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Hey all- I'm selling one of my watches on eBay and wanted to let y'all know in case you're interested.
In an effort to make sure it stays in the chronotrader community, I'm willing to reimburse 15% of the final bid if the winner has an account here.
I've copied the description below
This is a lovely chronograph branded "Sigel" that I purchased earlier this year from another private collector. I had it serviced in December, the watch keeps good time and the start, stop, and reset functions all work. Bidirectional external bezel is 60 minute count down, it rotates freely. Internal is tachymeter in mph. Crystal looks great with just some light scuffing from rubbing against cuffs.
At some point in its life the watch had its dial replaced with a period-appropriate tritium dial with a 30 minute track. The movement is a 45 minute chronograph, making the 30 minute track of rather limited utility, but I've kept it rather than swap dials again.
The dial shows fading from water damage, and my watchmaker informed me that there was minor corrosion on a few of the internals, which he replaced. This was probably from moisture/sprays rather than full submersion- previous owners probably wore it in the rain or while cleaning dishes, and consumer-grade "waterproof" watches made before the '80s are rarely as waterproof as advertised.
Case looks good- caseback has some scuffing as well, but otherwise things look good. Some restoration work was done on the sides, hence the brushed finish.
I offer free shipping and I'll send the watch with the envelope and receipt from my watchmaker, the NATO pictured and a few 20mm leather straps as well; I'm allergic to one of the preservatives used in tanning and can't wear them.
REVISION: EBay apparently listed the brand as Omega from the template and I didn't catch it prior to posting. It is not an Omega