"Wide boy" dial and hands configuration. Made when?

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"Wide boy" dial and hands configuration. Made when?

Joined: July 2nd, 2004, 1:19 pm

May 16th, 2012, 8:12 am #1

I recently stumbled over a mention of the "wide boy" DateJusts and must admit I am quite smitten by this look. Does anybody when exactly and for how long these fascinating dial configurations were made?
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Joined: October 29th, 2006, 10:37 am

May 16th, 2012, 8:34 am #2

for DD's so it's gonna be the same for DJ.

best,

Steve

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Joined: February 11th, 2006, 2:37 am

May 16th, 2012, 8:41 am #3

I recently stumbled over a mention of the "wide boy" DateJusts and must admit I am quite smitten by this look. Does anybody when exactly and for how long these fascinating dial configurations were made?


So it should be around 1970-1971


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Wichai
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Joined: July 2nd, 2004, 1:19 pm

May 16th, 2012, 8:58 am #4

for DD's so it's gonna be the same for DJ.

best,

Steve

Let me know if you would ever consider selling the DD in the middle. GREAT look.
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Joined: October 29th, 2006, 10:37 am

May 16th, 2012, 9:09 am #5

the problem with selling it is it would mean I wont have one then

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Joined: July 2nd, 2004, 1:19 pm

May 16th, 2012, 9:22 am #6

Got an offer yesterday, but refused to sell.
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Joined: November 2nd, 2005, 8:46 pm

May 16th, 2012, 10:25 am #7

for DD's so it's gonna be the same for DJ.

best,

Steve

they seem to be more common in DD's then in datejust's

but i have seen both this and the "doorstop" dial in DJ's aswell

cheers
christian
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Joined: August 13th, 2007, 2:02 am

May 16th, 2012, 11:54 am #8

wow, i have never seen a grey one, fascinating! nt
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Joined: November 2nd, 2005, 8:46 pm

May 16th, 2012, 12:51 pm #9

but in the 70ths and 80ths they seemed to have lots of coulors

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christian
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Joined: April 28th, 2012, 1:58 pm

May 16th, 2012, 2:56 pm #10

for DD's so it's gonna be the same for DJ.

best,

Steve

Beautifull!!

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