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  1. Thread: Funky Friday.

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    In the 70's when I was in college, Opel marketing...

    In the 70's when I was in college, Opel marketing was active here and they introduced some top of the line models that included the Opel Rekord with those nice color schemes of gold tone on the top...
  2. Brandon, not all hi-tech ceramics are...

    Brandon, not all hi-tech ceramics are lightweight, just a tad lighter than the usual S.S. but still heavier than a titanium case. The movement is rather larger than the usual Cal. 861, could be the...
  3. Thread: Inbound...

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    Elegant! The first one was rather a minimalist...

    Elegant! The first one was rather a minimalist dress chronograph, and the new one more of an elegant tool watch tucked under your cuff. Welcome back to Rado Forum ;)
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    I'd be glad to fix the 'watch' (pacemaker) for...

    I'd be glad to fix the 'watch' (pacemaker) for free for the user's benefit, but to open his chest is not my business :D
  5. Let him try this: a quartz watch with a balance...

    Let him try this: a quartz watch with a balance wheel(!) The hands are powered by a quartz movement and the sub-seconds hand by a cheap automatic movement. Even if the sub-seconds hand stops due to...
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    Caliber 280 is the later version, the same as...

    Caliber 280 is the later version, the same as 30T2 but with Incabloc shock protection and 17 jewels.
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    Carrying Hank's Hampden McKinley everyday...

    Carrying Hank's Hampden McKinley everyday (courtesy of Brandon) :)

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  8. Hi Al, nice Regattare, I just love the 'generic'...

    Hi Al, nice Regattare, I just love the 'generic' shape of the case. So nice that I have to offer my (work) experience with it. The teeth appear to be an integral part of the disc and made of aluminum...
  9. Thread: 909 info

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    To be more close, it could probably be powered by...

    To be more close, it could probably be powered by an ETA 2782, date only caliber. ETA 2789 is exclusively day/date.
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    I think Shannon's suggestion is correct. A man...

    I think Shannon's suggestion is correct. A man with vertigo won't wear a simple watch like the IWC ;)
  11. If you can show a photo of the wheel with a...

    If you can show a photo of the wheel with a broken tooth.
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    Looks pregnant :D

    Looks pregnant :D
  13. Nah! Actually I admire the Valjoux 7750 with a...

    Nah! Actually I admire the Valjoux 7750 with a classic sub-dial arrangement like the 321 :)

    I was just spoiled by the first vintage chronograph that I saw way back when I was in high school and...
  14. Just another chronograph without a tachy. Nice...

    Just another chronograph without a tachy. Nice though ;)
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    You feed the constrictor with Stowas? :D I vote...

    You feed the constrictor with Stowas? :D I vote too :thumbsup:
  16. Thread: Pop's Watch...

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    You may want to try a battery labelled LR1130...

    You may want to try a battery labelled LR1130 (alkaline) or better yet SR1130 (silver-oxide), like the one used in Accutrons. It may just work. (EDIT) I see a place where a metal strap attaches for...
  17. Thread: Pop's Watch...

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    The photo is still in a good condition. A...

    The photo is still in a good condition. A father's friend handed me several old photos of Manila showing the devastation of the aftermath of the war all probably taken with a folding press camera as...
  18. Just for cosmetics ;) BTW, you are correct,...

    Just for cosmetics ;)

    BTW, you are correct, Mike :thumbsup:
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    Let me give a nice COA for your thoughts, guys....

    Let me give a nice COA for your thoughts, guys. STD happens to stand for 'STandarD' :D The Bauhaus font that I was born with in college was thicker than the one on the dial.

    I can't find that book...
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    It is reasonably priced for those who have enough...

    It is reasonably priced for those who have enough quids. Not the kind of watch I'd part with that amount of quid though. Enjoy it! :)
  21. It is original, just in different eras. BTW, I...

    It is original, just in different eras. BTW, I may be confused about the caseback, but usually if it is the later model it should have the name of the model also engraved or etched on it such as...
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    No. It is a copycat of something. (OT section)...

    No. It is a copycat of something.

    (OT section)
    Sometime in the 70's the local market here was flooded with cheap watches stuffed with Russian and low-end Swiss movements. I remembered tinkering...
  23. Hi there! Congratulations and welcome to EOT Rado...

    Hi there! Congratulations and welcome to EOT Rado Forum! Your Green Horse King Size appears to be authentic. Nice one to start with Rado collecting :)

    The dial appears to be refinished though it...
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    And so is this man ;) Just admiring him for...

    And so is this man ;)

    Just admiring him for going in public wearing and representing Swatch Group products....
  25. Thread: Incoming!

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    Jun.....!

    Jun.....!
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