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4thdimension

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I’ll be visiting the east coast this week wearing my only pandemic acquisition.. My cousin found my grandfathers Hamilton Otis and gave it to me last year (I’m ESM IV) .It needed a cleaning and minor repairs but it is now as nice as you’re likely to find. -Cort

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Jerry Treiman

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I almost always wear a pocket watch but this evening my shorts had no watch pocket so I strapped my dad's old 18K chronograph to my wrist. The movement is a Landeron 48 and the watch is triple-signed for Starco Watch Co.
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Natedog

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Today I've been wearing this, which was my 40th birthday present from the other half 20211006_000222.jpg

But I've just realised that an hour ago it stopped. Lasted nearly 4 years without needing a battery, so can't really complain
 

Tom McIntyre

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I am wearing the new interpretation of the Waltham/Depollier Field and Marine from Watch Angels. This is the white dial, stainless steel, two time zone model with date and power reserve. It uses the waterproof case design originally patented by Depollier during WWI.

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Dr. Jon

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I am wearing a new Damasko DK105.

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This is on an Uncle Seiko bracelet which fits it nicely. The watch is water resistant to 100 meters so I replaced the leather strap that came with it.

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Here is the movement which is what made me buy it.

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It has s silicon escape wheel and silicon balance spring.

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The escape wheel is marked "Damasko"

This is the most isochronous watch I have seen and it is quite accurate.

The third winding wheel in mounted with ceramic ball bearings and operates a click that backs off the wind by about 1/4 turn.

Damasko expertise started with metalurgy. The case is fully hardened stainless to Rockwell 60.

They make a hardened steel bracelet but not to fit this model and at its price and being also at Rockwell 60, I was not about to try to make one fit.

I wear this about 5 days a week and in teh minths I have had it I have not picked up any scratches I can see.
 

4thdimension

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I found I had a pallet for this beauty today and got it running. It is a 1970? pin lever with a Lapannouse movement. I played pool with it tonight and got lots of comments (wear a Patek and nobody cares). I forget where the band came from but it was obviously time to use it. Smile! -Cort

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JDCKent

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1960s ultra thin or “flat” 14k white gold florentine style K&E cased LeCoultre with 818 cal hand-wind movement, a silvered sunburst dial with 11 diamond set markers, and very unusual 4 o’clock placement of logo. Similar to the European JLC ref 1901, but this is a customized version for the American market that was distributed by the Longines-Wittnauer Group. Keeps great time and receives the most compliments of any watch I’ve worn before.

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Tom McIntyre

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I have gotten interested in modern interpretations of older timepieces. I have had a few CDIA clocks over the years and this is a new interpretation from Waltham.ch that I bought from Watch Angels.

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Dave Haynes

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Wyler w/ETA 2375 movement. Dial and hands almost perfect. Serviced it yesterday, new mainspring and crystal, no oil on pallet fork pivots runs like a top. wyler2375.jpg
 
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Peter John

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I found I had a pallet for this beauty today and got it running. It is a 1970? pin lever with a Lapannouse movement. I played pool with it tonight and got lots of comments (wear a Patek and nobody cares). I forget where the band came from but it was obviously time to use it. Smile! -Cort

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Wyler w/ETA 2375 movement. Dial and hands almost perfect. Serviced it yesterday, new mainspring and crystal, no oil on pallet fork pivots runs like a top. View attachment 686179
I had a Wyler model that looked very much like that one when I was in the U S Navy In the early 1960’s. I miss that watch. Peter
 

Dave Haynes

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Today it's my "new" 1968 Accutron 214 Railroad watch with case and owners guide!

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I've had several of these, best one being the "Astronaut". They are marvelous watches. If you can get beyond the buzz, they are wonderful. I heard an old watchmaker describe the "Spaceview" Model "it's like looking into the back of a radio." I disagree, I think it looks cool. The Railroad model was always my favorite and the 214 back set was the better of the two types. Nice watch!
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Bigjeep

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I've had several of these, best one being the "Astronaut". They are marvelous watches. If you can get beyond the buzz, they are wonderful. I heard an old watchmaker describe the "Spaceview" Model "it's like looking into the back of a radio." I disagree, I think it looks cool. The Railroad model was always my favorite and the 214 back set was the better of the two types. Nice watch!
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Bulova are one of my favorite wrist watch makers along with the Elgins! Also have a 1967 "solid" Gold, and band, Accutron that I bought brand new back in the day!
 

musicguy

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Since I haven't worn a wrist watch in a long while
I put this one on today. But I will still have my pocket watch too. I don't have too many WW's
but this is one of my favorites. Styles change
dramatically over the years and this watch
is so small compared to modern ones.
I must say it's hard for me to wear those
very heavy large wrist watches.

Rob


Hamilton Neil

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MagicNC

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What watch are you wearing today?

Today, a Benrus Type I automatic.
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What year is your Benrus Type 1. I’ve got a Nov 75 that I picked up real cheap. Worked perfect, totally unmolested. I’ve always wanted a Navitimer and have considered selling the benrus.
 

Tom McIntyre

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I am wearing my Waltham Depollier inspired Field & Marine Red 12. In addition to the nice look it has a modern interpretation of the Depollier patented bayonet crown.
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MrRoundel

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I'm wearing an eighties vintage (roughly) Citizen watch that was referred to as the "Windsurfer". While my last year enjoying that great sport may have been last year, I'll always be a windsurfer at heart.

While I hadn't been actively looking for this watch, it sort of found me. I was looking at some movements being sold by a large Ebay seller, I saw that he had one for sale. Since I had wanted one since the eighties, a lukewarm but genuine want, and the price seemed like it might end up in the ballpark of a delayed Xmas gift credit, I placed my bid. I was surprised and pleased that I got it. Thanks, Santa (And 1Tuna)!

I think it has a very unusual, and sporty, look for a complicated quartz. So without further a-doo-doo...

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Bernhard J.

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Today this one, quite a contrast to Friday (sorry, just a scan, I do not have a smartwatch ...). Bought about 30 years ago at a flea market for about 150 €. Just these days I did notice what the estimates for this watch type is nowadays :eek:.

Cal. 33.3, about 1937. The pusher above the crown is for start and stop and the pusher in the crown for reset.

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