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    Identify GP chronograph?

    Any idea what movement would lie inside this watch? Cal 281? I'm guessing it's from the early 1940s?

    Sorry, this is the only pic I've got.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    Style is 1940s, but since my crystal ball is away for routine maintenance I can't tell you anything about the movement

    Try to obtain more pics.


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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    Does it look similar to this one?

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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    Quote Originally Posted by iht View Post
    Does it look similar to this one?
    Yes it does. Maybe this thread should be moved over to the Universal Forum, since I believe that is was is ticking inside both of those GP's.

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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    Quote Originally Posted by gatorcpa View Post
    Yes it does. Maybe this thread should be moved over to the Universal Forum, since I believe that is was is ticking inside both of those GP's.

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    Thanks for that. Does the seller's description look accurate?

    I'm happy for it to be moved to wherever you think is more appropriate.

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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    Quote Originally Posted by gatorcpa View Post
    Yes it does. Maybe this thread should be moved over to the Universal Forum, since I believe that is was is ticking inside both of those GP's.

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    What forum is that? In general, the brand forums dwell on currently available as new watches. Some are more cognizant of their heritage than others. But few have the level of expertise to discuss vintage watches in detail.

    I am surprised much is being made of this watch without any movement pics. Therein lies the real data.
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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eeeb View Post
    I am surprised much is being made of this watch without any movement pics.
    Like what? All we've got is a link to an ebay listing with a similar looking dial. As mentioned, that's the only pic I've got. I understand that without a movement pic it does involve educated guesses - I accept that. I find what other people have said so far helpful, thank you.
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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    Quote Originally Posted by iht View Post
    Like what? All we've got is a link to an ebay listing with a similar looking dial. As mentioned, that's the only pic I've got. I understand that without a movement pic it does involve educated guesses - I accept that. I find what other people have said so far helpful, thank you.
    Actually without movement pictures it becomes "UNeducated guesses".
    Which are kind of irrelevant.
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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    I hope You did not pay 300 EUR for a non working chrono with no movement pictures? :)
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    Re: Identify GP chronograph?

    Quote Originally Posted by laikrodukas View Post
    I hope You did not pay 300 EUR for a non working chrono with no movement pictures? :)
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