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Once again, we see an auction house showing either ignorance (laziness?) or deceit. Truly pitiful.
I mean, how many minutes of work would it take to see that these hands are not correct? Perhaps these hands are from a Breitling, that also used the Cal 11 / 12 movement.
In terms of the Heuers, Bonhams used to offer some nice watches and have some real expertise, but in recent years they seem to have be selling just about anything, regardless of quality or authenticity. Sad and not good for anyone.
Here's the link to the watch -- Bonhams, July 21 Auction -- Lot 65. Hopefully, they will update the listing to point out the problem with the hands.
: Hi all,
: what is this? a Siffert with orange hands at Bonhams? Did this ever
: exist or did Bonhams not do their research?