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    I'm holding out for 15000m. Nothing else will do....

    I'm holding out for 15000m. Nothing else will do.
    :D
  2. Hey Stan! It's beena while. Glad to see you...

    Hey Stan! It's beena while. Glad to see you dropping in.
    My wife texted me last week to say she spotted the RGM in that ad. If she noticed it,millions of people must be noticing also!
    :D
    Good...
  3. Nice one, Hank! I've been coveting a Certina...

    Nice one, Hank!
    I've been coveting a Certina Powermatic 80 for a while now, but havenit come across anyone selling a used example of the model I want.

    DS2 for me today...need to take a new photo...
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    Looking good...the meat and the rear garden...

    Looking good...the meat and the rear garden retreat!
    Enjoy, my friend!
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    OT: weekend tipple?

    This weekend I have plans for a gents' poker night and some other relaxing pursuits.
    I sincerely hope you're planning on enjoying yourselves.
    Here's my intended:...
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    Neat piece. I assume the 24-register is for a...

    Neat piece.
    I assume the 24-register is for a second time zone...did it take long to get used to reading 24-hour time on an arc like that?
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    Wow, Sparky.! Not even a beater, G-shock or...

    Wow, Sparky.! Not even a beater, G-shock or something rudimentary for telling the time?
    I cannot say I've done that (intentionally or otherwise) since I was a kid.
    If you do get in sell-off mode,...
  8. Fascinating that the NIVADA name is not on the...

    Fascinating that the NIVADA name is not on the dial...I wonder if they were considering making Unitron a sub-brand (Like Rado was, back when the company name was still Schlup).

    Neat piece and such...
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    I was wondering a similar thing...was the battery...

    I was wondering a similar thing...was the battery changed recently, and perhaps the new one isn't the correct one?
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    Frank, the date on that will possibly be...

    Frank, the date on that will possibly be adjustable by advancing the hands past 24:00 and then back to 21:00 and forward again.
    IIRC, set the day by advaincing over as many 24-hour periods as...
  11. Thread: FF

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    That blue SF is one of my favorite dials...and I...

    That blue SF is one of my favorite dials...and I love the lightning-bolt seconds hand.
    Good luck with them, fellas!
  12. Thread: FF

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    Nice one, Miles. Those SpaceFlight models are so...

    Nice one, Miles. Those SpaceFlight models are so hard to find, especially in nice condition.
    I sent one to Jay some years back to have it restored (and modified--with a display back because the...
  13. Thread: FF

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    There is quite a high Funk Faktor today--nice...

    There is quite a high Funk Faktor today--nice work, gents!
    I'm sporting the DS2:
    http://www.fototime.com/13D1CC45CC59F69/medium800.jpg
  14. Do you find that sellers on YAJ (or eBay and...

    Do you find that sellers on YAJ (or eBay and other sites, for that matter) are intentionally trying to pass fake Rados off as authentic, or are they possibly not capable of (or diligent enough to)...
  15. Thread: Weems

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    Or the EOT C-1, especially the numerals and...

    Or the EOT C-1, especially the numerals and two-tone effect.
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    I had an original Weems that was tiny--32mm, I...

    I had an original Weems that was tiny--32mm, I believe--and sold it on. It was a wonderful curiosity, but not a wearable piece of history, for me.
    I have admired many of the Longines reproductions...
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    Agreed...the hands look like replacements, though...

    Agreed...the hands look like replacements, though what prompted the replacement, I cannot guess.

    I seem to recall seeing adverts/catalogues showing 30j Diastars with AS movements, so that's not...
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    Another article on the demise of HMT watchmaking....

    Another article on the demise of HMT watchmaking.

    http://www.wsj.com/articles/time-stands-still-at-fabled-indian-watch-factory-1434335402

    A very nice read...there's some hope for those folks to...
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    Such temptation! Lovely markers on that Conway,...

    Such temptation!
    Lovely markers on that Conway, the mirror dial DS14 is a wonder...and the Stratojet is fabulous.
    All are very enticing!
    B
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    Here's an uncommon beauty...

    I'm not generally attracted to gold-plated watches, but this is stunning:

    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTYwMFgxMDY2/z/hgQAAOSw~OdVe-4i/$_57.JPG
    ...
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    This is similar to a lot of Favre-Leuba Sea Chief...

    This is similar to a lot of Favre-Leuba Sea Chief and Sea King models coming from India with re-painted dials (and often mis-matched movement parts--apparently cobbled together from various donor...
  22. Thread: FF

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    Funky 2!

    http://www.fototime.com/13D1CC45CC59F69/medium800.jpg

    I love this thing.

    http://www.fototime.com/BD5A07F0B3F46D4/medium800.jpg

    Enjoy the weekend, chaps!
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    I agree--here is one I sold (to someone here?),...

    I agree--here is one I sold (to someone here?), which definitely calls into question the hands on Mike's example.

    http://www.fototime.com/B19AC972AB73515/orig.jpg
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    I remember that around the time when I obtained...

    I remember that around the time when I obtained my first DM10, I saw items offered at a high-end of ~$1100 (at watchismo.com, for example). That was 6-7 years ago. and I managed to find one or two...
  25. RGM Blog Post on Price/Quality question...

    Just in case you didn't see this post from our esteemed host; I thought it may prompt an interesting discussion.
    I certainly prefer a mechanical watch to be durable over having the lastest...
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