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  1. Northernman

    Northernman Aug 21, 2015

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  2. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Aug 21, 2015

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    Franken. That dial and the external bezel case do not go together.
     
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  3. HeuerLoon

    HeuerLoon Aug 21, 2015

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    That dial is probably from the mid 1940s to 50s. The case is not UG and probaby from a 70s watch. The fact that its coming from an Argentinian seller confirms that it should be avoided like the plague.
     
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  4. papaebetu

    papaebetu Aug 21, 2015

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    ::facepalm1::::censored::
     
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  5. Northernman

    Northernman Aug 22, 2015

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  6. VdeL

    VdeL Aug 22, 2015

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  7. rahilb

    rahilb Aug 22, 2015

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  8. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Aug 22, 2015

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  9. HeuerLoon

    HeuerLoon Aug 23, 2015

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  10. VdeL

    VdeL Aug 25, 2015

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    Any reason not to recommend this one?
    I guess the price should not go much higher.
     
  11. kidkimura

    kidkimura Aug 25, 2015

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  12. HeuerLoon

    HeuerLoon Aug 25, 2015

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  13. ChicagoFrog

    ChicagoFrog wincer, not a bidder Aug 25, 2015

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    Torn on whether or not I'd call this a "good" example. Bezel is...how was it termed for Speedies...a "meteorite" bezel? And the case looks to be quite polished - the facets on the lugs aren't nearly as sharp as they should be. That said, dial is in decent shape, hands all look good/proper, and the Portuguese date wheels are a nice point of differentiation. Movement looks to be in good shape too.

    I'm going to guess 8K pounds.
     
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  14. ELV web

    ELV web Aug 26, 2015

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  15. devnull

    devnull Aug 27, 2015

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    I just got this watch. I have a thing for patinated dials, and for vintage gold watches, and this particular case and dial details really do it for me. I sent the seller an offer half hoping they would say no but they agreed. At that point it would have been all sorts of rude not to follow through... If nothing else hopefully I saved enough to have it serviced.
     
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  16. Dre

    Dre Aug 27, 2015

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    Congrats on your purchase! Good looking watch for sure, especially that case reference! I'm the same with you for patinated dials, that's what attracts me to the watch originally!
     
  17. kidkimura

    kidkimura Aug 30, 2015

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  18. ELV web

    ELV web Sep 1, 2015

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  19. Dre

    Dre Sep 1, 2015

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    That dial looks a bit modern for me for that case, though the ref number dated back the watch to 1960. But I thought that they would've changed their logo already in the early 60s?

    Looks like a nice watch tho!
     
  20. ELV web

    ELV web Sep 1, 2015

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    It is very early 60s model before UG stopped using the cal. 28x series and started using 3rd party movements.