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Old 2 September 2011, 03:55 PM   #31
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Hello all. Is there a Mark I non-porcelain white face? I thought all the Mark I (r serial#s) had the porcelain face.
yes there is !!
pictures coming later today !
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Old 2 September 2011, 05:08 PM   #32
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Old 2 September 2011, 06:34 PM   #33
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aspetta Lele .. pictures are coming !
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Old 6 September 2011, 12:45 AM   #34
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Thanks for your post

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Old 27 October 2011, 06:45 AM   #35
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Here's my Mark I Porcelain Floater:
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Old 11 February 2012, 09:26 AM   #36
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I've seen several 16520s that have had their porcelain dials swapped with a Luminova service dial.
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Old 8 April 2012, 10:20 PM   #37
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And... it is possible doing a similar analysis with the 166520 dials????
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Old 13 August 2012, 08:22 PM   #38
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Here is mine

16520/P series
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Old 22 October 2012, 03:35 PM   #39
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Fascinating Marcello. And to Conner, man I love you watch.
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Old 7 December 2012, 02:01 AM   #40
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I have the "Mark 6" dial that has started developing a nice level of patina on the sub dials. I took my watch to an Authorized Dealer (Wempe) in Stuttgart, and was told that there is some EU requirement that if the dial has tritium, I will be required to replace it when I send it in for the 5-year service.

Several Questions:

1) Is this true?
2) Does my watch have tritium?
3) Is this a requirement in the USA? (If not, I'll wait until I move back this summer and have the service done there.)

THANKS for any information anyone has.
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Old 13 April 2013, 03:52 AM   #41
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I would not leave it to the RSC, either service or anything else. They change the dial, hands that they want. Takes Tritium with patina, so you get back servicing white dial ..... Will you do service, or anything else, go to private watchmaker. I think you will soon get advice from others, where you can go.
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Old 17 April 2013, 03:38 AM   #42
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16520 Tritium ID?

I'm considering purchasing a white dial 16520, but there are some conflicting details about this watch I would like some guidance on.

-The watch appears to have a MK3 or MK4 dial (5 line), but it doesn't have an inverted 6. Is this correct for a Tritium dial?
-The watch has a "225" bezel. Could this bezel be correct for a 5-line dial?
-Triplock crown. Is this correct?
-I don't know the serial number of the case yet.

Am I looking at a franken-watch, or are these details consistent with being factory spec? Is there a way to identify whether the 225 bezel is aftermarket? Thanks in advance look forward to your comments.
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Old 26 May 2013, 03:43 PM   #43
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3D dial WOW! I did not even need the 3D glasses to view. What an amazing collection of pictures!
Thank you so much for posting pics of that caliber!

Aloha from Kauai.

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Old 24 June 2013, 11:40 AM   #44
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On "Spider or "Crazed" Dials???
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Old 28 August 2013, 11:05 AM   #45
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Old 30 June 2014, 11:57 PM   #46
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Excellent post!
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Old 12 July 2014, 03:59 AM   #47
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different tritium dials for 16520

So, the MkIII and MkIV dials have similar production range? I guess I was under the impression the MkIV followed the MkIII dial.

So I've got a 16520 E series, MkIV dial 78360 brushed bracelet with 503 endlinks. Sound correct and right?



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Old 25 July 2014, 01:39 AM   #48
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Now I understand what floating means. Thanks for sharing, great info.
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Old 22 August 2014, 12:41 AM   #49
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Just commenting so I can find this post later in my participated LOL
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Old 27 August 2014, 02:03 AM   #50
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Thanks Marcello and Pino.
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Old 28 August 2014, 08:03 AM   #51
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Just about to post this on a new thread. The last Zenith Daytona (P Serial)




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Old 29 August 2014, 04:56 PM   #52
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aspetta Lele .. pictures are coming !
Don't forget they also came in other metals:





For those of us who like being different:

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Old 21 September 2014, 07:21 PM   #53
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Good job !
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Old 21 September 2014, 07:42 PM   #54
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Don't forget they also came in other metals:





For those of us who like being different:

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Wow, a floating TT? That must be quite rare!
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Old 6 November 2014, 12:42 AM   #55
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OMG PinoPannolino here too.

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Old 8 November 2014, 04:38 AM   #56
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Here is one for the post: Earliest R series Mk1 Porcelain floater with early Mk1 200/50 Bezel. One of only supposed 50 made in SS model and the only 16520 in my collection. This one was bought from Quinson Leung and comes as part of a complete set in pristine condition...
This watch is just amazing, lucky you
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Old 9 December 2014, 03:19 AM   #57
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Welcome to TRF Pino and great shots of a great dial![img]http://*********.com/ipad/images/34.gif[/img]
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Old 9 December 2014, 03:23 AM   #58
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great info , its when you see it all explained it starts to make sense.
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Old 26 January 2015, 05:59 PM   #59
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Welcome to TRF Pino and great shots of a great dial![img]http://**********.com/image/images/23.gif[/img] [img]http://**********.com/image/images/52.gif[/img]
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Old 1 March 2015, 08:03 AM   #60
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