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Old 12-15-2012, 04:26 PM   #5369
Manuel Garcia O'Kely
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Originally Posted by Prmurat View Post
Zzzzzzzz today's watch, not sure it is a real one, glass to new! Just remember not to sleep with it: so noisy!
I passed on one of those in favor of a reduced speedy for a lot more $$, should have bought the Accutron - I always wanted one when they first came out and they were pricy then.

A very cool piece from a short-lived period in horology - the tuning fork was superceded by the Quartz watch in just a few years.

Arguably, the Tuning fork is much, much cooler - I think so - the fact that it hums just makes it even better.
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