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Paris Breitling auction November 22nd 2017 cornettedesaintcy
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Author:  Dracha [ Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:11 am ]
Post subject:  Paris Breitling auction November 22nd 2017 cornettedesaintcy

just a few words of warning, although I doubt anyone here needs to be warned
But as some people are pushing this auction, and deleting comments , on various social media channels I feel compelled to post this

http://www.cornettedesaintcyr.fr/html/i ... 124&lng=en

38: reprinted dial , hour and minute hands incorrect
44: hands not period correct
49: complete fabrication , dial reprinted hands not original
50: rare’ish but it looks like its defective watch ? maybe they switched the date in the wrong position and now the day is stuck or damaged ? count on an expensive repair (why wasn’t this repaired in the 1st place , can it be repaired ?)
55: Lume hands on a non-lume dial and geneve on a 1948 watch ? , breitling didnt mover to Geneve until 1953. So reprinted dial at least but whole watch is suspect
56: hands incorrect , might be a complete fabrication
58: rare’ish rare’ish but it looks like its defective watch ? maybe they switched the date in the wrong position and now the day is stuck or damaged ? count on an expensive repair (why wasn’t this repaired in the 1st place , can it be repaired ?)
59: suspect logo I suspect its at least a reprinted dial
61: fake , started its life as a Telda (do a search on Breitling source and you will see what I mean) , the 1980ies and 1990ies re-issues did not use serial numbers and ref numbers from previous era
66: looking at the logo its at least a reprinted dial
84: hand missing ? , what is that all about ?
88: built together franken , look at the date wheel
91: my opinion reprinted dial , would need to see the lume irl to say if redone, but clearly dial too small for the watch, out of a 790
92: I suspect repainted lume / relumed dial
93: Mk1 case with a Mk3 dial and movement ? frankenwatch
95: incorrect bezel
127: I dont trust the write up if the serial number doesnt fit the story how can it be much earlier ? , Breitling had very good serialization and apart from a very well documented 806 all serials match the date , later serials on a earlier watch never happened or documented

Author:  buddman [ Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Paris Breitling auction November 22nd 2017 cornettedesai

Thanks for the work Rene.

Author:  WatchFred [ Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:29 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Paris Breitling auction November 22nd 2017 cornettedesai

we should add that we've known many of the vintage watches in this auction for years (of course most of them incorrect or at least very incorrectly described) - owned and offered here by none other than Michael März of breitlinglongue fame, TheSage or TheEnlightened as he liked to call himself on his single member forum - banned a dozen times or so on breitlingsource and all other relevant watch forums, banned from ebay and chrono24.

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