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  1. CajunTiger Cajuns and Gators can't read newspapers! Nov 10, 2015

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    Carrera today
     
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  2. Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Nov 10, 2015

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  3. arkstfan Nov 10, 2015

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    That looks like it was taken from a cockpit. I usually don't find that much stuff on the dial appealing but that is sharp.
     
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  4. Brandon_Dexter Nov 10, 2015

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    I hope everyone's hump day Speedy's on past!!
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  5. citizenrich Metal Mixer! Nov 10, 2015

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  7. khmt2 Nov 11, 2015

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    Thanks! It's got nice wrist presence as well and the 302 movement's not too shabby either. :)

    Manages to still hold its own against more illustrious competition ;)

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  8. DirtyDozen12 Thanks, mystery donor! Nov 11, 2015

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    Correct me if I am wrong but does the term "gilt" not refer to gold?
     
  9. Ko1892 Nov 11, 2015

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    Dibs noted, but the list is quite long for this one though :)
     
  10. styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Nov 11, 2015

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  12. citizenrich Metal Mixer! Nov 11, 2015

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    So, the exact definition gilt is the past tense of gild and describes a specific technique of applying gold foil or leaf to certain surfaces like painted wood or metal.

    With regard to watches, the term is a little more broad and is used to describe the application of any precious metal (usually gold or silver) to watch dials.

    Perhaps a watchmaker could better explain but I think I've got it :)
     
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  13. NT931 Nov 11, 2015

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    To the tune of Pet Shop Boys' "Paninaro":
    "Fagliano, oh uh oh!"

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  14. cristos71 Nov 11, 2015

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    Join the queue ;)
     
  15. Ludi Nov 11, 2015

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  16. Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Nov 11, 2015

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    Excellent example of this reference! Near the top of my acquisition list.
     
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  17. Andsan Nov 11, 2015

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  18. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Nov 11, 2015

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  19. AAAKK First listing in the ΩF B2B phone book Nov 11, 2015

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    In recognition of Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth and Veterans Day in the US, I went with the Marathon MSAR. Respect to all those that have served.
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  20. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Nov 11, 2015

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    95M today.
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