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  1. Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Mar 28, 2020

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    house work day...

    this looks pretty good along side the toilet brush!
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    itty bitty "several jewel" Swiss cylinder escapement in a silver case, late 1800s, its a cheap piece of shit (always was) but its pretty.
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  2. bigsom Mar 28, 2020

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    Wearing an early 70s caliber 6138 today. Left the date, seemed fitting.
     
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  3. Orike Mar 28, 2020

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    BA cal. 3303
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  4. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Mar 28, 2020

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    Taking Millie out for the evening :)

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  5. brownwld Mar 28, 2020

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    :)
     
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  6. Mpnunes Mar 28, 2020

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    Ok, so still wearing the Speedy, but admiring the case back of my new-ish Laco...all this in door confinement is teaching me to pay more attention to the details
     
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  7. noelekal Mar 28, 2020

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    The Lady Banks rose is blooming in profusion this week.

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    The "yard watch" beater on the job this afternoon.

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  8. Norfolk Mar 28, 2020

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    Re-reading this today. Seems apposite. So I just started another thread to see what other forum members could suggest in similar fashion 90B296CB-5276-4B9F-B747-CA4E5BD6EFD8.jpeg to lighten the mood...
     
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  9. Wooden_spoon Mar 28, 2020

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  10. mr.kaplan Mar 28, 2020

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  11. Canuck Mar 28, 2020

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    The “jewelled” dial on your watch is a work of art. That was a separate phase of watchmaking that I have always had immense admiration for. The spoilage rate on fancy enamel work like that was very high. I believe they used coke ovens back in the day, and fly ash was a problem. That dial was made by hand, and it would require several firings to achieve that result. The last firing used a thin film of clear flux to cover the decoration. Beautiful. Although, it disguised a very ordinary Swiss movement with cylinder escapement.
     
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  12. Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Mar 28, 2020

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    Agreed! Each one of these dials was an individual work of art! They were the fashion watches of their day. All show and no go. Aimed squarely at the ladies they were invariably very pretty little things, often in gorgeous cases, with cheap basic movements. This little bugger is solid silver with a nearly perfect dial and it didn’t cost me over a hundred bucks, they’re just not worth anything

    a bit sad really.
     
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  13. cgaites Mar 28, 2020

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    Woke up to a couple inches of snow this morning. After spending so much time holed up in the house, the kids were glad to get out and build a snowman.
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  14. pseikotick Mar 28, 2020

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    Hamilton USMC issued WWII 39108.
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  15. omegawatchlover Mar 28, 2020

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    Omega Seamaster 166.028 aka my favorite watch
     
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  16. redpcar Mar 28, 2020

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    Making the best of the Shelter In Place rules with my 16750 GMT and an Excalibur.

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  17. base615 Mar 28, 2020

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    168.0061 today:
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  18. OmegaRookie Mar 28, 2020

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    Not today’s photo but today’s watch.
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  19. gr8sw Mar 28, 2020

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