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Zenith De Luca first series - price gain?

  1. westmouth

    westmouth Aug 28, 2018

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    I notice that the prices for De Luca first series seems to have rocketed the last year or so, at least on chrono24.com?
    Do they sell for those asking prices? Reason for asking is that I have this -88 white face, and the chrono24 numbers is sort of tempting:
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  2. Darlinboy

    Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Aug 28, 2018

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    These have gone up some. But, keep in mind that Chrono24 prices are asking, not getting.
     
  3. wristpirate

    wristpirate Aug 28, 2018

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    Those are dealer asking prices too. Not quite the same for private sellers.
     
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  4. westmouth

    westmouth Aug 30, 2018

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    Any ideas what a reasonable price would be for this one?
     
  5. kbk

    kbk Aug 30, 2018

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  6. kbk

    kbk Aug 30, 2018

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    But it's a great looking watch :)
     
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  7. kbk

    kbk Aug 30, 2018

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    by the way, isnt it a mark 2? the mark one have wider handset
     
  8. westmouth

    westmouth Aug 30, 2018

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    The mark1 black dial 01.0042.400 has a wider Alpha or Dauphine like handset. The 01.0043.400 white dial mark1 has the hands as pictured above. Believe these hands were replaced by mercedes hands already the year after. So only 375 pieces produced with these distinct hands.
     
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  9. kelev_ra

    kelev_ra Sep 4, 2018

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    Well... I hard to find any premium watch these days that didn't doubled it's price/value the last 2 or 3 years it seems.
    Just look at vintage Rolex, Omega, Tudor, Zenith,... As long as it's at least 36mm and somewhat "sporty"...

    PS: I sold my De Luca for 2.800 Euro some months ago. Was gone in less than 5 minutes.
     
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  10. kbk

    kbk Sep 4, 2018

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    They have definitely become more collectable over the last couple of years and prices have gone up very fast
     
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  11. westmouth

    westmouth Sep 4, 2018

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    @kelev_ra - was that a mark1?
    @kbk - thats seem to be the same observation that I have made.
     
  12. nickw

    nickw Sep 4, 2018

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    Is this a low post count "stealth" sales thread? :whistling:
     
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  13. westmouth

    westmouth Sep 5, 2018

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    Well, I do have low post count, no doubt about that. And I do own a De Luca, the fact that I am asking about international pricing for my watch may indicate that I am considering selling it. Wether that will be locally or on a wider marketplace- time will tell. I may also keep it, knowing that it is a great, well reputed watch with a very interesting history- and on top of that a nice value increase.
     
  14. georgeszaslavsky

    georgeszaslavsky Sep 5, 2018

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    Between 2500-4000€, 4500€ is if the watch is complete with box, user's manual and invoice
     
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  15. samfre

    samfre Mar 21, 2019

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    Have you sold yours? I am looking for one
     
  16. pweingarten

    pweingarten Mar 21, 2019

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    I've sold several, mostly of the Mark 1 black dial variety, and they've consistently been $3500-$4500 depending on condition.
     
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  17. samfre

    samfre Mar 21, 2019

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    I am looking for a white dial Mark 1, price are higher than$3500-$4500
     
  18. bikehomero

    bikehomero Mar 22, 2019

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  19. samfre

    samfre Mar 22, 2019

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  20. bikehomero

    bikehomero Mar 22, 2019

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    White ones was underrated in the past compared to the black ones as well. This changed within the last one or two years.