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  1. WatchVaultNYC

    WatchVaultNYC Jul 3, 2018

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    So I just picked this up in an auction, and waiting to get it in my hands. I think its a 321 Seamaster from the 50'-60's- I have grown a liking to vintage Seamaster chronos. Not much information online going by the pictures, hopefully someone has a reference. I hope it's not a redial, but I'd be glad to wear it either way - at least until I find one in better shape.

    seamaster crop copy.jpg
     
  2. Screwbacks

    Screwbacks Jul 3, 2018

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    congrats. very nice catch.
     
  3. alex10

    alex10 Jul 3, 2018

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    :thumbsup:
     
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  4. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 3, 2018

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    I’m going to go with chance favored the bold on this one.
     
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  5. larryganz

    larryganz The cable guy Jul 4, 2018

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    If you're going to have it serviced to wear, you might as well open it up now and see what's inside (I'd expect a 321, as the only 320 that I recall seeing had 2 sub-dials). But it looks genuine to me, and too good to be a redial. I certainly wouldn't wind it without knowing if it needs a service, since parts for it will be hard to find.
     
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  6. Speedmasterfan88

    Speedmasterfan88 Jul 4, 2018

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    Interesting catch! I like the 321 seamasters. Initial thought was ck2907, but the lugs don’t fit the style, the ck2907 has more rounded lugs. The hands definitely fit the era of ck/ko2907, so I‘d go with mid-late 50‘s.

    I hate to ask, but, where is he Tachymeter scale on the dial? I would expect it to be on there.

    Take a look at this great thread, some very nice 321‘s seamasters in there and maybe more information for you.


    https://omegaforums.net/threads/not-all-321s-are-speedmasters.22332/



    Cheers,

    Max
     
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  7. asrnj77

    asrnj77 Jul 4, 2018

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    Were those 34mm? I can't imagine trying to accurately use a chrono on a 34mm dial. People in the good 'ole days had great eyesight. I guess they didn't look at computers all day.
     
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  8. smorrisonmd

    smorrisonmd Jul 4, 2018

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    Agree re: the Tachy scale. And I am no expert, but I don't like the way the sub-dials eat the 3,6, and 9 markers.
     
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  9. Davidt

    Davidt Jul 4, 2018

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    I can't be sure but I don't think these all had tachy scales. Some just had minute markers like the Camaros.

    The pictures pretty poor but I'll go with original.
     
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  10. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jul 4, 2018

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  11. Speedmasterfan88

    Speedmasterfan88 Jul 4, 2018

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  12. Speedmasterfan88

    Speedmasterfan88 Jul 4, 2018

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    True, but then I would prefer an additional DeVille on the dial.

    Or just plain Omega.

    But everything was possible back then, so I wouldn’t rule out that it‘s an original dial. My comments above are just what I observed over the past years with 321 seamasters, majority of them having some sort of scale. A quick glance into AJTT, shows a 105.004 321 Chrono with Seamasters on the dial and without a Tachyscale.
     
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  13. WatchVaultNYC

    WatchVaultNYC Jul 4, 2018

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    It's 35.5mm. I have an 861 Seamaster which I love to bits. It being mostly dial, 19mm lugs and those big pushers make it visually larger than it is
     
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  14. jaguar11

    jaguar11 Jul 4, 2018

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    I like it!
     
  15. Dan S

    Dan S Jul 4, 2018

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    I think it's really appealing. I especially like the way the alpha hand theme was followed through all the way to the small sub-dial hands.
     
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  16. warrydog

    warrydog Jul 4, 2018

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    Beautiful watch!! Congratulations.
     
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  17. chronoboy64

    chronoboy64 Jul 4, 2018

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    very nice looking piece, huge congrats and wear in good health :thumbsup:
     
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  18. WatchVaultNYC

    WatchVaultNYC Jul 16, 2018

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    Well its arrived! Looks like it all panned out!

    Hopefully a little polywatch will clear up the dial a bit more..
    IMG_7862.JPG

    Movement looks really clean..
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    Finally know what model this is..
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    Family photo
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  19. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 16, 2018

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    nice 59/60!!!

    Think that is radium that has gone black? Or?
     
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  20. Jantar

    Jantar Jul 16, 2018

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    I love it. Been wanting one of these but can never seem to find one in decent, original condition. Nice score.
     
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