PAM 390 question

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PAM 390 question

NatSH
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NatSH
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Joined: February 18th, 2008, 7:43 am

February 8th, 2012, 12:54 am #1

Hi all, having some doubts and was hoping I could get some help here.

I saw a 390 for sale at my local jeweler. Lightly used in great condition, triple boxes with complete papers. Looks good there.

I own a 164 and a 88, and when I picked up the 390, it felt slightly lighter in comparison.

Also, winding the 390 was more "clicky" and with less resistance compared to my other pams. Have never had a OP I or OP X pam so I was wondering if this is normal?

Paranoid, especially with the easy availability of high end reps nowadays. Saw a rep 390 and 111 the other day and they blew me away! Not as easy to discern as the crappy reps just a few years back. Any advice apart from the usual 'buy the seller' line? Has anyone heard of a rep which comes w apparently legit looking papers and full set?

Thanks in advance guys.
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LUCCHAO
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Joined: February 19th, 2011, 5:57 pm

February 8th, 2012, 1:48 am #2

you're fortunate, because you aleready have seen the high grade replicas -- imagine if you were just regular customer, it would be a big problem

You're also fortunate because dealing with a brick and mortar jewellery is much better than through internet -- so first thing, ask for written guarantee -- any problem, you may get your money back

secondly, because 390 is SE, I have never seen B&P replicated , but you are correct on your concern -- the absence of proof is not proof of absence

Having the guarantee from seller, check the watch on one AD -- you may ask for maintenance as low as water tighteness; once done, your would be pretty sure it has passed the test of authenticity

good luck
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kevin5
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Joined: January 16th, 2007, 7:22 pm

February 8th, 2012, 1:52 am #3

Hi all, having some doubts and was hoping I could get some help here.

I saw a 390 for sale at my local jeweler. Lightly used in great condition, triple boxes with complete papers. Looks good there.

I own a 164 and a 88, and when I picked up the 390, it felt slightly lighter in comparison.

Also, winding the 390 was more "clicky" and with less resistance compared to my other pams. Have never had a OP I or OP X pam so I was wondering if this is normal?

Paranoid, especially with the easy availability of high end reps nowadays. Saw a rep 390 and 111 the other day and they blew me away! Not as easy to discern as the crappy reps just a few years back. Any advice apart from the usual 'buy the seller' line? Has anyone heard of a rep which comes w apparently legit looking papers and full set?

Thanks in advance guys.
the differences sound correct.

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zeroshiki
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Joined: July 13th, 2006, 6:05 am

February 8th, 2012, 7:01 pm #4

Hi all, having some doubts and was hoping I could get some help here.

I saw a 390 for sale at my local jeweler. Lightly used in great condition, triple boxes with complete papers. Looks good there.

I own a 164 and a 88, and when I picked up the 390, it felt slightly lighter in comparison.

Also, winding the 390 was more "clicky" and with less resistance compared to my other pams. Have never had a OP I or OP X pam so I was wondering if this is normal?

Paranoid, especially with the easy availability of high end reps nowadays. Saw a rep 390 and 111 the other day and they blew me away! Not as easy to discern as the crappy reps just a few years back. Any advice apart from the usual 'buy the seller' line? Has anyone heard of a rep which comes w apparently legit looking papers and full set?

Thanks in advance guys.
I have the 390 and yes I noticed the winding has less resistance and more clicky compared to my 112.., it's normal because before the 390, the 366 and 367 i had was also like that..
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NatSH
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Joined: February 18th, 2008, 7:43 am

February 9th, 2012, 10:58 am #5

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