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    A genuinely great and inspirational man. More...

    A genuinely great and inspirational man. More importantly, big enough to be the great man behind a great woman. I doubt we will ever see another example of consistent service and duty like it. I...
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    It doesn't even have to be ethical - I'd rather...

    It doesn't even have to be ethical - I'd rather not empower a country who very clearly do not have my best interests at heart and do not remotely share my values. Every purchase does that and if we...
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    You want to do the planet a favour - buy...

    You want to do the planet a favour - buy secondhand. With watches, that couldn't be easier.
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    Just to follow the trend - a first generation...

    Just to follow the trend - a first generation Oyster in snowite, the case material of the future...

    https://i.postimg.cc/QtxJvJ7r/Oyster.jpg

    But my oldest Rolex is 1918 - Complete with the...
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    A well inflated Horb Ball does the job.

    A well inflated Horb Ball does the job.
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    https://i.postimg.cc/0QjrwfZS/red12-clean.jpg...

    https://i.postimg.cc/0QjrwfZS/red12-clean.jpg
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    https://i.postimg.cc/sgtFQkfW/IMG-1157.jpg

    1915https://i.postimg.cc/QCkJ69V8/borgel-finished.jpg

    And precisely the same watch as the one...
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    I've never regretted buying an O&W.

    I've never regretted buying an O&W.
  8. Personally I'd say that you cannot get much more...

    Personally I'd say that you cannot get much more ultimate hand winder than the top of Seiko's handwind tree in the sixties: the 44 and 45 series.
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    I think that it's the having an opinion without...

    I think that it's the having an opinion without actually having seen it that's a bit odd. I'd question the relevance of the opinion of someone with no experience of a thing. Personally I slightly...
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    Personally I'd want to see the movement and hear...

    Personally I'd want to see the movement and hear the explanation. There are as many reasons for wearing a watch as there are watches. Personally I always take great pleasure in the juxtaposition of...
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    I stand corrected, cheers. Serves me right for...

    I stand corrected, cheers. Serves me right for 'shooting from the hip'. It's likely the future of dirt cheap mechanical then.

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    I stand corrected, cheers. Serves me...
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    The spring drive is a red herring as the actual...

    The spring drive is a red herring as the actual oscillator is a quartz. I'd be putting this closer to the tuning fork watches. These answer two immediate questions.

    First, it's perfectly...
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    There will be some wailing and gnashing of teeth...

    There will be some wailing and gnashing of teeth any time now...
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    I don't know about the big scimitars, but I've...

    I don't know about the big scimitars, but I've owned a series of the SS1 and Sabre models and they are beautifully put together and a real pleasure to work on. Either obsessive Waxoyl or galvanised...
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    In the batcave: ...

    In the batcave:

    https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/ff300/Maphuk/P1010203.jpg
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    He's been upgraded.

    He's been upgraded.
  17. https://i.postimg.cc/zXkMDJd3/dENT.jpg Huge...

    https://i.postimg.cc/zXkMDJd3/dENT.jpg

    Huge clock?
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    Fortunately I ripped a picture to try to make...

    Fortunately I ripped a picture to try to make sense of it:

    https://i.postimg.cc/sxNwdSNF/a269.jpg

    Now it could be an imitation A296 winding module and the characteristic wear on the case could...
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    I bid a shade over 400 and was slightly annoyed...

    I bid a shade over 400 and was slightly annoyed that it went so high.

    I read the winding module. Now maybe people are faking the A296 winding module, but I doubt it. What was underneath it is...
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    Discuss:

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Joblot-of-watches-Timex-Casio-Tissot-etc-spares-or-repair-99p-start-no-reserve-/224360044470?hash=item343ce697b6%3Ag%3A31IAAOSwsYNgMjrq&nma=true&si=Pbpu6USbpJilmsvajIb7W%252...
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    Well, you know you have arrived when the fakes...

    Well, you know you have arrived when the fakes turn up! PRS38 anyone:
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    Ignore these trolls, I've reported them to the...

    Ignore these trolls, I've reported them to the moderators for being so beastly, but the mods here are so slow, discussing everything endlessly before acting. However, as you know the chaps at...
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    Yup, but look at the prices, it balances out....

    Yup, but look at the prices, it balances out. It's a market with slightly different priorities to the UK so occasionally there are silly bargains and other stuff is madly overpriced. I've not had a...
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    If I were after one now, I'd go for a well...

    If I were after one now, I'd go for a well regarded Japanese seller or similar either directly or through ebay. I've used Timepeaks a few times and been very happy with the result.
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    The one that never fails to blow minds is...

    The one that never fails to blow minds is binocular rivalry. It's been described as psychology's Brownian Motion.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3485850/

    One aspect that has...
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