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  1. Hijak Aug 15, 2013

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    Such nice detail...what camera/lens are you using, if I may ask? Must improve my photography!:oops:
     
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  2. pknopp Aug 15, 2013

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    From what I understand....... There once was the Illinois Watch Company. They made pocket watches starting in the late 19th century. They then started making movements for others to put in their wristwatch cases in the early 20th century. At some point Hamilton bought them.

    This is actually a swiss movement that has nothing to do with the company outside of Hamilton retaining the name.
     
  3. Dablitzer Aug 15, 2013

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    Adding to this fine trilogy of connies.. ;)

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  4. Noodia Aug 15, 2013

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  5. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 15, 2013

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  6. ulackfocus Aug 15, 2013

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    Illinois Watch Company was founded in 1870. Hamilton bought them in the late 20's (1928-ish) and for a few years produced co-branded watches.

    Correct - it is a Swiss caliber. Neither Hamilton or Illinois ever made automatics in the US.
     
  7. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 15, 2013

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    Again, for a change in the roulette date wheel...

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  8. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Aug 15, 2013

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    We thought we were so cool with Sgt. Pepper :cool:

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  9. Melhadary Aug 15, 2013

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    Something special for the evening today, classic black waffle cross-hair dial with the fabulous facets.
    Seamaster 2577, cal. 354 chronometer
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  10. Alpenschneerot Aug 15, 2013

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    As promised yesterday....a vintage Omega....
    My oldest Connie is like a shy wildcat....very difficult to take pictures::shy:: IMG_1584[1].JPG IMG_0002[1].JPG
     
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  11. Apa Aug 15, 2013

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    This is my new daily workwatch 20130815_195155.jpg
     
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  12. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Aug 15, 2013

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  13. ulackfocus Aug 15, 2013

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    It keeps staring at me!!!!! :eek:
     
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  14. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 15, 2013

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    With one eye, perhaps?
     
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  15. ulackfocus Aug 15, 2013

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    Exactly! ::stirthepot::
     
  16. Dablitzer Aug 15, 2013

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    You're converting me back to seamasters... ;)
     
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  17. Hijak Aug 15, 2013

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    +1 on that!!!::love::
     
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  18. Hijak Aug 15, 2013

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    Beautiful 300!:thumbsup: And aren't we still, I've got my eleven year old daughter listening to the Beatles...:cool:
     
  19. Stewart H Honorary NJ Resident Aug 15, 2013

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    Resist Dennis; don't turn to the dark side.
     
  20. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Aug 15, 2013

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    Uber Cool :thumbsup:

    Admit I probably know the words for about ninety percent of all Beatle tracks, now if I could clear all that from the hard drive think of the space I would have for the important things in life - cal numbers, references etc. etc. :)
     
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