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What are YOU wearing today? Please share!

Jerry Freedman

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A cheapie! Casio radio contolled digital model.
 

Jeff Hess

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I usally have three in my rotation. This month I am wearing my Cartier Pasha. A big watch for a big fella. And the GIANT Steel 30 jewel automatic Hamilton and a big giant Roger Dubuis that I wook out of inventory. (Plus a steel no date submariner that I am wearing for a customer so I can see if it stops all the time as he says. So far, I have worn it off and on for 10 days and perfect time. BUt when we give it back to him he brings it back within three days saying it stopped! Claims to keep it wound and that he never lays it down for for more than 12 hours etc etc.

JPH
 

Frank Menez

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Today I have a Bulova Accutron 214 Circa 1964 on my wrist & in my pocket a Illinois Interstate Chronometer 17J HC Circa 1919. Only God knows what I will have on me tomorrow.

PS JH I don't have a real real Early American watch to wear. The earliest I have is a 1879 Waltham KW

Frank Menez
 

Jon Hanson

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Frank,

Zero--I don't even own one!

JH

Jon Hanson, NAWCC #8801
Founder and President Chapter 149, The Early American Watch Club
 
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collectit

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Today I have a Original Bulova Accutron 214 Circa 1966 Space view on my wrist, Tomorrow a 1950 Longines 21j Diamond Dial 14k White Gold. Larry
 
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Mike Kearney

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Longines, pink gf case and crown, original silvered dial, 10L movement (ca. 1942), black lizard band. I wish I had a pink gf 16mm buckle for the band, to replace the yellow one.

Regards,
Mike
 
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Doug

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TODAY AN ACCUTRON RAILROAD APPROVED. TOMORROW COULD BE MICKEY MOUSE. I LOVE TO CHANGE DAILY.

Doug Osborne
 

Hank Grimmick

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East German Glashutte automatic. Huge, but it was free and I "brought it back to life".
 

hc3

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waltham maximus, o size, in an English 18k wire lug case.

hc3
 
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Richard Carver

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See, today's date!

http://users3.ev1.net/~rlcarver/ns2.jpg
 

Jeff Hess

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HC2,

I love those old Walthams! you dog! how about a pic?

Today I am wearing two watches...(as usual).

Left wrist is athe monster 50 mm long 30 jewel automatic Hamilton (newest model).

On the right wrist is the German made (well more on that later) Phobos with big date, 35 jewel automatic, sub day and sub month, sweep seconds and faux tourbillon with exhibition back.

Man I love this stuff!

JPH
 
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Kim Hill

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Too cool, Greg! I think I'll wear my Andrews for the rest of the day!
 
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RonC

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1985 Omega Speedy Moon.
 

Dr. Jon

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Mostly an IWC Ingenieur, Sometimes a Kreiger Velocita, or Bucherer Two window Chrono-alarm of a Longines VHP or one of a couple of Vaches.

Dr. Jon
 

Jeff Hess

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Today..

Cartier Pasha in stainless steel and a big giant Ernst Benz automatic from inventory..

Just showin' off

JPH

JPH
 

Jeff Hess

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What watch are you wearing today?

On this day I am wearing a 14k pink gold bubbleback that I sold a customer about3 weeks ago. He returned it saying it is not running right and that it stops.

I have been wearing it for two and a half days now. I wear it all day and then set it down in the evening and put in on again in the morning.

It has been keeping time with my wifes quatz Lecoultre.

Dang this always happens.

Couple of months ago a guy who bought a ladies two tone Rolex from us returned it 5 times saying it would "just stop". Our watchmakers would watch it diligently and it never stopped.

Twice they did this. He returned it eacah time.
NExt tim ehe returned it my wife wore it for a solid week. It never wavered. Gave it back tot he guy and he brought it back, saying it stopped.

And get this! He said he did NOT have buyers remorse and was willing to pay for a new movement! I found a like new Steel watch with paper on EBAY. It was like 4 months old. He gave me a few hundred dollars and I swapped out the movement. I sold that steel one with his movemnt and it has not come back.

The guy with the new movement has come back and said his wifes watch stops! My wife wore it again for a week and it never wavered.

What the heck is up?

Jeff Hess

JPH
 
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Thaddeus A.

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Maybe the lady's arm is magnetic.

Today I'm wearing an 18s Elgin pocketwatch ca. 1878. In 2 days it has lost 40 seconds. Not bad for a 125 year old watch. ;)
 

Larry Kaplan

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Is it possible that some people move their arms and wrists in a certain way that doesn't wind the watch? It would obviously be a rare trait, but that's possible.
 

Dave Haynes

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Today, an absolutely beautiful Wyler that I swear is a dead ringer for a Bubbleback. 9 1/2L
AS 1320 auto, gold shell on a SS base, solid gold faceted bezel. My take is about '55 vintage. One of the very few unique Wylers.
Regarding the stopped watches: Some people really have a severe effect on watches. I once loaned a perfectly running Mido to a friend who was about 280 lbs at the time. That watch not only stopped running, it was so magnetized that it would race when it did run.
DHH
 
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checkertop

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a Hamilton "Brandon" CLD in 10kgf black dial, given to me a week ago---keeping very good time---anybody know a year for this model?

thanks,
Randy
 

Jeff Hess

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I bought a used Cartier 100 yesterday. Pics later.

You?

jeff
 

Jeff Hess

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I bought a used Cartier 100 yesterday. Pics later.

You?

jeff
 
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Donan71

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My old faithfull 50's Gold Oris (junior) 36mm, black leather band.
 
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Donan71

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Look forward to seeing the pics Jeff. :)
 

Tom Diss

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Today I am wearing a 1941 Hamilton Winthrop just like the one shown here:

http://www.artdecowristwatches.com/win2.jpg

(photo by B. Girouard)
 

Weight Driven

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Hi Guys,
Today I'm wearing a Longines 13zn chronograph, just picked it up 2 weeks ago.
 
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Peter G Mitchell

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Lemania Military Chronograph.
Peter
 

neighmond

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This 'ere-

http://groups.msn.com/_Secure/0SgD9Ap8WTFbaKO8iO6d81pKCbJ5iiM9aW8t!rZBrNzqfVF0cywROk58RmGy7q1WYAsUZoAvrrsHilkkhBOiCmOZV6GytiCh4qsSid81Wz8EW8LR3Uol4ug/Leonides%20Dial.jpg?dc=4675520483127541738



Here is the movement

http://groups.msn.com/_Secure/0TADhAiIX2H*aKO8iO6d81lCxW*02cqRBYFwZR0H1c4!sHxmULkutz1o!T3W1So74rhdlkrd1RNNF3u*sspwuxX6HfD8rXsy9TS!pXeeBhWsQeQuB1WksNg/Leonides%20Mov't0.jpg?dc=4675520483262160329

It's a pretty nice watch.
 

bbwatch

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A Thoresen Chronograph. Looks a lot like neighmond's. Don't have a picture handy. Just bought it last weekend.

Barry B
 

neighmond

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BTW, the movement in mine is a Valjoux 22, and the PO bought it new in 1942.
 

Dr. Jon

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I have an IWC Ingenieur 3521 on my wrist and a Zimmerman keyless fusee freesprung in my watch pocket (1880)
 

neighmond

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The man who wears a watch is always sure of the time-the man who wears two is never sure of the time!
 

bbwatch

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Mine says Orator Watch Co. VYS is on the balance bridge. Couldn't find that code in Bestfit or is Shugart. Did find a similar movement in Bestfit, starts with an L (don't remember what, and am not home to check). Any ideas?

Barry B
 

Kate N

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Kathleen Pritchard's "Swiss Timepiece Makers" lists Orator as a brand of Schild and Cie of La Chaux de Fonds (not A. Schild) from circa 1944-on

Kate
 
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Wayne D.

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Today I just happen to have my old Mickey on. BTW, Neighmond how 'bout Nicolas Hayek, wears 3 or 4 watches at a time!lol
 
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kenknox

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Working in the yard today so its my Vostok nuclear forces watch.

Kenny
 
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nick hacko

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Of to church. I have obsessive–compulsive habit of timing sermons.
Am I a sinner or a true beliver?
http://clockmaker.com.au/w/k223_3.jpg
Ref. 6265/0, 1980.
 
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Royboy

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A 18K Rose Gold 1954 Omega.
Beautiful!
Roy.
"So mote it be!"
 

Jeff Hess

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Today a Lecoultre Power reserve from the 50's with cool lugs. Kind of small for my wrist though.

Jeff Hess
 
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Wayne D.

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Puttin' on my Happy Joe Yellow Irony Swatch watch with the metal band. - WoW what a mouthful that was. lol
 

Dr. Jon

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I love the Le Coultre Power Reserve in all its variants. It has to be one the top sleepers in the wristwatch world. Great choice.