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Omega Polaris chrono 1980s found for sale ....

February 14 2011 at 3:26 AM
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in Japan...gorgeous, the chrono version of my basic Polaris. Serviced last year, replaced crown.....should I???? hahaha....hmmmm...what can I sell off..?

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MY basic quartz model found here back in 2003....

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Thian now theres an Omega i really Like..>>>>

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February 14 2011, 6:25 AM 

That Case is just stunning...Nothing like a little Bling.

Theneilo uk

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yes, Neil, the Polaris line was all quartz, starting in the 1980s when

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February 14 2011, 7:06 AM 

Seiko began to produce quartz watches and nearly decimated the Euro watch market. The Polaris line was Omega's quartz line. There were many variations of dial colors and bracelets (SS or gold/SS). The beauty of the gold is that it is INLAID and not plated! Form factor is slimness and the curved links can still be found in the current PO line.

This chrono has the champagne dial. Your new Bond chrono would be the big Brother version! haha! If I decide to get it, it would be a very nice match for my basic model, which is only 34mm wide. The chrono is 41mm !


 
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I like those. I have had a couple of them through the years. Always

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February 14 2011, 1:32 PM 

admired the yellow or pink gold inlays.

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Cool, retro, with some TRON highlites ;) nt

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February 14 2011, 5:21 PM 


 
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Would be a nice addition, but I prefer your 3 hand version ..

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February 14 2011, 5:41 PM 

the gold dial of the chrono takes away too much attention from the nice golden case inlays, imho.

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Axel

 
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tend to agree, after thinking about it and having it on my

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February 14 2011, 5:56 PM 

computer screen to contemplate...the champagne dial is very cosmetically nice ....but I'm inclined to like darker dials for fast reading...

 
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