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  1. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jun 14, 2016

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    Meanwhile, having my morning coffee...
     
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  2. ahsposo

    ahsposo Most fun screen name at ΩF Jun 14, 2016

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    I really like alarm watches. I think they appeal to some childish part of me - the one that likes surprises like jack-in-the-box toys or wind up trucks that lurch and move in crazy circles or those cheezy joy buzzers that used to be advertised in the back of comic books.

    I also love finding a vintage watch that looks unworn. I bought this one some time back but put it aside. This morning while going over the ticking inventory trying to decide on today's watch I remembered this early 1970's Wakmann. I wondered why I put this immaculate old thing aside until I looked at my wristie - the chapter ring/crystal retaining ring was put in slightly skewed. I didn't notice that little "feature" when I bought it. I didn't see it until I photographed it the first time. I've been intending to take it to my watchmaker but had buried it so deep in the sock drawer I forgot about it until today. Funny how my photos show thing my eyes miss...

    Anyway, it's funky, clunky and kind of junky:

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  3. Spy

    Spy You know my name. Jun 14, 2016

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    Wearing the OEM strap today.
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  4. ricardorio

    ricardorio Jun 14, 2016

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    Speedy Racing in Moonwatch 145012 case ... Dial replacement 1970 decade, hands Otto Frei new)

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  5. Buckeyes#1

    Buckeyes#1 Things come with instructions? Jun 14, 2016

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    As required by law on Tuesdays

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  6. TexOmega

    TexOmega Jun 14, 2016

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  7. Garv

    Garv no longer a member of the terminally hip Jun 14, 2016

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    Thoresen Tuesday
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  8. peatnick

    peatnick Jun 14, 2016

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    Speedy Tuesday, hands down in a frown since almost traded at GTG last nite

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  9. ELV web

    ELV web Jun 14, 2016

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    Light in the night...
     
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  10. Jones in LA

    Jones in LA Mmm... must have shiny things... Jun 14, 2016

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    Yup, it's Tuesday :)

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  11. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jun 14, 2016

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    Barometer needle's on the upswing. Should be a nice one today.
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  12. Bienne2998

    Bienne2998 Jun 14, 2016

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    This one in honour of our Lions President @stepe60 :)
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  13. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Jun 14, 2016

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  14. sky21

    sky21 Jun 14, 2016

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    Speedy Tuesday again...

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  15. Taddyangle

    Taddyangle Convicted Invicta Wearer Jun 14, 2016

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    Speedy Tuesday.


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  16. Northernman

    Northernman Jun 14, 2016

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    Bulova today. :)
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  17. Lou P

    Lou P Jun 14, 2016

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    New arrival! ::psy:: Sinn EZM1 :D
    This watch appeals to the "contrarian" side of me: Throwing away four Lemania 5100 features to get one (central chrono minute hand), crown/pushers at 9:00, and count down vs. count up bezel. Call me a crazy, but I just think that's cool!
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    Note how the non-critical red date disappears in the shadow. Yes! :thumbsup:
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  18. capt-dim

    capt-dim Jun 14, 2016

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  19. Jonatan

    Jonatan Jun 14, 2016

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    noted
     
  20. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Jun 14, 2016

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    Double dogging it today...while consuming leftover MREs from yesterday compliments of @ChuckMK23...thanks, Chuck! :thumbsup:

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