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    Meet us at the Lille Watch Fair on 19 September 2021

    Brussels Vintage Watches will be glad to meet you at the Lille Watch Fair on 19 September 2021. On our stand you will find plenty of Omega watches, but also a large selection of vintage watches for less than €500 ! Click here to browse the website of the event. See you on Sunday ! Gaëtan

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    Restoration of a Speedmaster 105.012-66CB : before/after

    This Speedmaster 105.012-66CB (a rare reference because of the facets on the top of the lugs) had been laying in a drawer for years. Under the heavily scratched plexiglas, the original dial was still in very good condition.  The restoration was not so difficult : the plexi has been polished, the case cleaned and the famous 321 movement got a

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    Vintage Speedmasters : prices are skyrocketing in 2021 !

    —ENGLISH VERSION AVAILABLE SOON—   Le marché des Speedmaster vintage est particulièrement dynamique depuis quelques années et cet engouement se traduit par une augmentation constante de leur valeur. En comparaison avec la situation observée début 2020, les tarifs ont augmenté de 10 à 20% selon les modèles.  Alors que la crise liée au coronavirus laissait planer une certaine incertitude quant

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    Rare find : a first owner 1985 Speedmaster with original box and papers

    A really nice find !   This 145022 Speedmaster was sold in Namur (Belgium) on December 14, 1985 and always stayed in the same family.  The original box and papers have been preserved, which is very interesting.   All components are original.  Under the scratched plexiglass, the tritium dial and hands are still in perfect condition.   The jeweler’s stamp

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    A Speedmaster 105.012-66CB with a nice story

    As a vintage watch collector, there are two things we must keep in mind : the watch itself, and its history.  Unfortunately when a watch is 50 years old or more, it is very difficult to know its background.   The Speedmaster I’m talking about today is an interesting example for that reason.   On July 8, 1967, this Speedmaster reference 105.012-66CB

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