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the dial might be aftermarket. the made in India 0231 is more widely spaced out usually. the HMT screen print was very finely applied with very thin line weights. Aftermarket dials have excess ink bleed. The very first post of this thread shows a legit Art Deco dial, you may check it out.Hello All!
I’m always hesitant to trust my judgment on an eBay HMT, but I tried my luck on an art deco Janata, which arrived today. It looked legit in the listing. I was curious about the age. The patina and shape of the “Janata” lettering caught my eye. Surely our more knowledgeable folks here can tell me if I was way off and, maybe, shed some light on the code on the back. Thanks in advance!
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WFT indicates Watch factory Tumkur. aka WF4.
09 might probably mean the case back was made in a lot in 2009.