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Borealis Oceanaut for me today - definitely a favourite & beautiful lump of bronze/brass/steel. I've put it on a Nato as the leather strap it was on was too hot! The weather's looking good - understatement - so hope you all have a great weekend :thumbs_up:

 

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Good morning. 

This again today 'on trial'

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For anyone curious.. it's a sterile 38mm 'Pink Cohome' automatic with Islamic numbers. Not the thinnest watch at 14mm depth but does have a display back showing a rather nondescript but functioning mystery movement. 

And... it all came at the princely sum of £20. For a new watch, that is nothing. Lets see how long it ticks.

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23 minutes ago, Welsh Wizard said:

Looks fairly new 1f914.png.a1f4416702dc5bbfdea4beabb125f5c7.png

I'm only a toddler! :laughing2dw: Have you not read my posts!!!? Thought it was quite clear I was of pre-school age.

It is from 1977, although since being a member on here it has become clear through information provided by more knowledgeable members that the dial will have been re-touched / re-painted at some point in its past (although I've had it for about 10 Years, so even the re-paint will be ageing now).

 

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Lanco 1970s auto with Tissot 784-2, badged Excalibur by Henry Showell of Birmingham, by then trading as Excalibur Jewellery.

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(advert from The Horological Directory of 1998 has nothing to do with Excalibur, just wanted a background)

 

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