crown on them. And pending more pictures, I'll be able to check out the movement and caseback to get ref #'s on that to make sure all checks out.
     
  2. jordn

    jordn Wants to be called Frank for some odd reason Apr 30, 2015

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    To put things in perspective, Fabrizio Caso, whose watches usually have a 50% or 70% premium, was asking around 3200 eur for one of these. This one is in better condition, but...
    Looks ok to me. At the very least, period correct
    Yes, a given, but looking at the condition of the watch, I'm willing to bet eveything will check out.
     
  3. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Apr 30, 2015

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    diameter? Looks very small to me.
     
  4. jordn

    jordn Wants to be called Frank for some odd reason Apr 30, 2015

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    35mm
     
  5. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne May 1, 2015

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    Any views on this - I find myself drawn to it and I'm not sure that's a good thing. I think I've seen Henrique Pfeffer UGs before but I'm obviously nervous about the whole Tiffany/Cartier/Cuervo y Sobrinos thing.
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    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/UNIVERSAL...022?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item33a1acf206
    I've asked the seller a few questions and for some higher resolution pictures. I was in Caracas on business last year and I'm conscious that this experience probably adds to the draw.
     
  6. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member May 1, 2015

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    I don't think anyone is going to fake a Pfeffer inscription (although the Interwebs are a big place and there is probably a community of fanatical Pfeffer collectors somewhere)
     
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  7. LarryG

    LarryG not KennyG, not OG, just LarryG May 1, 2015

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    I like it as well and agree with Lou, unlikely Pfeffer pfake.
    I'm guessing only 33-34mm or so, not a deal breaker perhaps, but something to consider...
     
  8. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne May 1, 2015

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    Size would only worry me if it went below 32mm or so - even then it wouldn't be my smallest. 34-35 would be the sweet spot.
     
  9. Matty01

    Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan May 2, 2015

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    Love to see pics

     
  10. ELV web

    ELV web May 5, 2015

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  11. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist May 5, 2015

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  12. ELV web

    ELV web May 5, 2015

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    Thanks, I am really bad at reading the fine print, quasi ADT....
     
  13. x3no

    x3no May 5, 2015

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    Yep, struggle no more! The giveaway for me, and maybe there's an easier way to tell, is the 2nd timezone subdial numbers are just wayy too dark and "blotty" looking compared to everything else. Thinking that one was certainly re-done which brings question to the rest of the dial, which likely has other parts re-done. Take a look at this pic.

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  14. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist May 5, 2015

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    As redials go, quite good I think.
     
  15. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist May 5, 2015

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  16. woodwkr2

    woodwkr2 May 5, 2015

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    The bracelet is made by JB Champion rather than GF. These were made in the USA and are entirely correct for these references.
     
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  17. woodwkr2

    woodwkr2 May 5, 2015

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    All original, and those micro-subdial Medicos are a rare variant, especially with the luminous hands and in a SS case. For a standard Uni-Compax, I'd agree that 4k is excessive. For this one... well, maybe not so far off base with a little negotiating.
     
  18. woodwkr2

    woodwkr2 May 5, 2015

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    Yes, a quite nice redial. Crowns have been replaced.
     
  19. MarcelGuinchard

    MarcelGuinchard May 5, 2015

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    The dial seems redone to me: the minutes numbers are not in front of the indicators.
    I have serious doubts but just wanted to get the OF double check.

    Confirmed?

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    Edited May 5, 2015
  20. woodwkr2

    woodwkr2 May 5, 2015

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    That dial appears to be 100% original.

    I've noted your arrows and concern, but don't really understand what you're suggesting it ought to look like.