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  1. Jonatan

    Jonatan Dec 7, 2016

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    Yes other side of the IWC card. ;)
     
  2. Jonatan

    Jonatan Dec 7, 2016

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    Oh don't forget the sex appeal of the moustache.
     
  3. ahartfie

    ahartfie The black sheep in the Spee-ee-eee-eedmaster flock Dec 7, 2016

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    My guess on that is since it's the Ref/Metal line, it's some form of acier. Why there's an H there, I don't know.
     
  4. Jonatan

    Jonatan Dec 7, 2016

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    Looked like Itacie to me.
     
  5. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Dec 7, 2016

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    The Sheriff is still around, but he retired. Turned in his badge and firearm.

    ..... and yes, you would have absolutely ended up with some kind of avatar message relating to stripping. ;)
     
  6. Dre

    Dre Dec 7, 2016

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    Damn son, door number 2 please!
     
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  7. Darlinboy

    Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Dec 7, 2016

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    Not a pole... a Polerouter.

    Try to read more carefully please.


     
  8. aap

    aap Dec 7, 2016

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    I know! I've been bugging him on IG about it :)
     
  9. Jonatan

    Jonatan Dec 8, 2016

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    I must admit that I miss your posts and the custom avatar message.
     
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  10. GuiltyBoomerang

    GuiltyBoomerang Dec 8, 2016

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    You are forgiven, for only God knows that WIS are rampant and provide many offerings to him...
     
  11. Jonatan

    Jonatan Dec 8, 2016

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    As many of you know by now my brand of choice in the watch world is Universal Geneve. Within this brand I had decided to concentrate on simple time only mechanical watches for several reasons : they are readily available, there's a large variety, they fit my wrist better, etc.

    This watch was also offered to me by my watchmaker. At the beginning of November, I phoned my watchmaker to see how progress was going on the service of the IWC and Polerouter posted above. He usually does my watches withing a month and it had been about three months for these two. He was in a particularly good mood when I phoned and he said: "Why don't you drop by the shop this afternoon, I found a Universal Geneve in my things and you might be interested." I wasn't going to say no. Just before I hung up he added: "Oh yeah, it's a Diapason (Tuning fork) so not sure it will interest you."

    This watch is not for everyone but I wasn't going to refuse a NOS Universal Geneve with tags and original strap. Like the Zodiac posted above, it will add some colour to my collection.

    Behind door number 2 :

    A NOS Universal Geneve Unisonic "Buzzsaw" dial.
    The serial number is 2829884 dating it later than 1967 and I believe these were made until the mid 70s.
    Ref. 852101 in blue. I have seen some with grey dials but no many with the blue dials.
    Cal. 2-51 or Accutron cal. 2180F
    Originally sold for 525chf

    Here are a couple links talking about these watches :
    http://electric-watches.co.uk/makers/universal-geneve/
    http://www.orologi-elettrici.it

    Hopefully I didn't build this up too much...

    So it was a great day!
     
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  12. aap

    aap Dec 8, 2016

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    Congratulations, man! Door 2 didn't disappoint! :)
     
  13. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Dec 8, 2016

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    Love it!! :thumbsup:

    That dial is pure seventies funk, fantastic!
     
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  14. aap

    aap Dec 8, 2016

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    Just like this:
    Parliament-Motor_Booty_Affair-Frontal.jpg
     
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  15. w154

    w154 Dec 8, 2016

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    My first thought was it is the letters H A U L

    HAU is a common abbreviation in German for Herren Armband Uhr (Mans Wrist Watch). If it could be that, then perhaps the L could be for leder (leather). It doesn't seem likely, but you did ask for ideas !
     
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  16. Jonatan

    Jonatan Dec 8, 2016

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    Thanks yes thats a possibility and I am honestly asking for any ideas.
     
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  17. Jonatan

    Jonatan Dec 8, 2016

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    Here's a close up.
     
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  18. Sanmilc

    Sanmilc Dec 8, 2016

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    I love that Zodiac!!! :thumbsup:
     
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  19. Swissgmt1675

    Swissgmt1675 Dec 8, 2016

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    Other side of the Tag: Hacie.I guess H for Homme.Men model and Acier.
     
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  20. Swissgmt1675

    Swissgmt1675 Dec 8, 2016

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    Nice IWC nos by the way..;)