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Offline graywhaleman

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my first vintage zodiac
« on: June 01, 2010, 10:07:39 PM »
greetings, forgive me for posting under watch stories as i think this is where i should have posted. i just purchased a red dot tu-tone chronograph and know very litle about it. it looks like a daytona with screw down pushers and is powered by a 7750 movement. does anyone know if the gold is solid or plated and what the approx value is? i am hoping i did not overpay. thanks in advance for any help. steve

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Re: my first vintage zodiac
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2010, 11:04:52 PM »
Welcome aboard!

Info on your watch:
(Red Point)
Water Resistant to 100 Meters
Retail:  $1,095.00

Stainless steel case, Gold-plated bezel with tachymeter scale.  Automatic mechanical chronograph movement.  Seconds, 30-minute and 12 hour counter.  Screw-in crown.

Very nice watch you have.  If you had it properly serviced by Butch's watch guy, it would look brand new.
« Last Edit: June 01, 2010, 11:05:19 PM by Sea Wolf »

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Offline graywhaleman

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Re: my first vintage zodiac
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2010, 11:16:02 PM »
sea wolf, thanks for the timely info. i was hoping it was not plated and may have over paid but i like the watch. this is a great site and i am glad i found it.

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Re: my first vintage zodiac
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2010, 05:34:39 AM »
The plating on that model was 18K. Today they sell for anywhere from $500-$1,000, depending on condition.
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Offline jon p

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Re: my first vintage zodiac
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2010, 09:03:09 AM »
 ;D NICE ONE !! let BWG work it over for you--you will not believe the difference. it is in VERY nice condition now, you made a great find that is a nice part of zodiac history.  JON P


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