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Author: Collectionist - Replies: 6 - Views: 21211
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The tropical dial - a value proposition?

Let us first establish a few rules shall we, before we dive into this veritable minefield. Because of some very notable auction pieces, which sold for astronomical prices, any aged dial with patina is scrutinized for its tropical properties.

A dial is considered tropical when

[align=justify][font=Helvetica Neue]1) It has faded naturally to a di