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Old 10-24-2008, 02:41 AM   #856
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Anyone have a YES watch?
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Old 10-24-2008, 08:24 AM   #857
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Here is my new to me Girard Perregaux

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Old 10-24-2008, 08:35 AM   #858
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Here is my new to me Girard Perregaux

1960's model Gyromatic

Did you learn anything about it yet?
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Old 10-24-2008, 09:01 AM   #859
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Did you learn anything about it yet?

Not really. I posted a message there and have not gotten much of a response. I really like it though and I guess I will keep on wearing it until I find out if it is worth having it serviced or not.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:00 PM   #860
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Not really. I posted a message there and have not gotten much of a response. I really like it though and I guess I will keep on wearing it until I find out if it is worth having it serviced or not.
Why wouldn't it be, if you like it? It has a timeless elegance :-).
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:35 PM   #861
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Why wouldn't it be, if you like it? It has a timeless elegance :-).
+1! I'd just take it to the local Rolex dealer/repair guy and get a quote on a cleaning and lube...it can't be much. Plus he may know what it is worth. I did a few like it selling on EBAY for not a lot. Under 200 dollars. If it was solid gold that would be a entirely different story.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:36 PM   #862
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BTW, I think that thing has a bezel that unscrews from the top the one around the chrystal....
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:39 PM   #863
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BTW, I think that thing has a bezel that unscrews from the top the one around the chrystal....
So you are saying that the crystal unscrews? If so how does the stem disconnect since you do not have access from the front of the face.


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Old 10-24-2008, 12:44 PM   #864
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So you are saying that the crystal unscrews? If so how does the stem disconnect since you do not have access from the front of the face.


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No, I THINK the top bezel that surrounds the chrystal unscrews and the chrystal comes off with it and then if there isn't a slot for the stom to come out from the front it also unscrews from the mechanisim. I can't beleive there isn't a watch maker on this site....I seem to remmber that ios how these old GP watches worked.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:47 PM   #865
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I've never been able to tolerate the feeling of jewelry against my skin: Rings, watches, necklaces, all really bother me. A pocket watch would be nice for the times I prefer to leave my phone at home however. Does anyone have suggestions for something that keeps time accurately and doesn't cost much?
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:56 PM   #866
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I've never been able to tolerate the feeling of jewelry against my skin: Rings, watches, necklaces, all really bother me. A pocket watch would be nice for the times I prefer to leave my phone at home however. Does anyone have suggestions for something that keeps time accurately and doesn't cost much?
You can get a quartz pocket watch that costs less that 50 bucks at Walmart and keeps great time. Pretty too! Or you can get on of those camping ones that has a carabiner to hold it on the belt loop, pretty cool...wal mart has them as well.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:58 PM   #867
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this ones 115.00

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Old 10-24-2008, 02:38 PM   #868
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I've never been able to tolerate the feeling of jewelry against my skin: Rings, watches, necklaces, all really bother me. A pocket watch would be nice for the times I prefer to leave my phone at home however. Does anyone have suggestions for something that keeps time accurately and doesn't cost much?
I carried a heavy duty Swiss Army pocket watch for a few years. It was water resistant and had a thick mineral crystal. I sold it for some stupid reason.
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Old 10-24-2008, 09:00 PM   #869
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Old 10-24-2008, 09:49 PM   #870
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Thats cool! I gotta get one!
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