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    It is worth re-iterating that there are fake...

    It is worth re-iterating that there are fake Tudor GMTs out there, but that they are relatively easily spotted, as the hands are stacked in the wrong order, as we pointed out and discussed here.
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    Isn't it fantastic to have to be encouraging the...

    Isn't it fantastic to have to be encouraging the owner of the brand to enlarge the brand script, rather than having to stop them from making it too big????
    I can't imagine this discussion happening...
  3. This and the Expedition are looking really great....

    This and the Expedition are looking really great. Tough choices to be made.

    Dave
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    I think it looks great, really good. It is...

    I think it looks great, really good.
    It is possible that a slight increase in size of text is possible, but I wouldn't change the position, it looks great.
    I think the red looks epic but it may...
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    You do know that you can subscribe to a search on...

    You do know that you can subscribe to a search on Saleroom?
    You pay a fixed fee for a period and it will notify you by email of every lot that comes up that meets your criteria.
    I didi it for...
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    You are making my argument for me. What I posted...

    You are making my argument for me.
    What I posted was all about individual craftsmanship and good materials, Pav, Gasgasbones, Yellowdog, Steve O.
    All of them excellent straps, but without the need...
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    The thing is, almost all straps should be cheap....

    The thing is, almost all straps should be cheap. And can be.
    Mass-made NATOs should be under 20, Perlons under 10.
    Pav will gladly sell me very nicely made custom-made leather straps for under...
  8. The problem with this is that you are being...

    The problem with this is that you are being dimensionally inconsistent.
    The pressure at the top of Everest is about 0.33 Bar(a) - Absolute. or -0.66 Bar(g)
    The pressure to which the WR is tested...
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    My Bonneville-into-a Desert-Sled customisation is...

    My Bonneville-into-a Desert-Sled customisation is slowly progressing. So far I have

    Cut down the seat base, built the foam up and re-sculpted it to emulate a Bates seat. I have re-edged it and it...
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    The big building on the corner next to it is the...

    The big building on the corner next to it is the old Barclay's Bank building, which should help.

    The Alamy image caption mentions May and Co, so it was relatively easy to find when you put...
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    I live just over the hill from the maternity...

    I live just over the hill from the maternity hospital (off Hampton Road - the continuation over Cotham from St Michaels hill) and we have Cotham resident's permits, which we can hand out to guests...
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    Did you see THIS...

    Did you see THIS Alamy image?
    If you download the preview, you can see May & Co written on the side of the next two-storey building to the left of this biggest one. The "May and Co" is written...
  13. I have come to a few different answers in regard...

    I have come to a few different answers in regard to this, and they have ended up different ways.


    Being a Lemania collector I always wanted an EZM1, but other 5100s were just so much more...
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    I think it is Alibhai & Co Ltd, I think it is the...

    I think it is Alibhai & Co Ltd, I think it is the same as this building (on the left), the script for "& Co Ltd" looks the same and the large (mosque?) in the centre background is the same

    Dave
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    That is so misleading. It may be a Monaco It...

    That is so misleading.

    It may be a Monaco
    It may be Cal 11
    The original design may be from 1969
    And it may be an automatic chronograph

    But that is the modern re-issue, the angled pushers...
  16. Perfect, thanks for that Ewan D

    Perfect, thanks for that Ewan
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  17. Looks great, although I see that the only blue...

    Looks great, although I see that the only blue variations are the 0-60 and 1-12 bezels, both with date.
    As above with the silver, is there a plan to do a no-date blue (with either bezel, but my...
  18. For something like that I would also have a chat...

    For something like that I would also have a chat with Watches of Knightsbridge. They put together some very impressive catalogues and as a result seem to get good prices for clean watches, because...
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    Of course to make any use of those numerals you...

    Of course to make any use of those numerals you have to move the chrono-minute hand onto the 50 minute marker before you start, which only takes a moment of button-pressing with the crown out in the...
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    Ah, that simple. Apologies D

    Ah, that simple.
    Apologies
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    I have a woodblock print of this, sadly not an...

    I have a woodblock print of this, sadly not an early one, but a proper woodblock one nonetheless.
    One of my favourite bits of print art, although I think some of the modern Japanse printmakers...
  22. Thread: Seiko Arnie....

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    I think the only thing issing on this is a...

    I think the only thing issing on this is a countdown timer
    My first decent watch, a Seiko Digital from 1982 had a great timer, and I used it a lot.
    The absence on this is a real downer, as it is...
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    I just spent all last week going to the beach...

    I just spent all last week going to the beach with my Siduna on. Paddleboarding in quite large (but messy) surf for 1-2 hrs every day, and one session of coasteering with several jumps up to 30 ft or...
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    Pelagos. I have a Pelagos and a Speedie, and...

    Pelagos.
    I have a Pelagos and a Speedie, and despite being a Lemania collector, if I were to only keep one of them, it would be the Pelagos.
    The Speedie is not an everyday-suitable watch, the...
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    Great to see that one again Gary, it's been a...

    Great to see that one again Gary, it's been a while
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