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flyrobyfly36 Wrote:Hi All,This site (Collection>Portuguese>ref.3714) reports the numerals for ref. 3714, as "embossed". I've always known, the numerals were applied since years already.Is this:1) My mistake (numerals were always embossed)2) A site's mistake3) New process so the numerals went from being embossed to applied and now embossed againCould someone please clarify?Thanks!
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Leosweeneypod Wrote:Hi Guys,Paul is correct. Models upto 2005/2006 had embossed numerals on the dial as a nod to this feature in the design of the original Portuguese watches. Later models all have applied numerals.Personally, I find the modern dials are sharper looking and ooze quality. At the end of the day,'Embossed' is just a fancy way of describing a stamped-out dial with minimal operations in its manufacture.Leo
cinq Wrote:Hi Roberto,I didn't check what the dials on the first Portuguese 7-days were, but I guess they are embossed too.Kind regards,Clemens
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Leosweeneypod Wrote:Hi Andy,They're plated.Leo