I NEVER go to those 'antique jewelry and watches' shows that are in hotel conference centers. Never. They are always jam packed with "Swiss' watches from the '50s and '60s at ridiculous prices and snotty dealers.
But my mother wanted to go because there were a few vendors that advertised that they buy vintage costume jewelry and she has a lot of it from her mother.
So we went to one yesterday.
While I was just looking, I found a dealer with a bunch of Soviet era 'Dirskies, and was looking at those. He was loudly spouting the usual 'Only given to members of the Special Forces! These were only available to the military! $100 each!' and I almost passed out from laughing. The dealer a couple down from him saw my reaction and asked if I was going to laugh at his Soviet watches as well. He had a 119 cased export Amphibia, a 1MWF Pobeda, a couple of '70s or '80s Latin dialed Poljots, a basic 3133 and this
I asked to see it, asked the price, saw that it worked, haggled with him some and then bought it.
Hopefully I didn't get taken. It wasn't eBay expensive, but it wasn't cheap either.