Is this a legit vintage JLC watch?

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lampyridae
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Is this a legit vintage JLC watch?

Postby lampyridae » Sat Jun 19, 2021 6:11 am

I'm planning to purchase a vintage JLC from a local shop here that they claim is from the 1950s and that the dial has been refinished. Unfortunately, I have only found one example with the same exact dial, also from my country.

Based on the photos, the serial number is 578276.

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Unfortunately, the seller is only providing me with these photos and does not have one of the inside of the case back.
Would be correct to assume that the movement is a P469?

Any help with regards to verifying the authenticity of this watch would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you. :D

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Re: Is this a legit vintage JLC watch?

Postby zafbasha » Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:41 am

Movement and case are legit, the dial as you noted appears refinished. Looks authentic to me.

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Re: Is this a legit vintage JLC watch?

Postby lampyridae » Tue Jun 22, 2021 12:40 am

Movement and case are legit, the dial as you noted appears refinished. Looks authentic to me.
Thank you for your time. I suppose I should see if the dial looks good enough in person. Something feels off about it though, so I might keep an eye out for better deals that fit my preference

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Re: Is this a legit vintage JLC watch?

Postby zafbasha » Tue Jun 22, 2021 8:25 am

The refinished dial is worth at least 30-40% less than an original dial.


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