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  1. redpcar

    redpcar Jan 29, 2017

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    Just trolling through ebay and came across this NOS Helbros alarm with box and papers. Note inside the lid. Huh?

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  2. Joe K.

    Joe K. Curious about this text thingy below his avatar Jan 29, 2017

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    Helbros marketed a watch in the 70's that would show "moon time". I think the units they used were called "lunations".
     
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  3. Mac5

    Mac5 Jan 29, 2017

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    Link?
     
  4. redpcar

    redpcar Jan 29, 2017

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  5. Mac5

    Mac5 Jan 29, 2017

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    I'm curious as to the movement. I've read where they used Swiss, German and French movements, but mainly Swiss. I believe that they were a New York based company and were bought/merged with Jules Jurgensen. Could be mistaken...
     
  6. redpcar

    redpcar Jan 29, 2017

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  7. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jan 29, 2017

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  8. Mac5

    Mac5 Jan 30, 2017

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  9. Canuck

    Canuck Jan 30, 2017

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    Victor Kiam of Remington Shaver bought Helbros in 1968, selling it in 1977. Trust a promoter like Kiam to find a connection with the 1969 landing on the moon! He's the guy who liked the Remington razor so much that he bought the company! Maybe he liked Helbros that much, as well.

    Sorry! Too early in the morning! Kiam bought BENRUS, not Helbros! My bad!
     
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  10. M'Bob

    M'Bob Jan 30, 2017

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    Good story though...
     
  11. watchyouwant

    watchyouwant ΩF Clairvoyant Jan 31, 2017

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    Lunatics...... kind regards. achim
     
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