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Sunday Oldies (Pre -1990)


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8 hours ago, mach 0.0013137 said:

Hiya, I hope you are all well :thumbsup:

 

My first pair....

TIMEX, #24 movement, circa 1970s?

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SERVICES (Red Star) SWISS MADE, ETA cal.2782 25 Jewels, circa early 1970s

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Probably 70s...theres a way of dating a timex i will find it for you. https://watchesyoucanafford.com/the-unofficial-guide-to-vintage-timex-watches/. From when i had the 'scullery maid' which packed up and i got a refund off del. 

16 minutes ago, JoT said:

Giving the Speedmaster a run

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Morning,

No amount of euphemisims can disguise today’s 1980s effort. It is what it is, cheap ‘n’ cheerful, Indian-made through and through and running on their 17j HMT 1802/0231A, itself a barely modified version of the same Citizen calibre, so it goes well enough.

Hindustan Machine Tools Ltd closed their watch production business in 2016, but having been made in their Bangalore factory, at least these things can’t be accused of being “Bombay Specials”.

Regards.

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