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borobiffa

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  1. The more I find out the more I'm impressed by them. Shame we don't have many companies like that anymore. Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  2. Sticking with WWI. Extremely rare 1916 trench watch with shrapnel guard. Rare because it's an all English Coventry made Rotherhams watch. They went over to making timing fuses for the duration of the war, so very few of these were ever made as far as I know. Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  3. 1946 Jaeger Lecoultre 'bumper' automatic Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  4. Morning all. The Lancashire Watch Co was set up in 1889 by a brave soul in an attempt to rescue the English watch industry from destruction by the Americans and the Swiss. Prescot had been a centre of handcrafted production of rough movements for many years, with the movements being shipped to Coventry and Clerkenwell for finishing. LWC adopted the American system of production and brought everything under 1 roof. It couldn't compete and went onto administration in early 1911 as far as I can tell. The administrators spent a number of years selling off remaining stock. Their smallest move
  5. 1948 Jaeger Lecoultre - 'bumper' automatic. Hope I'm in this good condition when I'm 72... Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  6. And a happy new year to you all. 1940's gold Tudor. Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  7. That's a lovely watch. I've been looking them myself.
  8. Thanks. Definitely one of my favourites! Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  9. Wow. Brilliant. Will add it to my list of places to visit...! Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  10. Hi. I think it is a 3/4 plate English movement. Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  11. Early 30's English made Rotherham & Sons in a silver case. Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
  12. Lovely watch. One I'm after myself. Enjoy!
  13. I agree with wrench. Buy the one you like. They are both good brands. Personally I'd buy a tissot visodate.
  14. Rolex OP date. Circa 1986 I think... Sent from my BKL-L09 using Tapatalk
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