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  1. Morning Tissot Heritage Visodate (Cal: ETA 2836-2) I know what you mean, have that one and it's one of those that it's really hard to get a good picture on the wrist of just how great looking the dial is.
    19 points
  2. Good morning chap's Up late again. [emoji849] and I'm off exploring. I am not buying any more watches. [emoji17]
    17 points
  3. Happy Monday everyone, this watch always puts a smile on my face.
    17 points
  4. This was my evening change earlier ready for Monday. Good job it's waterproof. Ish. Gallet Clam-shell case, Fortis hand-winding bumper auto, blued hands and the dial patination is ok I think. Raindrop 'cyclops' courtesy of god.
    16 points
  5. 16 points
  6. Took the bracelet off this and I am trying it on this nato strap. Had the same bracelet on another watch being the reason for the change.
    15 points
  7. Morning, Today it’ll need to be this 36mm Bermi with a 15j EB 1197 whose annual outing has come round again. Finding nothing really worthwhile on this brand apart from it having been registered in 1954 by Francesco Bernasconi who was based just over on the Swiss side of the Italian border. Also responsible for the “Seawatch” brand, again using Bettlach pin levers. And that’s the sum total of what I know about Signore Bernasconi, other than he’s not to be confused with that similar-sounding old “Bunga-Bunga” sleazeball. (Damned auto-correct - “sleazeball” should, of course, have read “respected politician”. Sorry about that). Regards.
    14 points
  8. It's the sixth again; time to break out the Bulova...
    13 points
  9. 13 points
  10. Hard to capture the beauty of this dial
    13 points
  11. Hand wandwinder, not enough action to keep an auto going all day.
    12 points
  12. 4th yellow watch in a row. Casio Rangeman.
    12 points
  13. For the next fortnight it’s the Lufbery Dragoon Automatic Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    12 points
  14. Nice walk around Falkland Palace Pints to follow ...
    11 points
  15. First time wearing this Steinhart Ocean one
    11 points
  16. New in this morning!! Thanks Andy/Dimi swapped it for my c cube so keeping the g shock thing going.. Not to bling imho as not too “gold” although wouldn’t say no to a full metal gold one lol have a good day all
    10 points
  17. Good morning all TIMEX MIDGET TW2R5100 & TIMEX MIDGET TW2R45000
    10 points
  18. Day inside on videoconferencing today. Got the vintage Seiko 7009-3181. I don't have the specific model number for this one, and doubt I'll manage to find one.
    9 points
  19. Most recent incoming Casio Edifice for me today:
    9 points
  20. Apparently it’s Monday again !!
    9 points
  21. My last change... GLYCINE INCURSORE 3762 (100 meters), UNITAS Cal.6497 17 Jewels & 3804 (200 meters) UNITAS Cal. 6497 17 Jewels
    8 points
  22. CWC - T20 today. Sent from my MAR-LX1A using Tapatalk
    8 points
  23. Old Casio Edifice quartz. Bezel worn in places and I did think about trying to repaint it, but knowing my luck I'd just get white paint everywhere except where I want it. On Geckota canvas and leather strap.
    8 points
  24. Super cheap vintage digital today. Bought 2 of them off ebay for £12.50 shipped for both 2020-07-06_06-37-55 by mcridland, on Flickr Mark
    7 points
  25. Afternoon all, the Sun has come out Штурманские Гагарины (260937016 & 2609370124), производства Россия, Poljot cal. 2609 17 камней (Sturmanskie Gagarin [260937016 & 2609370124], MADE IN RUSSIA, Poljot cal. 2609, 17 Jewels)
    7 points
  26. No need to ask...... Hands moved out of the way to see the date window.... and reset to tell the time.... So cool.
    7 points
  27. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    5 points
  28. a another change .. hang on it’s the same watch lol love this conversion kit such fun and this negative dial is fab in the sunlight oh my
    5 points
  29. It came perfect , try chucking it against the wall might shake it straight
    4 points
  30. Did you re-align the chapter ring yourself? or did you get lucky? I've got an Urchin that looks like it's a Friday afternoon job after they've come back from a few luchtime pints!
    4 points
  31. Only one for me, "The Raketa Polar watch is inspired by the iconic Raketa model that was specially made in 1970 for Soviet polar explorers working in the extreme Antarctic conditions. The dial was specially divided into 24 hours so that the wearer could always tell the exact time even beyond the polar circle, where there is no distinction between day and night."
    4 points
  32. I have to admit that I have been slow to the Casio Party, but I bought a pool beater for a holiday a couple of years back, and I was totally blown away by the value for money. That first Casio was the MRW-200H-1B which I still consider to be the best watch you can buy for £9.99, it's the 'perfect' pool beater in my opinion. While being on the watch forum I have had a chance to see some amazing Casio G-Shocks that members post on WRUW and I have liked them, but I was never sure that I could wear something as big as something like a Mudmaster as much as I liked the look of them. Then I saw the Casio GA-2100-1AER, the 'CasiOak' and I thought "yes that's the one" Covid-19 arrived, and they were not available anywhere other than on Flebay for well over the odds, like £250 Just received an email tonight and placed order with a minute of the email arriving. So on it's way to me is my very first G-Shock, and I am hoping that I am surprised by the GA-2100-1AER the way I was surprised by the MRW-200H-1B. p.s. I decided not to go for the 'full blackout' version, the triple black version, my eyesight is terrible so I didn't see the point of buying a watch where I struggle to make out what time it is.
    3 points
  33. That’s what did to mine !!
    3 points
  34. Whilst having a browse on ebay to see if any Casio's had appeared I've came across this delight, I guess a kid has probably done it out of boredom but surely it can't get a bid.
    2 points
  35. I don't know why they don't sell them in the UK, mine came from America via Jamaica, cost well over the US price, but still a good watch for the money. You can still get them, and they come in a black and gold version, and a really stunning blue version. Casio are difficult to beat when it comes to bang for buck.
    2 points
  36. I like any dial that makes by screen go funny because of interference patterns in the guilloche! 10/10 (Is that how you spell it?) Well thank heavens for my hovel - the heating bills for that must be hoorrendous! A few tarps wouldn't go amiss. Oooops - nearly forgot - I like the watch, especially the lume on the balance of the second hand.
    2 points
  37. One I did earlier Strapcode Jubilee Bracelet Low Dome Mineral Glass (Crystal) Polished Stainless Steel Chapter Ring Triple sealed signed crown Ghost Bezel insert Stuck with the 7S26c movement as they are tough as old boots and accurate if regulated properly. Tested to six bar thats as far as my tester will go.
    2 points
  38. I would ask the jeweller or maybe ask a Watchmaker. Will it be pressure tested before and after? Pay peanuts you will get a monkey.
    2 points
  39. 2 points
  40. Morning all! It has been a long time since I posted (I have looked in occasionally). All is well, though I went through a period when I felt I was done with watches. I was just getting used to the idea of running down to retirement when YKW turned the world upside down, and I found myself thrown off the glide path, so to speak, and battling turbulence in a fight to adapt to very new ways of working. Anyway, nearly there. I retire next week, though I will be doing some VERY part-time work next year with two classes of exam students. Might as well, since I've put the travel plans on hold. My attempt to launch a second career as a travel-writer is still in the sights, but I have postponed the field trips until things are a little clearer. I shall concentrate instead on the research - normally my Achilles' Heel. I abandoned the idea of going for an Explorer as a retirement present to self/exit watch, and went instead for this lovely MeisterSinger Metris. Perfect little travel watch, doesn't mind getting wet, and I decided I don't need GMT as long as I have an iPhone and a semi-functional brain. Anyway, I hope all are well. I shall have a bit more time (and inclination) now, so I hope to post a bit more if I'm still welcome.
    2 points
  41. It's only Blue Tits or Great Tits that use the boxes, and only one at a time as they are quite territorial. I've not noticed any of their 'presents', but the Wood pigeons are the worst. When they perch on the pergola and decide to let go it makes a real mess. Thankfully, my BB gun scares them off quite effectively. They also cr@p in the waterfall...I'm forever having to clean it out...filthy animals!
    1 point
  42. I think £1,000,000 is rather excessive
    1 point
  43. That looks very nice and uncluttered. I bet the dial pops in bright light. The crown does seem big in the images, but not a deal breaker for me and it could be the angle of the image. The bracelet suits the watch well. A nice pick up for what you paid. Enjoy
    1 point
  44. I would try wearing it for a couple of days and see if your arm movements will charge it this info may help
    1 point
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