Pam 233 questions?

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Pam 233 questions?

bradleyt09
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bradleyt09
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May 5th, 2012, 12:08 am #1

What years were the PAM 233 made? The Vendome reference table shows that they were made I through O (ie. 2006-2012), but the Millesimation table shows it was only produced in years I and J (2006 and 2007). So, if anyone could advise if there is a 233K, 233L, 233M, 233N and 233O, I would appreciate it.

Also, I have heard of issues with the power reserve indicator getting stuck. Is this an issue with any particular year? I've also read of issues with the strap quick-change system - has anyone had any problems with this?

Is there a particular year that is more desirable or better than the other(s)?

I love this watch and WTB, but need to do a little due diligence first. Thanks for reading, and any input will be very much appreciated.

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DialM
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May 5th, 2012, 1:15 am #2

233K and previous are dot, after is am/pm.
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rioet
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May 5th, 2012, 2:15 am #3

What years were the PAM 233 made? The Vendome reference table shows that they were made I through O (ie. 2006-2012), but the Millesimation table shows it was only produced in years I and J (2006 and 2007). So, if anyone could advise if there is a 233K, 233L, 233M, 233N and 233O, I would appreciate it.

Also, I have heard of issues with the power reserve indicator getting stuck. Is this an issue with any particular year? I've also read of issues with the strap quick-change system - has anyone had any problems with this?

Is there a particular year that is more desirable or better than the other(s)?

I love this watch and WTB, but need to do a little due diligence first. Thanks for reading, and any input will be very much appreciated.
to answer your question

yes the power indicator used to have issue. some cant drop to the end of zero when the power completely used up. some cant go to full even with a complete wind. but all this issued only happen in 3 batch which is I J and K. they have improve and overcome the problem after that.

as for your 2nd question on easy strap change system. all contemporary model come with this function. I don find any prob with my pam so far and i enjoy the changing strap process as it not even taking me a minute to get a new strap on my pam.
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bradleyt09
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May 5th, 2012, 2:33 am #4

The quick change system sounds awesome. I have a couple of older PAMs so no quick change, but I like the idea of changing straps to suit the mood of the day.
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squar3pants
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May 5th, 2012, 3:35 am #5

to answer your question

yes the power indicator used to have issue. some cant drop to the end of zero when the power completely used up. some cant go to full even with a complete wind. but all this issued only happen in 3 batch which is I J and K. they have improve and overcome the problem after that.

as for your 2nd question on easy strap change system. all contemporary model come with this function. I don find any prob with my pam so far and i enjoy the changing strap process as it not even taking me a minute to get a new strap on my pam.
I believe the power indicator issues only affect 1% of the early production and these 1% is louder than 99% of the problem free watch owner who are silently enjoying the beauty of this watch.
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rioet
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May 5th, 2012, 4:10 am #6

that is because the price is so high and ppl would expect 0 defect
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May 5th, 2012, 4:12 am #7

The quick change system sounds awesome. I have a couple of older PAMs so no quick change, but I like the idea of changing straps to suit the mood of the day.
a nice strap can enhance your pam character
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randy_yeap
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May 5th, 2012, 4:27 am #8

What years were the PAM 233 made? The Vendome reference table shows that they were made I through O (ie. 2006-2012), but the Millesimation table shows it was only produced in years I and J (2006 and 2007). So, if anyone could advise if there is a 233K, 233L, 233M, 233N and 233O, I would appreciate it.

Also, I have heard of issues with the power reserve indicator getting stuck. Is this an issue with any particular year? I've also read of issues with the strap quick-change system - has anyone had any problems with this?

Is there a particular year that is more desirable or better than the other(s)?

I love this watch and WTB, but need to do a little due diligence first. Thanks for reading, and any input will be very much appreciated.
Very nice watch. Buy with Zero worry . . .
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DaleHenry
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Joined: May 27th, 2009, 1:30 pm

May 5th, 2012, 7:38 pm #9

What years were the PAM 233 made? The Vendome reference table shows that they were made I through O (ie. 2006-2012), but the Millesimation table shows it was only produced in years I and J (2006 and 2007). So, if anyone could advise if there is a 233K, 233L, 233M, 233N and 233O, I would appreciate it.

Also, I have heard of issues with the power reserve indicator getting stuck. Is this an issue with any particular year? I've also read of issues with the strap quick-change system - has anyone had any problems with this?

Is there a particular year that is more desirable or better than the other(s)?

I love this watch and WTB, but need to do a little due diligence first. Thanks for reading, and any input will be very much appreciated.
I just purchased a 233 from a super Risti thru this site and I couldn't be happier.

Yes, the PR issue has to be a concern but just make sure if the watch had the PR issue, it was addressed thru service and is working properly.
I would be patient and try to find one thru the market on this forum. If you talk to the seller about your concerns, you are extremely likely to come away with a great watch and more importantly a new Risti brother. (Hi Fred!)



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