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    Good stuff. Itís a nice looking watch, looks like itís come up well with a bit of buffing?

    Iím working on another at the moment. Youíve inspired me to take a lot of pictures along the way. If it...
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    T*IF...

    T*IF
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190816/880ded7f9678f75dd145de7d49f31b07.jpg
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    I hope that Enfield doesnít mind, but I think this update is too interesting to be lost in the BMW sub-forum.
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  4. Helvetia (and Helbros) German DH Site Update

    Thanks Carl, Iím looking forward to reading and enjoying this over the weekend.

    Iím off the check the serial number of my Finlay Strauss marked watch, with a very strange dial.
  5. My Tissot with the same movement was the first...

    My Tissot with the same movement was the first decent watch I bought for myself. I had started travelling with work a lot and the hour hand setting really sold it to me. I actually bought it at...
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    Black Jacks were my favourite. 8 for 1d which was...

    Black Jacks were my favourite. 8 for 1d which was my weekly sweet money in the late 1960s.

    The wrapper had an image on it that is too offensive to post these days, but you can probably guess from...
  7. Very nice WG, looks great. I reset the chrono...

    Very nice WG, looks great. I reset the chrono hands 3 or 4 times I think, trying to get them right. You did pretty well first time out!

    Fingers crossed it runs for a long time for you. I...
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    Nice idea, Iím up for it. How well do they have to be running? [emoji16]
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    Iím pretty sure the effect would be very weak compared to the already fairly low beta radiation. I think you might get a tiny flicker of X-rays.

    Think of it a bit like the screeching sound from...
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    I can generally forgive teens pratting about, on...

    I can generally forgive teens pratting about, on the basis that in the late 70s I was just as much of a prat in public from time to time. As long as they are harmless.

    The MAMIL standing with his...
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    Audiophile: Favourite female singers

    Iíll add Natasha Khan/Bat for Lashes, Laura Marling and Norah Jones. I think that no-oneís mentioned Dusty Springfield either :).

    I agree with plenty of the previous suggestions.

    Edit: Just...
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    Virgin Trains? Luxury! Try the Tube. Youtube...

    Virgin Trains? Luxury!

    Try the Tube. Youtube videos at full volume, conversations on speakerphone like the Kardashians, manspreaders, kebab eaters, drunks, druggies, rotating rucksack wearers,...
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    Does this count? Iíve debated having the minute counter returned to itís original orange, but I really like the way it has faded. ...
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    Fair enough, thatís worth knowing.

    If you do find somewhere let me know, Iím pretty close as well :).
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    This one was free with a £7 pair of new trousers.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190813/6f2cb780df6258faae493767b9461108.jpg

    20 years old and still running sweetly after a battery change.
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    Have you tried Antique and Modern in East Barnet...

    Have you tried Antique and Modern in East Barnet Village? I canít vouch for their Panerai skills but they are properly trained watch repairers and did a good job on a vintage piece for me.
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  17. ETA 251.272 Date Ring - Anyone know of where I can get one?

    Here you go, it was on the Cousins website. More of a parts diagram/list, but it does have some information on the order in which to assemble/disassemble parts. Page 5 seems to confirm that the date...
  18. I recall that I pulled the crown all the way out...

    I recall that I pulled the crown all the way out before releasing the stem. It was a while ago and I spent ages looking on the web. I think I eventually found a service diagram, Iíll see if I can...
  19. ETA 251.272 Date Ring - Anyone know of where I can get one?

    Thatís not scarred WG...this is a scarred 251.262 date wheel :
    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160326/8cff4550ffc42b52adec3711d08501f3.jpg

    From a post I made about 3 or 4 years ago.

    I...
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    On Paul Mertonís watch, the crown looks to be on the opposite side of the dial to the JLeC, to me anyway.

    Assuming he has it on his left wrist, it is almost as though the tourbillon or balance is...
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    Iíd happily buy him a lifetime supply of Casio FW91Ws in exchange ;).

    I guess it is a lot if you arenít going to wear it but the sentimental connection is too strong to let it go.
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    Sounds like a good bet to me as you already know...

    Sounds like a good bet to me as you already know someone who could do it.

    Be nice to see some decent pictures when it is done if your friend doesnít mind.
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    Help re old JLC

    Whereas I had my reasonably complicated Master Geographic, running very slow and hard to wind, serviced by an independent who could get pretty much any part ;), replaced the main and balance springs...
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    Very interesting reading, thanks.

    Very interesting reading, thanks.
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    Some great watches in this thread. I have a few...

    Some great watches in this thread. I have a few but this is my oldest one. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190811/f572413c3b8fc7ad64cbe97cee7d0ff0.jpg
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