Watches - let's see 'em

Discussion in 'The Good Life' started by gorgo2, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. SteedMc

    SteedMc Member

    That’s a beautiful watch! They make great daily drivers.

    To be honest, I did have to be without it for a few weeks about 9 years in when it got sent to Omega for its scheduled maintenance. That was so tough staring multiple times a day at my bare wrist out of habit. I was so glad to get it back when they were done. They even sent it with a bag of all of the worn, original parts that were replaced in the service. Omegas are amazing!
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  2. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    Yours looks in great shape after all these years. I had mine serviced last year.
  3. SteedMc

    SteedMc Member

    It’s a total work horse, and it seems impervious to my constant abuses. I still love it like it was brand new.
  4. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

  5. MoAllen

    MoAllen King of Unscented


    Timex Expedition, 40mm
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  6. can polat

    can polat Well-Known Member

    Kisai Sensai anodized aluminium case/strap IMG_20230927_175850.jpg

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  7. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    1970s Timex on a vintage Eulit strap.

    If you ever see a stopped Timex Dynabeat or Electric for cheap, grab it. A fresh 303 battery might get it running. I've had better luck with them than with their old winders (sorry, John Cameron).
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  8. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    WW2-style quartz field watch by Eddie Bauer on a 1960s olive strap.

    Been wanting one of this style but don't want to pay for a Hamilton. This'll do fine and it's about the right size (36mm or so). A khaki cotton strap would be a precise match but not gonna be anal about it.
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  9. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    I like that one.
  10. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood


    Ol' reliable.
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  11. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    A classic. Where did you find it? I was fortunate to pick up a similar style awhile back. These old Seiko 5's are some of my favorites.

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  12. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Antique store a few years back. $40, iirc.
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  13. jwr3265

    jwr3265 Well-Known Member


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  14. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    Been on the lookout for this slim simple Skagen for over 10 years. It will replace several. Leather band was shot so a seatbelt NATO will do for now.

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    jwr3265 Well-Known Member


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