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  1. Gavin

    Gavin It's the quiet ones you have to 'watch' out for. Nov 10, 2015

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    Dibs!
     
  2. jsaen

    jsaen Nov 10, 2015

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  3. LawBrk

    LawBrk Nov 10, 2015

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    Is there a DIBS line?!?! ::love::
     
  4. CajunTiger

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

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    Carrera today
     
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  5. Barking mad

    Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Nov 10, 2015

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  6. arkstfan

    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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  7. Brandon_Dexter

    Brandon_Dexter Nov 10, 2015

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    I hope everyone's hump day Speedy's on past!!
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  8. citizenrich

    citizenrich Metal Mixer! Nov 10, 2015

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    citizenrich Metal Mixer! Nov 10, 2015

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  10. khmt2

    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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  11. DirtyDozen12

    DirtyDozen12 Nov 11, 2015

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    Correct me if I am wrong but does the term "gilt" not refer to gold?
     
  12. Ko1892

    Ko1892 Nov 11, 2015

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    Dibs noted, but the list is quite long for this one though :)
     
  13. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Nov 11, 2015

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  14. donkii

    donkii Nov 11, 2015

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  15. citizenrich

    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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  16. NT931

    NT931 Nov 11, 2015

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

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  17. cristos71

    cristos71 Nov 11, 2015

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    Join the queue ;)
     
  18. Ludi

    Ludi Nov 11, 2015

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  19. Darlinboy

    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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  20. Andsan

    Andsan Nov 11, 2015

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