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Guys I’m looking at this on an auction site.
Anyone tell whether it’s an original dial?
Thanks in advance.
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I was a bit worried because of the e in geneve the dash above the e is missing.


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Thanks for the help guys I’ll steer clear. Mods lock thread please.


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Thanks now I’m interested, why ??
From Wikipedia...

"The accent mark was called βαρεῖα, the feminine form of the adjective βαρύς (barús), meaning "heavy" or "low in pitch". This was calqued (loan-translated) into Latin as gravis, which then became the English word grave."

Looks like it came originally from Greek, through Latin and then to French. It's heavy, man.
 

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Am I seeing double? Wow almost identical to my Accutron I am wearing today. Which came first the Seabird or Accutron?


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Wow yes Jimdon they are very similar, mine uses the AS 1475 movement which dates it between 1954-1970 I would say looking at the dial style it’s around mid to late 60’s? Anyone else concur?


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Wow yes Jimdon they are very similar, mine uses the AS 1475 movement which dates it between 1954-1970 I would say looking at the dial style it’s around mid to late 60’s? Anyone else concur?


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I should have added that my Accutron was from 1971. Now that I think about it Bulova introduced so many models each year it shouldn’t surprise anyone that they copied other brands dials.


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