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    Re: Could someone have a quick look, please?

    Not just the one notch at "8" is scratched but I suppose the one at "2" is a bit scratched, too. I guess the case has been opened awkwardly and/ or with the wrong tool. Not what I would accept as...
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    Re: Divers like the Seamaster...

    Welcome. :) I'm sure you're in good company here concerning diver's.


    Personally I've to add: There can be only one! :D
    http://www.prs2dreadnought.com/images/jocke3.jpg
    Photo by Jocke from...
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    Re: Wear a collar and tie? Like big watches?

    :shock: :shock: :shock:

    Is this a joke? I can't take this for serious! :shock:

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  4. Thread: Hi All

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    Re: Hi All

    Hi and welcome. :)
    Very nice collection! :D
    / Hal
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    Re: Seiko's new Marinemaster Kinetic

    Well, as always design is a question of personal taste.
    Concerning the size 49 mm is a bit too much IMO, at least for my wrist. But as I mentioned in my Baselworld review, it's still the trend....
  6. Thread: What a dog!

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    Re: What a dog!

    Lovely dog, WatchScout, and nice pets all and sundry.


    Similar to me. :(

    Actually I have a new "pet" in my home. I've called him 'Tobey' - the name is based on Tobey McGuire, the Spiderman...
  7. Re: Vintage Rolex adverts, in need of some bigger copies!

    I've some vintage Rolex ads bought at
    https://alte-werbung.de/
    (which means simply "vintage advertisement").
    They have always a range of Rolex ads (in German as well as in English) and ads of...
  8. Thread: Hi everyone...

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    Re: Hi everyone...

    Welcome! :occasion5:
    / Hal :)
  9. Re: Arrrghhhhh PO or Speedy? what to wear for Birth?

    Congratulations! Best wishes to your family! :hello1:
    / Hal :)
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    Re: Unchanged Since 1957...?

    Perhaps they've always lied and that's what hasn't changed1 :wink:[/quote]
    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    The thin line between usual advertisement and lying ... .
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    Re: Reseal whats involved?

    :shock: :angry4:

    Even though one can't compare the situation I'm pleased by Rolex service. I usually take my watches once a year to Rolex branch to check water resistance. They check it and in...
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    Re: What are your thoughts?

    El Primero is a great movement, and it has been developed much since the beginning (apart from the question if one likes current Zenith styling).



    Don't forget SEIKO's 6139, which was developed...
  13. Clock in the focus - reconstruction of St. Stephen's Tower

    I'm very happy to see that the British were able to reconstruct St. Stephen's Tower including England's biggest clock after that horrible UFO disaster. :blob6:
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  14. Thread: Clowning Around

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    Re: Clowning Around

    Lovely! :) :)
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    Re: Poljot Avaitor Chronograph - what a bargain

    Poljot 3133 ...

    Hanging around here I zapped the tv channels and stopped at a German shopping channel offering mechanical watches. It's really distressful to hear that guy talking stupid crap. A...
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    Re: Need Advice/help from Seagull Experts

    As I've mentioned in another thread I do own an Uhr-Kraft chronograph with Seagull movement.

    I've found some interesting macro shots here:
    http://www.timetechtalk.com/view_topic. ... forum_id=5
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    Re: Some New Arrivals - Lots of pics

    Thanks for sharing. :)

    Each one is nice. My personal favourite is Breitling Skyland. :glasses7:
    It seems you have a special affinity to th Aquatimer GST. From my personal point of view much...
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    Re: Poljot Avaitor Chronograph - what a bargain

    :oops: I hope you don't think of me as a wisenheimer.

    But I know the problem with Russian watches an their manuals. Sometimes I think packaging the watches they just grab into the next box and...
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    Re: Horses for courses

    Golden watch with golden shoes? Two-tone watch with two-tone shoes? I never supposed you to have this taste! :shock: ... :wink: :lol:
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    Re: What are your thoughts?

    Regardless which one - IMO JLC does great movements.

    JLC Master Compressor Extreme World Chrono Ref. 176xxxx has movement JLC 752. Price (Germany) starts at 9,950 Euro for the steel model on...
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    Re: Poljot Avaitor Chronograph - what a bargain

    Cheers. The movement is actually stated as a 31681 in the booklet - hand wound chrono, not auto.
    Of course auto would be nicer, but hey.[/quote]
    I'm not sure about this. Movement Poljot 3133 has...
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    Re: Horses for courses

    Good statements and thoughts, Neil and tekkno!

    As I'm working in the financial sector, I see many "colleagues" proudly wearing a Rolex (alternatively Breitling or Panerai). They don't have a clue...
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    Re: What are your thoughts?

    200,000 Euro ... any further questions? :lol: :lol: :lol:

    But technology will develop further in this direction, so we will see more and less expensive watches / movements with partly or no...
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    Re: The general economy, and watch prices?

    But one should mention the last increase in price was about five years or so ago.[/quote]
    Not here in the UK, their prices last went up in 06[/quote]
    I've looked up catalogues and price lists back...
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    Re: What are your thoughts?

    Just some more thoughts:


    I second that: JLC Calibre 988C - the first mechanical movement without any lubricants.
    Watch: JLC Master Extreme Lab 988C - O dear, if it just wouldn't be that...
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