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Offline evghenii

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Zodiac Kingline caseback
« on: March 27, 2016, 05:02:31 AM »
Today I opened my watch and noticed an inscription inside the сaseback: modele depose JB. Its french, but Iam not understand the sense and never saw this in another zodiacs. May be somebody help me? :helpme

Offline Cobber

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Re: Zodiac Kingline caseback
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2019, 01:15:43 PM »
Hi Evg...,
As this is a really old post, you've probably already figured this out.  I was searching Kingline here this morning and stumbled on your question and was curious as well.
The "modele depose" just means the case is a registered design.  I assume this provided some sort of protection against copies of the case.  I suspect the J * B stamp is the hallmark of the case manufacturer.  I tried searching to figure out who that might be but didn't find anything to report.
Funny thing though, I did a search on "modele depose J B watch" and the first several images that popped up had identical cases to your Zodiac but the dials had a couple different names I have never heard of before.


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