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The Monodatic Appreciation Society

  1. yala

    yala Nov 24, 2019

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    Hello Ladies and Gents,

    the Monodatic is one of my favourite UGs. I came across my first one in 2018 thanks to fellow UG enthusiast @MattF and since then my fascination with this model is growing and growing. There seem to be a lot of dial variants, a couple of different cases – and they are all beautiful. Let’s put our Monos together in this thread and explore the diversity of this beautiful bumper :) for starters, IMG_1824.JPG heres my two beauts.
     
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  2. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member Nov 24, 2019

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    Very nice! I also like that model, partly because I like the UG cal. 138 bumpers.
     
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  3. yala

    yala Nov 24, 2019

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    320966ED-3137-4349-906D-FB479D283B06.jpeg Same here :) cal. 138 is very cool and one of my favourite movements. The soft „toctoc“ is so pleasing.
     
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  4. MarktheTime

    MarktheTime Nov 24, 2019

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    Late to the club, but very happy to be a part of it. It’s in for service, so a repost of a previous pic or two will have to do for now...
     
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  5. WhereMadnessLies

    WhereMadnessLies Nov 24, 2019

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    Lovely watches chaps, I think I'm going to have to add one of these to my collection soon. The ones with the round date aperture, like the one @yala has, have a great charm to them.
     
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  6. yala

    yala Nov 24, 2019

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    It is soooo killer!! Big congrats to that beauty!
     
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  7. yala

    yala Nov 24, 2019

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    agreed and thanks! :) the porthole-date is very cool. But the very early ones feature a roulette date-wheel which is also a very nice little feature .
     
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  8. bgrisso

    bgrisso Nov 24, 2019

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    I love these as well, great to see a dedicated thread. I had another gold plated waffle in really nice condition, but I can't find any pictures, don't have it anymore.
     
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  9. yala

    yala Nov 24, 2019

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    Thank you! These waffle-dials are such pieces of art! The dial-creativity in the monodatic-line is outstanding, I think.
     
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  10. bgrisso

    bgrisso Nov 24, 2019

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    @slique12 do you want to post a pic of that waffle dial in the horn lugs case, would be nice to have representation of a different case, since many/most of them are the same SS case already seen in this thread
     
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  11. slique12

    slique12 Nov 24, 2019

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  12. MarktheTime

    MarktheTime Nov 24, 2019

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  13. yala

    yala Nov 25, 2019

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    Amazing! Would u share the CDV cases ref-number? Congrats to this beaut‘!
     
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  14. septentrio

    septentrio Nov 25, 2019

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    Here is my 1956 ref. 200104-2 (gold capped):


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  15. yala

    yala Nov 25, 2019

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    Wow, that is super-clean!!! Very cool mono, thx for sharing!
     
  16. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Nov 25, 2019

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    Long overdue thread...
     
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  17. DomB

    DomB Nov 25, 2019

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  18. slique12

    slique12 Nov 25, 2019

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  19. DomB

    DomB Nov 25, 2019

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  20. yala

    yala Nov 25, 2019

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