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Re: THIS ISNT REAL
In Response To: THIS ISNT REAL ()

The watch is sold in the setup seen in the photos. I don't know if this is the original setup or not, I bought it looking like this. Obviously your watch and Amers watch have different setups as well so at least one of them is not "REAL" either? Red hands in combination with orange accents on the dial does not appear more original to me than silver hands. Your and Amers watches are hardly from the 60's as the dial design screams 70's and because the Valjoux 7733 movement was intruduced in 1969...

Claiming my watch "ISNT REAL" is a bit harsh based on the fact that two other similar watches have different setups. I'll let any potential buyer make his own mind up.

If you wish to discuss this further you are welcome to send me an email.

: Hello,

: I noticed your listing for this just a few minutes ago. I gotta say
: that this watch isn't real.

: Here's Amer's listing a few years back
:
: http://chronocentric.com/forums/chronotrader/index.cgi?md=read;id=35265

: Amer's is one of the two known original setup for the watch. I own
: the other

: https://www.instagram.com/p/BfOTzf_DD_h/?taken-by=ruewatches

: The one from Amer's listing has the same exact case as mine while
: yours is a Wakmann case which probably dates to the 70's
: (because of the inner part of the caseback - that was a later
: logo). I also don't think this was made by Wakmann. The hands on
: Amer differ from mine (its probably before or after mine - hard
: to date it).

: The hands on yours are completely wrong. The sub hands should have
: been painted to make it more visible as the sub dials itself are
: painted black. I'm sure one could make an argument that the
: steel pops out but if you look at the two, mine and Amer's, they
: are all painted either red or orange.

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