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Alarms going Off! Nivada Grenchen (arrivals)

  1. 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 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 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 Carpe horologium! Nov 3, 2016

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    Here, I activate the Wanderer's alarm:

     
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  5. Drawarms Nov 3, 2016

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    nice little collection of alarms so far!
     
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  6. 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 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
     
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  8. 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 Nov 3, 2016

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    All stunners! Another couple added to the "Would like to have" list
     
  10. 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 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 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 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 unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Nov 3, 2016

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    Yes, 40mm I believe.
     
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  15. 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 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 schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jan 1, 2017

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    Joined the " Antarctic club "
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  18. 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 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 Jan 3, 2017

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    I know, right?!