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  1. Diabolik

    Diabolik Sep 8, 2015

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    Edited Sep 8, 2015
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  2. gibson45

    gibson45 Sep 9, 2015

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  3. wsfarrell

    wsfarrell Sep 9, 2015

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    Nice guitar. Oh wait..........
     
  4. Drawarms

    Drawarms Sep 9, 2015

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  5. Diabolik

    Diabolik Sep 10, 2015

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    Mmmmhhhh ... Just off to wash my hair.
     
  6. ELV web

    ELV web Sep 10, 2015

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    gibson45 Sep 10, 2015

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    haha =)
     
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    PHPHD Sep 13, 2015

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  9. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Sep 13, 2015

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    the red numbers on part of the tachymeter have worn off. Otherwise, that's a good dial.
     
  10. x3no

    x3no Sep 18, 2015

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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-G...l-watch-/111775754777?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276

    Interesting, has my eye because of the price. Dial looks great (to me). Pushers (& crown?) are wrong, I think. Unless there was some variation I don't know about. Green dot at 12 on the bezel? Someone trying to get creative?

    Besides the above, movement looks ok to me, case decent, and dial nice. Still debating the sub-dial hands. What say others?

    Update: Seller posted side pic to disclose pushers/crown. Confirmed crown is indeed a replacement.

    Update #2: Oddly enough, this Space compax looks like the one to the right of this picture (even though the source was said to be not reliable):
    https://omegaforums.net/attachments/11288559_908727129165370_1761412668_o-jpg.138719/
     
    Edited Sep 18, 2015
  11. Northernman

    Northernman Sep 19, 2015

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    I think others have nailed the inscription. Here is one of my UGs from the 1950s.
    Center seconds cal 332.
    image.jpeg image.jpeg
     
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  12. HeuerLoon

    HeuerLoon Sep 19, 2015

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    Dial and hands are both good. The case has been butchered/modified to fit standard pushers. The lume dot in the bezel has been re-done is modern green luminova. It should be a brownish orange.

    Its missing the original crown. I thought about buying this watch before this seller acquired it. Its a lot of work for a project watch. If it was at the price tag it was offered to me which was considerably less, its still not worth a punt.

    You would need to probably change the case and finding the crown is a task in itself. i know someone who's been looking for just a crown for this model for over a year.
     
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  13. x3no

    x3no Sep 19, 2015

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    Good point on the case being butchered/modified.. Those pushers are obviously not the right fit, but it never occurred to me that they would have to modify the case to fit them! After seeing/hearing that, certainly not touching this one.
     
  14. rahilb

    rahilb Sep 20, 2015

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    ELV web Sep 20, 2015

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  16. LarryG

    LarryG not KennyG, not OG, just LarryG Sep 20, 2015

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    That is certainly a beaut and at 62k Euro Grails don't come cheap. Given where they've traded recently though, not an unreasonable asking price. I'm not sure why no mil. markings on case back.....
     
  17. Northernman

    Northernman Sep 20, 2015

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    That's worth at least one and a half kidney!!!
    ::love::
     
  18. LarryG

    LarryG not KennyG, not OG, just LarryG Sep 20, 2015

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    Is there really an economic argument for college education?
    Just wondering as I look at this with my teenage kids nearby.

    Perhaps I can sell the apples from my three producing trees. Let's see, haven't been to the store in awhile, what are macouns and granny smiths going for these days?
     
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  19. Northernman

    Northernman Sep 20, 2015

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    What's the going rate of kids these days??? :whipped:
     
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  20. jordn

    jordn Wants to be called Frank for some odd reason Sep 20, 2015

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    These days, they exist solely to create debt, so you can't even give them away :eek:...:cautious:

    Wonderful watch. All of the Valjoux 55vbr watches are grails in my book. Too bad about the caseback though. It looks to be an ill-fitting replacement
     
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