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  1. Jacquot Oct 9, 2015

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  2. dougiedude Carpe horologium! Oct 9, 2015

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  3. gophishin Oct 9, 2015

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    I knew I would be kicking myself on that one. I think I was the purchaser ahead of you, but ultimately I backed out because of the unknown issues, but I knew it would turn out to be a great watch! Was it a simple fix at service? I love that it's V92 and not the 7730 too. Great pickup, enjoy it!
     
  4. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Oct 9, 2015

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    Ditched the Perlon and replaced it with some Omega leather :unsure:

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  5. watchdaddy1 Oct 9, 2015

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    Looking good to me
     
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  6. destroid Oct 9, 2015

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    You should ask if LaRue can build a line of Omega case opening Armadillos...
     
  7. abrod520 Oct 9, 2015

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    I remember someone posted it on the OTD forum asking about it, right after I had emailed the seller - was that you? :) I sat there holding my tongue hoping I'd have the chance to buy, as I'd been kicking around the idea of a Camaro for a few months but never really connected with one. Then, this! A silver, 2-register tachy dial with a column-wheel movement - I'd never seen the combination before, but had often thought that would be my ideal Camaro ;) Add the original case finish, and I decided to take a chance!

    It showed up with some chrono trouble, that eventually made the watch stop working altogether - which is spooky, but because it wasn't my first rodeo with a 92, I figured it might just need a basic service - which it did. Servicing isn't cheap to begin with, but I picked it up for about market value minus the servicing cost, so I was OK with it. A case cleaning, a light crystal polish, a new strap and it's almost perfect - case cleaning revealed a few scratches on the front of the case, so I wouldn't call it super-investment-grade, but they disappear on the wrist. I've been fooling around in the vintage Heuer scene for almost 3 years, and just felt comfortable enough taking a chance this time - my first "diamond in the rough!" :D
     
  8. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Oct 9, 2015

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  9. Buckeyes#1 Things come with instructions? Oct 9, 2015

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  10. Bienne2998 Oct 9, 2015

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    Wow Mad Dog - you are my idol - if only I could do this....
     
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  11. flame Speedmaster Neil Oct 9, 2015

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    Peaked a bit early....

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    HAGWE -

    Best - Neil
     
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  12. PatrickJ Oct 9, 2015

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    I had no idea how nice the speedy looks with a suit.
     
  13. PatrickJ Oct 9, 2015

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    In the garden, but no way would I do any gardening with this watch.
     
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  14. Mad Dog “Kung Fu Grip” Oct 9, 2015

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    @Bienne2998...I forgot to mention that having two teenagers that suck your wallet dry helps as well...:confused:
     
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  15. Mick Tock Oct 9, 2015

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    I just got a new strap for this late, hand-wound Autavia:

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    This is a Heuer Autavia, ref. 73463T, in the so-called military style with painted indices. The movement is a Valjoux cal. 7734.

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    In my eyes this color matching strap enhances the sober and consistent design of the watch. It is also thick and strong enough for the heavy case.

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    Have a great weekend,


    Mick
     
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  16. Togri v. 2.0 Wow! Custom title... cool Oct 9, 2015

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    Wow, very nice indeed
     
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  17. Togri v. 2.0 Wow! Custom title... cool Oct 9, 2015

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  18. sliceoftime_ Oct 9, 2015

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  19. Paedipod Oct 9, 2015

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    hmmm.....must go out and buy one of these so Mrs. P can't enlist me for the fall garden cleanup!
     
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  20. Gatsby Oct 9, 2015

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    Thank you very much !!!!

    I am really a bad flipper, but this watch i really LOVE -- cannot imagine to let it go, but if, you will get mail for sure!!

    HAGWE !!
    Werner

    @ Mick -- what a beautiful and rare Autavia !!!!! Like it very much !! Perfect taste like always!
     
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