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  1. watchdaddy1 Nov 6, 2016

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    Been following an Amazing Vintage watch website for awhile now called Timeline.Watch & his Instagram account, from what Dan calls his 30 yrs of collecting Vintage pieces. He wanted to share his collecting habits & Vintage timeline/table. I was pleased to hear & see that he was going to produce a couple 3-4 different vintage inspired styles & I took the plunge. Hodinkee & Wornandwound also recently published a little insight about him & his AWESOME collection..which I read habitually.

    1963 LE .I got # 0049/1963

    42,5mm stainless steel 316L
    22mm lugs size
    47.3mm lug to lug
    Stainless steel 12-hour rotating bezel with 5-min click
    Screw-back case with Lockheed Blackbird 3D medal
    Sapphire coated double domed mineral glass with Anti-Reflective treatment
    MOVEMENT

    Miyota 6S20 quartz (Japan) chronograph with smooth motion center seconds. Watch seconds, 60-min and decimal subdials
    DIAL

    Sandwich dial with patina Swiss lumens and silver subdials
    60-min chrono subdial at 9 position and 1/10 seconds big subdial at 3 position
    WATCH ROLL

    1 Canvas and genuine leather roll with three watch slots
    STRAPS 1 Hand-sewn rustic brown Italian leather 1 Black military grade Nato

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    The other 1963 option..From his website
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    I opted for the silver bezel as I like the inspired Breitling AVI 765 look & I have nothing w/ a silver bezel.The only thing I would change would be the movement but then what Dan was inspired to do wouldn't of happened making a affordable piece that all can afford & @ $230.00 USD I couldn't pass it up.



    Some info here

    https://danhenrywatch.com/

    http://wornandwound.com/introducing-...orn%26wound%29
     
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  2. Watson16 Nov 6, 2016

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    sweeeeet
     
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  3. Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Nov 6, 2016

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    These are fun.
     
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  4. redpcar Nov 6, 2016

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    I wonder if they would sell a sterile version? i.e. no "DAN HENRY" on the dial.
    If they do, I'm in.
     
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  5. watchdaddy1 Nov 6, 2016

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    I don't believe he does, but more pieces comming from him L8r on. He maybe willing hear from potential customers


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  6. ahsposo Most fun screen name at ΩF Nov 6, 2016

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    I wonder if he'll make one that ticks...
     
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  7. Drawarms Nov 6, 2016

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    the compressor one is an automatic
     
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  8. watchdaddy1 Nov 6, 2016

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    If I could change anything it would be a hand wind mvmnt & a tapered strap. But I couldn't pass it up. Lots of bang for your buck on this.

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  9. ahsposo Most fun screen name at ΩF Nov 6, 2016

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    They are beautifully styled, for sure.
     
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  10. Drawarms Nov 6, 2016

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    half the value here is the strap and the roll! $100 easily right there.
     
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  11. Bill Sohne Bill @ ΩF Staff Member Nov 6, 2016

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    Hi

    agree.... his site very interesting.... and I ordered a orange accent super compressor style watch from his site..waiting for delivery!

    i have also had a quick chat via the net talking about vintage collecting habits... very interesting guy....

    I would not hesitate if there is a watch you like from them...


    Good Hunting

    Bill Sohne
     
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  12. Bill Sohne Bill @ ΩF Staff Member Nov 6, 2016

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    Hi

    agree.... his site very interesting.... and I ordered a orange accent super compressor style watch from his site..waiting for delivery!

    i have also had a quick chat via the net talking about vintage collecting habits... very interesting guy....

    I would not hesitate if there is a watch you like from them...


    Good Hunting

    Bill Sohne
     
  13. Drawarms Nov 6, 2016

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    Im thinking about picking up the same watch, let me know how you like it Bill!

    cheers,

    John
     
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  14. watchdaddy1 Nov 6, 2016

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    He's a great guy for sure & very knowledgeable.


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  15. Bill Sohne Bill @ ΩF Staff Member Nov 6, 2016

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    hey John

    Ordered it over the weekend... should have it soon... Dan mentioned to me in the chat that they were almost sold out ... so for 250 .... I decided to go for one.. and not look back ~!

    Charge IT ~
     
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  16. Faz Nov 6, 2016

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    I chose the black bezel...yay!
     
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  17. Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Nov 6, 2016

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    Man the compressor with a nh35 movement for 250! Man that's a nice price.

    Why not an auto or manual wind in the 63 with a great sandwich dial and gorgeous sub dials? At 650 I'd get one right now.

    This guy gets it. Attention to detail homages but not copies.
     
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  18. dougiedude Carpe horologium! Nov 6, 2016

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    Yes, mechanical instead please!

    Love the design... but would also prefer a bit smaller size. I suppose with that kind of beauty, though, I could live with it...

    I also like the 1970 SC, but at 44mm, it's just too large...
     
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  19. watchdaddy1 Nov 6, 2016

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    woohoooo glad you guys like it . You won't be disappointed with it.

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  20. Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Nov 6, 2016

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    Yeah that's what's stopping me. 44mm with 24 mm strap is a pretty big watch even if I've got a sneaky suspicion that it's not actually bigger then an skx at 42mm at least in how it wears. Waiting to see on wrist from the 2 of you that ordered one. That movement at that price with what appears to be that quality is a pretty convincing deal.
     
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