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Tomasomoro

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Today I'm wearing a 1943 omega 2165 a CS (I) intended for civilian personnel of the British army in India.
Someone says that the dial is refurbished but, I have doubts, I believe it is original.
However it does not matter, this little watch is so beautiful.

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Rick Hufnagel

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AHHH ITS A MONSTER!

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It's actually the least scary and most tame monster I've ever seen. Not like the old orange monsters. This is the newest version (V4 I believe).

Anyways... Picked it up yesterday and can't take it off! Loving it. Fully intended on flipping it, but it's just a perfect match for me! I think the 40mm titanium Zelos will have to go instead.
 

noelekal

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Green gold!

This Glycine with 18-jewel movement in an 18kt gold case is positively green-hued when compared to other solid gold watches around here.
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This is my first vintage watch, owned since the early 1980s. It was found in a World War II .50 caliber ammo box full of old handloading accessories, mostly to fit the .303 British. It had a dry crusty bit of strap on it and was rattling around in the bottom with steel loading dies, tools, bullet casting handles, a powder measure and a powder scale, along with a double hand full of brass .303 cases. I wound it and it ran. Asked the relative giving me the ammo box if he wanted the watch, but he did not.
 

Peter John

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Green gold!

This Glycine with 18-jewel movement in an 18kt gold case is positively green-hued when compared to other solid gold watches around here.
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This is my first vintage watch, owned since the early 1980s. It was found in a World War II .50 caliber ammo box full of old handloading accessories, mostly to fit the .303 British. It had a dry crusty bit of strap on it and was rattling around in the bottom with steel loading dies, tools, bullet casting handles, a powder measure and a powder scale, along with a double hand full of brass .303 cases. I wound it and it ran. Asked the relative giving me the ammo box if he wanted the watch, but he did not.
For as old as it is, it really looks nice. Cool case style. Peter
 

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Lord Elgin BARRISTER

Sporting the manual wind 21j Elgin "Shockmaster" Cal. 713 in a 14K gold filled case, this Barrister model wristy was retrieved today from the watchmaker's following servicing.

Evidently a presentation watch gifted in 1959, its case back is inscribed:

E.S. Casperson
From Shop 11-26
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3-17-59 LBNS

I'm thinking that LBNS = Long Beach Naval Shipyard but otherwise I've been unable to discover anything about the original recipient.

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noelekal

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The marvelous, mysterious, MuDu Friday. When you've got a Mudu going ... well, then you're there.

Muller & Durbach Genève, or a play on the underworld term "moody" meaning fake and distributed by Paddy Onions? Who knows? https://books.google.de/books?id=Zjt8DwAAQBAJ&pg=PT39&lpg=PT39&dq=mudu+watch+secret&source=bl&ots=W2ztj7oEUH&sig=ACfU3U2G85p2fEZ6RHxU2XlHhyj2dAjouA&hl=de&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj_tpnOtIXlAhXB_aQKHU3mDVUQ6AEwGnoECAgQAQ#v:^nepage&q=mudu watch secret&f=false

Paddy Onions
https://www.truecrimelibrary.com/crimearticle/patrick-onione/

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It's the same watch brand and apparently same style as one seen on Beatles' producer George Martin.
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This might also be interesting. Probably shouldn't be posting it here because I most likely won't be wearing them until I service them.
Was going to post it in my thread "things I find in boxes rusting away in the shed". Which is probably where it should be.
Was looking through boxes of stuff today and came acrosss not one but two 9ct Rolexes I did not know were there. The gents one did start working with a couple of winds. Clearly needs a good clean up and service. The dial isn't horrible.

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I just cleaned this odd chrono stop type watch. It has a 17j ETA 1168 movement. It’s function is what is odd. Unlike the cheapo chrono stops the balance does not stop when the sweep hand is halted by the top button. The lower button resets the hand to zero but it starts as soon as the button is released. Ranfft refers to this as a poor mans chrono. Many companies used this movement but only the Wylers are cased in stainless. Ca. mid-fifties.-Cort

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I got my most recent Watch Angel watch yesterday and I am wearing it again today.
It is in the blue titanium case with the Mane “Phase“ blue dial.
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I got my most recent Watch Angel watch yesterday and I am wearing it again today.
It is in the blue titanium case with the Mane “Phase“ blue dial.
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My Thomas Funder has now reached it’s first full moon. There are 3 different modules for displaying the age of the moon, but I only have one.
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