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  1. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Apr 11, 2013

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    Interesting moon phase that someone snapped up the moment I clicked on the listing... not exactly sure why.

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  2. woodwkr2

    woodwkr2 Apr 12, 2013

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  3. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Apr 12, 2013

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    Yeah, because it's ugly. :eek:

     
  4. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 13, 2013

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  5. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Apr 13, 2013

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    Not exactly sure why either - it's a parts watch. Perhaps they've got a decent dial.
     
  6. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 18, 2013

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  7. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Apr 18, 2013

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  8. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Apr 18, 2013

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    I gotta stop looking at this &#%@ing thread.
     
  9. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 18, 2013

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    You and me both, I've come closer to hitting he buy button with these then with Zenith's. Have only be saved by providence and the appearance of some vintage Omegas. :cautious:
     
  10. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Apr 18, 2013

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    I just have to repeat "home remodeling then Breguet" over & over & over & over.......


    EDIT: You guys have no idea how close I was to making a serious run at that Monodatic:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/190812705142?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

    I had a stash of several hundred more than what it sold for, but just couldn't justify it when push came to shove. (read: Windy would have freakin' killed me for spending house cash on a watch)
     
  11. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 22, 2013

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  12. woodwkr2

    woodwkr2 Apr 22, 2013

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    Yup. It's a polerouter. I thought your question was going to be if it was really a polerouter since it has a bumper inside rather than the microrotor movement... the earliest polerouters had bumper automatics, and some were quite fancy.
    http://www.polerouter.de/frameset-collection.htm
     
  13. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 22, 2013

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    Ahk I guess I just associated Polerouters with that semi-sports style case, rather than seeing them as dress watches. The other thing is if the point is magnetic shielding for trans-polar journeys, how does the gold case work with that? :\
     
  14. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Apr 22, 2013

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  15. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Apr 22, 2013

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    Judging by the crown it's an Eternarouter. :p
     
  16. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 23, 2013

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  17. John Chris

    John Chris Il Duca de Luca Apr 23, 2013

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    A good question! Many Polerouters were in anti-magnetic steel cases with a heavy (300 micron) gold cap, to give them the true look of a gold (not gilded) case without sacrificing the shielding. Not sure how that worked with a solid gold case unlsess there was an inner casing.
     
  18. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member May 2, 2013

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    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member May 4, 2013

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  20. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member May 7, 2013

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