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  1. johnireland Jun 5, 2022

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    I hate it when I have to send a watch in for service. And in the space of a week I've had to send in my two favorites.
    The classic 1013 I simply knocked off my desk and it took two nasty bounces on the hard wood floor. Just enough to screw up the running by making it go too fast. So it is in getting a full service (in for a penny in for a pound). Five days later, my other, late model, 1013...just back from service last month...started having an attack of jumping second hand. So it goes back to it's service center on Monday. The only thing that is keeping me sane is having my 18k Constellation to keep me company.
     
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  2. Bourne1984 Jun 5, 2022

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    I feel the pain.
     
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  3. Watch my Whisky Jun 5, 2022

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    You should just buy new ones.
     
  4. jantjewgm Jun 5, 2022

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    That is a sh*t way to start the day!
     
  5. dpwaber Jun 5, 2022

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    Watches make poor pets.
     
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  6. Huus Jun 13, 2022

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    And where are the pics?
     
  7. Watch Maniac Jun 14, 2022

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    It will be back before you know it.
     
  8. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jun 14, 2022

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    Think on the bright side ….Gives your non favourites time to shine :whistling:
     
  9. unxsr Jun 14, 2022

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    This makes me want to buy another watch to avoid this pain.
     
  10. Bizcut1 Jun 14, 2022

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    Feel your pain...look on the bright side - oh, wait - never mind...

    Hang in there.
     
  11. johnireland Jun 14, 2022

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    Well, actually I'm negotiating for another 1013...the older style dial but with the later stick hands. They are probably service hands from sometime in its history. I've owned several like that...still very handsome. And three would mean I could put one back on the Jubilee and have the other two on straps. The Jubilee one could double as a gym watch.
     
  12. johnireland Jul 4, 2022

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    Well the classic 1013 is back and on my wrist, and the later one is in the USPS registered mail system, somewhere in Los Angeles...hopefully at my front door tomorrow. b4.jpg cuff2.jpg
     
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  13. unxsr Jul 4, 2022

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    Looks great on you
     
  14. johnireland Jul 5, 2022

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    And now they are together...the classic with the 1560 movement and dauphine hands and dagger markers (62 years old)...and the late model with 1570 movement and hacking feature (47 years old). I had been wearing both on straps but I felt it was time to let the younger one go the full monty...and to not be shy about its Jubilee bracelet. nu2a.jpg cuff2.jpg newcuff1.jpg both2.jpg
     
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  15. Bourne1984 Jul 5, 2022

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    Beautiful and very classical.
     
  16. johnireland Jul 5, 2022

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    The Jubilee bracelet is the only one I really like wearing, especially in all gold. A two tone Oyster on a two tone Sub is also nice...but I'd rather wear an all steel Sub on a heavy leather strap strap...tan or black Ostrich would be nice.
     
  17. janice&fred Jul 6, 2022

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    Always admired your gold jubilee John, and good to see a fellow VRF'er here on this forum too! For some reason (probably my incompetence) I can't seem to navigate VRF since Eric switched things over to tapatalk.
     
  18. johnireland Jul 6, 2022

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    Hello. Doesn't seem to be much watch discussion over at VRF...the Market has taken over all the traffic.