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I have spent many hours looking for the ideal vintage field watch, 33-35 mm case, just enough patina, pencil hands, a bit luminaceous.  Well, when one of my own watches for sale came up in my search,

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Nearly there folks, let get this s*#! @% of a week done.... Heuer Autavia Calibre 02 

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15 minutes ago, Bricey said:

I don't want to sound like Mrs Bricey, but aren't you just a little premature?


Only marginally, just finished polishing my post and it's already gone midnight.  It might look like I just chuck my posts up ....!  But yes, if I start a WRUW thread I post a picture quickly then edit.  If you spend ages typing and choosing pictures and looking up info about your watch, by the time you get around to posting it, unbeknownst to you, someone else has come along and started the WRUW thread and we end up with two.  By spending as little time as possible starting the thread, the window of opportunity for two people to be doing it at the same time is reduced.

Have another picture.


Can you tell I took it through a magnifying glass?


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5 hours ago, Sulie said:

Bonjour.. got this one for now .. half day today.. taking the mrs to get her jab .. so will change over no doubt .. have a good one :)


Good luck 

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Going a little further East today with this 1960s “cross-dial” UMF (Uhren und Maschinenfabrik) from the Shangri-La that was the GDR. 

The shading of the dial sectors change according to the angle of the light and it runs on a UMF 23, a short-lived (1961 – 1963) movement before being superseded by the easier and cheaper to manufacture UMF 24 series.


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UMF G.p. UMF 23 2019 2 v.3.jpg

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