LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

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LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by LeBronson » Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:18 am

I was given vintage LeCoultre Futurematic watch. I need direction to its value and the best plan to go about selling it and placing it with someone who appreciate it.

It is gold with a gold back and has a Spiedel expandable watch band. It runs and seems to be in nice condition. I do not know the model number, because I feel uncomfortable taking it apart. I guess I could try, but don't want to devalue it in anyway.

Any thoughts to any of these queries would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by zafbasha » Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:17 pm

The band won't add any value. Is it gold or 'gold filled'?

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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by LeBronson » Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:13 am

I'm not sure if my last post went through. Images were attached, so it acted like it failed.

I finally got up enough courage to gently open the back of the watch. It is 10K gold filled. Here are some pictures. I will try to send a few more images including the one I meant to attach to my original post. I also can send a small video to show that the watch is running.
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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by LeBronson » Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:20 am

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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by LeBronson » Sat Jan 23, 2016 12:47 pm

I was not able to attach a small video. It's only six seconds long, showing that the watch indeed runs. Is this something that could help you? If so, do you have a way that I can send it to you?

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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by zafbasha » Sat Jan 23, 2016 5:52 pm

What do you want done with it?

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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by LeBronson » Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:22 am

The watch? - Ultimately sell it.
The video? - thought it would help you evaluate the watch.

-LeAnne

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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by zafbasha » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:59 am

The gold filled Futurematics are trading at $700-1200 depending on model and condition. I'm usually a buyer on the lower end of that scale running, less if not.

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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by LeBronson » Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:43 am

Thank you. I know your time is in demand, so I do appreciate you taking the time to help.

Regards.

LeAnne

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Re: LeCoultre Futurematic with Speidel Band

Post by LeBronson » Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:05 pm

Is this face unusual? I have surfed and cannot find another exactly like this with only two numbers at 12 & 6. Any insight?

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