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  1. Omega1 Feb 22, 2019

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    WoW this is my holy grail watch ... thanks for sharing.....way out of my reach now but it’s cool to see one on the forum ..
     
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  2. watchstick_81 Feb 22, 2019

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    Ultraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaman! :)
     
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  3. airansun Seasons will pass you by Feb 22, 2019

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    Ok, one last trot around the show ring, this time with a Mark XI, to remind us of the pre-date, simple IWC Pilot dials. Unfortunately, the Mark XI isn’t mine. :(

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    By no means perfect, but surprisingly close. I prefer my hands to the XI’s and that mine’s 39mm and not the more traditional 36mm. I’m liking this watch more and more. It has not been off my wrist for more than an hour or two since it arrived.

    As reluctant as I might be to admit it, I think Hodinkee did a good job on this piece. And they’ll be rarer than Mark X or XI IWCs, with only 500 made. (Hey, gotta have some hope that these won’t be going for under $5k on eBay in nine months!)

    BTW, factoid from Wikipedia that I did not know:

    On 1 April 1944, as a result of an error, Schaffhausen was bombed by the United States Army Air Forces. The watch factory was hit by a bomb which failed to detonate after crashing through the rafters. The flames from incendiaries exploding nearby penetrated the building through the broken windows but were extinguished by the company's own fire brigade.”

    The dials say SWISS! ::facepalm1::
     
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  4. Private_Doberman Feb 22, 2019

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  5. Omega1 Feb 22, 2019

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    Good morning.... vintage on a budget today.... 83012C9B-BFD1-45A5-8796-86562AEAA590.jpeg
     
  6. Tonydg Feb 22, 2019

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    My new arrival .. probably 40 years old ... near NOS.
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  7. Fredrik (Swe) Feb 22, 2019

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  8. WhereMadnessLies Feb 22, 2019

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    Farer Friday here

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  9. Mouse_at_Large still immune to Speedmaster attraction Feb 22, 2019

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    Courtesy of the generous @Alpha :thumbsup:
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  10. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Feb 22, 2019

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    A family occasion today, the "thing" for yours truly :p and her ladyship with her newly arrived "saving the ocean turtle"

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  11. red1108nyc Feb 22, 2019

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    Plexi day!

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  12. Risto Feb 22, 2019

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    Omega cal 320 chronograph 101.009 1965 trying on with 1037 bracelet and 128 end links (wrong here, but proper for my dog-leg Constellation).

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  13. SouthernScot Feb 22, 2019

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    Thought of you straight away when I saw that post!
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  14. Tristanp Feb 22, 2019

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    Fortis Marinemaster.

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  15. primabaleron Feb 22, 2019

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    VJ72 today...

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  16. styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Feb 22, 2019

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  17. Banner Roar Feb 22, 2019

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    Always enjoy this combination on the wrist...... Watch Co SM300 with a 1380/237 Shark mesh bracelet.
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  18. kov Trüffelschwein. Feb 22, 2019

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    Tuff choice today...

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  19. MG-Speedy Feb 22, 2019

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  20. pippy Feb 22, 2019

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