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  1. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 12, 2012

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  2. ulackfocus Dec 13, 2012

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  3. Kommis Vintage Omega Connoisseur Dec 13, 2012

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    Same same

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  4. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Dec 13, 2012

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    Just out of the box,
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  5. hondaman Dec 13, 2012

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  6. porschefan Dec 13, 2012

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  7. X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Dec 13, 2012

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  8. ulackfocus Dec 13, 2012

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  9. Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Dec 13, 2012

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    What.................? Never seen connie dial like this before........::love:: . Tell us more about this Dennis. And I would like to Dibs if you want to flip it............
     
  10. kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member Dec 14, 2012

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    Probably the last couple of days with this one...

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  11. SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 14, 2012

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  12. ulackfocus Dec 14, 2012

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    The caliber 712 was Omega's joint venture with Rayville / Blancpain and Piguet to make an ultra-thin automatic. Skinny self winding movements were desired by the public and the 60's saw quite a few come to market. Piaget was one of the first with the microrotor caliber 12P in 1961, The 71x came in 1964, and AP / VC / JLC introduced the cream of the crop with the 202x/102x/92x in 1967.

    The one odd thing is that the 712 is the chronometer. Most of the chronometer full rotor calibers of the era end in a 1.

    Steve has first right of refusal in case he wants to buy it back, then Bryce who inadvertently picked up a redialed model but returned it, but I'll put you on the list.
     
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  14. Dablitzer Dec 14, 2012

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    A stunning all original Pie Pan with Champagne dial ..
     
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  15. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 14, 2012

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    White Bradford B again.

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  16. Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Dec 14, 2012

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    Thanks for the enlightenment. Incidentally I just bought a Deville with 711 movement hours ago, now I know the story behind the thin calibre. The looks of the movement is not as nice as Cal 5XX though. Just curious why they bother to put a movement without second hand to chronometer spec.

    No problem.....thanks for putting me in the list.
     
  17. ulackfocus Dec 14, 2012

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    The lack of a second hand enables the movement to be thinner. It still can keep time within chronometer specs regardless of it having a second hand or not. The capability of having a second hand is there, just not the parts/wheels to support it.
     
  18. gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Dec 14, 2012

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    IWC c-case today. Note that I'm using a lower case "c", since it is much smaller and thinner than the Omega version:

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  19. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Dec 14, 2012

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    It had a lonely look so out it comes.
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  20. X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Dec 14, 2012

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    Lemania 1280, AKA Omega 321

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