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  1. OK, I should be there from about 12 noon on...

    OK, I should be there from about 12 noon on Monday.

    Anyone else up for a tz-uk f2f?

    Can also be there Tuesday morning as well or instead.

    PM me if you're interested and I'll reply with my...
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    from the mwr thread: source:...

    from the mwr thread:



    source: https://www.mwrforum.net/forums/showthread.php?90405-quot-Issued-Omega-SM300-story-quot-from-tz-uk
  3. Sure, that's the nature of a bubble. While it's...

    Sure, that's the nature of a bubble. While it's rising there are big buck to be made. Tulips.
  4. Once you start to manipulate the market (by...

    Once you start to manipulate the market (by restricting supply, randomising serial numbers etc) AND unnecessarily pissing people off (waiting list and withholding papers) then your days are numbered....
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    As I expected the mwr lot make some good points ...

    As I expected the mwr lot make some good points

    https://www.mwrforum.net/forums/showthread.php?90405-quot-Issued-Omega-SM300-story-quot-from-tz-uk&p=360598#post360598
  6. :lol: There'll be a book on Rolex...

    :lol:





    There'll be a book on Rolex sometime the next 10 years titled "The Rolex Story: From Bubblebacks to Bubble Burst"
  7. Why can't rolex go back to making nice watches...

    Why can't rolex go back to making nice watches like that?

    Printed vanilla lume, no wg surrounds or ceramic bezel or other shit they use to justify the prices. Classic, classy, stylish and simple....
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    No embarrassment at that. These are rare watches...

    No embarrassment at that. These are rare watches and only a few very specialised people are knowledgeable about them. It might well be a redial for all I know. The experts there will almost...
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    Great post, thanks. I'm sure the folk over at...

    Great post, thanks.

    I'm sure the folk over at mwr would be interested in this, I've shared link over there.
    ...
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    Over the last couple of years I've enjoyed...

    Over the last couple of years I've enjoyed collecting straps -- especially as watch prices have rocketed.

    A change of strap makes a big difference to the look and feel of a watch and if it's...
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    Looks like it has the cal. 6046xE movement. ...

    Looks like it has the cal. 6046xE movement. Possibly the 27CS but probably not.

    These are simple enough and any competent watchmaker should be able to repair it.

    (If it has the blue h/s then...
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    Remember when there were tool watches and dress...

    Remember when there were tool watches and dress watches and the sub was among the former?

    I think your gf needs a real man.
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    ^^^ This Talk of the "perfect watch" (one...

    ^^^ This

    Talk of the "perfect watch" (one watch to rule them all) is dangerous sedition. We ALWAYS need more!

    But for me the ones that come closest are Eddie's "Everest Explorer" (Time Factors...
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    Thanks chaps! Sorry, I'm now using this thread...

    Thanks chaps!

    Sorry, I'm now using this thread as my own personal dump I mean archive.

    Here's some pics of Murray Douglas

    with his pipe

    https://i.imgur.com/3ky4ltR.jpg
  15. Well that's intriguing. I await your post with...

    Well that's intriguing. I await your post with interest.
  16. I'm not so sure given the way things are -- and...

    I'm not so sure given the way things are -- and are heading.

    I hope I'm wrong.
  17. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYI38iwk4Y4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYI38iwk4Y4
  18. I think it starts next Monday (26th). But if you...

    I think it starts next Monday (26th). But if you fancy a pint of Old Hooky on the Mon or Tues I'll be around.

    I'm hoping that my recent acquisition will be included in the exhibition

    This...
  19. Historic Watches on display at Oxford Museum Exhibition

    "There's an interesting vintage watch exhibition at Oxford University's History of Science Museum. Here is a story from the Telegraph this weekend:
    ...
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    The film (footage and stills) was taken by George...

    The film (footage and stills) was taken by George Lowe who was the teamís photographer. He was also part of the Hunt Expedition in 1953 when Hillary reached the summit of Everest
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    Thanks Some personal recollections of the man,...

    Thanks

    Some personal recollections of the man, which gives a little colour and detail.

    "Douglas, Murray. (1927Ė1992) Mountaineer

    Polar Medal. Born and educated in Dunedin. A keen member of...
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    Thanks! The trouble is I then had to buy more...

    Thanks!

    The trouble is I then had to buy more stuff to go with the watch.

    A book with lots of new photos.

    A NOS Bravingtons strap.

    An original (?) Expedition badge.
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    Hello all, I posted this over at mwr but I thought you chaps might be interested in it too?

    (The mwr thread is here:...
  24. Thanks HM! I'm glad you saw this and replied. I...

    Thanks HM! I'm glad you saw this and replied. I nearly PM'd you directly as I knew you would know.

    I don't suppose you've got one in stock and need a wedding or funeral doing? :-)
  25. Recommend me a cheap vintage Rolex beater: Air-King 5500?

    Hi All

    Well, it's pretty much all there in the thread title: Recommend me a cheap vintage Rolex beater: Air-King 5500?

    I mean, it's classic-yet-common and can be picked up fairly easily and...
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