Does this look like a relumed dial?

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Does this look like a relumed dial?

Joined: January 1st, 2012, 11:41 pm

February 13th, 2012, 10:47 pm #1

Greetings All - Just purchased this GMT Master 1675, 1.8m, Mark I. Watch is beautiful but had questions about the dial. does it appear to be relumed? it doesn't glow in any way and no other obvious signs that the dial was redone. opinions welcome. thanks!!






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tonez76
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February 13th, 2012, 11:06 pm #2

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Joined: January 1st, 2012, 11:41 pm

February 13th, 2012, 11:22 pm #3

how can you tell? it almost looks like the lump is hand painted on. not sure if this is common practice with older dials.
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February 13th, 2012, 11:29 pm #4

Greetings All - Just purchased this GMT Master 1675, 1.8m, Mark I. Watch is beautiful but had questions about the dial. does it appear to be relumed? it doesn't glow in any way and no other obvious signs that the dial was redone. opinions welcome. thanks!!






In my opinion no.
pictures are blurry but it looks fine to me.
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Joined: January 16th, 2010, 11:11 am

February 13th, 2012, 11:30 pm #5

Greetings All - Just purchased this GMT Master 1675, 1.8m, Mark I. Watch is beautiful but had questions about the dial. does it appear to be relumed? it doesn't glow in any way and no other obvious signs that the dial was redone. opinions welcome. thanks!!






...but pics in focus would help.
Lume is all over the place - some plots touch the minute track, others don't.Looks uneven and lumpy.

Cheers
Pete
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February 13th, 2012, 11:33 pm #6

how can you tell? it almost looks like the lump is hand painted on. not sure if this is common practice with older dials.
The patina looks too thick
Do u have more loop picture more Closed up?
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February 13th, 2012, 11:37 pm #7

In my opinion no.
pictures are blurry but it looks fine to me.
on the long E dials and they where in 1,7 to 1,9-mill serial watches

all where correct

cheers
christian
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February 13th, 2012, 11:42 pm #8

Greetings All - Just purchased this GMT Master 1675, 1.8m, Mark I. Watch is beautiful but had questions about the dial. does it appear to be relumed? it doesn't glow in any way and no other obvious signs that the dial was redone. opinions welcome. thanks!!






Here are some Mark 1 matte GMTs I have had recently























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February 13th, 2012, 11:51 pm #9

Greetings All - Just purchased this GMT Master 1675, 1.8m, Mark I. Watch is beautiful but had questions about the dial. does it appear to be relumed? it doesn't glow in any way and no other obvious signs that the dial was redone. opinions welcome. thanks!!






The pictures are quite blurry but looks good to me

Good luck with your new watch!!

Leonardo

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Joined: January 1st, 2012, 11:41 pm

February 14th, 2012, 12:04 am #10

on the long E dials and they where in 1,7 to 1,9-mill serial watches

all where correct

cheers
christian
why the variation on lumpy 12 and sharp 12?
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