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  1. Emeister

    Emeister Donut-eatin desk-divin wannabe-astronaut fat dude Nov 10, 2017

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    Picked up four covers signed by Jim Lovell this morning (Aussie time) from Heritage Auctions.
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    I'm trying to build a collection of astronaut signed covers with the Carl Swanson / Spacecraft cachets and for some unknown reason Lovell has always eluded me. Then I get three in a day.
    I doubt I'll ever get an Armstrong and the prices of many of the others seem to be leaping too (especially full crew signed pieces) so I doubt that the collection will ever be complete. Still a way behind the popularity of signed photographs it seems though.

    Today's covers came from the Family Collection of Astronaut Richard Gordon. I'd actually missed the news of his passing earlier this week until after the auction. https://omegaforums.net/threads/fair-winds-and-following-seas-captain-gordon.66238/
    So a happy purchase tinged with more than a hint of sadness.
     
  2. Tik-Tok of Oz

    Tik-Tok of Oz Nov 12, 2017

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    1FB4797D-9D83-472F-9911-AC2913E1CCE3.jpeg A3069EEF-6EF4-4BED-A292-CF9E52325AAB.jpeg New Pyjamas. Not that exciting but needed new ones. I like these they are well made and last for years.
     
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  3. blubarb

    blubarb Nov 12, 2017

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    Hmmmm...PJs.... :rolleyes: ...couldn't you have at least included the hints of a watch in the pic to avoid any over excitement this side of the screen!

    ::psy:: :D

    Very :cool: actually
     
  4. blubarb

    blubarb Nov 12, 2017

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    C1965 Airfix Vanwall and Cooper additions -

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    In case you're confused, I bought the plastic one.
     
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  5. Edward53

    Edward53 Nov 19, 2017

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    Found these in "seller's other items" when I was looking at watches.

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  6. watch3s

    watch3s Nov 21, 2017

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    a second kizer feist,
     
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  7. Looneytoons

    Looneytoons Nov 21, 2017

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    Feast supplies for Thanksgiving

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  8. No.15

    No.15 Nov 22, 2017

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    Threadripper and a office chair :)
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  9. propervinyl

    propervinyl Nov 22, 2017

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    Last time I had this was on a flight over the Pacific. Beautiful stuff.
     
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  10. ClarendonVintage

    ClarendonVintage Nov 24, 2017

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    This is fascinating!!
     
  11. kov

    kov Nov 24, 2017

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    Some old stuff arrived today :)

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  12. jimmyd13

    jimmyd13 Nov 26, 2017

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    My Blonde loves opals and tells me how to spot good ones, so when I saw this come across the block I decided to pick it up. Plique-a-jour is really well done and the garnets looked ... we'll, off. Those garnets tested as rubies when I got them home. If she behaves, the Blonde might have a new opal come Christmas ... it's hard to catch all the colours but that opal has real fire:
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  13. dlack

    dlack Nov 26, 2017

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    Bought another Grisham novel...

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  14. Professor

    Professor Nov 29, 2017

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    I have one of those gloves my Nephew found in a old truck. Gives one a medieval feeling.

    Only thing not watch related is a Custom made 4.25 inch Brushed Aluminum breech for my Crosman carbine build.
    These are the master machinist's personal design with two ( one .22 one .177) custom matching over size dia long probe bolts thrown in. very limited production only six made so far. Smoother bolt throw and better projectile pre-engraving.
    Only offered to a select group at this time. Not available outside the group at this time and probably won't be offered at his online store anytime soon if ever.

    He does offer similar stainless steel versions.
     
  15. casavova007

    casavova007 Dec 2, 2017

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  16. chunkythebulldog

    chunkythebulldog Dec 2, 2017

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    Some new Peli cases to store watches in

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  17. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Dec 2, 2017

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    Wooden carving from one of New Zealand's master carvers on the South Island

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  18. argonbeam

    argonbeam Dec 3, 2017

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    Shopping for unrelated stuff and came across discontinued set, on sale no less. Why not?

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  19. Alpha

    Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Dec 3, 2017

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    The last of the big spenders ;) decided to upgrade the running lights to led's.
    Audi tell you it is a workshop change only ::censored:: really ? Ok! the light cluster has to be removed but three torx unscrewed and out it comes.
    Forty minutes all in and well worth it.

    Old and new,
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    Much better,
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  20. nzshadow

    nzshadow Dec 10, 2017

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    I’m not normally a reissue guy, but I couldn’t pass on this - Sven Libaek’s score to an obscure Australian ‘blue movie’.
     
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