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It's the old story, I saw something on eBay, put in a low bid as a substitute for adding to my watch list and next day I'm paying the seller and wondering what the hell I've done (pics from eBay);
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There's no mention on the dial of jewels, nor sight of them in the movement. It's probably a pin pallet movement and I was thinking Ruhla, who did a basic Chronometer but the movement looks completely different. It might be one of the low end Swiss companies from the 50's but I can't find any references to the name or anything similar in design.

Does anyone here have any history/experience?
 

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Fancy dial, but underneath the (0) jewel pin pallet, hacking chronostop. Your pushers are in an unusual position for one of these, also seeing a centre hand AND a subdial is unexpected. I am curious how they work on this model, please let us know when it turns up. From the look of it, perhaps the centre second is even 'clutched/engaged' which would be cool. No reset to zero though.

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Well it looks like its in really nice condition. I bet you'll get a lot of fun out of it.:-!
 

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Interesting looking watch... Looks in good condition!

If you have not paid much... I think you have done ok! Doing similar searches to you guys, cant find a matching movement! Its certainly a different one to have in the collection....
 

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The dial, case and overall look is very familiar to the brand, "Lings". They appear from time to time on eBay. For some reason, they end the auction very pricey. I have seen this model with the brand, Sekos, just once before. I also have a chronostop, Wolbrook, with a Rego movement. Paid only USD16 for it. It has tachymeter and telemetre scales. It's also the kind you wear when you can be care-free. Good and sometimes strange conversation piece when people see it. "What kind of bracelet is that?", "Omega Speedamster?", "quartz?" and so on, hehe. You'll get that a lot too with your watch.
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It's arrived - as described in every way (down to running fast, even with the regulator all the way back; I can only assume I should be stopping the movement for 5 min/hour). The sub dial is linked to the hour hand, but moves counter clockwise with it. It reads 0 when the minute hand covers the hour hand at 22 min to 8. I've swapped it only a shiny brown croc finish strap. It's pretty but I can't think who would have bought it new.
 
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