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Alarms going Off! Nivada Grenchen (arrivals)

  1. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Nov 3, 2016

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    This just in, a Nivada Grenchen 'Wanderer'.

    My first of two NG alarm watches bought last week. The other is a Travelmaster with the AS caliber (see below).

    When I saw this one, I couldn't resist; because of its near flawless condition and its very cool Vulcain alarm movement; same one found in the notorious Cricket:

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    Also, the original strap :thumbsup:

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  2. PaulC77

    PaulC77 Nov 3, 2016

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    Awesome condition, not a model I've seen before but it's a beauty
     
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  3. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Nov 3, 2016

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    I know there's at least one other 'Wanderer' in our OF midst... let's see some other Grenchen alarms! @MMMD ?

    Here's the other Grenchen alarm I bought last week; a Travelmaster. These have the A. Shild movement:

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  4. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Nov 3, 2016

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    Here, I activate the Wanderer's alarm:

     
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  5. Drawarms

    Drawarms Nov 3, 2016

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    nice little collection of alarms so far!
     
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  6. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Nov 3, 2016

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    You rang?

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    Also this later generation Travelmaster...
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  7. Darlinboy

    Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Nov 3, 2016

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    While the Nivada Grenchen marque does "ring a bell" there is no need to be "alarmed", that's a mighty fine example, and "sounds" like it'll be a keeper! :p
     
  8. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Nov 3, 2016

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    So glad you 'Wandered' this way!

    Looks like a C-case on that later rendition Travelmaster. Is it much bigger than mine (36mm)?
     
  9. PaulC77

    PaulC77 Nov 3, 2016

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    All stunners! Another couple added to the "Would like to have" list
     
  10. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Nov 3, 2016

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    Now I'm going to cheat a little, and throw in my 3rd NG, a Croton Nivada Grenchen 'Antarctic' that I bought in August for a song on 47th St. in NYC:

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    Has a doozie of a fake croc strap with it, too, but somehow does OK...:eek:...;)
     
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  11. Jwit

    Jwit Not a doctor, but plays one on ΩF Nov 3, 2016

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    You guys inspired me to hit this with a (weak)round of polywatch and scrape some gunk off to wear it for the first time tonight.
     
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  12. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Nov 3, 2016

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    Looks nice!

    Glad we could inspire a bit of a watch renaissance...:)
     
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  13. jens0125

    jens0125 knows that watches were made to be worn Nov 3, 2016

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    Op watch minty fresh
     
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  14. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Nov 3, 2016

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    Yes, 40mm I believe.
     
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  15. SpeedTar

    SpeedTar Nov 15, 2016

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    I could not resist, here is my last arrival too, Chronomaster :
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  16. Jwit

    Jwit Not a doctor, but plays one on ΩF Jan 1, 2017

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    Reviving this thread.... has anyone heard of the Penguin model of the Antarctic? I have found a few examples online but nothing too firm.

    Also have seen different dial variations that say Penguin, Antarctic Penguin etc.
     
  17. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jan 1, 2017

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    Joined the " Antarctic club "
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  18. aap

    aap Jan 3, 2017

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    This one is f******* cool! It's currently on sale in @woodwkr2 's site but it's already saved for me if and when he gets it fixed.
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  19. Jwit

    Jwit Not a doctor, but plays one on ΩF Jan 3, 2017

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    Those lugs are so funky! I dig it!
     
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  20. aap

    aap Jan 3, 2017

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    I know, right?!