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I think this will get more response in the Wristwatch Forum.

It has been quite a while since I have paid much attention to wristwatches, but I recall that during the "bad days" of the 50's and 60's many Swiss makers were selling low quality pieces to compete in a declining market.

@Kinpol, who do you think actually made the watch? Is it a Chinese forgery?
 

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I do NOT think so.
I surely would get better photos, but I think its genuine and from an important manufacturer.

Its an early piece, automatic and I think genuine
 
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Looks like a nice vintage Ulysse Nardin. In the picture, the second hand looks a little short. That could just be the curve of the crystal or a replacement hand. The movement looks like what you would expect.
 

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OK, it is Felsa 690... I saw many watches from '50's with so good looking fresh names on the faces... I'm always affraid of it...
 

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Case and movement look genuine to me. This looks to be a US market watch. It has a three-letter import mark near the balance which cannot be read in the photo provided. One should be able to trace the US importer to confirm that the movement is legitimate.

Dial may be a older redial which has not aged well. An original dial would likely have "Swiss" or "Swiss Made" at the bottom.

An interesting watch, but not necessarily a valuable one.
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