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Offline blauroterfritz

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Goldpoint on E-bay
« on: October 28, 2016, 04:54:53 pm »
Lost my Gold point Chronograph many years ago , diving in northern Queensland. I have been hunting to replace ever since. I found a listing on E-bay , 2 tone Gold point Chrono. Looking closer , I realized the outer bezel is replaced with a Rolex type aftermarket engine bezel and the crystal is not original either. Posted a question to seller , no reply. Made E bay aware , since the watch is advertised as '100% authentic and original' , no reply or action. Is this the standard now?
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Re: Goldpoint on E-bay
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2016, 09:59:05 am »
NOTHING on eBay surprised me today. Can you post the auction number?
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Re: Goldpoint on E-bay
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2016, 08:26:21 pm »
Yep, Ebay number is 231655421119. Seller in the US. On the other hand I just had a great experience on Ebay. I spotted a Goldpoint Chrono ,st/steel , just listed , Seller in Italy.( Whenever I had trouble in the past with buyers or sellers , it would have been Italy.) Contacted him , cut a deal , bought than and there , 7days later !!!!!!! the watch is in my letterbox in Melbourne , mint condition , 1-2 sec+ per day ,serviced , just stunning, Cost me AU $850  all up. I'll post some photos later today. Got another one on the go , same chrono ,2 tone from USA , very , very cheap ,see how we go with this one , I'll update. Cheers, Arne.
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Re: Goldpoint on E-bay
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2016, 10:13:24 am »
231655421119, the watch is all original. Check the catalogs before buying.
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Re: Goldpoint on E-bay
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2016, 02:46:54 am »
what about the bezel and the crystal?
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Re: Goldpoint on E-bay
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2016, 05:43:34 pm »
Are they not part of the watch?
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Re: Goldpoint on E-bay
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2016, 07:09:31 pm »
you stated the watch is all original.There is a reference 406.41.15 in the catalog , but the bezel and crystal of the watch on E bay is very different. The original outer bezel has a 60 minute scale and the watch on E bay has a aftermarket engine style bezel fitted , as well as the crystal being Plexi with a magnifier and not sapphire domed as the original.
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Re: Goldpoint on E-bay
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2016, 08:46:31 pm »
I apologize blauroterfritz! You are absolutely correct on all counts. In my haste I was looking at something else. Nice catch here. I was not even aware (or remembered?) that the 2 rings were separate. I have not had one of those watches for 15 years now. I thought I had a NOS case like that one but cannot seem to find it right now.

Thanks for sticking to you guns and calling me out on it. I don't do this often but here is a picture of what he caught. This is what it that model SHOULD look like.
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Re: Goldpoint on E-bay
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2016, 12:02:26 am »
  :secrethand Thank you for the feedback , thought i am going weird , ' seeing things'. Yes , the inner tachymeter bezel is fixed ,the outer ,one directional 60 minute scale outer bezel is one directional, to set and check diving times. Cheers , Arne.
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