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  1. Bienne2998 Apr 10, 2016

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    Not yet sure

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    or 69 Straight Writing

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  2. Alpenschneerot Apr 10, 2016

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    Dog leg lugs today...;) IMG_6482[1].JPG IMG_6110[1].JPG
     
  3. cristos71 Apr 10, 2016

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    I can relate to and sympathise with you, I had a watch/clockmaker for 3 or 4 years during the first period of collecting. It always took an age to receive anything back from him. And then only after many telephone calls and visits to check on progress. On numerous occasions things had to go back to him too. It was a terrible time and the final straw was when I went in to check on the slow progress of a 1940´s Omega alarm clock that he had in for 6 months for service only to see all the movement parts together with the perfect and fragile radium filled hands sloshing around together in an open plastic tub on his messy work station. I was really peeved and for that, amongst other things, was the last time I used him for any work.

    After this I found the guy I still use today who is fantastic and has enabled me to consider and take on project watches too, which I love and brings my enjoyment of this hobby to a whole other level.
     
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  4. cristos71 Apr 10, 2016

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    Double love for a beautiful set ::love::::love::.......and I´m pretty sure you´ve been sneakily going double barrelled this weekend, no? :D
     
  5. danomar Apr 10, 2016

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    This finally came back from minor surgery:

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    The A788 is one of those watches that does not photograph well. It is, however, one of those watches that, once on the wrist, makes the wearer look at it frequently to admire it.
     
  6. Ko1892 Apr 10, 2016

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    TinTin in the sunshine ::love::
     
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  7. citizenrich Metal Mixer! Apr 10, 2016

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    OH. :) Thx !!!

    It's beautiful. I've an Eton or 2 but I've not seen anything close to as nice as that before. I must take another look,

    I'm also "long" (~17.5 x 38)

    I hate doing bespoke because, well, I can't really afford it. Lol. Nordstrom always seems best. Sometimes I get coupons for Zegna and then take a ride out to Short Hills, NJ.. (where they have the deepest inventory). The coupons help big time.

    I had the best connect (((ever))) around a decade ago. A friend from high school worked @ Richards in Greenwich, CT and the infamous WWE Vince McMahon had all his MTM done there. It was "one and done" for him so they would sell me his "used" stuff on the down low. I was getting $5000 Zegna sport coats for a hundred or two hundred bucks. We were identical size. This was when he was all jacked up on HgH and TRT.

    Sorry to digress...
     
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  8. Omega1 Apr 10, 2016

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    Good afternoon, just got back from my Sunday morning bike.... Here my omega seamaster. image.jpeg
     
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  9. Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Apr 10, 2016

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    Longines today...
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  10. ewand Apr 10, 2016

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  11. Lonestar insert Schwartz joke HERE Apr 10, 2016

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    SUNday toolwatch and hobbies :D

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  12. Traveler Apr 10, 2016

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    Spent the morning checking out the Phillips catalogue, so naturally felt like putting an old steel chrono on (plus I can use it for timing my breakfast eggs :D)

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  13. longhornbba We need to talk about your TPS reports. Apr 10, 2016

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    Speedie at MotoGP
     
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  14. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 10, 2016

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    Signs of precipitation today...
     
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  15. Gaz6263 Apr 10, 2016

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    Hopefully be taking my Speedmaster to Silverstone this summer. image.jpg
     
  16. bristnj Apr 10, 2016

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    @citizenrich - Thanks! The brand is Seaboard Yacht. There is little information about the watches. They are quite rare and not easily found. Some info on the brand can be found at: http://www.heuerchrono.com/seaboard-yacht/

    The watch is powered by a J.P. Pingouin signed - Valjoux 7733 with a special double tooth on the minute counter that counts every 30 seconds vs. every minute.
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  17. bristnj Apr 10, 2016

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    Dressing my favorite Panda with a beautiful Santoni style custom strap on this lovely spring day.
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  18. Lou P YaY! Apr 10, 2016

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    Will the defendant please stand and face the jury.
    We the jury find the defendant guilty.
    Guilty of wearing the Omega 376.0822 for several days in a row.

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  19. Ludi Apr 10, 2016

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    ... and some oddities I saw today...

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    ... do I fill the horse up Sir ?!? :D
     
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  20. LarryG not KennyG, not OG, just LarryG Apr 10, 2016

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    Back to back.....
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