Watch experts: Bucherer with orange face????

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Watch experts: Bucherer with orange face????

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I was going through a box in my garage of my dad's stuff and need some help with value on an old watch I found.
Bucherer Archimedes acier 30 112 with an orange face and black dial. It is from the 70s, pre 1975....maybe 60s? Its really cool looking and I'm going to keep it as it reminds me of my dad.
I need to change the band its really Sean Connery style....super wide with big holes. I would like to wear it, but don't really want to if its worth anything over $500.

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Probably a better place to ask this is on watchuseek, or omegaforums. You will get a much better response. Some pictures will help too!
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I guess I can't upload a pic, but have to host it somewhere?
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Socrates wrote: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:31 pm I was going through a box in my garage of my dad's stuff and need some help with value on an old watch I found.
Bucherer Archimedes acier 30 112 with an orange face and black dial. It is from the 70s, pre 1975....maybe 60s? Its really cool looking and I'm going to keep it as it reminds me of my dad.
I need to change the band its really Sean Connery style....super wide with big holes. I would like to wear it, but don't really want to if its worth anything over $500.

Many thanks!
If it Is real it is worth more than $500, if it is gold It is worth thousands but it will cost more than $500 just to have it serviced. They are worth more if they are all original.
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I don't see your model but you might find something comparable to get you in the ballpark:

https://www.watchpatrol.net/?brand=Archimede
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Steelersfan wrote: Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:56 pm I don't see your model but you might find something comparable to get you in the ballpark:

https://www.watchpatrol.net/?brand=Archimede
The brand is Bucherer, not Archimde...
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Starfish wrote: Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:35 pm
Steelersfan wrote: Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:56 pm I don't see your model but you might find something comparable to get you in the ballpark:

https://www.watchpatrol.net/?brand=Archimede
The brand is Bucherer, not Archimde...
It appears Archimede is a sub-brand of Bucherer

https://www.chrono24.com/search/index.h ... soryTypes=

Does your say Bucherer on the face?
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Every google search I find with the terms Bucherer Archimedes acier finds nothing when I include "Archimedes". I did find a few without Archimedes.
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Here is a picture of it

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Socrates wrote: Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:41 pm Image
It looks like an Eta 2472 movement. If so and the watch keeps good time it may be worth close to $500. It is worth servicing but that will cost close to $500.
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thank you all

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Thank you all for your input!

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This one sure looks like it, except it's yellow, not orange.,
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This one sure looks like it, except it's yellow, not orange.,
It really does.....thank you! I have looked a lot and nothing came close to that. :sharebeer
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