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Old 03-12-2011, 06:24 PM   #3046
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Nice 6309. I loves me some vintage Seikos.
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Old 03-12-2011, 08:24 PM   #3047
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Here are some pictures of mine.





Is that super lume behind the numerals? How bright is it? And whats the case diameter? I just might have to order one of those, thanks for posting...
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Old 03-12-2011, 08:37 PM   #3048
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Looks like something you'd find sitting on the counter at Eddie Bauer to me.
Well, I know it's no Steve McQueen 1655 Explorer!
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Old 03-12-2011, 08:46 PM   #3049
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I have a Radiomir homage inbound. California sandwich dial w/Superlume, SeaGull 6497, polished case. $94+$20 for EMS shipping. It will look a bit like this:

The combination of roman, arabic, and dashes as numerals is interesting. I like it.
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Old 03-12-2011, 08:59 PM   #3050
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Those two watches are gorgeous, especially the Wakmann
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1940's Wakmann Chrono; manual wind Landeron 248 movt


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Old 03-12-2011, 09:29 PM   #3051
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Is that super lume behind the numerals? How bright is it? And whats the case diameter? I just might have to order one of those, thanks for posting...
Here's the link once you register you'll see a more better price.

I hope it's ok to post that. The numbers are reasonably bright, but since you can't see the dials it's not much of a help. The strap is rubbish. But the rest of the watch has amazing attention to detail. The crown lock arc had sharpish edges, but a bit of wet and dry fixed that. The watch exceeded my expectations.

Ethically, I am not so sure where I stand, but if it's good enough for BMW to have stuff made over there and charge western prices, I can't be too far off the mark. Like I've said, no way I would have bought had it had the Panerai name on it.
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Old 03-12-2011, 09:36 PM   #3052
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Here's the link once you register you'll see a more better price.

I hope it's ok to post that. The numbers are reasonably bright, but since you can't see the dials it's not much of a help. The strap is rubbish. But the rest of the watch has amazing attention to detail. The crown lock arc had sharpish edges, but a bit of wet and dry fixed that. The watch exceeded my expectations.

Ethically, I am not so sure where I stand, but if it's good enough for BMW to have stuff made over there and charge western prices, I can't be too far off the mark. Like I've said, no way I would have bought had it had the Panerai name on it.
Doesn't bother me at all since if it isn't a knock off, it is just an homage....I saw about ten watches on that site I now WANT..so thanks a lot! I think this will be the first one I get on that site.

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Old 03-12-2011, 09:53 PM   #3053
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I am intrigued by this one.

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Old 03-12-2011, 11:26 PM   #3054
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I am intrigued by this one.

The Seagull 1963 "Airforce"


Nice chinese watch with a vintage look.
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Old 03-12-2011, 11:47 PM   #3055
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Doesn't bother me at all since if it isn't a knock off, it is just an homage....I saw about ten watches on that site I now WANT..so thanks a lot! I think this will be the first one I get on that site.


This one is nice too. More classy. Look at the nice back!

http://www.manbushijie.com/productshow-396-2.html
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Old 03-13-2011, 08:21 AM   #3056
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This one is nice too. More classy. Look at the nice back!

http://www.manbushijie.com/productshow-396-2.html
I really like the grey dial pilot watches. BTW, I ordered my Radiomir homage from Getat Watch in Hong Kong.

http://www.siswatch727.com/showroom/...98247937004368
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Old 03-13-2011, 10:38 AM   #3057
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Doesn't bother me at all since if it isn't a knock off, it is just an homage....I saw about ten watches on that site I now WANT..so thanks a lot! I think this will be the first one I get on that site.

I like this one as an homage. It's clearly an homage, but has its own character too.
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:44 PM   #3058
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I like this one as an homage. It's clearly an homage, but has its own character too.
Nice closeup

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Old 03-13-2011, 05:39 PM   #3059
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Seiko 6309 by below the law, on Flickr


seiko 6309 by below the law, on Flickr
I just got mine in the mail, an unrestored 6309 from my birth year. It looks alot better than I do at 32 years old.

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Old 03-13-2011, 08:38 PM   #3060
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The combination of roman, arabic, and dashes as numerals is interesting. I like it.
That's called a "California" dial, but I have no idea why.
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