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  1. Norfolk Aug 25, 2019

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    Sitting in the sun trying to work out exactly what just happened in the Ashes. Possibly the greatest innings ever.... 8166D22B-F63A-48F8-8D51-C190F37DBDF8.jpeg
     
  2. airansun Seasons will pass you by Aug 25, 2019

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    The heresy continues. I’ve put an Ed White on a BOR.
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    This is actually one of my favorite watches and has been in my rotation ever since it arrived. Despite many problems. I’ve referred to it as my Istanbul Ed, because that’s where it came from. Yes, as my track record proves, I’m intrigued by taking risks.

    The eBay seller did disclose that the hour register didn’t reset. Thank you OF, I was able to source a replacement hour register hammer.

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    There was no inner cover when it arrived. When I put one in, I discovered that the inner cover didn’t hold the movement with the caseback on. The caseback was convex!
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    Three photos from the eBay listing:
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    I liked the bezel, the pushers and the crown. I knew before it arrived I was going to want to replace that caseback. I just didn’t know how badly.

    Some shots from today. I have not touched the case. These photos even surprised me a little.
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    The movement and the pushers have been trouble free and it keeps excellent time. I typically wear it at least twice a week.

    Just another lesson in eBay risk taking. All in, service and parts, including bracelet, about $15k.
     
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  3. noelekal Aug 25, 2019

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  4. mydeafcat Aug 25, 2019

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    Overdubs and vocals in the studio today. Beautiful late summer day outside, crazy band peeps trying to minimize the tedium inside. It’ll be a fun day, albeit a very long one.

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  5. nurseford25 Aug 25, 2019

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    Same as yesterday but gave it a little speed today.
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  6. MTROIS Aug 25, 2019

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  7. MikeMan2727 Aug 25, 2019

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    Hope you all had a nice weekend!

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  8. OmPam60 Aug 25, 2019

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    Today my PO on a thin leather 20mm nato. Nothing special but the watch sure is!
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  9. guaranteed.rohu Aug 25, 2019

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    IWC Cal 83

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  10. JAKX Aug 25, 2019

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    blue brilliance!
     
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  11. Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Aug 25, 2019

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    Cookout at the boathouse.
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  12. verithingeoff Aug 25, 2019

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    A simple sub today
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  13. OmegaYooper Aug 25, 2019

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  14. Ville_W Aug 25, 2019

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    Monday again... starting the week with maxi dial 8F0C5729-B4E8-433B-86B6-98D81635905C.jpeg
     
  15. Sanremo Aug 25, 2019

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  16. minutenrohr Aug 26, 2019

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  17. tintin34 Aug 26, 2019

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    SHOM on blue Zulu

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  18. Spruce Sunburst dial fan Aug 26, 2019

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    Bank holiday breakfast

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  19. Slideit Aug 26, 2019

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    Arnie is in the house
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  20. Omega1 Aug 26, 2019

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    Good morning.... going with a cool 1970’s
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