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Old 12 October 2019, 02:21 AM   #1
JonnyMass
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Thoughts on 1655 needed

Hey guys,

Been on the hunt for a 1655 now for a few weeks and a local store to me in LA has just got one in. Would love some advice and feedback on it and if it's a decent deal or if I should keep on searching.

It's the first 1655 on "Wannabuyawatch". I can't link it as I only have 3 posts.

Thanks!
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Old 12 October 2019, 08:50 AM   #2
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Dial is fake, case probably fake also. Looks way to new for a 49 year old watch.
Just lookup a decent picture of a 1655 mk 1 dial on the internet and see all the differences.
Also the hands are wrong for a mk1, the bezel is terrible looks like a toddler painted the numbers on it.

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Old 12 October 2019, 09:37 AM   #3
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...the bezel is terrible looks like a toddler painted the numbers on it.
As soon as I saw it, I was wondering what the hell was wrong with the bezel.
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Old 12 October 2019, 07:50 PM   #4
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https://wannabuyawatch.com/product/r...rca-1973-copy/
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Old 12 October 2019, 10:50 PM   #5
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the bezel is terrible looks like a toddler painted the numbers on it.
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Old 13 October 2019, 03:16 AM   #6
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As noted, this 1655 is a mess and questionable at best. However, they will throw in a travel pouch, "a $55 value!"

For $22,500, I'd rather buy a new VW Jetta, which is actually less money.
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Old 13 October 2019, 03:22 AM   #7
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Thanks for the heads up

Hey guys, thanks to Daniel Vanderlubbe for bringing this discussion to our attention. We have removed the listing and will examine relative to comments raised here. Ken Jacobs, owner Wanna Buy A Watch
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Old 13 October 2019, 03:26 AM   #8
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Wow, how does a watch like that get posted to begin with?
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Old 13 October 2019, 07:08 AM   #9
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Still for sale lol
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