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    Striped Photos

    Would anyone know why I get interference in close up photos under fluorescent light with my Samsung phone camera ? I try to show for example dried up oil on jewels by angling the camera so that the...
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    Thanks Neil. I didn't mention that one of the...

    Thanks Neil. I didn't mention that one of the brass screw heads broke off and the remainder was a real pig to get out of the box lid !

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    The formula. This will keep you out of the pub:...

    The formula.
    This will keep you out of the pub:
    ...
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    A sweet love token maybe. With a penny to spend....

    A sweet love token maybe. With a penny to spend.

    *The turnip crown is original, but the luminous paint is giving a reading of 36 microsieverts. Background here in Torquay is 15. So it's going...
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    I like that. Does it still have a watch inside ?...

    I like that. Does it still have a watch inside ?
    I was given this 1918 silver trench watch last week by a shop owner I do repairs for. It hasn't been touched for over 70 years apparently:...
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    That's very nice !! They don't turn up very...

    That's very nice !!
    They don't turn up very often these days.
    Pendants, not wives I mean !
    And the Christmas present solved.

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    You need to read George Daniels 'Watchmaking'....

    You need to read George Daniels 'Watchmaking'.
    From a hogs hair to Invar, a non magnetic steel with low coefficient of expansion, the evolution of the hairspring is fascinating.
    Nivarox SA will...
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    Car Boot Sunday

    It was freezing here this morning, with a wind that would shave the hair off a gooseberry. I still decided to have a look round. Found two things. This Mappin Necklace Watch and a beautiful hand...
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    Sorted !! Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk

    Sorted !!

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    Keep it somewhere safe for when you walk into a...

    Keep it somewhere safe for when you walk into a lamppost haha.

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    Pleasure. Any problems let me know. B. Sent...

    Pleasure. Any problems let me know.
    B.

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    A pleasure hopak. Each to their own trade I...

    A pleasure hopak. Each to their own trade I guess. I'm constantly in awe of anyone who can understand electronic circuits or manually land an Airbus !

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    Order from Cousins. Give the pusher outer...

    Order from Cousins. Give the pusher outer diameter, pusher depth top to bottom, plunger screw thread size with total length and pusher colour (steel in this case).

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    I thought I might as well put it together myself ...

    I thought I might as well put it together myself ! The 4th wheel needed to be rebushed but it's working now. ...
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    Pleasure ! All contact details on my website:...

    Pleasure !
    All contact details on my website:
    www.webwatchmaker.co.uk

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    Hi Hopak, I have a guy local to me who would...

    Hi Hopak,

    I have a guy local to me who would be happy to repair this clock movement for you. He's not expensive and does this as much as a hobby as for a few pounds.
    If you would like to send...
  17. Thanks WG, I may well send them for cleaning...

    Thanks WG, I may well send them for cleaning although the image was clear enough to see Kahutek's comet back in the 70s and they clearly show four of Jupiter's moons and Saturn's rings when the...
  18. I found these 1st WW binoculars 40 years ago at...

    I found these 1st WW binoculars 40 years ago at Camden Market. They are so powerful you really need a tripod. Bone eyepieces and silver inlay. They could do with a clean but I am reluctant to try to...
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    Just finishing one now. They are gorgeous !...

    Just finishing one now. They are gorgeous !
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191029/cd955c1a889f1d05ff4297dbf2ad8f57.jpg...
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    These toy watches are quite rare now, but yours...

    These toy watches are quite rare now, but yours is a real gem. Here is another one I found a few years ago:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191028/1d0f8756c579d3c1890d9deb685f866a.jpg

    Sent...
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    A bit better than the watch I found today !...

    A bit better than the watch I found today !
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191027/6df98d90793d2a23cbb9b8e0a5e92412.jpg

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    My pleasure. PS You will need a strap with open...

    My pleasure.
    PS You will need a strap with open ends.

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    Thank you gentlemen. It was made at a time when...

    Thank you gentlemen.
    It was made at a time when Accurist used exclusively high quality Swiss movements. Called a 'cushion case'. Probably has an AS 984 or AS 970 movement. Originally fitted with a...
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    For future reference, there have been a number of...

    For future reference, there have been a number of very specialised companies setting up in CH over the last ten years or so, purely devoted to movement and case decoration and finishing. Here is one...
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    Sure. No problem. Sent from my SM-G900F using...

    Sure. No problem.

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