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Re: Might be "Too Far Gone"
In Response To: Might be "Too Far Gone" ()

: I like patina / natural aging as much as the next guy, but to my
: eye this Autavia appears to be "too far gone." In
: particular, the registers (sub-dials) seem to have suffered
: considerable damage.

: If this watch appeals to you, I can understand your considering
: buying it. My only caution is that if and when the time comes to
: sell the watch, you may have a very limited audience for a watch
: in this condition. A lot of people prefer mint or near mint
: condition, and they would stay away from this watch.

: Of course, if you like the looks and are not concerned about the
: prospect of selling it, then you should go for the watch. Beauty
: is in the eye of the beholder, and if you like the looks, that's
: what really matters.

: Please let us know what happens with this one.

: Jeff

: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

thanks for the advice. it looks like I could source a replacement dial, pusher, and chronograph needle for about 1000 USD. I asked for a movement photo which is below. Would you say the movement looks as it should for this model?

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