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  1. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jan 21, 2013

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    The rest of the day with my favourite old mystery piece.
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  2. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jan 21, 2013

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    Certainly some retooling and expanding at a minimum, and not just drilling holes for chrono pushers, but as for the freshness... soooooooo 1968. :)
    ***EDIT*** I see your point now - not sure about the date of introduction of those Tempo-Matics, but thought it was earlier. Still interesting about the shared bracelet reference.
     
  3. Melhadary Jan 21, 2013

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    Greetings all :) Always great seeing the beautiful watches here after a rough and long day...... Feeling rough and banged up myself after an intense day at the office, so am going out with my rough and banged up project watch this evening :confused:

    SM 176.001 chronograph, cal. 1040 - "tachymeter-less" first generation, on original 1170 SS bracelet and makeshift 604 end links (till the 653's drop from the sky somehow :whistling: )

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  4. Mothra Jan 21, 2013

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    :) oohhh... not done this before. fun. 712 on gator look leather strap. minute and hour hands are actually stainless with black and lume inserts, and 'sparkle' in the sunlight. WP_20130121_009.jpg
     
  5. Dablitzer Jan 21, 2013

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    Evening switch...
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    Pink Gold Ranchero Cal 267 2990.
     
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  6. stefan Jan 21, 2013

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    Speedmaster Mark III 176.002 from 1972

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  7. Mothra Jan 21, 2013

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    wow. That cleaned up nice....
     
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  8. kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member Jan 21, 2013

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    I did not know that one was pink...:thumbsup:
     
  9. ulackfocus Jan 21, 2013

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    Neither did I.
     
  10. Dablitzer Jan 21, 2013

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    I did. ;)

    It's the main reason I'm selling the yellow gold one!
     
  11. ulackfocus Jan 21, 2013

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    Oh, this is a different watch! Thought you had found replacement hands.
     
  12. Elroy Jan 21, 2013

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    Alpha, did you put that beautiful Seamaster in a muddy, Scottish slush puddle? It's a very good photo.

    Kommis, that is as nice an example of what appears to be a 105.012, unmolested, as I've ever seen. If it's a 145.012, it's still true.
     
  13. Dablitzer Jan 21, 2013

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    Yes, this one is definitely a keeper. It's been in a display box for ::years::. I want stick to the cleanest examples I can find.. :)
     
  14. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jan 21, 2013

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    Hi Elroy, poor birds couldn't use the bird bath so I made use of it - sorry not me as such :confused:
    Good backdrop for a quick shot with the iphone and not to worry left the garden water feature running for the birds :thumbsup:
     
  15. X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jan 21, 2013

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  16. Kommis Vintage Omega Connoisseur Jan 22, 2013

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  17. Dablitzer Jan 22, 2013

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    This off to London again.

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    I hate shooting black dials..!
     
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  18. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jan 22, 2013

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    Looking for signs of spring :(
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  19. Poloplayer Antimagnetic Member Jan 22, 2013

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    This hasn't been out for a while ImageUploadedByTapatalk1358858114.703517.jpg
     
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  20. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jan 22, 2013

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    New strap arrived for this fella so a quick change.
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