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  1. toddle321 Oct 29, 2015

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    Don't blame this thing on a member of my bloodline [emoji3]

    It has a tiger on the dial so I'm not sure it matters what's inside, but if this looks familiar to anyone I guess I would like to know...

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  2. AAAKK First listing in the ΩF B2B phone book Oct 29, 2015

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    3570.50, the Toyota Camry of Speedy Pros. Not an LE, no nicely aged tritium, just an excellent dependable watch that I've had for 10-12 yrs.
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  3. Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Oct 29, 2015

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    Very nice pick up Mr. Datomaster!
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  4. Canuck Oct 29, 2015

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    Looks to me like a pin lever movement, and there is no way it has 21-jewels! Rocker bar winding behind the dial. With all the florid engraving on the back, and excessive information on the dial, this watch is masquerading as something it isn't!
     
  5. Northernman Lemaniac Oct 29, 2015

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    Perhaps not the proudest moments of Swiss watchmaking, but not faked in any way.
    It is some version of Bettlach caliber EB802x.
    http://www.christophlorenz.de/watch/movements/e/eb/eb_8027.php?l=en

    I have seen other "divers watches" from the 70s using these. They are fully serviceable and possible to make run relatively precise.
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  6. IRCM Oct 29, 2015

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    If you ever see "Seagull" brand watches, they are another Chinese maker who also sends their movements to larger, more expensive watch companies. So even some of your respected brands use cheap movements.
     
  7. Hijak Oct 29, 2015

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    Long awaited new arrival has...well, arrived...
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  8. Northernman Lemaniac Oct 29, 2015

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    Nothing wrong with Chinese watches I guess? I have none, but at their best I've been told they can produce decent movements.
    The watch in question has a Swiss movement, but also a very cheap one.
     
  9. IRCM Oct 29, 2015

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    Certainly good for the novelty value
     
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  10. nickgr Doesn't like baklava!!! Oct 29, 2015

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    I am wearing this 1982 Constellation Manhattan. The map in the foreground shows the military operations that took place in 28 October 1940 when Italy attacked Greece:
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  11. chadpowe11 Oct 29, 2015

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    Out for dinner with the wife.
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  12. Northernman Lemaniac Oct 29, 2015

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  13. Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Oct 29, 2015

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    Another Zenith today...
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  14. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Oct 29, 2015

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    Ah you have met Mrs. Ludi ?
     
  15. base615 Oct 29, 2015

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  16. Rockmastermike Oct 29, 2015

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  17. ricardorio Oct 29, 2015

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    My friend wristwatch is nothing special ... unless the wearer is Olympic champion in Beijing 2008 ...

    He wants my Speedmaster. I want to be Olympic champion ...

    If I give it to him ... I will be gold in Rio 2016? ( I don´t think so )
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  18. NT931 Oct 29, 2015

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    Day 5 of the all-JLC work week: Friday buzz

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  19. sc-texas Oct 29, 2015

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  20. Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Oct 29, 2015

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    For the morning at least...

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