Jump to content
  • Sign Up to reply and join the friendliest Watch Forum on the web. Stick around, get to 100 posts and be a member for 365 days and gain access to your full profile and additional features such as a personal messaging system, chat room and the sales forum PLUS the chance to enter our regular giveaways.

Sunday Newbies 28th Nov


Highland Laddie
 Share

Recommended Posts

Staying EB but a bit more sheen, if not shine, for Sunday!

edited_IMG_20211128_084022852.thumb.jpg.25ad7a4086e08b08d7d12b89b64d3faf.jpg

Oops better turn the reflector bezel round ...  It doesn't click, BTW, but it seems to stay put.

edited_IMG_20211128_084913125.thumb.jpg.e410666372f9f969a9a82ef31e17197e.jpg

Gently distressed Horween leather, which I fitted the Elliot Brown buckle to ...

edited_edited_IMG_20211128_084957422.thumb.jpg.4fcc53c5db799ebe489c9c2e10ce8bb2.jpg

So threaded bars everywhere and not a spring in sight.

edited_IMG_20211128_090157051.thumb.jpg.c98906a95287e0e6a701a3801fa87d7b.jpg

Sits very nicely for a 44mm case, and I have sent off for a strap bar upgrade kit, which has socketed ends rather than slots, so no sharp tools required for a strap change.

HAGD

Edited by Jet Jetski
  • Like 13
  • Thanks 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Today is the first Sunday in Advent.

As some may have gathered, the Mem'sahib and I lived in Germany from 1976 to 1978, and again from 1992 to 1998. We picked quite an affection for some of the traditions practised there  --  especially those related to Advent. (If you have never drunk Feuerzangenbowle at an open air Christmas market in a temperature of minus several, I recommend it  --  just don't try to drive afterwards).

Two Advent traditions which we have upheld for over forty years are:

The manufacture of an "Adventskranz" (one candle is lit on the first Sunday, etc.) . . . .

gkDXzPD.jpg

and the display of a "Herrnhuter" paper star of Bethlehem . . . .

uX2tGdK.jpg

Clearly, whilst making these trinkets one is required to wear a "tool" watch . . . .

iFGfqDF.jpg

.

.

 

  • Like 13
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...