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I have Longines Vintage Watch 5 Star Admiral Automatic and at the back of watch is Gold with sayings of 10K Gold Filled, Remove Bezel to use 1260 wrench. If there's anybody knows the details like Year it produced and how much it to be sell if ever someone is interested into it. Thank you.

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