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  1. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 21, 2013

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    Thanks Tony! I'm very pleased with it.

    That's a beautiful Flying Dutchman. The "Polerouter" of Marvins... the official KLM pilot's watch. I've been looking, but haven't yet seen one as nice as yours.
     
  2. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jul 21, 2013

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    Gruen Autowind with a Hamilton, Heuer, Breitling, et al. Caliber 12:

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    One of my favorite and most complicated movements:

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  3. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Jul 21, 2013

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    Interesting and fun. And the Marvin the Martian collectibles that come up when you search for them is an added bonus. :thumbsup:
     
  4. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Jul 21, 2013

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    The last several days, in no particular order (because I can't remember what day was what watch ::shy:: ):

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  5. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 21, 2013

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    Yes. It's like the weird spaghetti western comic books that come up when you search for Zenith on eBay.it without filters.
     
  6. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Jul 21, 2013

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    ...and the Lakers paraphernalia that appears when you search for Angelus, and the beads and Universal Studios movie tchotchkes that come up with you search for Universal, and the soap & toiletries that you get when you type in "Gallet."
     
  7. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 21, 2013

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    Just pulled this little guy out for the evening. I got it a number of years ago from WBAW, when their prices were a little more reasonable.

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  8. Alpha

    Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jul 22, 2013

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    Cheap as chips today :)

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  9. Central Scrutinizer

    Central Scrutinizer hangs out in Joe's garage Jul 22, 2013

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    Looking over to the slopes of Mount Doom

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    The actual one they used in Lord of the Rings

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  10. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 22, 2013

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  11. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 22, 2013

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    A781 today.

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  12. SpikiSpikester

    SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 22, 2013

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    145.0022 on 1450/808

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  13. Alpenschneerot

    Alpenschneerot Jul 22, 2013

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    Enicar in last daylight....:) IMG_1328[1].JPG
     
  14. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 22, 2013

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    Afternoon switch to a rare new arrival, 1930 Hamilton Pinehurst in white 14K, one of only 668 produced. Definitely a grail watch!

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  15. UncleBuck

    UncleBuck understands the decision making hierarchy Jul 22, 2013

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    Those numerals might be the same font used on the "Yellow Submarine" cover.
    Might be the same artist who did Mr. Natural in the "Furry Freak Bros." comics!

    Sorry, This old hippie was trippin' for a sec. Must have been that orange barrel in '70.

    Who could afford this watch during the Depression?

    Adam, you've got the nuts in that one, my boy!
     
  16. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Jul 22, 2013

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    My new sparkly:
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  17. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 22, 2013

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    Uncle Buck, what's interesting is that the Pinehurst was offered for $90, and the Meadowbrook (for example) for $100, yet the P. is now worth 4-5 times more because of its scarcity (see towards the bottom of the following 1930 catalog page)...

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    The dials of the Meadowbrook and Pinehurst were interchangeable, and came in several different styles (exploding or stylized Arabic luminous or painted enamel figures, and also applied gold numerals).

    Here is a Meadowbrook of mine for comparison:

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  18. UncleBuck

    UncleBuck understands the decision making hierarchy Jul 22, 2013

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    Absolutely fantastic, there was so much original artistic concept produced in that era of the Art Deco movement and more specifically the 1925-1930 timeframe.
    Check out the Avant-Garde art of the movie "Metropolis" circa 1927 or "Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes " 1925.
    You might have made my day with that piece, brother!
     
  19. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 22, 2013

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    Going to be a bumpy night, so... switching to the bumper .

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  20. citizenrich

    citizenrich Metal Mixer! Jul 22, 2013

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    Lots of quality watch pRon in this thread.
     
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