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  1. Temobezhiashvili

    Temobezhiashvili Apr 10, 2019

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    Hi guys,

    I need your help! So I have a chance to buy Vintage Omega Seamaster cal 342, which I really wanted I am certain it's authentic, but still could use your help, also is 250$ good price for it? Since I have seen vintage seamasters go for 800-1000
     
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  2. cristos71

    cristos71 Apr 10, 2019

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    Pass...it looks like an ugly redial with a heavily worn case!
     
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  3. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Apr 10, 2019

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    It's an interesting reference (it is a "jumbo" Seamaster which is 2mm larger than the ordinary type), but ufortunately the case has been severely polished and the dial repainted (and not well). The hands are incorrect too.

    Not too many collectors would recommend you buying it, sorry.
     
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  4. KingCrouchy

    KingCrouchy Apr 10, 2019

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    Hello, like said before it's a badly done redial. The case is polished and with the costs of a service you will be spending more money than the watch is worth. Sorry
     
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  5. Temobezhiashvili

    Temobezhiashvili Apr 10, 2019

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    Thanks, also I have been told that it runs 1:30 minute ahead... but the guy is selling for 200$ and I could do some polishing myself soo still thinking it could be a good bargain.
     
  6. cristos71

    cristos71 Apr 10, 2019

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    The case has wear through of the gold on the lugs. You can't polish that away, it will only get worse!
     
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  7. KingCrouchy

    KingCrouchy Apr 10, 2019

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    The problem with those "bargains" is that at the end you pay much more for fixing them than expected.
    Count a service in and you will be at 400-600 total costs.
    And with a watch like that it will be hard to sell it.

    For 400$ you can find a great piece, like an Omega Geneve, and those will be cheaper and easier to find parts for.