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    Better watches, too, imho. See also Omega. Just...

    Better watches, too, imho. See also Omega. Just my opinion. But people want "Rolex" and the fewer they make the more people want 'em. <shrug>
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    Think of it as a vintage car or motorbike. ...

    Think of it as a vintage car or motorbike.

    Would you drive / ride it hundreds of miles down a motorway in the rain?

    I'd rather not to be honest. If I had a modern car I'd take that instead.
    ...
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    NATO straps. Quartz (go smart /digital or go...

    NATO straps.

    Quartz (go smart /digital or go mechanical)
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    Thread resurrection! I'm thinking of a...

    Thread resurrection!

    I'm thinking of a Phenomenato, any reviews or experience of these?

    (I like what I've seen / read so far and especially the fact they aren't made in China. Yes, I know...
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    Haha, very good. Thanks.

    Haha, very good. Thanks.
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    Something I paid 20 for, i.e. a score and Sterling.
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    From mid to late '44 onwards I think. But I...

    From mid to late '44 onwards I think. But I might be wrong.
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    I quite often wear one of the three RAF-issued...

    I quite often wear one of the three RAF-issued Smiths "6B" watches (1940s WW2 "Mk X", 1950s GS De Luxe and 1960s 6B "W10")

    All made in Cheltenham (the dials were printed at Burford at the other...
  9. I'm delighted to hear that you like your Speedy...

    I'm delighted to hear that you like your Speedy Reduced, you're one of the members whose word I really respect. I like mine, too: automatic, <40mm, 18mm lugs -- all things I love in a watch.

    Re...
  10. Annoyingly ebay has lots of loose dials for the...

    Annoyingly ebay has lots of loose dials for the 3150.00 but none for the 3539.50.

    (Maybe others have done the same mod? The 3150 was in production for longer though so there's more of them...
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    Some great NOS vintage straps here ...

    Some great NOS vintage straps here

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/m.html?_ssn=fandelrelojvintage&_osacat=0&_armrs=1&_odkw=&_from=R40&_trksid=p2046732.m570.l1313&_nkw=18mm&_sacat=0
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    Top work P4u1. Sometimes a watch is more than...

    Top work P4u1.

    Sometimes a watch is more than just a watch.
  13. Let's storm Bienne with our pitchforks and...

    Let's storm Bienne with our pitchforks and flaming torches.

    "What do we want?"
    "NOS spare parts!
    "When do we want them?"
    "Now!"

    At least it's not Rolex. (Think of a number, double it, add...
  14. Thanks! Email sent.

    Thanks! Email sent.
  15. Anyone with an Omega parts account? Dial sought.

    Hello All

    Are there any ADs or watchmakers on here who could source an Omega dial?

    I'm looking at getting a dial for the 2nd gen Speedy Reduced automatic? Ref is 3539.50. (It's the one with the...
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    Fixed that. It's not good fortune, it's a large...

    Fixed that. It's not good fortune, it's a large fortune that you need. I'd be all over one if I had the f-f-f-folding money.
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    I once had a chickpea on my head, does that count?

    I once had a chickpea on my head, does that count?
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    OK that made me laugh out loud. And pray...

    OK that made me laugh out loud.



    And pray tell who made you do this? Tell us, and we will avenge you.
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    I think that although the Glycine Airman (1953)...

    I think that although the Glycine Airman (1953) preceded the Rolex GMT Master ref. 6542 (1954) by a year, the Longines DualTime preceded them both by a full quarter of a century.

    Here's one from...
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    BS from CW? "Spelunkers" need a GMT hand?

    Yes, I know the thread title sounds like a cryptic crossword clue but really?

    https://i.imgur.com/T0voAvG.jpg

    GMT hands pre-date the potholers of the 1970s.

    And why would cavers need to know...
  21. Thread: Widows that bite

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    False widows are the worst. You shag them,...

    False widows are the worst.

    You shag them, honestly believing their husbands are dead, then it turns out he's not and things get nasty.
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    Why they don't just block mobile phone signals in...

    Why they don't just block mobile phone signals in prisons.
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    Ah! Thanks! With slight trepidation I...

    Ah! Thanks!




    With slight trepidation I googled "sex bolts" and was pleased to discover they are not an erotic body piercing.

    Seems they are like the ones on pilots' / aviator watch straps...
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    Fixing leather belts: a "riveting" thread

    Hello All

    I've got some leather belts but the ends where they fold over and wrap around the buckle are coming away. The riveted ones are fine, just the threads on the stitched ones.

    So I want...
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    Globe trotter? Did this make anyone else think...

    Globe trotter?

    Did this make anyone else think of Trotters Independent Traders on the side of a yellow Reliant Robin? Market stall tat.
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