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  1. pascs

    pascs Dec 28, 2015

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    Seamaster 300 with a difference :D

    I had a 565 movement and Seamaster dial and hands which I had planned to make into a Seamaster 300 but I was too late to buy a case before Omega practically doubled their price. So while looking for a suitable replacement for the last few months, I came across a 166.073 case in very good condition (often called Seamaster 120 Deep Blue). I've always found the dial of this model a bit fussy but it has a nice big case which fits the 565 movement. The result is what you see here, the bezel is actually dark blue as is the strap :thumbsup:

    It should make a nice change from my 552 Seamaster 300


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  2. Alpha

    Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Dec 28, 2015

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  3. donkii

    donkii Dec 28, 2015

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  4. emilio

    emilio Dec 28, 2015

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    Explorer 2 today:
     
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  5. Paedipod

    Paedipod Dec 28, 2015

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    dibs!!!
     
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  6. nigelp

    nigelp Dec 28, 2015

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    Hi there I've just joined and I'm wearing my vintage '72 Geneve cal.613. Photo from the other day
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  7. JohnSteed

    JohnSteed Dec 28, 2015

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    Happy Boxing Day, you scally-wags ;)

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  8. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 28, 2015

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  9. Garv

    Garv no longer a member of the terminally hip Dec 28, 2015

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    good morning.

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  10. Giff2577

    Giff2577 Quick with the tools! Dec 28, 2015

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    Great looking project! I've been sitting in the same boat searching for a case that seems to be going up and up in price.
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  11. pascs

    pascs Dec 28, 2015

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    Thanks. I couldnt justify to myself spending £1000+ on a SM300 case and the 166.073 case makes a nice change from the SM300 in its shape, slightly bigger and 22mm lug width. It actually uses all the same parts as the SM300 (crown, crystal, gaskets) but was a bit of a leap of faith that the dial would work well in the case.
    Very happy with the result :)
     
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  12. sarir97

    sarir97 Dec 28, 2015

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    Good morning! Back to my trusted daily:

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  13. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Dec 28, 2015

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  14. alam

    alam Dec 28, 2015

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    Taking the Mark II for a last day at the office for the year! ... feeling the Speedy fewer! :)
     
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  15. Mick Tock

    Mick Tock Dec 28, 2015

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    Today I'm wearing my Enicar Sherpa Jet GMT, ref. 148-35-02, with the movement Enicar cal. 1164B.

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    Enicar's signature features are there: sculptured lugs, bold hands, lollipop seconds hand, red black checkered GMT hand, lume rhomb, maximum number of different fonts on the face :).

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    Enjoy,

    Mick
     
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  16. Hijak

    Hijak Dec 28, 2015

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    Ref. 168.017 C-case...
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  17. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Dec 28, 2015

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  18. Adri

    Adri Wonders why he can't edit this message Dec 28, 2015

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    Since yesterday

    Blue for a lazy Monday

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  19. ricardorio

    ricardorio Dec 28, 2015

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    To much sun !!!

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  20. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Dec 28, 2015

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    Early switcheroo:
     
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