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  1. diost Nov 7, 2015

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    Illinois Sangamo 21j converted to wristwatch. Case is new, made to fit 16s hunter movements. Work is done by my brother. I know there is a lot of pocketwatch entusiasts who think this is a shame, but look how beautiful the movement and dial looks in the new case. Only work left is to fit the balance wheel with a new staff.

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  2. TexOmega Nov 7, 2015

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  3. Hijak Nov 7, 2015

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  4. Paedipod Nov 7, 2015

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    haven't noticed that scratch on your wristshot before.....does it have an interesting story?
     
  5. bigdubnick Nov 7, 2015

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    It's new'ish. Not sure what caused it but I wear this watch almost every day and figured it was bound to happen. It bothered me for a moment then realized I can always have the crystal fixed or replaced. On of the many reasons I love this watch.
     
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  6. Paedipod Nov 7, 2015

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    wabi, patina, character.....whatever.......makes it specially yours:thumbsup: and keep wearing it in good health.
     
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  7. Hijak Nov 7, 2015

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    Yes, you are correct, mine dates to ~ 1962. Like the Eterna-Matics very much, also have a couple from the 50s.
     
  8. Rman Nov 7, 2015

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    May be missing a few numbers but wearing this tonight and grateful for it. Have fun out there!
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  9. ELV web Nov 7, 2015

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    Have a great Sunday, buildings and hills HK
     
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  10. khmt2 Nov 7, 2015

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    Doing any watch shopping in HK? ;)

    30ch today, have a gd Sunday all!

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  11. ghwatch Nov 7, 2015

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    Tricompax weekend
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  12. Baz9614 Nov 7, 2015

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  13. Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Nov 7, 2015

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    Sunday blues, back to work....

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  14. pascs Nov 7, 2015

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  15. UncleBuck understands the decision making hierarchy Nov 7, 2015

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    Had to take the gold wedding ring off as I'm not a metal mixer!
    The Bride understands and agrees fully.

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  16. oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Nov 7, 2015

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    Two minutes to midnight (ok, a minute and a half)

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  17. JimInOz Melbourne Australia Nov 7, 2015

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    Well the Missus has left me alone for the day so I "trimmed" 3 of her lavender bushes, well pulled them up actually.
    Now I have to choose between some real man tools to dispose of the evidence, er, I mean the shrubery.
    I think the muncher would be better than the shredder!

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    And you can't do a job like this without a suitable watch can you?
    So a freshly serviced Seiko 6309A, a gift from an "Uncle" ;) (@UncleBuck, a real Uncle!)

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    And thanks to the Seiko keeping me on schedule, the job is done. All one neat little pile that'll hardly be noticed by Her Majesty.
    And what's that on the muncher, somebody must have left a coldie there! :D

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    Closer inspection revealed a chilled VB, just what I needed to get the dust out of my throat.
    And a quick check of the Seiko shows that I spent at the very least, 35 minutes hard at work while my Darlin' was away.

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  18. cristos71 Nov 8, 2015

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    Ok, ok, I conformed and set the date ;)

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  19. ELV web Nov 8, 2015

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    I am just tagging along :p
     
  20. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Nov 8, 2015

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    Hiding from the heat in Darwin, lunch and a movie at the mall

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