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Why: Tachy bezel reprinted as MH bezel?!?!?

Can any of you help solve this?????

I am selling this Autavia 15630 on Chronotrader and an interested collector writes to me:
"Just one question: Has the bezel been reprinted / repainted? I see some shadows of a Tachyscala...
...have a look at the (first) picture between 4/20 and 5/25. Near to the 20 you can clearly see the 170 of a Tachyscale..."

My answer was:

YOU ARE RIGHT - I inspected it with a loup and the tachy numbers are visible all the way round.

How could that happen? You can (could) get a tachy bezel so why go through such a complicated process?

The only thing that I can think of is that factory having to many tachys and then having them "transformed".

I have another exactly the same reference with same bazel. But that doesn't show signs of new printing.


Peter. Denmark;md=read;id=82382

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