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Old 09-22-2012, 02:47 PM   #5026
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Look wat just turned up...

oh, that's nice.
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Old 09-22-2012, 03:15 PM   #5027
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That wave dial is very Omega Seamaster-ish.
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:32 PM   #5028
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Look wat just turned up...









Nice. I was unaware of Chris Ward watches. Dammit..............
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:48 PM   #5029
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Dammit. I did not need yet another watch to seek.
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:31 PM   #5030
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Dammit. I did not need yet another watch to seek.
I'm with you. Must have.
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Old 09-23-2012, 12:17 AM   #5031
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Certina DS action Diver
ETA automatic movement, loses about one minute a week

Craptastic photo a la Modrover
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Old 09-23-2012, 01:01 AM   #5032
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Certina DS action Diver
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Craptastic photo a la Modrover
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Old 09-23-2012, 01:25 PM   #5033
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Today's flea market finds, both of these are getting harder to find in such nice condition.





1950's chrono and a solid gold Hammy that hasn't been melted down.
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:04 PM   #5034
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I've inherited this old pocket watch recently. It was my grandfathers but I'm not really sure how old it is. The face says "Gustafson" but nothing relevant pops up on a Internet search. Anyone know anything about this maker or the watch?

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Old 09-23-2012, 04:09 PM   #5035
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I've inherited this old pocket watch recently. It was my grandfathers but I'm not really sure how old it is. The face says "Gustafson" but nothing relevant pops up on a Internet search. Anyone know anything about this maker or the watch?

Looks like a later watch because of the wide bezel, nice looking though.
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:12 PM   #5036
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oh, that's nice.
It is indeed and for a pretty reasonable price
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Old 09-24-2012, 01:37 AM   #5037
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Today's flea market finds, both of these are getting harder to find in such nice condition.

I love the Tissot. A vintage chrono like that is probably next on my list.
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Old 09-24-2012, 06:06 AM   #5038
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I have come to the same conclusion. Walking into a dark room, the hands were glowing in a way a 70 year old watch has no business to glow. Looking at pics of similar Doxas, I believe the hands are original and someone repainted them rather crudely with bright modern Superluminova instead of some other vintage looking material.

But I kind of like the effect.

The watch was running a bit less than a minute fast in the first 24 hours, so it is definitely very usable.
yeah, I think he subscribes to a " to hell with traditionalists" mantra. Patina's all well and good, but funtionality trumps appearance when it comes to lume, and thebrightest are greens, blues, etc. Now as the days shorten, I'm reminded how I like modern lume every morning as I drag my ass out for a pre-dawn walk
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Old 09-24-2012, 06:55 AM   #5039
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I despise the "faux patina" thing that's going on in motorcycles and cars at this time. Sorry for the side track but I just had to get that out.
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Old 09-25-2012, 02:03 AM   #5040
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What is it???





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