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Could be but I doubt it....

August 7 2012 at 6:26 PM

tomvox1  (Login tomvox1)
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Response to Re: Well it could be the parallax of the xtal but for me there is something strange...

...even accounting for that, they don't look the same to me:

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"S" in SUBMARINER, "R" & "X" in ROLEX, the amount of minute ticks around SWISS T-25, the coronet, some of the spacing...all different and all add up to close but no cigar.
There is one other iteration of meters first dial that I am aware of but from what I can see yours doesn't match this one either:
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(Photo from Archive by timlua, rotated by me)
While a bigger pic from you would certainly help I still say you should really look very carefully at these pics of the verified 551xs and then think about getting your money back.

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