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Old 15 November 2020, 02:25 AM   #1
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Is this Exp 2 in good condition?

Dear RF,

Need advise on the condition of this piece. Is it in good condition? Polish piece?


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Old 15 November 2020, 02:36 AM   #2
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Tough to tell with those pictures, but does look like it's been polished quite a bit
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Old 15 November 2020, 03:38 AM   #3
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Tough to tell with those pictures, but does look like it's been polished quite a bit

Thanks Brian for your input. Need more opinion on this piece. Really appreciate more feedback. Bump
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Old 15 November 2020, 03:51 AM   #4
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It really does look like its been well worn, then polished. But not outrageously so. Do you know anything else about this watch ? Price? Significance to you ?

If you're just doing online homework, I'd pass on this watch. My .02.

I'd get a polar dial Exp II new in a heartbeat from my AD...if the call would ever come.
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Old 15 November 2020, 03:56 AM   #5
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To get a good gauge of the level it's been polished, I really need to see the lugs at an angled view. Picture of the crown on the clasp help as well. the top-down pictures you've posted don't really allow people to see the lines to gauge how soft or crisp they are.
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Old 15 November 2020, 03:58 AM   #6
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There is no way anyone can give certainty in the comments above regarding polishing. The pictures are blurry and the crown guard isn’t really in the picture. Saying a watch is over polished seems to be the standard reply if unsure.

How someone can say for you to pass on this watch just from seeing those two pictures is beyond me.

Upload better pictures for us, please.

EDIT: NewUser above has replied with sensible advice and recommendation.
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Old 15 November 2020, 03:59 AM   #7
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It really does look like its been well worn, then polished. But not outrageously so. Do you know anything else about this watch ? Price? Significance to you ?

If you're just doing online homework, I'd pass on this watch. My .02.

I'd get a polar dial Exp II new in a heartbeat from my AD...if the call would ever come.

Thanks for the feedback. About USD 7.7k box n paper.
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Old 15 November 2020, 04:02 AM   #8
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Is this Exp 2 in good condition?

Here you go and I only have these 3 pic

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Old 15 November 2020, 04:29 AM   #9
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Here's my final 0.02. If you can't tell, and based on your pictures, most people here likely can't provide a good opinion, I would pass. There are simply too many of these watches in great shape floating around. Watch looks decent, but if those three pictures are what I had to from, it's a no from me.
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Old 15 November 2020, 04:35 AM   #10
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Here's my final 0.02. If you can't tell, and based on your pictures, most people here likely can't provide a good opinion, I would pass. There are simply too many of these watches in great shape floating around. Watch looks decent, but if those three pictures are what I had to from, it's a no from me.


Completely agree with your assessment


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Old 15 November 2020, 11:15 AM   #11
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Here's my final 0.02. If you can't tell, and based on your pictures, most people here likely can't provide a good opinion, I would pass. There are simply too many of these watches in great shape floating around. Watch looks decent, but if those three pictures are what I had to from, it's a no from me.

+1. Could be great but who can tell? Nice tritium dial maybe. Rounded lugs seems like. No steal at that price. Buy when you can actually tell what youíre buying, eg, high Rez pics
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Old 17 November 2020, 02:28 AM   #12
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Here are the pictures the seller send me. Need all expert to help out. Many thanks
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Old 17 November 2020, 02:30 AM   #13
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Is the condition reasonable?
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Old 17 November 2020, 02:34 AM   #14
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It's definitely over polished but not a deal breaker if the price is right. Also, a new bezel wouldn't be that expensive if you send in for servicing at some point.


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Old 17 November 2020, 03:10 AM   #15
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Pass. Looks over polished to me.
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Old 17 November 2020, 03:19 AM   #16
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Tks sp006 and 1william for the feedback. Really appreciate it. I live in a small country so hard to find a nice example of tritium Rolex and that the one I really wanted. Haha. Well since most of them are just interested in selling new stuffs so a tritium dial is really hard to come by
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Old 17 November 2020, 08:23 AM   #17
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More opinion are welcome btw the price for this is About USD 7.7k
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Old 17 November 2020, 09:46 AM   #18
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Is the condition reasonable?
Looks good.

This watch is almost 20 years old, it has been cleaned up and lightly brushed to make a good impression.

There is nothing obviously wrong or overdone with this watch.
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Old 17 November 2020, 10:43 AM   #19
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Looks good.

This watch is almost 20 years old, it has been cleaned up and lightly brushed to make a good impression.

There is nothing obviously wrong or overdone with this watch.
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Old 17 November 2020, 03:14 PM   #20
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Thanks tools and Grady for your opinion. Appreciate a lot
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Old 17 November 2020, 06:22 PM   #21
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Looks good to me too. Let us know if eventually you get it.
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Old 22 November 2020, 04:58 AM   #22
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Looks good to me too. Let us know if eventually you get it.

Will be getting it in 2 days time. Feeling excited and will post the pic once itís on my wrist. But one last thing I wish to check is the bracelet. Is this the correct bracelet for 16570 year 96/97? Really appreciate the feedback



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Old 22 November 2020, 12:50 PM   #23
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I agree with Tools. It is a decent watch and definitely not over-polished.
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Old 23 November 2020, 05:11 AM   #24
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I agree with Tools. It is a decent watch and definitely not over-polished.
Me too. Watch looks good for 20 years of wear.
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Old 23 November 2020, 06:17 AM   #25
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Me too. Watch looks good for 20 years of wear.

Me 3 based on the newerly posted pix.
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Old 23 November 2020, 10:27 AM   #26
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Is this the correct bracelet for 16570 year 96/97?
Yep, bracelet is fine (78360).
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Old 23 November 2020, 02:58 PM   #27
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Old 23 November 2020, 09:10 PM   #28
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Is this Exp 2 in good condition?


Luminova hands and is it service hands? ? >.<ď
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Old 23 November 2020, 09:20 PM   #29
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It should be service hands right?
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Old 24 November 2020, 02:50 AM   #30
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Wonder will it hard to source full set tritium hands
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