Forums Latest Auctions Members
  1. aap

    aap Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    2,639
    Likes
    20,577
    Thanks man. Dibs noted!
     
    watchdaddy1 likes this.
  2. strick9

    strick9 Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    1,119
    Likes
    9,220
    Such a beautiful watch has just enough wear to prove it's a survivor
     
  3. strick9

    strick9 Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    1,119
    Likes
    9,220
    wearing my Seamaster today clogged up with cedar oak and pine pollen me not the watch
     
    DSC_1195xc.jpg
  4. Schmedsc

    Schmedsc Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    349
    Likes
    3,507
    My daughter and me
    CAB54752-9248-49D8-A755-6FC5BEDA481A.jpeg 05A866E0-47F7-48B8-9B2C-D7D161FE90FE.jpeg
     
  5. Canuck

    Canuck Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    5,544
    Likes
    13,385
    Needed a watch in a hurry last Sunday. Opened my vault, and this one surfaced. My $5.00 Seiko. Actually, I got it for free, but it didn’t run. I put a $5.00 movement into it, added a bracelet I paid very little for (I bought a 10 pound box of NOS steel JB expansion bracelets FOR $20.00). My only Seiko.

    3B257E29-ABD5-4C06-9D18-741560764431.jpeg
     
  6. strick9

    strick9 Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    1,119
    Likes
    9,220
    you would like my quartz Seiko 5
     
  7. Jwit

    Jwit Not a doctor, but plays one on ΩF Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    2,341
    Likes
    12,427
    This guy
     
    238DDF48-A69F-4FF3-9504-6691697C9B94.jpeg
    bigsom, McKinley, strick9 and 18 others like this.
  8. watchdaddy1

    watchdaddy1 Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    2,769
    Likes
    25,831

    Love the font Jake.:thumbsup: Never seen that font b4.
     
    Jwit likes this.
  9. Canuck

    Canuck Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    5,544
    Likes
    13,385
    Quartz Seiko 5? Correct me if I’m wrong, but I was under the impression that Seiko 5s were all mechanical. Picture?
     
  10. aap

    aap Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    2,639
    Likes
    20,577
  11. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    5,894
    Likes
    48,601
    OMG, is that NEW, Aaron?!?

    Slice me with them lugs.... PLEASE!!

    And Dibs ::love:: !!!
     
    watchdaddy1 and aap like this.
  12. Canuck

    Canuck Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    5,544
    Likes
    13,385
    Here’s a Bulova product that came along before your Bulova Caravelle. It is a Bulova product that came along some time in the mid 1950s. The name on the dial is ARDAY. It was named for Arde Bulova who was chairman of the board at Bulova, after the death of his father (and founder of Bulova), Josef Bulova, in 1935. It was Arde Bulova who turned Bulova into the power house it became. This Arde was Bulova’s stab at mass merchandising inexpensive watches. This one sold for $12.95, on a composition (fake leather) strap in the mid 1950s. The movement is a Japanese copy of the venerable FHF 72 movement which is shown in this image from the Ranfft archive. It has 17 jewels, and is shock protected. Chrome plated case. I think that Bulova replaced the Arday name with the name Caravelle.

    http://www.ranfft.de/cgi-bin/bidfun-db.cgi?10&ranfft&2&2uswk&FHF_72

    8391BE14-2F22-4BCD-91D7-963843C579D0.jpeg
     
  13. Jwit

    Jwit Not a doctor, but plays one on ΩF Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    2,341
    Likes
    12,427
    Dang this little piece carries a whole lot of history! I was going to do some digging tomorrow, thanks for the lead!
     
  14. aap

    aap Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    2,639
    Likes
    20,577
    Haha. No Doug, I’ve had this since last September. Bought it from @woodwkr2

    And yeah the lugs are super sharp. Dibs noted!
     
    watchdaddy1 and dougiedude like this.
  15. jaspert

    jaspert Mar 21, 2018

    Posts
    276
    Likes
    1,765
  16. tintin34

    tintin34 Mar 22, 2018

    Posts
    330
    Likes
    5,629
    Not sure if the grey blue shark is a „match“ , but good for one day anyway

    image.jpg
     
    watchdaddy1, jrhave2, Jwit and 26 others like this.
  17. roadsternet

    roadsternet Mar 22, 2018

    Posts
    240
    Likes
    1,818
    Timex time from Great Britain (made) :)
    Handwinding nearly 50 years old.
     
    PICT0852.JPG
  18. bardamu

    bardamu Mar 22, 2018

    Posts
    337
    Likes
    1,446
    Spring Time!
     
    20180322_075932.jpg
    watchdaddy1, McKinley, Jwit and 22 others like this.
  19. voere

    voere pawn brokers are all about $$$ Mar 22, 2018

    Posts
    1,221
    Likes
    8,240
    Day three wearing this Sea Wolf. I have been stopping in at a few supply houses and watchmakers that have stashes of nos parts. Looking for a new crystal and gaskets. One day I may get lucky. If so I will buy a few lottery tickets
     
    011.jpg
  20. controller

    controller Mar 22, 2018

    Posts
    125
    Likes
    1,513
    Yeah, Seiko again.. :)

    IMG_2753.JPG