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  1. mjt42

    mjt42 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    i need some ideas as to whats going on with my Romeo Plasma/Fires.

    I took some close-up pics of the serial and noticed a faded number above.

    Romeo 1 Help - 5yre2yqu.jpg

    the 001881 matches the box but i cant understand why there's another number.

    Romeo 1 Help - e4ysasu6.jpg

    the number on the box has a 'B' before it as well. looking on o-review there was only a second gen with an 'A' before the serial.

    the box has a bar code which suggests it is a later model.

    thanks in advance of your replies!!
     
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  2. Gecko

    Gecko Oakley Collector Premium Member

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    Honestly looks like someone etched it to match the box....
    I have a second gen one with box and yes its got an a etched after the serial just like juliets do.
     
  3. mjt42

    mjt42 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    what about the format of the number? obviously 001881 is ultra-early and the box looks a lot later because of the bar code. the 'b' before the number on the box is also odd.

    it's a lot of bother to go to the trouble of changing the frames to match the box - surely wouldv'e been easier to change the box label!!
     
  4. i am rich

    i am rich The Silly Collector!

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    Maybe he wants the frame to match the box? Easier to etch than to edit a label?
     
  5. discostu

    discostu Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    That's strange. I have one with a double printed number but its not 'rubbed out', just over printed.
    Romeo 1 Help - 5B80BC5A-2EE1-4FEB-9AE7-781BA9522526_zpsfitzroyz.jpg
     
  6. freakface

    freakface Oakley Collector

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    maybe it was a frame that was replaced by HQ from another customer, then HQ did a MPH for that romeo...placing of the box matching number is about right...the earlier faded etch is too high IMO.
     
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  7. discostu

    discostu Oakley Expert Premium Member

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