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Derek Mc

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About Derek Mc

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  • Birthday 23/05/1964
  1. I find it interesting that with the "unusual weather and freak storms, they always say,,,, the worst sine 1918 or in twenty years or similar, it never seems that it is the one and only time we have seen a certain weather pattern.
  2. That is a very good looking watch in my humble, congrats on the fix!!
  3. Makers Mark, with the evening movies, might have a wee Laphroaig and a cookie as my daughter wants to know what best to leave out for Santa,,,, beats milk!!
  4. No but I will pm him and ask. Thank you for taking the time to help. Derek
  5. I posted about a replacement for a JLC homage I have that got damaged while my daughter was wearing it to learn about telling time at school, with little (read as no) response to a succesor. Next approach is advice to polish a sapphire crystal, is there a way to do this? OR,,, is there any members on here that would be able to replace a rectangular sapphire crystal?
  6. OK, being a doting father I leant my 9 year old daughter a beautiful JLC Homage as they were doing a lesson on telling the time in school and this was one watch that was delicate enough and with a strap that would almost fit perfectly. Well, good father great intentions has ended in disaster "I have no idea" scenario, however the crystal and the case now look like they have been attacked by 100 grit sandpaper! I am so upset but hey! Can anyone suggest another homage make,/ vintage design / as I have searched the bay for another and the make has vanished without trace. I seek a recta
  7. Love that little gold Mk2 they are a hoot to drive as you say. I would love to get another (I had a few in the day byt the best was a signal yellow RS2000 droop snoot, magic wee point and squirt road rocket :)
  8. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mix-Lot-of-19-Festina-Calypso-Lucien-Piccard-Universal-Geneve-Watches-/290975351356?pt=Wristwatches&hash=item43bf7b823c Nothing to do with me but it seemed a decent collection for the money.
  9. A more dressy version http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Festina-Strata-Mens-Silver-Dial-Stainless-Steel-Chronograph-Quartz-Watch-6633-2-/310763817299?pt=Wristwatches&hash=item485af78953
  10. At the afordable end of the market, I would propose this http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Festina-F16363-5-Herrenuhr-Chronograph-NEU-rechteckig-schwarz-/231071152519?pt=DE_Kleidung_Schmuck_Accessoires_Uhren_Armbanduhren&hash=item35cce9f987 I have had a Festina chrono for almost 20 years it has been flawless and 100% accurate for time keeping
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