What time is it? Watches and horology

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  • I used washing detergent and soaked in warm water for a bit. Also used back of a knife to scrape off the dead skin, grim.

    Give it a good scrub.

  • Maybe something like one of those open-ended aviators from Timefactors? Narrowest they do is 20mm... is the current G10 still 19mm? I'm not 100% keen on the screwed-strap look, but it might be more secure than a glued type.

  • Great choice, I’m on the fence as the price is high for a Citizen.

    Either way, it’s almost a good representation of the original so that’s a win in my book.

  • Tornek-Rayville did a great one and actually historically correct.

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    Due to the Buy American Act of 1933, buying military gear that was not made in America, like the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms, was a complicated task. A quick-thinking New York importer named Allen V. Tornek came up with a solution. He would import the watches and rebrand them as TORNEK-RAYVILLE

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  • Does it have a bubble bakerlite type bezel?

  • Thanks. Got hold of them, s/h 'best offer' was the same as a price as I finally managed to get a new watch elsewhere. Achieved 18% off which seemed pretty reasonable, could have gone s/h for circa £400 less, from chrono24, but this way I have provenance and dodge the customs lottery. ~ Si

  • Sounds like you got a good deal. Watches of Mayfair advertised prices average 17% off rrp. I have seen some great discounts on some ex display models from AD's but the chance of one of those being the model you want are pretty slim. What have you got coming a limited edition snowflake?

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  • Yeah, it does feel a bit that way. I wouldn't have bought it a full RRP. Things like the bracelet end links don't fit well enough.

    But, it's growing on me, I should dive in and remove some links from the bracelet for a Friday on the wrist shot!

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  • Frog-man is back sans bezel lock..
    happy Friday y’all

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  • Perusing the offerings at Tirana duty free, very tempted

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  • @D-Dog & bur70n_ there are many dial variations, and even 321/861 movement variations..

    My fav is a semi racing style dial, think there have only been a handful ever seen

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  • Nice! Like the Ultraman's brother. Love a good bit of orange.

  • New watch day for me today, nothing fancy but I do like it.

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  • That is a very nice dial

  • DIY this morning

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  • Nice, looks good. I'm waiting for the full titanium CasiOak that must be coming at some point.

  • Happy Friday!!!

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  • This is very cool 😃

  • Hope everyone is doing well on this lovely day

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  • Hi chum. Health to wear

  • Whoah, that looks sweet!

    I finally managed to source the bracelet for the Sinn. It works.

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  • Thanks, bud! It is lovely and wears incredibly well but I've kinda gone a bit mental on the buying front so will likely be moving this one as well as a a couple of others, watch this space...

  • I have had a soft spot for Sinn's for a while, this lovely 👌🏼

  • I stumbled across this site whilst looking for something else and as there has been some chat about Birth year watches as gifts for significant birthdays it seems its a thing. Uk site too

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What time is it? Watches and horology

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