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  1. Ludi Mar 11, 2016

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    Lemania 15CHT, RAF issued

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  2. Gatsby Mar 11, 2016

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    HAGWE friends !!!

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  3. CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Mar 11, 2016

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    If they were better, tariffs wouldn't be necessary.
     
  4. Sameh Mar 11, 2016

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    The black monster on its own metal band.
    I was not attracted to the bracelet when first got the watch.. but look at that.. it's really well made!
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    Using the dezel for a second time-zone. Anyone else uses it for the same?! Please put your comments if you do so.
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    Cheers :)
     
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  5. khmt2 Mar 11, 2016

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    In HK, brought these 2 with me as well as a cold snap it seems :cautious:

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    431's turn today!
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  6. Difeer Mar 11, 2016

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    Black waffle seamaster under the warm evening sunlight.

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  7. donkii Mar 11, 2016

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  8. Northernman Lemaniac Mar 11, 2016

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    I know it's military material, but I promise not to invade Sweden even if you sell that one to me!:thumbsup::D
    Perhaps need to consider the opposite in order to get me one.....::confused2:::whipped:
     
  9. duc Mar 11, 2016

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    Actually yesterday's shots; but I'm still wearing it. Technically that should count.

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  10. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Mar 11, 2016

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    New one on the wrist today, at the doc,s today and more said about my watch than my health... A case back picture on what did you buy today thread..
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  11. Traveler Mar 11, 2016

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    TGI...

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  12. Sameh Mar 11, 2016

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  13. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Mar 11, 2016

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  14. Mouse 976 Mar 11, 2016

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    My lil beauty for today.
     
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  15. Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Mar 11, 2016

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    Partially true. It was a different situation when the American industry asked for the tariffs. Swiss labour was cheaper and the Swiss were shipping knock offs of American designs to the States. Watches were given names much like the better US makes to fool the customer. One of the laws the government brought in was the requirement for a "where made" marking on the watch's movement. The "swiss" mark was often buried in the engraving on the balance cock to get around this. I still watch for oversize blue jewels when looking at late 1800s pocket watches, a sign of a Swiss made knock off.

    Kind of sounds like what the Swiss are dealing with now with Chinese watches, except they are straight up copies or forgeries.
     
  16. gwzymytk Mar 11, 2016

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    Reverso-ing for an early start... It's Friday, after all!

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  17. dougiedude Carpe horologium! Mar 11, 2016

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    Got an amazing deal on a Snoopy ::psy::!...
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    Had to compromise a bit, though, since it didn't come with the Co-axial movement...

    ... instead, it has the illustrious C.M.SHULZ 'tennis ball' movement, a hand-wind beauty...;)

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  18. Canuck Mar 11, 2016

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    American watch making companies and machinery helped the Swiss produce better watches. The Swiss taught themselves how to produce watches cheaper than the American companies could bring themselves to produce them! Not exactly a ringing endorsement for the Swiss watch of 100 years ago! I am so happy that the American companies never took a page from the Swiss companies, and diluted the product! Tariffs aside, at one time, American watches really were better, to my way of thinking!
     
  19. watchdaddy1 Mar 11, 2016

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    Sinn'n on a Friday

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  20. laughing_cavlier Mar 11, 2016

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    Today my 1954 JLC Futurematic after an extended and rather expensive stay with the watchmaker, after it lunched itself because I forgot to take it off before going on a 30 mile bike ride ::facepalm2:::whipped:. All better now :) .
     
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