well, this has certainly been the most humbling (and embarrassing) thread to find. And although I probably would have preferred @DirtyDozen12
bring this to my attention privately, I will also admit I probably would have maintained I thought the dial was original. As someone that generally feels pretty confident about spotting redials, I have happily enjoyed this watch for over two years, with each wear bringing a smile to my face; I suppose ignorance is bliss. I have since removed the FS listing and apologize for the inaccurate listing.
It also goes to show the difference in looking at macros of my poor quality iphone shots to experience on wrist; I never would have suspected since the printing is very sharp, consistent (to the eye), and seems to be even or good quality (for a redial), but damnit if you guys aren't right, this does appear to be a refinished dial, and I cannot argue with the sharp eyes and identifiers above - I certainly feel stupid for not noticing them. Luckily, I "accidentally" won this at an auction with a low bid (now I know why) so it doesn't sting too bad enjoying it because it is a great caliber and charming watch overall, but whether or not I'll be able to look at it the same in the future is the question.
Do any of you experts ever see original dials and hands for this watch? Would it even be worth it to source with a case that's not mint?
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