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  1. davidswiss Aug 28, 2015

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    They are great looking and interesting watches.
     
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  2. davidswiss Aug 28, 2015

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    Is that original lume or were they re done. I've read that a re lume can look very nice and yours certainly does. If it is a re lume that is.
     
  3. Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Aug 28, 2015

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    I don't believe it to be a relume and if it is, like you say it is an excellent job. The watch is how I purchased and all I have done is have it serviced.
     
  4. Mad Dog “Kung Fu Grip” Aug 28, 2015

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    Speedy G. on Omega Barenia leather NATO today.

    IMPORTANT SAFETY TIP: Do not play Metallica (Kill'em All) while taking your mother-in-law to the airport.

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  5. davidswiss Aug 28, 2015

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    Thanks for the reply. I'm thinking of re luming one of mine as I was advised a very good aged look can be applied now. However, the only one I've seen up close was very badly done.
    It would be interesting to know.
     
  6. Hijak Aug 28, 2015

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  7. bronxbomber252 Aug 28, 2015

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    Today is my 5th wedding anniversary, this is what my wife got me!

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    I can now participate in Speedy Tuesday!
     
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  8. michael e Aug 28, 2015

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    UG for me.
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  9. Rockmastermike Aug 28, 2015

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  10. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Aug 28, 2015

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  11. vinn2 Aug 28, 2015

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    re re-liming dial and hands; this requires several basic jobs. the real bugger -- is re painting. id be glad to tell my experence.BUT, i dont think this the right thread.
     
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  12. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 28, 2015

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    Vintage Omega Ultima Chronometer In 18K Gold with hooded lugs Circa 1959 on peeled lizard

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  13. Hijak Aug 28, 2015

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  14. Modest_Proposal Trying too hard to be one of the cool kids Aug 28, 2015

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    Polerouter Electric
     
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  15. Mad Dog “Kung Fu Grip” Aug 28, 2015

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    Still wearing Speedy G. but switched to my black nylon Rothco protective band...which accessorizes best (imho) with my new Metallica "Master Of Puppets" t-shirt. :thumbsup:

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  16. laughing_cavlier Aug 28, 2015

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    Today, I feel slightly ashamed :oops: but today my seiko solar beater, oh mercy, it has a battery :(!!! Spent much of the day looking after my six week old nephew, and my cosmic moonphase I doubt, would be very resistant to baby puke and poo!
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  17. axiale Aug 28, 2015

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    Last days with my Seamaster Cosmic,In 2-3 days he fly in USA...
     
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  18. bigdubnick Aug 28, 2015

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  19. Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Aug 28, 2015

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    Was expecting this one today, and it did not disappoint. :)
    Airane Type 20 (though I think technically it is a Type 21), issued by the French Army to helicopter pilots. This example is circa 1969, Valjoux caliber 222 with flyback or "retour en vol" feature. The three star mark indicates chronometer certification by the Besançon Observatory.
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  20. Buckeyes#1 Things come with instructions? Aug 28, 2015

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    No kids!

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