70s Watches Gallery

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Re: 70s Watches Gallery

Post by Beau nidle » November 10th 2015, 7:16am

I have a hankering for one of the Spaceman audacieuse Omax watches - but I'm led to believe that an awful lot of them out there are either outright fakes or cobbled together from a cache of spare parts in the 90s. Making me very wary. Guess I need to track down an example from a trusted vintage dealer rather than buy blind.
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Re: 70s Watches Gallery

Post by AlbertaTime » March 8th 2017, 8:53am

bobbee, here's an Orient of the same era (courtesy anzac1957)...

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There's conjecture that these were connected in production between the brands to some extent, although the internals differed.
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Re: 70s Watches Gallery

Post by eddiea » March 8th 2017, 6:27pm

AlbertaTime wrote:bobbee, here's an Orient of the same era (courtesy anzac1957)...

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There's conjecture that these were connected in production between the brands to some extent, although the internals differed.

That's the reason I like Orient so much, never afraid to put out the funky shit ever back in the day..gradient/faceted dials and or crystals, superbly adjusted movements on the price point ...just awesome stuff!!
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Re: 70s Watches Gallery

Post by Tzimisces » March 8th 2017, 7:04pm

70's Orients:

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Faceted crystal, though the pic doesn't show it. The facets are horizontal.
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