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  1. styggpyggeno1

    styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Apr 11, 2013

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    Good looking piece and congratulations on a wonderful watch! As it happens - I wear one today.

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  2. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Apr 11, 2013

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    Did you know somebody turned your lugs upside down? :p
     
  3. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Apr 11, 2013

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    Holy crap, you're right! I've gotta stop drunk-'Baying.
    I expect you're going to offer to take it off my hands at a steep discount due to its mangled state...
     
  4. Steve 278

    Steve 278 Apr 11, 2013

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    :D :D :D

    Congratulations ! :thumbsup:
    Nice watch ::love::
     
  5. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 11, 2013

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    You still have that old thing :D
     
  6. Dablitzer

    Dablitzer Apr 11, 2013

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    why, do you want it? :whistling:
     
  7. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 11, 2013

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    Would be nice to have one in rose and one in yellow but not 2 in yellow :D
     
  8. Dablitzer

    Dablitzer Apr 11, 2013

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    I'm still waiting to see some more of your connies! I particularly like you 'restoration' project arrowhead 2852...beautiful. :)
     
  9. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 11, 2013

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    Late afternoon switch to this pink tropical bubbleback -- need to dress up to go to the Chicago Symphony tonight!

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  10. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 11, 2013

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    Afternoon switch.
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  11. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Apr 11, 2013

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    I just "Liked" a Rolex. I must be getting mellow in my old age. :p
     
  12. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Apr 11, 2013

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    really liking this one
     
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  13. MattS

    MattS Apr 12, 2013

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  14. SeanO

    SeanO Apr 12, 2013

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  15. Dablitzer

    Dablitzer Apr 12, 2013

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    How about a gold pie pan..?
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  16. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Apr 12, 2013

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  17. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 12, 2013

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    Another unique Oyster, ref. 1573, ca. 1938. Some provenance too. This is a small watch (29mm), similar to the Viceroy in shape and size, but with a unique thinner, 3-part case and fixed wire lugs.

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    http://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-...l&tf=F&q=42067113&bc=&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=8280898

    The watch actually predates his enlistment (at the age of 34) by about 6 years. According to James Dowling, the absence of "SWISS MADE" on the dial indicates that it was likely purchased in Switzerland. I suspect the original owner was of some means and had the case back engraved to personalize it, for obvious reasons, but it seems to have been treated pretty gently! Perhaps he never saw overseas service.
     
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  18. SpikiSpikester

    SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 12, 2013

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    1969, cal 565

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  19. alam

    alam Apr 12, 2013

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    on travel and need some GMT function..
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  20. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Apr 12, 2013

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