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Do you like Tissot? (many pics)

  1. bubba48

    bubba48 May 23, 2017

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  2. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member May 23, 2017

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    Superb array, Luigi.

    While I don't own many, I do like them, and believe that they often represent fine value in the market. Also, their early signature is my favorite of any manufacturer!

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  3. R3D9

    R3D9 May 23, 2017

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    Awesome collection!

    I've only got the one, and its from a later time period, but I love it:

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  4. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. May 23, 2017

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    Love these. Thanks for posting. Especially the two tone dials. Modern... I give them props for interesting affordable watches.
     
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  5. michael22

    michael22 May 23, 2017

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    Sweet old Tissot's. They've aged elegantly.
     
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  6. Vitezi

    Vitezi May 23, 2017

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    I'm a fan. From various WRUW posts:
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  7. simon.pearl

    simon.pearl May 23, 2017

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    Beautiful collections!
     
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  8. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo May 23, 2017

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    Tissot made some fantastic watches in the thirties/forties and early fifties, and were never uninteresting later on. Some of their divers and chronographs of the late sixties/early seventies are fantastic. I have mostly earlier models and they are an amazing value proposition.


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    @bubba48 - you'll recognise this one which I'm currently wearing ;)

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  9. silver

    silver May 23, 2017

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    amazing collection !
     
  10. bubba48

    bubba48 May 23, 2017

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    Tissot Museum asked me for my Hermetic...

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    ...but I said NO!
     
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  11. Skrotis

    Skrotis May 23, 2017

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    Late 90s i quit my job whit alkohol and started my ventures as a antiquedealer,this meant visiting fleamarkets every week and living in Omegacountry(Sweden) Tissot was always considerd a second brand and normaly not more then 10 euros.The nos ones i did find whit old watchmakers.this are some of them sorry for bad photos. image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg
     
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  12. Skrotis

    Skrotis May 23, 2017

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    The aquasport seams to be not sold in Scandinavia,only found one during 20 years.grateful if somebody have any information about this.
     
  13. Syrte

    Syrte May 23, 2017

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    Beautiful watches Luigi, I particularly like the sector dial on the second one (Dibs! Although I know you'll never sell) and the one with the funny fat numerals (same as @ConElPueblo's).

    That silver and black case is incredible, is that the "Hermetique" the museum wanted? Understandable for sure.

    Tony, this one also is lovely!! (Dibs too!!)
     
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  14. Vitezi

    Vitezi May 23, 2017

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    The Aquasport model was launched in 1941 and lasted until 1945. Early ones used the caliber 17.5 family; later ones were from the caliber 27 family. Most were manual-wind movements with stainless steel, screwback cases.
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  15. Skrotis

    Skrotis May 23, 2017

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    Thanks for info, nead to check when i get home what cal this one is image.jpeg
     
  16. phg.drs.antunes

    phg.drs.antunes May 23, 2017

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    Great collections! I only have one, a reissue of the visodate
     
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  17. Fost

    Fost May 23, 2017

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  18. Vitezi

    Vitezi May 23, 2017

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    That's a nice example. Looks like 30mm? I'll guess it's a variant on the 17.5 caliber. Is it missing its center second hand?
     
  19. noelekal

    noelekal May 23, 2017

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    I think I could enjoy having a classic Tissot or two. Great thread with some really appealing watches featured.
     
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  20. Skrotis

    Skrotis May 23, 2017

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    yes secondhand is missing but remember it as aprox 32mm
    Bought it a year and half ago because it was the first aquasport branded dial i bumpt in to,noticed Bubbas ex and had a flashback.
    Will be interesting to se what cal it is. thx for info.
     
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