Any idea what this movement is?

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Any idea what this movement is?

Post by drkside » October 31st, 2019, 5:16 pm

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Guy claims it is Angelus

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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by norskguru88 » October 31st, 2019, 5:18 pm

It's a seagull clone of 6498

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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by drkside » October 31st, 2019, 5:22 pm

norskguru88 wrote:
October 31st, 2019, 5:18 pm
It's a seagull clone of 6498

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So junk.....

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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by norskguru88 » October 31st, 2019, 5:26 pm

Not junk as such..they run pretty well for years without issue.. but definitely not an angelus

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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by thelonedoc » October 31st, 2019, 5:29 pm

The a649x is a reliable workhorse in my experience.

The decoration on that one is pretty cool too.

It might not be worth a fortune, but I wouldn't call it junk.

Arguably my favorite movment I own is a DSN 618 (which is just a beautifully decorated a6497).

I own several angelus 240s and they are all high maintenance and unreliable.
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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by drkside » October 31st, 2019, 5:32 pm

norskguru88 wrote:
October 31st, 2019, 5:26 pm
Not junk as such..they run pretty well for years without issue.. but definitely not an angelus

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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by Emilio » October 31st, 2019, 5:35 pm

It's an IWC vintage pilot movement copy.

The IWC 98300

But it's based on an Asian 649x

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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by drkside » October 31st, 2019, 6:14 pm

Emilio wrote:
October 31st, 2019, 5:35 pm
It's an IWC vintage pilot movement copy.

The IWC 98300

But it's based on an Asian 649x

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But I can't see the IWC stamp anywhere?

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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by thelonedoc » October 31st, 2019, 6:41 pm

drkside wrote:
October 31st, 2019, 6:14 pm
Emilio wrote:
October 31st, 2019, 5:35 pm
It's an IWC vintage pilot movement copy.

The IWC 98300

But it's based on an Asian 649x

ImageImage
But I can't see the IWC stamp anywhere?
That example has cdg and yours has a pretty unique decoration pattern. I wonder if these were used in another watch also? Was your movement re-finished by someone?

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Re: Any idea what this movement is?

Post by norskguru88 » October 31st, 2019, 6:55 pm

thelonedoc wrote:
drkside wrote:
October 31st, 2019, 6:14 pm
Emilio wrote:
October 31st, 2019, 5:35 pm
It's an IWC vintage pilot movement copy.

The IWC 98300

But it's based on an Asian 649x

ImageImage
But I can't see the IWC stamp anywhere?
That example has cdg and yours has a pretty unique decoration pattern. I wonder if these were used in another watch also? Was your movement re-finished by someone?
They come like that from factory

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