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  1. HeuerLoon

    HeuerLoon Jul 21, 2015

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  2. waXology

    waXology Jul 27, 2015

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  3. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Jul 27, 2015

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    Well, the seller got a serial number and case reference from somewhere, so presumably they are on the inside of the caseback.
     
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  4. waXology

    waXology Jul 27, 2015

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    Presumably... I forget what year the started them on the back
     
  5. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Jul 27, 2015

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    Ask him for a photo. He mentions the logo on the inside of the caseback. My bet is it is OK.
     
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  6. waXology

    waXology Jul 28, 2015

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    Have sent off the question. just waiting to hear back.
     
  7. Severin

    Severin Jul 28, 2015

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  8. waXology

    waXology Jul 29, 2015

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    His reply

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    Hello,
    I'm sorry but I'm on vacation abroad and the watch remained at home, I did not take more pictures . The background is original and engraved with the serial number.
    Regards."
     
  9. PhilipvD

    PhilipvD Jul 29, 2015

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    there was a UG Compur available on Ebay, Time Titans have sold it. What do you think would be a good price for this?

    REF #: 12497 Case no. 1212677

    DIAMETER: 38 mm w/out crown, 41 mm w/crown, 45 mm lug to lug

    LUG WIDTH: 20 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 20 mm strap)

    HEIGHT: 13 mm

    POWER-RESERVE: 38 hours

    WATER RESISTANCE: N/A

    GRAM WEIGHT: 57 (including strap, actual gold weight is unknown) grams

    MOVEMENT: Universal Geneve gilt caliber 285 manual winding serviced

    CRYSTAL: ACRYLIC

    STRAP/BRACELET: Sueded leather hand made in Spain quality strap with generic tang buckle

    CASE: 18K PINK (Rose) gold high polished, largest size with round pushers, screw in massive case back, overall condition is very nice

    DIAL: SILVER with medium (and very nice) patina, diamond sword hands with very nice patina, outer tachymeter looks great as does tritium arabic numerals, an incredibly sexy vintage dial

    CONDITION: 80% just serviced very nice pre-owned vintage condition on a 70+ year old watch, ready to go live in a great collection

    BOX/PAPERS: Watch Only
     
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  10. ping pong patina

    ping pong patina Jul 29, 2015

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  11. PhilipvD

    PhilipvD Jul 31, 2015

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    @LouS I trust your opinion. Could you please say something about the compur I posted above that was sold on ebay. Does it look original?
     
  12. PhilipvD

    PhilipvD Aug 1, 2015

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    any thoughts? Does this one check out? or am I buying the wrong watches? @LouS
     
  13. LouS

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

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    I'm not satisfied that the dial is original. I particularly dislike the font of the minute and tachymeter track. It has also had a polish or four.
     
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  14. 10H10

    10H10 Aug 1, 2015

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    Redial my friend !

     
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  15. Severin

    Severin Aug 2, 2015

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    Saw this Polerouter Date for sale on Chrono24. Difficult to tell from small screen of my telephone, but looks like accent is missing from second e in Geneve and, although I am less sure, not a signed crystal. I find this remarkable given asking price of 1000 Euro. I've seen the Spanish seller move a few nice Polerouters in the past. 3525542gross.jpg 3525542d.jpg
     
  16. ping pong patina

    ping pong patina Aug 2, 2015

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  17. E-diddy

    E-diddy Aug 2, 2015

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  18. ELV web

    ELV web Aug 2, 2015

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    Wrong date hands, no lumes (replacement dial?)
     
  19. Severin

    Severin Aug 3, 2015

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  20. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Aug 3, 2015

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