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  1. Screwbacks Nov 7, 2020

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    FHF jump hour '30s
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  2. Marsimaxam Nov 7, 2020

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    Whilst not quite a jump-hour watch, the Audemars Piguet Star Wheel’s sapphire disks jump into position, right before sliding over the minutes track.

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  3. Screwbacks Nov 8, 2020

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    the mechanism seems like the same. but i'm more glued on the hand engraved design on the dial. very nice.:thumbsup:
     
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  4. Marsimaxam Nov 8, 2020

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    I bought the watch many years ago, and a similar one was offered yesterday at the Phillips Auction. I was surprised at the price, considering it was more than double the initial estimate. The example auctioned has a different design on the dial, I always preferred the scroll motif over the guilloché dial.

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  5. Mike S Nov 8, 2020

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    Ruhla Digital from GDR. Terribly inaccurate-Love it anyway
     
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  6. Webwatchmaker Nov 10, 2020

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    Here is a beautiful English jump seconds pocket watch.
    Puzzled by it having two seconds hands, I thought it was simply a stop watch or 'Doctors' watch until I got it home. My friend liked the Fleur de Lys hands, so I bought it. You will notice two mainsprings, one for the going train and the other for the jump mechanism. In lovely condition.
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  7. High Hope Nov 10, 2020

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    Cheap and cheerful!
     
  8. Dr. Green Nov 10, 2020

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    Love it :)
     
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  9. DaveK Yoda of Yodelers Nov 10, 2020

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    Cheaper and cheerful, a late ‘70s or early 80’s 17 jewel Cardinal

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  10. MoclovFlop Do the Electric Boogaloo. Nov 10, 2020

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    *Oversharing Warning*

    Oh man, I used to almost exclusively collect jump hours. I also taught myself to fix them since some of them are so finicky (Lord Elgin and Benrus Dial O Rama especially).

    Here are are few choice ones I have/had in my collection:

    Tenor Dorly Sky Raker - Only a handful known to exist. released the year they went out of business:

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    Super uncommon ESA electronic based jump hour and jump minute.

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    Lip Retrograde/flyback

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    Wittnauer Futura 1000, same flyback mechanism as the LIP. Different movement.
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    Bulova Art Deco "White Knight". Same FHF as the OP.
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    Lord Elgin Chevron. I've made a few custom nickel plated versions like this

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    Original Gold
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    Classis star dial Benrus Dial O Rama.
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    Yema
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    An old group shot, many of these were sold, and many added after:

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  11. High Hope Nov 12, 2020

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    That is a sweet collection of watches @MoclovFlop!
     
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  12. X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Nov 12, 2020

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  13. X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Nov 12, 2020

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  14. Ponthelion Nov 12, 2020

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    Mother of Pearl Genta on mine :)
    Hoping to get my hands on a Mickey one soon.
     
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  15. gpssti4 Nov 14, 2020

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    I had this one for a little while but it’s long gone now.
     
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  16. gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Nov 14, 2020

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    A couple of contenders, although neither are true jump hours.

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    Zodiac Astrographic. I’d call this more of a wandering hour (and minutes and seconds).

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    Gruen Airflight I. This one is a jump AM/PM. At 1 o’clock, there is a barely audible click and the ring inside moves.

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    It’s really a 24 hour movement done in a different way. The movement is actually the same as the Day Night version from @X350 XJR above.

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  17. Dr. Green Nov 16, 2020

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    Such fascinating watches. I love jumping hour complications!
     
  18. High Hope Nov 18, 2020

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    This is the coolest watch/strap combination I’ve seen. I love it. Thanks for sharing it.
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  19. kboyle Nov 23, 2020

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    Clean
     
  20. Amg786s Nov 28, 2020

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    Recently bagged a Gérald Genta Jump hour retrograde. Absolutely love it. Comes with a swish MOP center dial to boot.
     
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