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    I’m sure it will be a breeze once you have replaced the exif data.
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    My apologies, I hope this is better: 1920s ...

    My apologies, I hope this is better:

    1920s

    https://i.postimg.cc/MZfV1nKk/IMG-7340.jpg



    1930s (just)
    https://i.postimg.cc/HsSrcVJ6/IMG-7189.jpg
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    1900+ Borgel cased Dent wristlet: ...

    1900+

    Borgel cased Dent wristlet:

    https://i.postimg.cc/HshSqvf4/ABC1-C5-F0-CCB8-4516-B3-BE-E467-C56017-F9.jpg

    1910+

    Borgel cased Fontainemelon wristlet
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    I'm absolutely content to buy - and wear -...

    I'm absolutely content to buy - and wear - anything that has arrived at where it is through use. While I don't care what the outside looks like, I like the movement to be doing its job properly. ...
  5. There are a number of highly regarded classic...

    There are a number of highly regarded classic movements that have a known issue with wear on the rotor post; the 31xx Rolex comes to mind. However, I would argue that this is an issue with servicing,...
  6. Thread: Seagull 1963

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    FWIW I have a model from 2008: ...

    FWIW I have a model from 2008:

    http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff300/Maphuk/P1050792.jpg

    I wrote a bit about it back then:

    https://www.watchuseek.com/threads/1963.169653/

    And a...
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    I was recently replacing my wife's Merc ageing...

    I was recently replacing my wife's Merc ageing but beloved B170 and seriously considered them, before my wife had an opinion. Mind you, she ended up choosing a Mitsubishi Lancer, which is bloody...
  8. Thread: Low cost classic?

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    Reliant Scimitar if you like a lot of space or,...

    Reliant Scimitar if you like a lot of space or, if the kids are young enough, a Midas Cortez or MK IV 2+2

    This looks like it's had a fair bit of love:
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    How about a fifty year old quartz? ...

    How about a fifty year old quartz?

    https://i.postimg.cc/dtgRmp78/3823.jpg
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    Already done. If we get a variant that...

    Already done. If we get a variant that specialises in children, by the time we realise what the problem is, it will be too late. Vaccination is just education for the immune system.
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    A Class Mercedes. A lovely underrated car,...

    A Class Mercedes. A lovely underrated car, overshadowed by everything else Mercedes do.
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    8 day winder? ...

    8 day winder?

    https://i.postimg.cc/d3dZfTHX/IMG-1486.jpg

    Which also has a LeCoultre movement inside - I never knew that Panerai used one, every day's a school day!
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    As for the Polerouter, it's inside the case...

    As for the Polerouter, it's inside the case that's so special:

    https://i.postimg.cc/0ymmNpSn/P1060367.jpg
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    Oh, Ok then ...

    Oh, Ok then

    https://i.postimg.cc/pTMn1yLx/P1060175.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/NG7zXkHh/51207243-c798-472f-a918-ad44cb46411b-zpsthx4jtxw.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/9MPq3VD9/P1050549.jpg

    But...
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    My Speedmaster obviously: ...

    My Speedmaster obviously:

    https://i.postimg.cc/4xN0Yr3n/5ccc79e1.jpg

    Joking apart, how about:

    https://i.postimg.cc/HshSqvf4/ABC1-C5-F0-CCB8-4516-B3-BE-E467-C56017-F9.jpg
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    George Daniels' personal Patek Nautilus - the one...

    George Daniels' personal Patek Nautilus - the one he converted to coaxial status and wore rather a lot... It's in The Science Museum and they can have it back when I've finished with it! I do like...
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    The main reason that you shouldn't buy a Rolex is...

    The main reason that you shouldn't buy a Rolex is simple: They simply cannot be justified.

    If you pick any aspect of watch ownership from history to engineering, aesthetics to status symbol,...
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    But that's not what folks are saying. Who is...

    But that's not what folks are saying. Who is saying they are 'not interested'? There are plenty giving reasons for not buying, not liking or not wanting and, it appears, a few saying what a fine...
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    Go digging for a decent late Omega thirty series...

    Go digging for a decent late Omega thirty series from the late fifties to early sixties. You simply will not get the quality of movement anywhere else for the price.
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    Morning Raj, I'm trying to imagine a situation...

    Morning Raj,

    I'm trying to imagine a situation in which anyone needs to buy a Rolex. However, today's TOUPOS is:

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/H~4AAOSwvohiWVpV/s-l1600.jpg

    I'm sure your...
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    https://hqmilton.com/products/1985-rolex-yg-day-da...

    https://hqmilton.com/products/1985-rolex-yg-day-date-18038-with-papers

    A good place to start if you are entirely risk averse
    ...
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    I'm sure Raj will just be gently disappointed at...

    I'm sure Raj will just be gently disappointed at my lack of faith and curious about what 'tiny old ugly piece of ship' I've recently dug out of the bowels of ebay for sod all, to make a faintly Rolex...
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    It certainly is and it was written about a...

    It certainly is and it was written about a previously unopened watch with no discernable wear. As such the question of whether it is new or nearly new isn't really relevant given the analysis given....
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    That's an interesting claim, but it's an...

    That's an interesting claim, but it's an interesting claim that isn't quite as true as some would have you believe.

    For example:
    ...
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    The entire planet was still recovering from the...

    The entire planet was still recovering from the worst recession since WWII, a recession that finally killed off, or critically damaged, most of the watch making companies in Switzerland. None of them...
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