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  1. airansun Seasons will pass you by Sep 14, 2018

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    Damn.

    Just got home from a trip, so I’m not limited to two watches. (I took the UK Ed White and the -66CB.) So, as soon as I arrived, I put the Istanbul Ed on (see above).

    Well, I got to thinking about my -74, the one I bought in a pawn store in 1982, the one I was married in, the one I used to time my wife’s contractions with our first born.

    So, I got it out, wound it and set it. I haven’t worn it in ages (now that I have so many other pretty horses).

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    It’s interesting to look at it now with a collector’s eye. Lugs sharp, some dings but unpolished, nice lume and hands. Undamaged bezel. I wore it for about five years in the 80’s. Only been serviced once, and that was after I knew to avoid the pitfalls.

    Anyway, in staring at the dial, I found I wanted to look at an Ed White and the 145.022-74 next to each other. I took this photo.

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    Honestly, in nearly every way, I prefer the Ed. I like the cleaner dial with long hour markers and short markers in the subdials. I like the AML. I like the smaller pushers and the simpler case.

    Personal opinion, all of it. But, I think it’s interesting to see these two side by side.
     
  2. bigdubnick Sep 14, 2018

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    Friday fun

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  3. Dr_P Sep 14, 2018

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    Anniversary dinner with the wife at ristorante Trevi (Las Vegas) wearing my old TAG.
     
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  4. citizenrich Metal Mixer! Sep 15, 2018

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    Hmmmm, very, very nice.
     
  5. citizenrich Metal Mixer! Sep 15, 2018

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    Congrats to you both!!!
     
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  6. Pun Sep 15, 2018

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    Seiko Starlight now... Amazing dial.
     
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  7. Co-axial Sep 15, 2018

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    Lazy morning in bed
     
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  8. CPRwatch Sep 15, 2018

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    Saturday is matte day for me , image.jpeg
     
  9. MG-Speedy Sep 15, 2018

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    50339839-27F8-4F02-A3C9-3AE0177AAD81.jpeg Have a great weekend!
     
  10. Dre Sep 15, 2018

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    Clamshell day

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  11. Andreas Sep 15, 2018

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    Trying to capture the funkiness of the dial
     
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  12. donkii Sep 15, 2018

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    Looking for some mushrooms :)

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  13. Andreas Sep 15, 2018

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    @donkii beautiful shots as always :thumbsup:
     
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  14. donkii Sep 15, 2018

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    Thanks! Much appreciated :)
     
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  15. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Sep 15, 2018

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    5513 'L' serial

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  16. Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Sep 15, 2018

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    Snuck home early to watch F1 practice and use the opportunity to wear a nice watch. Feeling special:)

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  17. vandit Sep 15, 2018

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  18. khanmu Sep 15, 2018

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    Took these but forgot to post - Thurs, Fri and today...

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  19. Omega1 Sep 15, 2018

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    Good morning... a nice vintage omega today.... 9D5FB83A-2D44-48EB-8317-3BB6FF89D292.jpeg
     
  20. tdn-dk Sep 15, 2018

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    SM 300 :)

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