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Sold - 10K GF Pan American Eagle [message #4728] Fri, 12 December 2014 04:19 Go to next message
JackW is currently offline  JackW
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This is a ca. 1945 Pan Am Eagle; or something close to it. See below posts...

This watch has been in my collection for some time (about 3 years) and I just don't wear it. I acquired the dial and hands separately. Did this watch come originally like this from the factory. Hard to say definitively. Everything is original Gruen other than the winding crown. edit - see below for adds featuring similar watches.

Movement was service about 3 years ago by Daniel Novak, an AWCI CW21 certified watch maker in Chicago. I've worked with Daniel for over 15 years (on and off) and he helped and encouraged me when I started working on my own watches. This was one of the last ones he did a COA for me. Certainly won't be due for another service for several years.

Movement is well adjusted, and received a new mainspring and new crystal at the time of service.

The case is exceptional with no wear showing on the lugs. The band is unworn, but bows because it was stored in my watch cabinet.

I'd like $220 for this one. These regularly sell for over $100 to $120 on eBay; you also get it serviced which is not as true on eBay auctions as often as it is stated. I'll take PayPal or you can send a check. PM me if interested, want other images or have questions.

Free domestic postage and discounted international postage.

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If you buy it and don't like it you can return it within a week for refund less shipping cost.

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Re: FS - 10K GF Pan American Official [message #4744 is a reply to message #4728] Tue, 16 December 2014 04:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
kastner is currently offline  kastner
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That's a great looking watch at a nice price and I'd be very interested if I didn't have nearly the exact same thing. I came to the same conclusion you did about it being an Official (which is what Pixelp says) although the lugs look like an Eagle and the face looks like an Ace.

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Re: FS - 10K GF Pan American Official [message #4768 is a reply to message #4744] Wed, 17 December 2014 05:38 Go to previous messageGo to next message
JackW is currently offline  JackW
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Kastner,

THAT... is a nice looking watch. I think you need a second one to ensure that one stays pristine. Very Happy


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Re: FS - 10K GF Pan American Official [message #4776 is a reply to message #4768] Thu, 18 December 2014 16:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Thojil is currently offline  Thojil
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Even though your hands are not matching I would still go with the Eagle.

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Re: FS - 10K GF Pan American Official [message #4784 is a reply to message #4776] Fri, 19 December 2014 05:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
JackW is currently offline  JackW
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Yes. I'd say you are right. Thanks!

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Re: FS - 10K GF Pan American Official [message #4844 is a reply to message #4784] Tue, 30 December 2014 21:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hmmm, I have a watch just like it!!!!

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Re: FS - 10K GF Pan American Official [message #4845 is a reply to message #4844] Tue, 30 December 2014 21:36 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Timeticker is currently offline  Timeticker
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Hey Jack,

I just sold a nice Pan Am for $470.00. Your price is a very modest and considerate price. These are worth a bit more than what you ask, but after all, you are a gracious and kind sort of guy! So, can I have it? Hahahahaha Lol! Happy New Year Jack!


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Re: FS - 10K GF Pan American Official [message #4910 is a reply to message #4845] Sat, 10 January 2015 17:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Tomas,

HA, Ha, ha... Razz

This and the other watch are still available. If you think it's a good price then I'll await your paypal deposit.


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Re: FS - 10K GF Pan American Official [message #5120 is a reply to message #4910] Fri, 20 February 2015 05:01 Go to previous message
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new image added. Have a potential buyer...

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