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    Excellent result! With the hands of the original...

    Excellent result!
    With the hands of the original textured dial, the combo would be perfect to me. ;)
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    But too orange. ;)

    But too orange. ;)
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    Hi! I have no doubt that the DS 2 had been the...

    Hi!

    I have no doubt that the DS 2 had been the first one with that design, mineral dial or not. ;)
    But an extremely nice watch, so congrats, John!
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    Hi! Great pic, indeed! :thumbsup: Cornell...

    Hi!

    Great pic, indeed! :thumbsup:
    Cornell here today, another Schlup label at that time.

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    No Indian Summer here, itīs cold and rainy.
    Have a nice weekend!
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    Mittwoch Roll Call - why not Wednesday...

    Mittwoch Roll Call - why not Wednesday Anwesenheitsappell? ;)

    Hi!

    Interesting compilation today!
    Still the Titoni Airmaster here:

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  6. Thread: Funky Friday

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    Thanx, Henry! Itīs been the first time for me...

    Thanx, Henry!

    Itīs been the first time for me facing different NSA-links of the same design.
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    No extra Part II, please! Make it one thread,...

    No extra Part II, please!
    Make it one thread, saves searching in future! :)
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    Hi! Henry is right, the case design looks to...

    Hi!

    Henry is right, the case design looks to be inspired by a Conquistador-helmet, doesnīt it?

    Great work on the Trident, Marcus! A real beauty again.

    Meanwhile my DiaStars(DS 1...
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    Very nice, Marcus! Exactly the same what I do...

    Very nice, Marcus!

    Exactly the same what I do in this case, except the Ako.
    I prefer Eilfix 2000, available in the bay:

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  10. Thread: FF anybody?

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    Hi! Titoni day here, wearing my Space Star...

    Hi!

    Titoni day here, wearing my Space Star 939:

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    The crystal seems to be in need of a fresh polishing.
    But actually on a close-up view only. ;)

    Itīs bank holiday here, today is the...
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    17540 The DiaStar 1/E Chronometer has an ETA...

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    The DiaStar 1/E Chronometer has an ETA 2783 movement, so maybe itīs from one of those with crashed case.
    Itīs from the time before COSC was founded(1972), after the old chronometer specs -...
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    Hi Brad! The COSC tests movements only, not...

    Hi Brad!

    The COSC tests movements only, not watches. These get their registration number and certificate by COSC after having passed the test, so there canīt be movements with registration numbers...
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    I agree. Another question: What makes a...

    I agree. Another question: What makes a COSC-movement a COSC-movement at Rado?
    Is it a higher grade in production? No. Itīs the time spent on regulation. So I wouldnīt look for a COSC-number. Better...
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    A little bit too grey ... ;)

    A little bit too grey ... ;)
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    Thanx, Henry! The 3-row with the edged links...

    Thanx, Henry!

    The 3-row with the edged links are very rare indeed. Bill still has a few, but these are the last ones. The inner links are GP, but that van be polished away - better than no links....
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    Thanx, guys! @Marcus - as far as I remember,...

    Thanx, guys!

    @Marcus - as far as I remember, our DS 48s had been offered at the same time in the bay. You snapped the silver/blue and me the aubergine/gold. Beauties, both of them!
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    Welcome back, batonswinger! I agree with...

    Welcome back, batonswinger!

    I agree with Marcus/pimpclinic. Itīs just a hesalite/hardened acrylic crystal and a domed replacement will do it perfectly.
    Every old school watchmaker can replace it...
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    What else? ;) Have a nice weekend! 17524

    What else? ;)
    Have a nice weekend!

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    Old Arrival: DiaStar 48 Quartz

    Hi!

    Already in the house for a while, but, as nearly always, with a bracelet being too short for my wrist.
    Finally got the missing NSA-links from Bill/squinky.
    Itīs a nice 3-colour DiaStar 48,...
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    The first pics had been made with the mobile....

    The first pics had been made with the mobile. Didnīt look bad - until I saw them on the large screen for the first time. ;)
    So here are some better ones:

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    @Jun - the Omega was the direct follow-up of the...

    @Jun - the Omega was the direct follow-up of the Rekord, unfortunately they ended in 2002. The Senator, based on the Omega A, ended in the 1990s already. I prefer estates - with two children and a...
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    The GT was legendary, a friend of mine used to...

    The GT was legendary, a friend of mine used to own one many years ago.
    Thereīs a new GT on the market, a roadster:

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    My choice for a nice summer car would be a Speedster, they ended in...
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    Opel surely could sell cars in the US - their...

    Opel surely could sell cars in the US - their models in competition to the models of VW and other German makers are fine as well. Their problem is that they belong to GM, so they had large problems...
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    Must be a very rainy day - already waves on the...

    Must be a very rainy day - already waves on the dial. ;)
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    Yes Miles, an old German manufacturer, part of...

    Yes Miles, an old German manufacturer, part of GM.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opel

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opel_Omega
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