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  1. Canuck Sep 28, 2020

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    View attachment 1074712 Someone recently opened a thread discussing MANUAL wind watches with date, and possibly day. Of the two dozen or so watches shown, only two had both date AND day. Here is another manual winder with both day and date.

    I was delving through my stash today, looking for a sweep pinion for an 80 year old U S made a Waltham a friend wants repaired. Thus far, I haven’t found a supplier who has the part. As I “delved”, I uncovered a ratty looking Gruen with day and date. It is a manual winder with a a Gruen 512 CD movement with 17- jewels. I am guessing likely mid to late 1960s. This one features an “imaginative” design for the calendar mechanism that is unlike any watch I have ever worked on. It is not a quick change, but with imagination the day and date can be co-ordinated.

    It is a good looking movement, nicely finished, and has not had any previous repairs. After conditioning, a new armoured crystal, a new crown, and a couple minor adjustments, it looks like it will be a good performer. The bracelet will do until I find a more appropriate one.

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  2. frankfrank Sep 29, 2020

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  5. Wivac Terribly special Sep 29, 2020

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    Starting to enjoy the daily grind again, must be a pervert.
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  6. [email protected] Sep 29, 2020

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    Hello,

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  8. Ludi Sep 29, 2020

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    1971 at its best

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  9. CPRwatch Sep 29, 2020

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  10. CPRwatch Sep 29, 2020

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    It took some time to settle into a new way of life working from home , but I really do enjoy it now & don’t like going into the office anymore .
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  11. MG-Speedy Sep 29, 2020

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  12. YYTIN Sep 29, 2020

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    Change the strap and hop a new watch : IMG_0108.jpg IMG_0106.jpg
     
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  13. Spruce Sunburst dial fan Sep 29, 2020

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  15. Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Sep 29, 2020

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    Tuesday and definitely time for a cocktail..

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  17. XXoF Sep 29, 2020

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    Today this weathered Synchron era Doxa Sharkhunter

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  18. Wivac Terribly special Sep 29, 2020

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    This is actually a good point, I know we had a 'Show me your home office ' picture thread, is one on tips and help getting happy WFH worth a punt?
     
  19. styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Sep 29, 2020

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    An old picture but wearing the same combo today. Thought my custom stitched cuff would shake out some WIS: s but no one yet. One day though...

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  20. Ludi Sep 29, 2020

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    Afternoon coffee, GMT still

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