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Old 12 July 2019, 10:29 AM   #1
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Marlon Brando Gmt 1675

Looks odd without the bezel but I guess he removed during filming of Apocalypse Now ,cool story & looks to be in great condition.

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Old 12 July 2019, 11:54 AM   #2
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The horror.....
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Old 12 July 2019, 01:20 PM   #3
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Looks cool, I wear my submariner like that sometimes..
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Old 12 July 2019, 01:50 PM   #4
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And perfect condition! So glad Marlon took such impeccable care of this one...yeah
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Old 12 July 2019, 11:01 PM   #5
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The horror.....
I agree, but my guess is that taking the bezel off his GMT is one of the least weird things that Marlon Brando did.
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Old 12 July 2019, 11:22 PM   #6
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Fancy font on the engraving
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Old 12 July 2019, 11:43 PM   #7
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I agree, but my guess is that taking the bezel off his GMT is one of the least weird things that Marlon Brando did.
He only did it because the crew on the set thought it looked in too-good condition.
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Old 13 July 2019, 12:17 AM   #8
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I wonder how prepped this watch is to look like Brando in Apocalypse now. I would guess that it had a bezel and a bracelet after they completed the movie.

I’m sure it will sell strong but I doubt we will see a crazy price like with PN PN.
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Old 13 July 2019, 12:30 AM   #9
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The case looks to be unpolished, but is the dial correct for the period though?


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Old 13 July 2019, 12:50 AM   #10
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Here it is on the man himself
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Old 13 July 2019, 02:04 AM   #11
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Wonder if he visited the RSC in Cambodia.
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Old 13 July 2019, 03:58 AM   #12
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Wonder if he visited the RSC in Cambodia.
Wasn't it filmed in the Philippines?
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Old 13 July 2019, 04:20 AM   #13
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Just put a damn bezel on that thing already!


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Old 13 July 2019, 04:24 AM   #14
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I agree, but my guess is that taking the bezel off his GMT is one of the least weird things that Marlon Brando did.
You need to watch the movie again. "The horror" has nothing to do with the missing bezel.
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Old 13 July 2019, 04:58 AM   #15
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I know nothing compared to most of you guys, but isn't the dial in amazing shape? Looks like it has aged very evenly on the plots. Right, really nice looking dial?
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Old 13 July 2019, 05:24 AM   #16
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I know nothing compared to most of you guys, but isn't the dial in amazing shape? Looks like it has aged very evenly on the plots. Right, really nice looking dial?
It's a service dial for sure
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Old 13 July 2019, 05:51 AM   #17
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You need to watch the movie again. "The horror" has nothing to do with the missing bezel.
You don't like movies about surfing?
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Old 13 July 2019, 05:57 AM   #18
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Marlon Brando Gmt 1675

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Wasn't it filmed in the Philippines?

I believe it was but I was joking about whether Colonel Kurtz went there which would have been Cambodia


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Old 13 July 2019, 07:22 AM   #19
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It's a service dial for sure
Try again. Three strikes and you're out.
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Old 13 July 2019, 10:56 AM   #20
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Old 14 July 2019, 04:51 AM   #21
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So itís not a service dial? Would you agree with my laughably amateur opinion that the dial is in great shape?


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Old 14 July 2019, 02:53 PM   #22
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I found myself thinking about this watch a lot. Its so good to see it resurface, I really thought it lost.
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Old 14 July 2019, 06:24 PM   #23
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I wonder if those marks at the seven are where the bezel was popped off by perhaps Brando himself? Cool bloody watch.
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Old 14 July 2019, 06:51 PM   #24
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Wasn't it filmed in the Philippines?
Wherever it was filmed, it's overrated, imo. I saw it when it was released, and endured parts of it once or twice since. Sheen and Hopper were the best performers.
As for the watch - the DIY engraving on the back is cool. I agree the bezel's been popped off and snapped on quite a few times since the filming (he'd fit right in here), and probably been 'lost' again for dramatic ($) effect in the auction.
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Old 15 July 2019, 10:34 PM   #25
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It kinda weird but special with the bezel tho. Like it
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Old 16 July 2019, 06:37 AM   #26
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The engraving looks childish
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Old 17 July 2019, 09:01 PM   #27
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So who here would keep the bezel off if they bought this one and who would make the watch whole?


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Wherever it was filmed, it's overrated, imo. I saw it when it was released, and endured parts of it once or twice since. Sheen and Hopper were the best performers.
And Brando didn't do a good job as Kurtz??? I couldn't imagine anyone doing a better job. The monologue was perfect imo.
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