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      01-31-2013, 02:14 PM   #247
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Originally Posted by N8N View Post
New acquisition, complete with small fuzzy friend.

Good: dial is gorgeous, and has nice applied markers. Movement dates to 1954 (not 1952 as seller stated, but still.) Keeps time well. Has new Omega signed strap and buckle. Gold is still nice and even on case; isn't over-polished or brassed.

Bad: I suspect it may be a franken; dial color/indices are a little casual for ultra-formal wear; not sure if crown is original style or not

But as I said before, I'd always wanted a respectable watch with a green face and this has a very very nice one; pictures can't really capture the very subtle starburst which is quite attractive. I probably overpaid for it, but it makes me happy, so whiskey tango foxtrot.
Very nice.

I would love to buy a vintage Omega as a dress watch but don't even know where to begin...seems like there is a lot to know. Whereas you can pretty much just go and buy a new watch you like and not worry about what it is you have.
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