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Old 02-23-2011, 09:38 PM   #2986
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My Ti banded, crystal faced Festina, circa '99



Was a graduation (the 3rd time) gift from SignalWife.
Not the best pic (will work on that), but a damn fine, beautiful peice of Spanish work.
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:49 AM   #2987
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finally took a pic of my Grandfathers Omega




i dont know anything about it. any ideas on production years?
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:55 AM   #2988
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finally took a pic of my Grandfathers Omega


i dont know anything about it. any ideas on production years?

see if this is any help: http://ialreadyhaveawatch.com/watch-...mbers-by-year/
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Old 02-24-2011, 01:35 PM   #2989
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This is the Sinn that does it for me:

I like that one, Bill, but like others here I'd have a really hard time reading those little numbers. I just acquired this one, a hand wind Slava.

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Old 02-24-2011, 01:36 PM   #2990
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I like that one, Bill, but like others here I'd have a really hard time reading those little numbers. I just acquired this one, a hand wind Slava.


next step from there is braille.
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:29 PM   #2991
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I like that one, Bill, but like others here I'd have a really hard time reading those little numbers. I just acquired this one, a hand wind Slava.
I really like that.
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Old 02-26-2011, 11:31 AM   #2992
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I really like that.
ebay seller leon1965jazz. I don't know if he has any more like that one, but other Slavas and other Russian watches. He ships from Moscow.
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Old 02-26-2011, 02:24 PM   #2993
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This is the Sinn that does it for me:

WOW! That makes a Navitimer look like a digital.
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Old 02-26-2011, 03:18 PM   #2994
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ebay seller leon1965jazz. I don't know if he has any more like that one, but other Slavas and other Russian watches. He ships from Moscow.
This guy has some nice time pieces for sale.

The shipping is a little bit expensive though but since his prices are good, the final price looks ok.

I pretty like those 2:






Anyone nows the diameter of those?
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Old 02-26-2011, 04:18 PM   #2995
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It looks like 36mm, 40 w/crown. That's what was posted on WUS. Post #4.
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:00 PM   #2996
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It looks like 36mm, 40 w/crown. That's what was posted on WUS. Post #4.


Thanks mate!

It's very good news for me because I have a small wrist built for Seiko 5s and they are 34-36mm so this watch would be perfect for me.
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Old 02-26-2011, 11:23 PM   #2997
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I could make lots of justifications of wanting the second time zone, the argon filling, etc, but it really is only about the looks. I prefer the hands and face of the U2! And every time I look down and see it, I am happy I did it. I just don't like the blocky U1 hands.
Interesting. I bought a U1 a couple of months ago and I've only worn it twice. I think the hands are what I don't like about it, along with the black bezel. The hands just look a bit cheap to me. I've got the itch for a new Submariner Ceramic with the green dial, but I need to offload a couple first, including the U1.
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:06 AM   #2998
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Interesting. I bought a U1 a couple of months ago and I've only worn it twice. I think the hands are what I don't like about it, along with the black bezel. The hands just look a bit cheap to me. I've got the itch for a new Submariner Ceramic with the green dial, but I need to offload a couple first, including the U1.
Submariner is quite a classic, and I enjoy wearing mine regularly, but since I got the U2, it is been on my wrist the most. I also bought a Doxa 1000T around the same time, and I have to force myself to change my watch to wear it. I shouldn't have bought them so close together. I still love the orange face though!
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Old 02-27-2011, 04:03 AM   #2999
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Hi folks

Am getting ready to pull the trigger on a JY0005-50E Skyhawk and was wondering if anyone had pics of a Skyhawk (SS, Ti or black) on a mesh bracelet?

(actually.....any similar watches on mesh bracelets? Pics too please!)

I really like the look of this one from StrapCode.com but it's sold out:

Flexi 22mm Matt Black "SHARK" Mesh Divers Watch Band Bracelet

probably just as well it's sold out as the Skyhawk will likely drain the coffers......

Looking forward to your pics (hopefully!)

Cheers n regards from Shakey Christchurch

Shane

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Old 02-27-2011, 03:52 PM   #3000
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I ordered this one



54$ shipped

I was looking at a Seiko 5 "Military" as my next "outdoor" watch but I decided to give this one a chance. I hope I won't forget to wind it! ;)
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